For those who haven't installed hacked 2.2, how often do you check for updates?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by quickaudi, Sep 1, 2010.

?

How many times/day do you check for the 2.2 update?

Poll closed Sep 21, 2010.
  1. 1-2 times/day

    80.0%
  2. 3-4 times/day

    13.3%
  3. 5-6 times/day

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. 7 and over times/day

    6.7%
  1. quickaudi

    quickaudi Well-Known Member
    173

    Jul 15, 2010
    3,063
    408
    173
    TN
    Be honest. I think I'm up to 3x a day.
     

    Advertisement

  2. Jim Dawson

    Jim Dawson Well-Known Member
    36

    Nov 27, 2009
    194
    9
    36
    East Alton, IL
    You didn't put a choice for "Never". When the update comes my reminder light will be on and I'll see it when I get up.
     
  3. phobic

    phobic Well-Known Member
    43

    Dec 7, 2009
    258
    42
    43
    No point in checking when nothing has been announced.

    Another vote for "never".
     
  4. quickaudi

    quickaudi Well-Known Member
    173

    Jul 15, 2010
    3,063
    408
    173
    TN

    bah, that's only when it's pushed to you

    if it's available sooner but not being pushed, you won't get the light
     
  5. Jim Dawson

    Jim Dawson Well-Known Member
    36

    Nov 27, 2009
    194
    9
    36
    East Alton, IL
    That never happened with my Droid. It wasn't available until it was pushed.
     
  6. protocollie

    protocollie Active Member
    16

    May 15, 2010
    33
    1
    16
    Things on that list don't show up unless they've pushed to you. No matter how many times you check, nothing will show up on that list unless it's already been pushed to you. Checking for an update won't make it come sooner.

    So, I don't really bother.
     
  7. 2horses

    2horses Well-Known Member
    68

    May 11, 2010
    583
    47
    68
    New Braunfels, TX
    Another vote for never. It'll get here when it gets here.
     
  8. btizzle

    btizzle Well-Known Member
    16

    Jan 12, 2010
    48
    2
    16
    No that is wrong..

    My Droid, Incredible, and X would all have updates available before any notification was shown. The notifications are not pushed. Your phone checks for them, which is not that often.
     
  9. protocollie

    protocollie Active Member
    16

    May 15, 2010
    33
    1
    16
    You may not receive the notification, but I can say with 100% certainty that your phone does not ping for them, at least on a default Android installation. If it's in your available download list, it's been sent to you OTA.
     
  10. dhoffman1421

    dhoffman1421 Well-Known Member
    78

    Jul 27, 2010
    620
    49
    78
    Software Professional
    SF Bay Area
    In a month of ownership, I have checked once, just to see what it would do.
     
  11. Martimus

    Martimus One bite at a time...
    VIP Member
    5,833

    Jul 9, 2010
    19,535
    4,045
    5,833
    Male
    Engineer
    'neath a cactus
    None of the above! I manually check about once a week.
     
  12. GS300

    GS300 Well-Known Member
    16

    Aug 11, 2010
    73
    1
    16
    Once a week maybe. Just checked because of this thread and nothing is there. You can set an audible tone for when a software update is sent to you.

    GS
     
  13. binary visions

    binary visions Well-Known Member
    313

    May 14, 2010
    3,334
    1,443
    313
    Why would I check?

    It's going to be announced on here and every other Android site virtually immediately after the push starts. So I'm sure I'll hear about it without compulsively checking for updates on the phone...
     
  14. vr4

    vr4 Well-Known Member
    38

    Aug 5, 2010
    229
    21
    38

    same here.
     
  15. HalfFrozen

    HalfFrozen Well-Known Member
    68

    Apr 23, 2010
    638
    48
    68
    AZ
    Like I have said before, why 'upgrade' to what THE MAN puts out that has no root?

    As my phone sits right now, it is more then what I need.
     
  16. ImSpartacus

    ImSpartacus Well-Known Member
    26

    Jun 10, 2010
    49
    2
    26
    Ditto.

    In all honesty, you only miss out on 2.2 for a few hours at best. People like us check Google Reader and other sites enough that we would ever miss the 2.2 release.
     
  17. chippy

    chippy Well-Known Member
    38

    Dec 11, 2009
    233
    16
    38
    KS, USA
    What's the point of checking?
     
  18. zandroidx

    zandroidx Well-Known Member
    16

    Jul 16, 2010
    93
    9
    16
  19. knightresearch

    5

    Sep 1, 2010
    7
    0
    5
    St Paul, MN - USA
    Why are you doing all this checking?

    Download it TODAY without hacking at:



     
  20. deadinside

    deadinside Well-Known Member
    38

    Jul 24, 2010
    124
    23
    38
    Technical Support
    Pittsburgh, PA
    My thoughts exactly. Follow 1-2 droid sites on twitter and you will hear about it as soon as it happens.
     
  21. 2horses

    2horses Well-Known Member
    68

    May 11, 2010
    583
    47
    68
    New Braunfels, TX
    Shouldn't this update work like the last one? Mine downloaded and installed it itself, then just told me about it the next morning. Naughty phone.
     
    ChiefHopper likes this.
  22. deadinside

    deadinside Well-Known Member
    38

    Jul 24, 2010
    124
    23
    38
    Technical Support
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Lol "the man".

    But you did not hesitate in paying verizon/moto for the phone in the first place.
     
  23. HalfFrozen

    HalfFrozen Well-Known Member
    68

    Apr 23, 2010
    638
    48
    68
    AZ
    There are differences between buying something, and then being told what to do with it... ;)

    They tell me I have to pay for WiFi, I say go pound sand.
     
  24. Vihzel

    Vihzel Destroying Balls Everyday
    VIP Member
    323

    Apr 8, 2010
    5,364
    1,055
    323
    NYU Student & Real Estate Agent
    Manhattan, NY
    I have never checked for an update. I will just wait for an announcement or something that it has been released. I'm not too concerned about updating to 2.2 right now.
     
  25. Leftyguy

    Leftyguy Well-Known Member
    153

    Jul 25, 2010
    2,668
    102
    153
    Oregon Coast
    I haven't yet - But now that you mentioned it - OK I will....
     

Share This Page

Loading...