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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ILoveMyDroid, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. ILoveMyDroid

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    Hey this is a CRY FOR HELP. i manually installed android 2.1 but i am unhappy with the speed that is presented when i manually installed it and when my friend got the OTA update. i want to be able to switch back to 2.0.1 briefly and get the official OTA update. how can i do this???
     

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    Welcome to the AF forums and enjoy your visits !! :cool:

    Moved this to droid root forum
     
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    but they are one in the same... the OTA and what you manually used are identical.
     
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    How did you manually install 2.1? Which ROM are you running?
     
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    ok but i'm not sure if this is a problem with the live wallpaper and all but i do not have 5 screens nor the revised app drawer and when i long press apps in the app drawer to put them on the home screen the icon moves everywhere. you can see what i mean by opening something; try scrolling, then keep your finger still and then you can see the page wiggling up and down, that's what happens when i move around shortcuts
     
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    you dont have 5 screens because there arent 5 screens in ESE81, just 3 like usual. and the app draw has not changed either. as far as the other wiggling...i have no idea what you are talking about. sorry.
     
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    It's hard to read a big run on sentence.

    But if you used Trident's guide to force update to ESE81, you will gain nothing from flashing back to 2.0.1 and waiting for the "official" update.

    You're better off doing a factory reset.
     
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    Going back to 2.0.1 depends on how you got to 2.1. So once we have that info we can get you back. I didnt think that five home screens was part of the update. Anyone correct me if I am wrong.
     
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    i want to go back also. i used rom manager to goo to stock, but i still had root. then i used the manual update from the sticky on the main droid page. anything i can do???
     
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    I want to quit.......I will come back when all this 2.1 OTA hype goes away and this place returns to normal.
     
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    This forum is like Hotel California - you can checkout but never leave :mad:
     
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    It started with people wanting to go back to stock to get the same thing they already had, if not better.

    Do everyone a favor and make up your damn minds people. It wasn't like we didn't know what was coming in the update. I feel like I'm in a bad movie.
     
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    +1
     
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    If you think it's crazy now, what's going to happen when a developer finds a way to root 2.1? ;-)

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
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    I'm hijacking
    Question: My buddy just forced the 2.1 ese81 update and now he wants to root.
    Can he go back to 2.01 just by doing a factory reset?
    then follow the normal root procedures. I hate to give him any advice before he has the ability to do a nandroid backup.
     
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    factory reset will only take you to the clean startup of your current rom. so no that will not take him back to 2.0.1
     
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    thats what i thought
    thanks
    Looks like I'm going to have to follow the SBF process
     
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    On the bright side, when you have to get back to basics like that you learn a lot about how the software on your phone works and are more comfortable playing around with it in future.
     
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    How bout a "If you 2.1 OTAed and you want to go back TOUGH S%$T so stop making new threads" Sticky...........Except they wouldn't bother to read it anyway so nevermind:(
     
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    im so glad i stuck with root, this forum is nuts with people who wanna go back and are dissappointed. i just watched the 2.1 walkthrough and it sucks! jeez not even the 3d app drawer? thats like the only thing the would want that i dont have. its terrible.

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    I was a ROMaholic and I'm happy with the official 2.1 update ONLY because it has just enough cool features to keep me pacified. Afterall, I was mainly rooting/roming for the LWP, gallery, and improved browser and the official 2.1 has all of those things. Sure, I'll miss the custom themes, cache mate, Launcher2 etc but I'd much rather be plain vanilla stock 2.1 than to become a ROMaholic again. I have no discipline.
     

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