[How-To] Force the Official Android 2.2 Froyo Update for the Motrola Droid (FRG01B | Update 1 of 2)


Last Updated: 2012-07-14 15:32:39
  1. Shachren

    Shachren Well-Known Member

    Honestly, who knows how long it'll be before 2.2 is rooted, if ever. Your best bet is to just take the plunge and use the OTA.

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  2. Trident

    Trident VIP Member VIP Member

  3. wee_ag

    wee_ag Member

    Ok, so how do I roll back to 2.1 unrooted?
  4. taptaptouch

    taptaptouch New Member

    So, noob question but unmounting my sd, does this mean like unmount from a comp, or unmount it from your droid?
  5. wonbin

    wonbin New Member

    Anyone knw...when for Milestone update?..

    My Milestone is Android 2.1
  6. cookiemonster79

    cookiemonster79 Well-Known Member

    Not sure if anyone else had this issue. I sort of followed directions on how to install using just the phone, but it was a no go. Long story short, I already had an update.zip and when I tried to rename what I downloaded from Google's servers Astro didn't give me a warning (or I didn't notice it). So I deleted the update.zip, and renamed the 2.2 update to "update.zip" and it seems to have worked.

    Side note - I was not able to download the zip using the built in web browser, I used Opera which put the file at the root level.
  7. Shachren

    Shachren Well-Known Member

    Well that depends, what are you on currently? and are you on a moto droid?
  8. skyscraper38

    skyscraper38 Active Member

    I just downloaded this and went to install it and noticed that I have SPRecovery, I unrooted a while back to 2.0.1 and then did the OTA to 2.1. I figured that would've gotten rid of it.

    Can someone help me?
  9. Shachren

    Shachren Well-Known Member

    Yes, you need to get the stock recovery image back.
  10. wee_ag

    wee_ag Member

    I'm running 2.1 (ESE 53) with Smoked Glass ROM on the Droid. How do I unroot and go back to stock 2.1 so I can use this update?
  11. Jedii

    Jedii Well-Known Member

    This is awesome Trident! You are the man!
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  12. Trident

    Trident VIP Member VIP Member

    You can apply it with SPRecovery.
  13. skyscraper38

    skyscraper38 Active Member

    How do I get that back?
  14. nprill

    nprill Member


    I had SPRECOVERY as well and was able to install this without a problem
  15. skyscraper38

    skyscraper38 Active Member

    I tried, and it said operation aborted.
  16. Trident

    Trident VIP Member VIP Member

    Do you have ROM Manager?
  17. Shachren

    Shachren Well-Known Member

    Trident is the one to ask, he really seems to know what's going on with all this.
  18. LarryR

    LarryR New Member

    And Thanks for the Official credit for being first (at least on this forum) to snag the UPDATE.ZIP

    I imagine there were a dozen or so seconds behind me just looking over their past naming system!

    Enjoying my 15 minutes of "Froyo-Fame"...
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  19. Trident

    Trident VIP Member VIP Member

  20. Josefius

    Josefius Member

    Sweet, thanks. Downloading it now. Will let you know how it installed.
  21. nprill

    nprill Member

    So even though USB tethering is now an option. When you connect via USB tether and try to access a web page, you get dumped to dunsp.vzw.net and are asked to activated tethering for 15/month. I guess its back to PDAnet or easytether
  22. Rammknot

    Rammknot Active Member


    unmount from computer (drag down notification bar, goto USB and click turn off)
  23. Trident

    Trident VIP Member VIP Member

    You deserve it! :)

    Thanks a lot!
  24. waffleking

    waffleking Member

    I had to reinstall the camera since the one of my homescreen no longer worked. The new camera app is great. Much faster!

    One problem I am having that I'm hoping someone can help with.

    When I searched the market for Flash, I downloaded the "Adobe Flash Showcase" but when I try to go to a flash website I am prompted to download flash which links me to the Market which says that it cannot be found.

    Anyone able to run flash who is running the OTA update?
  25. crenita

    crenita Well-Known Member

    Do I need to download something else ????

    Thanks Trident .. you are teh BEST.

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