We’re happy to announce a software update for the Republic Wireless Motorola DEFY XT. This update includes improvements to device performance. All user data will be preserved through the update. The update will be available for download via Wi-Fi connection only. Please remain connected to Wi-Fi until the download is complete.
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Who Can Use This Release?
ALL Republic Wireless Motorola DEFY XT users currently using software version 1_65G_1027 or 1_65H_1027
After downloading and installing the software, you’ll notice the following improvements:
Ability to place an E911 call over Wi-Fi when no CDMA network access available. Emergency calling capability over CDMA remains unchanged.
Ability to transmit SMS over Wi-Fi when no CDMA network access available. SMS capability over CDMA remains unchanged.
*NOTE: This feature will be gradually rolled out.
Ability to manually add the Wi-Fi access point via the Wi-Fi wizard.
Optimization and improvements to cellular calling.
Audio optimization while using speakerphone on a Wi-Fi call.
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Instructions for Installing Software
For a successful installation, please make sure that your phone battery is at least 50% charged. Make sure your device is active and connected to Wi-Fi.
If you have received a notification message for this update:
1. Select "Download."
2. After the software is downloaded, select "Install now."
3. After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.
4. Your phone is now updated with v1_65K_1027 software.
If you haven’t received a notification message for this update:
1. Select the Settings icon in the main menu.
2. Select "About phone."
3. Select "Phone updates."
4. Select "System updates."
5. Select "Download."
6. After the software is downloaded, select "Install."
7. After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.
8. Your phone is now updated with v1_65K_1027 software.
*Note: To check your software version, go to Menu->Settings->About phone->Build number
You may need to update your voicemail phone number after the update is installed. Please go here for instructions on how to correct your voicemail number.
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