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[How-To] Force the Official Android 2.2 Froyo Update for the Motrola Droid (FRG01B | Update 1 of 2)

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

  1. mobile1

    mobile1 Well-Known Member
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    Worked like a charm. Thanks.
     

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  2. apoclyps

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    If I download this, will I still be able to get the (expected) Gingerbread 3.0 OTA update when/if it becomes available, without restoring?
     
  3. WilliS IVXX

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    installing now wouldn't work with camera key, had to use Dpad, seems to be going good though, post in a few
     
  4. Splendor

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    Worked for me. Thanks!
     
  5. OMJ

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    yes this is the same as if you got it OTA
     
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  6. blong4life

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    2e155b3f08fd2e953ce9c0948cf9eb12

    Just installed and it works :).
     
  7. dbrookes

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    The two calendar apps from 2.1 appear to have been combined.
    My Corporate Calendar widget went away
    I got a notification from calander "Exchange calendar added"
    All calander (corporate and personal) events now appear on the calendar widget.

    So if anyone else wonders where their calendar went, thats the answer.
    -D.
     
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  8. OMJ

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    sweet thanks
     
  9. korndogg

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    I preferred the 2.1 SMS theme that was a lot darker.
    Happy to have the update though.
     
  10. foo

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    nice. thanks!
     
  11. JezterVA

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    Nexeo d/l was painfully slow, but made it in one piece. Initial reboot took 120 sec. Everything is running exactly as it was before and I have 2 less icons on my home screen.

    Thanks guys!! It worked flawlessly.
     
  12. Richman21

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    Downloaded, installed, working fine!! Thanks again!!
     
  13. Annon2255

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    I'm getting this error when I try to install update.zip:

    -- Install from dscard...
    Finding update package...
    Opening update package...
    Verifying Update Package...
    Installing Update...
    assert failed: file_getprop("/system/build.prop"
    . "ro.build.fingerprint") == "verizon/voles/shol
    es/sholes:2.1-update1/ESE81/29593:user/release-k
    eys" | | file_getprop("/system/build.prop".
    ro.build.fingerprint" == verizon/voles/shole
    s/sholes:2.2/FRG01B/45394:user/release-keys"
    E:Error in /sdcard/update.zip
    (Status 7)
    Installation Aborted.

    Downloaded from each link and tried several times. I rooted a while back and had custom roms, but did a factory reset on it in anticipation for the OTA. Perhaps I didn't do it correctly?
     
  14. wonbin

    wonbin New Member
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    can Milestone install it?..
     
  15. jbharwood

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    Ive been reading that Flash is not working. Is this correct? Also is the performance significantly faster then 2.1?
     
  16. dbrookes

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    Swype says:
    The Swype package you
    installed is configured for
    another device and will
    operate with limited
    functionality.

    Please contact Swype about
    this issue.

    Tapping letters works, but "swiping" does not.
    --D.
     
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  17. achoke

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    What build is this?


    FRF??? Or FRG???

    Anxious to hear since a FRG01B is floating around
     
  18. OMJ

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    Looks to me like you have clockworkmod recovery. It most likely wont install this. You need to get back to the stock recovery.

    http://androidforums.com/all-things-root-droid/136508-guide-all-things-root-related.html

    Halfway down that thread is a guide for reverting to stock. It will wipe all your data though
     
  19. JezterVA

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    This update seems to have fixed a problem I was having with recurring appointments on my calendar as well. I could never get a recurring event to go past two months with out reconfiguring the event. All fixed now.
     
  20. Trident

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    No!
    Yes, Flash is missing in that Market at the moment. It should show up anytime now, though..

    And yes, performance is awesome!
     
  21. usagi san

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    Is there any chance that this is the update that Motorola tweaks for us?

    USB tethering is there, and there are tons of bugs as it seems...
     
  22. wee_ag

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    Thanks for the post!!
    I've got 2.1 rooted. What's the best way to update to 2.2? Or should I wait for 2.2 to get rooted before upgrading?
     
  23. OMJ

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    Its the same FRG01b
     
  24. mobile1

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    Thanks.

    Also noticed my Exchange SSL connection isn't working. We have a self assigned SSL certificate at work and I had checked to use SSL and accept all SSL and that not isn't working. Now I have to uncheck the SSL option.
     
  25. Josefius

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    Is this the official OTA?
     

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