Support Possible to go back to 2.1?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by chistery, May 24, 2010.

  1. chistery

    chistery Well-Known Member
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    Having applied the update manually, is it possible to go back to 2.1 and see if that solves my connectivity issues? Can I just apply the last update?

    TIA.
     

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  2. ragingyeti

    ragingyeti Well-Known Member
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    You should be able to find the stock ROM somewhere (probably on xda) and apply it to your phone, then upgrade from that. Just make sure you do a backup in case something gets messed up.
     
  3. ncguy2

    ncguy2 Well-Known Member
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    What specifically needs to be backed up and whats the easiest method for for performing the backup?
     
  4. smitty24

    smitty24 Well-Known Member
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    need to do a nandroid backup...head over to xda and look into the nexus one development sub-forum.

    not to be an a$$ but you probably shouldnt be flashing roms without some knowledge of what/how to backup...you could very easily end up with a 500$ paperweight...
     
  5. ncguy2

    ncguy2 Well-Known Member
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    I couldn't agree more. Notice I said I haven't flashed mine yet and that's precisely why I'm asking here. BTW, have you seen any mention of a backup in any of the hundreds of posts with all of the cookbook instructions for manually flashing froyo? I haven't even seen it causally mentioned anywhere.

    Well, for whatever its worth, I guess the average user is also going to flash 2.2 via the OTA upgrade and they probably wont be given backup instructions for that either.
     
  6. daffyduck

    daffyduck Well-Known Member
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    Unless you are rooted, you cannot go back to 2.1.....see my post on the same issue further up......

    +1 to the other post in this thread warning of doing things with your phone you don't understand.
     
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