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How to: Manually apply Froyo 2.2 (3.26.651.3) updateSupport

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  1. pwnst*r

    pwnst*r Well-Known Member

    As has been mentioned, this may not be the final ROM, so proceed to install at your own risk.

    From Engadget:

    Scare tactic from a HTC screw up? Maybe. It's also possible it was going to be a semi-quiet roll out that escalated into a very loud roar.

    Those that don't mind taking a slight chance will have already downloaded or even installed already, but those of you on the fence may want to wait until the 3rd.

    This post is not meant to argue either side. It's meant as a warning to those that are wary before the 3rd.

    eieio, whtge8, teky and 3 others like this.
  2. heavychevy

    heavychevy Well-Known Member

    Install at your own risk.

    I'm down. Now where is that link when you need it.
  3. twospirits

    twospirits AF's janitor Moderator

    I will also add...

    The Update was scheduled to be released to a certain few merchants and users this afternoon. They were notified by email to the link. Engadget (or whoever the hell else) got hold of the link and posted it up. This update for all intent and purposes is the final. Now it may be true that those who were destined to receive this link/file are beta testers to test it out and possibly get any fixes before Tuesdays official send off, but thats for another topic. So for all intent and purposes, this is the final, IMO.

    Now this isn't an okay to go ahead and download it and install it. If anyone still has reservations, then like pwnst*r said don't download it. Be patient and wait till Tuesday for the file.

    With that said, AndroidForums is not condoning or restricting anyone wanting to test this file themselves. Its your choice. All I ask is to read and re-read the instruction slowly and carefully and be patience while the install does what it does.


    Also Members,

    The above post has been copied over from the "EVO 4G's Android 2.2 update starts trickling out July 30 (official OTA August 3rd)" thread. This allows you all to see the instructions without having to go in search of them in that 750+ post thread.

    If you encounter any issue doing this install please post your issue in any of the following threads...

    Discussions about the OTA update, the dates of release go to..
    EVO 4G's Android 2.2 update starts trickling out July 30 (official OTA August 3rd)

    For discussions on installation issues or error while installing, please post here...
    Official Froyo 2.2 Installation/Error Thread

    For any issue after installation, please post in the Troubleshooting sub-section.

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  4. jaime2563

    jaime2563 Member

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  5. skytechnetwork.com

    skytechnetwork.com Active Member

    But I think you should check again because HTC just removed that file from their server and you are no longer to download this file anymore. Because isn't final.
  6. Pyrex

    Pyrex Member

    The download link doesn't work. Nuts.

    Edit by TS: see first post.
  7. ericshmerick

    ericshmerick Well-Known Member

    10 seconds on the internet and you will find the file...
  8. Pyrex

    Pyrex Member

    Maybe on a pc, but on this phone its been 15 min and no mirror.
  9. Raadius

    Raadius Well-Known Member

    To bad the OTA that HTC release isn't the final one, the final build release is (3.26.651.3) and the one HTC released was (3.26.651.1)
  10. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator

    You've made an understandable error that's being fed all over the web.

    The only thing that happened was that the file name was mangled - by both Macs and PCs - when providing the final DL version.

    All that really happened was that it seems to contain some reference to the earlier 1.47.yadda update - either as part of the signature - or an internal install option for those running pre-1.47 -- without x-ray vision we can't be sure.

    Here's the name of the file on download - prior to truncation/mangling.

    OTA_update_name.jpg (click to expand)

    Yet another update crisis scare averted.

    Anyone that wants to verify - just look inside your Software information under Settings-> About phone.

    PS - This is not a beta test file - this is a Release Candidate.

    What comes out next week could be identical - or completely different.
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  11. Raadius

    Raadius Well-Known Member

    This may be a 'release candidate', but it's not the 'final' copy. All that you type up was a waste. Like I said, the final copy is (3.26.651.3), that's not what was on HTC servers. If that is the final copy why did HTC take it off AFTER people started having problems with there phone?
  12. hawkijustin

    hawkijustin Well-Known Member

    Alot of people are making down right false claims that this is the final release even when htc has come out and said more then once it is not. I would trust HTC on this and not people in the forums.

    Nobody knows outside of HTC what it will be.
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  13. robeot

    robeot Member

    Anyone know how much internal memory is needed?
  14. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator

  15. eric3316

    eric3316 Well-Known Member

    They probably took it down because they didn't want it out there for everyone to download yet. Especially the way we are doing it.

    It is suppose to be an over the air update and we are not installing it that way, so if people ruin their phone trying to install the way we are doing that could be a problem.
  16. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator

    OK, now you're either terribly confused or your simply making things up.

    HTC's intent was to limit the distribution of this RC. When it started getting widespread and rapidly adopted with a crack team of root users handing out instructions and proctoring people on what to do - they locked it down.

    And please - stop being stubborn. Read the file handler I provided. This is 3.26.651.3 - period. You don't get to put your vote in on what you want a fact to be. You're simply quite mistaken about that file revision number.

    And you may be right - it's entirely possible that everything I type is a waste, per the following model:

    Horse. Water. Drink.
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  17. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator

    I have yet to notice people making that claim.

    In fact, several of us have been arguing against that for hours and have been quite clear that this is an at-risk release candidate.

    From the start.

    So, these people insisting that this is final - what are their names?
  18. Putty

    Putty Well-Known Member

    I have the file....I'm trying it. What the hell
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  19. geomens

    geomens Well-Known Member

    Because HTC wanted guinea pigs, oops, I meant "self-volunteered" beta testers. I have the original file on my phone right now and another version from XDA on my computer. I just waited to see what the issues will be before I make my final decision on what to do.
  20. slosvt

    slosvt Member

    When you go to about phone after the leaked update, the version is 3.26.651.3!
  21. GaryColeman

    GaryColeman Well-Known Member

  22. Droidone

    Droidone Well-Known Member

    If HTC doesn't change the version number but includes changes, are we screwed? the phone shouldn't recognize new software if we already have the right version number. this build does have some bugs.

    I also think HTC knew exactly what they were doing. we are the last minute beta testers and then they can see forum feedback and make last minute changes.
  23. cooper1010

    cooper1010 Well-Known Member

    mine says 3.26.651.3. lucky me, i got the final build release yesterday! hooray, froyo (and, hooray beer)!
  24. GaryColeman

    GaryColeman Well-Known Member

    I haven't noticed any bugs...yet. But if something does pop up and HTC releases the same version number but different code we can try the same manual update process. If that doesn't work then I'll be calling HTC/Sprint tech support..."Hello, yes, I just did the OTA update, my software version is 3.26.651.3 and it's not working right...now lets go through the steps to fix it".

    But unless there are some new features added (in the next 2 days with coders working the weekend and not testing it) I am sticking with the version I have. Plus if Sprint sent out an OTA version yesterday to a select few for testing, I doubt Sprint would not provide those users with a method to update to a new version if something changes.
  25. mynamewastaken

    mynamewastaken Well-Known Member

    You must be hating life now that we have 2.2, considering you spent so much time and energy Thursday night and all day Friday trying to convince everyone that we wouldn't see it until late next week.

    So hey, let's pretend HTC fix a bug in the release of 2.2 we're all running now.. big deal, we'll just download the new version when it comes out. Since updating Android doesn't nuke your phone, you can overlay newer versions without data loss or wasting time backing up/restoring, over and over.

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