Well, I thought I wanted one. eFuse to brick your phone for you?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid X' started by Jim 777, Jul 15, 2010.

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    I never heard of eFuse until I read a couple of articles at another website.

    I'm wondering if eFuse can be turned on/off via OTA.

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    That is a good question, but I would suspect that it can not be. If it could, then obviously there is a way to override it.

    Other than a potential way to crack it, even if it could be done via a OTA, it won't matter. Motorola is not going to change their policy.
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    As someone that was looking to switch to Verizon for the Droid X this issue is slowing that process. not certain how often I would want to root the phone , but Im not fond of being stuck on an older OS when Motorola decides to stop updating the device.

    If I do switch and dont get the X , i would be loking at the Droid for close to the same price as the new phone :(
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    There is nothing wrong with the original Droid.
    It's quite possibly the best device on the market today all things considered.
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    from what i understand, it is a hardware component, not software. eFuse is put directly on the computer chip in the phone. but i did read that if the eFuse is tripped, it can be reversed. But i'm not too sure.