Motorola Backflip update

No, it’s not to 2.1, and yes, it’s still on AT&T… but hey, at least it’s something right? In today’s update (13.37) to the Backflip, you will see a number of fixes in an attempt to improve and polish things up a bit. According to Motorola, the list of changes looks something like this:

Improved Text Messaging General improvements to text messaging – especially for longer message threads.
Improved Display Color and clarity improvements to the display.
Camera Correction Repairs random occurrence of camera application quitting while in use.
Bluetooth Improvements Better audio and connectivity to Bluetooth headsets.
Removes Size Restrictions for Ringtones Ringtone files no longer have size restrictions.
Improved Network Connection Improves overall connection to the 3G network.
Better Performance of Android Market™ Applications Improves performance of downloaded applications from the Android Market™.
Improved Stability Additional device stability reduces occurrence of unresponsiveness and/or programs quitting unexpectedly.
Improved Battery Life Improves battery performance when battery is fully drained and charging.
Improved Streaming Audio & Video Playback Repairs rare instances of streaming audio and video interruptions that have resulted in device powering off-and-on.

Like I said, it’s not 2.1, but the list of improvements looks like it will definitely enhance user experience. You can find full instructions on the 2 part install below. If you happen to be using a BackFlip, do let us know how it works our for ya.

First Step:

1. Upon receipt of the notification message, select Download.

2. After the software is downloaded, select Install now.

3. After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.

If you are not automatically prompted for the update, you should manually check for updates.

From the main menu, select the Settings icon,

Select About phone,

Select System updates,

Select Download;after software is downloaded, select Install now.

Second Step:

1. After your phone restarts, you will receive a notification to download the second update.

If you are not automatically prompted for the second software update, you should manually check for it.

From the main menu, select the Settings icon,
Select About phone,
Select System updates,
Select Download; after software is downloaded, select Install now.

2. After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.

Via Android Spin

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