O2 and Froyo - What do they have to update?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by JustAUserName, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. JustAUserName

    JustAUserName Active Member
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    Just a general query really - what the hell do O2 have to update on the Froyo release?

    As far as I can tell, the only thing that I can see that O2 have pissed about with is the start splash screen.

    I don't have any specific O2 apps - that I know of anyway.

    What takes them 'several weeks' to release the new version of software?

    :thinking:
     

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  2. Vonph

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    From what I understand, it's that O2 want to perform their own testing on the update first, before releasing it to their customers.

    In my mind, that's good internal controls they have. Their customer services department(s) can then at least be prepared for any questions that they will receive, rather than saying "Sorry, please contact HTC".
     
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  3. JustAUserName

    JustAUserName Active Member
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    Ok, that would make sense - didn't think of that.

    :)
     
  4. Vonph

    Vonph Active Member
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  5. mabizela

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    I still wish they would hurry up!
     
  6. Rastaman-FB

    Rastaman-FB Well-Known Member
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    theyve an issue with wireless delivery i think, theyve been breaking dell streaks this morning too
     
  7. JohnShepherd

    JohnShepherd Well-Known Member
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    Tip for those getting an O2 phone upgrade: Get it from the Carphone Warehouse, their phones are UNBRANDED and UNLOCKED already. If you get the phones directly from O2 (store/web), you will end up with a branded phone.

    I got mine from CFWH, was really annoyed at O2 because I thought I couldn't update, and then realized I could because CFWH doesn't brand their phones.
     
  8. Yathushan

    Yathushan Well-Known Member
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    Any ideas on how long it will take before they restore the updates again??
     
  9. berlin bertie

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    O2 Germany haven't released the update over here either yet...
     
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