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Eris update mr2 is official.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tcbj, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. tcbj

    tcbj Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Checked www.pcdphones.com. The MR2 is in downloads for the eris for manual install. If you dont want to wait for the OTA push, check it out.
     


  2. Ruh17

    Ruh17 Well-Known Member

    That link takes you to unoallavolta.com not any site with an update on it.
     
  3. tcbj

    tcbj Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    OOPS!!! Thats www.pcdphones.com sorry

    corrected in above post too.

    I corrected the link. Thanks for pointing it out.
     
  4. droidfanatic

    droidfanatic Newbie

    what exactly is this??? is this the same as the leaked rom that's already on this site??? cuz i already have that and didn't notice ANY difference...
     
  5. tcbj

    tcbj Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I was one of the people who installed the leak yesterday. The update with the official release went with out a hitch. Not sure if the official is different from the leak. Will check out shortly.

    PCD is the manufacture of the Eris. This is the official upgrade. If you choose to do it manually this is where to download it. If you upgraded with the leak you wont get an OTA push. If there were any last minute changes, I dont know, but its there for the download now.
     
  6. DocTauri

    DocTauri Well-Known Member

    Could someone who installs this go to Menu -> About Phone and post the Build Number? The leak was 1.17.605.1 CL104882

    Thanks!
    Doc
     
  7. tcbj

    tcbj Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Just checked. It's the same.
     
  8. tcbj

    tcbj Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Kinda bummed. Some of the apps I purchased are not in my downloads. Same as leaked vers.

    There's still hope for 2.1
     
  9. snorge

    snorge Android Enthusiast

    I'm glad its the same I only installed the leaked one yesterday.
     
  10. CJBullitt

    CJBullitt Member

    they will show back up after the OTA.
     
  11. JrzDroid

    JrzDroid Android Expert

    whats this update for?
     
  12. 40_LTDShooter

    40_LTDShooter Newbie

    So what do you all think of your Eris now, after installing either the leak or the RM2 Upgrades?
     
  13. irmac

    irmac Android Enthusiast

    Can someone explain exactly what this is. Is this the 2.0 software or what? I don't want to install it and end up not getting official updates in the future. And what is OTA?
    Thanks
     
  14. deathratlehead

    deathratlehead Android Enthusiast

    HTC needs to get their head out of their ass. I can understand about 2.0/1 taking time but the YouTube app should be fixed now.
     
  15. irmac

    irmac Android Enthusiast

    tcbj can you please telll me?
     
  16. DocTauri

    DocTauri Well-Known Member

    No, it's a bug fix on top of 1.5.
     
  17. alprazolam

    alprazolam Android Expert

    Has anyone found a change log for this release?
     
  18. tcbj

    tcbj Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    ok, ill handle this...

    this is the second scheduled update for the eris. MR1 (maintnence release 1) was released in December. And MR2 is the second release. These updates are to fix some bugs, minor and major, in the original release for this device. there are 2 ways to do it.
    1. Download from www.pcdphones.com and load thru usb cable.
    2. Wait for VZW to "push" the update to your phone, prompting you to update OTA (Over The Air).

    Info regarding these updates have been available in THESE FORUMS for a couple of months.
    Please feel free to SEARCH the FORUM for further information.

    Here you go. You will notice some of the items are marked for Dec 11 and some for Jan 22.

    This info has been available on this site since Nov 11


    Motorola Droid OTA Update Coming December 11th? | Android Phone Fans
     
  19. irmac

    irmac Android Enthusiast

    If I update via Usb, will it screw up anything and will I get future updates just fine? Has anyone noticed any difference?
     
  20. tcbj

    tcbj Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    You will get future updates. if you update with usb back up your contacts with gmail or htc sync. you will need to resetup your phone(prefs, downloads, etc). if you wait until the ota, it "should" save your setup, but im a firm believer in backing up and never take the chance for data loss for granted.
     
  21. irmac

    irmac Android Enthusiast

    best ways to back up?

    did you notice any fixes? has the lagging keyboard been fixed?
     
  22. tcbj

    tcbj Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I think it runs a little faster and smoother. Wont really know until I get my apps reinstalled and a little burn in time.

    At any rate, this is what we have until the BIG update. Dont know when it will come out.

    How ever you want to do the update is up to you. Its a matter of taste. Coming from a Blackberry, Im comfortable with the usb cable.

    Gmail does a good job syncing your contacts and calendar. app manager for cupcake is free in the market and will back up/restore your apps to sd card.

    good luck
     
  23. noonehereyet

    noonehereyet No One...

    Well pretty sure HTC is the manufacturer of the Eris not PCD HTC Mobile Phones - DROID ERIS Verizon - Overview and since it is running the HTC SENSE overlay of android it would have to be since that is proprietary HTC stuff....
     
  24. plugnpl4y

    plugnpl4y Newbie

    I also believe it's a bit more responsive and fluid. Can't beat that!
     

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