How to Install Android 4.1.2 (CM10) on Motorola Defy +



With Android 4.2 Jelly Bean  just around the corner and with Android 4.0.4 ICS nearly stable and Motorola Defy MB525 Defy + MB526, Although a little later we will provide  support  for users who wish to try Android 4.1.2 on your Motorola Defy or Defy Plus Common .

We will build upon the rom CM10 which is based on Android 4.1.2 and so far has improved the flow and you can use it as a daily rom, but missing several bugs are resolved, at least you can install to you see how it works on your smartphone and if you decide to return to the previous firmware or rom that was your Defy can do it without any problem.


No matter if you have  Android 2.3.4, 2.3.5 or 2.3.6 on my Defy +The important thing is that you have access root with cwm recovery installed.

If you have  Android 2.3.6 with kernel based on BL7 , you should follow this guide to be root: DEFYPLUS_U3_4.5.1-134_DFP-231 .

It is recommended that if you have root or the cwm recovery installed, do it on a retail firmware can be Android 2.3.5 or 2.3.6 , other than a firmware of an operator as in some cases can brick your smartphone.

If you do not have root on your Defy + MB526:

  1. Download the following file:  Motorola.rar  must do a full wipe after which flash the gapps of CM10 CM10 .We can set up  Android four.1.2 on my Defy + :1. – Obtain the newest rom CM10 together with GAPPS and replica them to the foundation folder of the microSD card.


    Defy + CM10 : CM10 defy (+) .

    Gapss CM10 :  CM10-Defy-gapps-20121109-with  ( XDA ).

    Flip off and switch for your  Defy + , when it begins to show and barely Motorola emblem seems and also you see the notification LED is stable blue you press the Extent key or Quantity Down – (extent down) to enter the primary menu.

    Navigate with quantity keys + and -, to just accept a call it’s important to press the ability button or Energy.

    1.  Make a choice “Restoration”
    2. Make a selection “Customized Restoration”
    3.  Make a selection Wipe Knowledge / Manufacturing unit Reset and click on Sure – delete all consumer information for the wipe, returns to the earlier menu by using Go Again.
    4. Make a selection Wipe Cache partition and click on sure.
    5. Select “Evolved”
    6. Make a choice Wipe Dalvik Cache and click on sure.
    7. Make a choice Set up zip from sdcard.
    8.  Make a selection make a selection zip from sdcard.
    9.  Make a selection CM10 rom you downloaded.
    10. Make a choice select zip from sdcard.
    11. Select  Defy-gapps-20121109-CM10-with .

    Return to the primary menu by using **** Go Again **** and make a selection Reboot device now.

    That is all you can  Jelly Bean Android four.1.2  on my  Defy + MB526 .

    If restarting your smartphone stays in CyanogenMod or Motorola brand for over 20 minutes will have to do a wipe information and grip from the inventory restoration:

    Flip off or get rid of the battery out of your Defy, again to the position and also you press Extent Down (Vol-) and Energy, the free while you flip the display and Motorola brand seems, you get a triangle and an android, on this step you Urgent each keys Vol + and Vol-, I’ll inventory restoration menu and navigate the usage of the quantity keys and press the wipe information button on or off, then wipe cache and at last make a selection reboot your smartphone.

    If all goes smartly that you may restart with out issues, in any other case flash once more Android 2.three.5 or 2.three.6with RSDLite retail, make and set up the foundation SndInitDefy_2.three  to reinstall CM10.

    To replace the latest variations of  your Defy + CM10 MB526 :

    • Reproduction the brand new model of CM10  within the root folder of your microSD.
    • Get right of entry to the  ClockworkMod restoration
    • Don’t do the Wipe Knowledge / Manufacturing facility reset, in the event you do lose the information and put in apps.
    • Simply do the Wipe cache and Wipe Dalvik cache
    • Flashing the brand new model of  CM10 .
    • Reboot your  Defy + MB526 .

    To get right of entry to your service’s 3G community:

    To name and surf 3G with any provider international please go to your Settings possibility -> Developed and after all it’s important to make a selection the choice  Choice Baseband , the place you choose:

    • The title of the area: Americas, Europe, Asia.
    • Your United states of america.
    • Title of your operator.

    At last you need to manually set the APN of your Operator from the Extra … possibility in Wi-fi & Networks -> Cell Networks -> APN.

    In case you are in Mexico which you can make a choice: The united states – USA – T-Cellular three.four.2-107-9

    When you have Non-public or Movistar Argentina Argentina select: The usa – Argentina – Claro three.four.2-107-7.

    In the event you see your battery dies quick rebooted cmw restoration mode goes to customized restoration – evolved – and do wipe battery stats, reboot your smartphone and the whole lot must return to standard.

    Any questions or make it within the feedback, I’ll gladly allow you to, we have now the  Defy + MB526 with this rom put in to respond to your whole questions.

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