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Mar 8, 2010, 10:04 AM

Warning...for anyone who buys this phone regarding HISTORY TXTS PHONE CALLS, EMAILS, ETC

the phone is good, but there is one MAJOR flaw..the phone keeps a permanent history of every thing done on the phone, like calls, txts, emails, and this action is not deleteable...i checked other forums, and called moto...i can't believe this...
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Oct 20, 2010, 2:49 PM

alarm clock issues

Hi, I just wana know how can I delete the alarms; I have 4 of them but I don't use them anymore.
Thnx in advance

Apr 2, 2010, 12:22 PM


one more question.. has anyone heard any problems with backflip Syncing up to Ford Sync system?
2 replies

Mar 7, 2010, 11:39 AM

Can not download app's from outside the market place

there is no way of allowing you to install from unknown sources 😈
19 replies

Mar 11, 2010, 10:33 PM

great phone

I don't get it. To each his/her own I guess. AT&T store says they don't like it in a review, but says they don't like the iPhone either. Seems like people want to like a phone they have dreamed up in their head. The backflip comes as close to the phone of my dreams as any other out there.
1 reply

May 1, 2010, 4:34 PM

email options

Does anyone know if the backflip supports outlook email?
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May 11, 2010, 1:26 PM

May 11, 2010 - OS Update available

There is an update available for the Backflip OS.

Link to update notes:

http://www.motorola.com/staticfiles/Support/US-EN/Mo ... »

The update is may not be available in all areas yet. To check if the update is available to your phone:

Menu->Settings->About phone->System updates
4 replies

Jun 10, 2010, 8:28 AM

android 2.1?

The info indicates the OS is android 1.5 or 1.6 but also that it is upgradeable to 2.1?

Is that available now and if so, what is the procedure to upgrade it?


Pat in NH
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Mar 14, 2010, 8:29 PM

Ring Volume

I am looking very serious at the BackFlip but want to know from those that have the phone about the ring volume. My problem I have with the phone I have now is that I can't hear it ring if it is in the other room. The i-Phone I can hear. So can anyone tell me if it rings how loud it is.

Also any comparisons good or bad with the iphone? I am also looking at it. The only thing I don't like is that you can't insure it.
2 replies

Apr 29, 2010, 4:11 PM

Have to use MotoBlur?

I'm considering getting an unlockek version of this phone for my daughter. She does not have a data plan and I'm thinking if Motoblur is contantly updating I'm gonna have an issue with costs. Does anyone know if you can chose to not use the MotoBlur option?
2 replies

Apr 2, 2010, 12:21 PM


I was looking into maybe buying the backflip over the I phone but have concerns over the applications. Is there a place where i can see the possible apps to download for backflip ? i phone has i tunes)
4 replies

Mar 14, 2010, 11:28 PM

Does anyone eles

Have a problem with the speaker and headset and the 3.5 jack? when your playing music it plays through the headset not the speaker? or it just me or what is there i can put back on speaker?
3 replies

Mar 11, 2010, 2:02 PM

Any reason to get ATT Nav?

With google giving away it's Nav program why spend the extra $10 a month?
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Mar 11, 2010, 9:39 AM

Alarm Clock problem?

Anybody else having issues?

I'll set the alarm but it will play no sound.
The screen says it's going off but it doesn't.
3 replies

Mar 18, 2010, 9:29 AM


This phone seems like a giant phail for AT&T If your going to make an android and hamper it so much just dont make it....its like handing someone a ferrari and telling them they can only go 30 mph in it...retarded, I've even heard that you cant root it...at all, I really hope that isnt true because if it is, its a giant piece compared to all the other androids out there.
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Mar 12, 2010, 3:15 PM

Free at Walmart

The Motorola Backflip is available for FREE at Walmart with a 2-yr contract (new or renewal). At AT&T stores, it's $99 after $100 mail-in-rebate. It's a really nice phone. Full keyboard, backtrack function and camera work very well. Plenty of apps in the Android Market.
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Apr 8, 2010, 9:10 AM

Paid Market Research Study in NYC with Backflip owners

If you own a Motorola Backflip and live in or around the NYC area, we're hosting paid market research interviews in early May.

Those who qualify and participate will be paid $125 for taking part in a 45-60 minute interview, in which you'd simply share your opinions regarding your phone.

If you're interested, or know of anyone else who owns the Backflip and may be interested, email me at jlodge@focuspointeglobal.comwith a phone # and best time of day to reach you.

* In order to qualify, owners must have their Backflip phone with them during the interview. Those who do not would not be able to participate in the interview, nor be paid

Apr 4, 2010, 6:58 AM

Resend text option

does anyone know if the Backflip has text "resend" option?
4 replies

Mar 25, 2010, 10:46 PM

How to save battery life on Android phones!! Must have app.

Download APNdroid from the market.

Android: When you're asleep, at an event, or otherwise indisposed, you don't need your battery-draining data connection, but you might still want to take phone calls. Free Android app APNdroid can selectively turn off your data access while allowing calls.

The app's design is a clever one, as activating APNdroid from its app button simply activates the on/off switch for GPRS, EDGE, and 3G networks, allowing you to use the APNdroid icon as a kind of widget on your Android screens. You obviously won't be able to surf the web or sync Google services while your data services are off, or send MMS messages. You will, however, have basic phone functionality, and your battery will probably live a bit longer...

Mar 14, 2010, 12:06 PM

Great phone...some questions/issues

1. Got a text with a picture attachment..can't forward the text to anyone? nor can I detach the picture and and store it???

2. Exchange client doesn't pull down the global address book of the corporate email? just contact? yikes
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