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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. Shachren

    Shachren Well-Known Member
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    Honestly, who knows how long it'll be before 2.2 is rooted, if ever. Your best bet is to just take the plunge and use the OTA.
     

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  2. Trident

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    It sure is!
     
  3. wee_ag

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    Ok, so how do I roll back to 2.1 unrooted?
     
  4. taptaptouch

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    So, noob question but unmounting my sd, does this mean like unmount from a comp, or unmount it from your droid?
     
  5. wonbin

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    Anyone knw...when for Milestone update?..

    My Milestone is Android 2.1
     
  6. cookiemonster79

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    Not sure if anyone else had this issue. I sort of followed directions on how to install using just the phone, but it was a no go. Long story short, I already had an update.zip and when I tried to rename what I downloaded from Google's servers Astro didn't give me a warning (or I didn't notice it). So I deleted the update.zip, and renamed the 2.2 update to "update.zip" and it seems to have worked.

    Side note - I was not able to download the zip using the built in web browser, I used Opera which put the file at the root level.
     
  7. Shachren

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    Well that depends, what are you on currently? and are you on a moto droid?
     
  8. skyscraper38

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    I just downloaded this and went to install it and noticed that I have SPRecovery, I unrooted a while back to 2.0.1 and then did the OTA to 2.1. I figured that would've gotten rid of it.

    Can someone help me?
     
  9. Shachren

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    Yes, you need to get the stock recovery image back.
     
  10. wee_ag

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    I'm running 2.1 (ESE 53) with Smoked Glass ROM on the Droid. How do I unroot and go back to stock 2.1 so I can use this update?
     
  11. Jedii

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    This is awesome Trident! You are the man!
     
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  12. Trident

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    You can apply it with SPRecovery.
     
  13. skyscraper38

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    How do I get that back?
     
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    I had SPRECOVERY as well and was able to install this without a problem
     
  15. skyscraper38

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    I tried, and it said operation aborted.
     
  16. Trident

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    Do you have ROM Manager?
     
  17. Shachren

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    Trident is the one to ask, he really seems to know what's going on with all this.
     
  18. LarryR

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    And Thanks for the Official credit for being first (at least on this forum) to snag the UPDATE.ZIP

    I imagine there were a dozen or so seconds behind me just looking over their past naming system!

    Enjoying my 15 minutes of "Froyo-Fame"...
     
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  19. Trident

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    Redownload and try again.
     
  20. Josefius

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    Sweet, thanks. Downloading it now. Will let you know how it installed.
     
  21. nprill

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    So even though USB tethering is now an option. When you connect via USB tether and try to access a web page, you get dumped to dunsp.vzw.net and are asked to activated tethering for 15/month. I guess its back to PDAnet or easytether
     
  22. Rammknot

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    unmount from computer (drag down notification bar, goto USB and click turn off)
     
  23. Trident

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    You deserve it! :)

    Thanks a lot!
     
  24. waffleking

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    I had to reinstall the camera since the one of my homescreen no longer worked. The new camera app is great. Much faster!

    One problem I am having that I'm hoping someone can help with.

    When I searched the market for Flash, I downloaded the "Adobe Flash Showcase" but when I try to go to a flash website I am prompted to download flash which links me to the Market which says that it cannot be found.

    Anyone able to run flash who is running the OTA update?
     
  25. crenita

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    Do I need to download something else ????

    Thanks Trident .. you are teh BEST.
     

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