View Full Version : [Guide] Enable the EDGE on your V3i (Conversion to V3ie)

02-27-2008, 01:45 AM
This is really easy to follow. This great, great discovery was achieved by alfun9

There are very few steps, all of them are very easy to follow.

Remember that this firmware is only to be installed in the Motorola RAZR V3i non iTunes (R479) if your V3i has iTunes (R47A) you will kill your phone.

1) First, reflash your phone with this firmware:
R4441D_G_08.01.03R_PDS003_LP0015_DRM0101_VSTMANDAR IN_PRC206US_ENGLISH206_JPJAVA_G_08_V3i_03_00_17R_G SVSLQAET677UR02E_1FF.rar (http://www.maximus.ws/forum/files/motorola/monsterpacks/v3i/R4441D_G_08.01.03R_PDS003_LP0015_DRM0101_VSTMANDAR IN_PRC206US_ENGLISH206_JPJAVA_G_08_V3i_03_00_17R_G SVSLQAET677UR02E_1FF.rar)

Dont worry about using this one, i and many others ahve used it in our V3i R479 and everythings OK. Avoid using another verson of this firmware series (R4441D_G_08.02.03R) because it wont let you reflash any other firmware version to your phone. The version im linking you to has no restrictions. However, thi firmware rocks. It's stable, reasonable fast...

2) Then, backup everything in your phone: pictures, tones, videos, phonebooks, SEEMs, etc EXCEPT SEEM 0032_0001. If you do it, you'll lose the EDGE drive and you'll have to do it all over again. 3) Flex your phone with this China Mobile branded flex: GSVSLQAET678HB054_DC.rar (http://www.maximus.ws/forum/files/motorola/misc/GSVSLQAET678HB054_DC.rar)

And you're done. Now, you have to debrand your phone (remove all the China Mobile contents) if you want to.... wont take you more than 5-10 minutes.

Be sure not to use your previous seem 0032, if you do it, you'll lose the EDGE drive and you'll have to do it all over again.

I've bee using this for a few hours.... things load considerably fast, and Opera Mini is a killer.


Motorola MIDLets Manager wont recognize the phone, so you have to do a little edit to the programs scripts (not dificult, just sounds like it) provided by our friend.

Props to Archer :)

02-27-2008, 08:07 AM
Great guide! Even though 3G is rolling out everywhere, this beats GPRS for the V3i!!!! :)

02-27-2008, 04:14 PM
maybe the next month i'll got a V3i & i'll try :D

02-27-2008, 05:15 PM
This is an old guide, but I like it!