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[Exclusive] One-Click Root For The Republic Wireless Motorola Defy XT (Single- And Dual-Band) With The Newest OTA (1_65K_1027) Or Older

At 6:00 PM EST today, Republic Wireless will be releasing an OTA update for its single- and dual-band Motorola Defy XT. While the update will bring a slew of enhancements to the device, it also brings a not-so-desirable "fix:"breaking the root exploit uncovered by jcase back in December. That means if you're already rooted, you'll lose root during the update process, and if you haven't yet rooted, the old method will no longer work.

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[Exclusive] How To Root Republic Wireless' Only Phone: The Motorola Defy XT

As of the newest update (1_65K_1027), this method no longer works. Refer to this post for the most recent method (which also works on this build).

Republic Wireless hit the scene with an interesting idea: to offer full-fledged mobile service for $19 a month. The low-cost service relies on customers using Wi-Fi and "hybrid Wi-Fi calling" in order to keep the cost low, and, for the time being, RW only has one phone: the Motorola Defy XT.

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