Motorola Defy Android 2.2 FroYo Update Rolling Out Now

It was around a week ago that Motorola and AT&T started rolling out the Android 2.2 update for the Bravo.

Now, T-Mobile has also started rolling out the Froyo update for the Motorola Defy the carrier’s version of the Motorola Bravo. The update is a manual one, and is available via OTA (Over-The-Air).

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Defy owners are recommended to use Wi-Fi to download the OTA, since it weighs in at a whopping 122MB. The new software update (v34.4.9) will bring it support for Flash Player 10.1, performance improvements, an improved web browser, ability to install apps on the memory card and better voice-to-text input.

Along with this, Motorola has also added Profiles feature, a Task Manager, Wi-Fi hotspot support, smart dialing and a new Gallery app, with an updated UI.

The full change-log of the software update can be found here. Motorola will also soon start rolling out the Android 2.2 Froyo update for the Defy owners, in Europe.

In all probability, the Android 2.2 FroYo update for the Defy will be its last major software update.

Motorola Bravo Android 2.2 FroYo Update Rolling Out Now

The AT&T branded Motorola Bravo is all set to receive a major software update from Motorola. The Bravo is similar to the Motorola Defy, except for the difference in radio bands.

Motorola will start rolling out a software update (v37.4.0) for the Bravo, which will update the Android OS of the handset to FroYo (Android 2.2).

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While FroYo may not be the latest version of the Android OS, the OS update does bring with it some notable changes. After installing this update, Bravo users can enjoy Flash videos on their handset thanks to Flash 10.1.

The handset can now also act as a Mobile hotspot’ for up to five devices, and can USB tether to a Windows or a Linux desktop via an USB cable.

Along with all this, support for installing apps on the memory card, profiles features, a new task manager, an updated gallery, a bunch of new applications (Files, Latitude, Places, and News etc.) and smart dial function for the dialer are also onboard. The full change-log can be found here.

The update is an OTA one, and will be pushed to all Bravo handsets out there in due course of time.