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Root Getting 2.2 on Zio?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sors, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. sors

    sors New Member
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    I heard Sprint is going to be releasing the Zio with 2.2 on it rather then 1.6. Does this mean that I can root my phone and get 2.2 on my Cricket Zio?
     

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  2. kgreendenver

    kgreendenver Well-Known Member
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    You will be able to root your phone sure. But theres no guarantee you can get 2.2 if someone gets ahold of the sprint os they can make a os for zio thats 2.1 or 2.2. Cricket is gonna do a release of 2.1 i know sometime early next year.
     
  3. poler166

    poler166 Well-Known Member
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    i sent an email to kyocera and they finaly replyed this is what they said,


    Dear Ricardo,

    Thank you for contacting Kyocera Communications Inc. This email message is in response to your inquiry regarding when the Sanyo Zio will be getting the 2.2 update.

    The Cricket Zio will have the Android 2.1 update first early next year. We do not have information yet when the Android 2.2 udpate will be available.

    If you have any further questions, or are interested in purchasing, or information on accessories for your Kyocera Communications Inc. phone, please contact us at any of the phone numbers listed below:

    -E-Mail: phone-help@kyocera-wireless.com
    -Phone: (800) 349-4478 (Toll-free USA and Canada only)
    -International Access: (858) 882-1401 (Outside the USA)
    -Fax: (858) 882-1717

    Please help us improve our service by answering the survey. Just click the link below:
    http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VKF9JSV

    We appreciate your participation.
    Thank you for contacting Kyocera Communications Inc.

    Nelyn,
    Technical Support Specialist
    Kyocera Communications Inc.
     
  4. blazedd

    blazedd Member
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    I spoke to Cricket and the tech support MANAGER told me it would never happen and to buy a new phone. He and the assisting agent before me were very rude and basically gave me the middle finger to gfo. I call Kyocera and not only do I get an American to speak to but he tells me 2.1 is a release marked for Feb. 2011. No exact date but something to look forward to. Also he went on to tell me that if you were to get a ROM from a Sprint Zio and tried to port it over you will brick your phone. Apparently they embed the settings for the host a software level at compile. Not sure if I believe that 100%, but still food for thought.
     
  5. ShadowRain117

    ShadowRain117 New Member
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    The sprint zio was released on 2.1
     
  6. jimmy37

    jimmy37 New Member
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    It would be cute if the Zio got 2.1 on 2/1. I won't hold my breath, though.

    Be a pessimist. This way you can never be disappointed.
     
  7. Z3r0t0l0rEnCe

    Z3r0t0l0rEnCe Member
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    You guys I think its safe to say that you Zio owners are going to be screwed on this whole update BS! Since I bought the insurance for my phone I just broke it on purpose and was able to get the Assend instead. Runs 2.1 like a dream and they state an update is on its way.

    So in respect to Kyocera PISS OFF! I'm glad that I broke it and will remember to to tell other to no buy this phone!
     
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