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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ballajnba, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. ballajnba

    ballajnba Newbie
    Thread Starter

    i just got the g1 like a week ago and i still have the firmware 1.1 and i herd that 1.5 has video recording but it does not say there is a update available please help lol.
     


  2. Sweed

    Sweed Well-Known Member

  3. ballajnba

    ballajnba Newbie
    Thread Starter

    thank you so much =].
     
  4. Aetos

    Aetos Lurker

    Hi again,
    I am a new member of this forum and i need some help..
    I tried to update my G1 to 1.5 with the tutorial Sweed gave:
    "How To Manually Install Android 1.5 Cupcake"
    I downloaded the update.zip file, put it in my SD card, reboot my phone and after pressing alt-L and alt-S something went wrong :(:(

    Code (Text):
    1. Installing from sdcard...
    2. Finding update package...
    3. Opening update package...
    4. Verifying update package...
    5. [COLOR=Red]E: No signature (409 files)
    6. E: Verification failed
    7. Installation aborted.[/COLOR]
    Anyone knows what is the problem here???
     
  5. Sweed

    Sweed Well-Known Member

    sounds like your using an unofficial build and your not rooted.
    you can only use official builds if your not rooted
    find an official google signed build
     
  6. Aetos

    Aetos Lurker

    Thanx for the info Sweed!!
    Because i'm new here i could really use some help about what to do next:rolleyes:
    Is there a way to make my G1 rooted???
    Or is there any good/easy.to.install official google signed build???
     
  7. Sweed

    Sweed Well-Known Member

    the google signed builds are the easiest to install.
    I can't right now, but if you can't find it I'll dig it up for you.

    I'm not the one to talk to about rooting since I still haven't rooted my g1 (I'll do it eventually xD) but once your rooted you can use custom roms that weren't made by google, like cyanogen or the hacked version of htc sense on your g1.
     
  8. Aetos

    Aetos Lurker

    Thanx again sweed..
    I will try to find google signed builds but if you or someone else could send me a link, it would be really helpful:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
  9. Sweed

    Sweed Well-Known Member

    sorry I kinda forgot about this.
    did you ever find it?
    to get updated to 1.5 follow step 3 (only step 3) with the download given there.
    after you've don that you'll be at 1.5 and i'll explain how to get to 1.6
     
  10. Aetos

    Aetos Lurker

  11. cthulhu1987

    cthulhu1987 Lurker

    I did all what was in the instructions on the sites Sweed gave, but the G1 gave me the following error message back :(
    [​IMG]
     

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