Software Upgrade for Motorola BACKFLIP™
This is a software upgrade for AT&T-Motorola BACKFLIP users who are currently using Android™ 1.5 (Cupcake) software
versions. The 3.0.1390 upgrade for Motorola BACKFLIP provides new features from Android 2.1 (Eclair) and the latest
version of MOTOBLUR™.
Who Can Use This Release
All Motorola/AT&T BACKFLIP users.
Highlights of the Upgrade
More Google™ apps – Google Speech-to-Text™, Google Maps Navigation (BETA)™, Google Voice Search™ and
others have been added to make your BACKFLIP device even more functional
Android Market™ - Updated Market app and access to a larger range of apps, specifically designed for devices using
Android 2.0 or later
More home screen panels –7 customizable home screen panels so you have more room for your shortcuts and
New and enhanced widgets – Customizable filters, ability to resize widgets, plus new widgets like Contact Quick
Tasks and Sticky Note
Corporate email access – Corporate email can now be pushed immediately to your phone
Improved Media Gallery - Media Gallery has been enhanced for better interaction with your media
Preserved Phone Settings
Many data and settings will be preserved. These include: Text Messages. Contacts, Home Screen configuration,
Recent Call log, Speed Dial, Bookmarks, Wi-Fi settings, Bluetooth pairings, and Corporate Sync setup (except for
You will be automatically logged in to MOTOBLUR after the upgrade.
Android Market applications that were downloaded before the software upgrade takes place will be restored. Some
may need to be removed and re-installed in order to work properly (e.g., Google Voice™). Visit the Android Market
to reinstall any applications. However, Motorola does not guarantee all 3rd party applications that were previously
downloaded will be compatible with Android 2.1(Eclair).
Motorola has developed this upgrade to provide an enhanced experience for BACKFLIP owners with new features and
improvements to existing features. However with the additional software included on the phone, some users may
experience slower operation of some phone functions.
Please note that after the upgrade you will not be able to restore your device back to Android 1.5 (Cupcake).
Upgrade will take up to 40 minutes, depending on the speed of your Internet connection. The first time powering up
the phone after the upgrade may take up to 10 minutes.
Some data and settings will not be preserved. These include: Ringtones, Volume, Display, Screen Lock password,
Wallpaper, Contact shortcuts, Corporate Sync passwords, and Instant Messaging login information.
While media saved on your SD card will be preserved, DRM-protected media stored on your phone's internal memory
will not be preserved.
You will need to sign back in to your Google account to restore Google Contacts™, Google Calendar™, and Gmail™.
Bluetooth devices may need to be re-paired.
Contacts that were merged manually will need to be re-linked.
After upgrade, available device memory will be reduced by approximately 40MB. To install the upgrade, you must
have at least 40MB of device memory available.
After the upgrade, your contacts and email from Google and MOTOBLUR may take up to 60 minutes to synchronize.
The device may appear slower during this initial synchronization process.