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LG Ally Update Coming January 17th?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Trident, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. Zoandroid

    Zoandroid Android Expert

    So does dialing in from Velocity ROM block the call from even dialing? If I try just to see if anything is pending I get the "cannot connect as dialed" recording.
     



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  2. k.c.cole

    k.c.cole Android Enthusiast

  3. dots

    dots Android Expert

    I just ran the mobile updater and guess what. There was an update. 2.2.1, My ally is currently running it.

    Go ahead and try if you wish.
     
  4. k.c.cole

    k.c.cole Android Enthusiast

    does it have to be done from the mobile updater?
     
  5. dots

    dots Android Expert

    So far yes. I haven't heard anything of ota's being pushed. We also haven't gotten it rooted yet so don't rush to update if anyone is a rooter.
     
  6. k.c.cole

    k.c.cole Android Enthusiast

  7. dots

    dots Android Expert

    No z4 force closes. We tried rageaginstthecage (which z4 uses) and it didnt work either. I've read numerous things about various phones having trouble rooting 2.2.1
     
  8. RussianMenace

    RussianMenace Newbie

    I'm assuming you can't update using the tool if you're running a custom ROM/recovery, and as such would have to revert to a stock ROM/recovery?
     
  9. Zoandroid

    Zoandroid Android Expert

    Mobile Updater?? What is that?
     
  10. k.c.cole

    k.c.cole Android Enthusiast

    It's LGs utility for updating phones. It's on their website.
     
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  11. Zoandroid

    Zoandroid Android Expert

    Thanks! I love it when vendors "hide" things like this. I just searched the Ally User Manual PDF and of course NO mention of mobile updater. :)
     
  12. k.c.cole

    k.c.cole Android Enthusiast

    Mobile Phone Support
     
  13. GRZLA

    GRZLA Android Enthusiast

    Someone needs to get their hands on that and make an update.zip. Im currently at work, but im excited to make a froyo when i get the time.
     
  14. Valkerie

    Valkerie Android Enthusiast

    LG's support site must be getting a lot of traffic; I can't even download the update tool.
     
  15. dvanlinton

    dvanlinton Member

    i just downloaded it.. and ran it and it said my phone was up to date running 2.1 agghh... going to run it again..
     
  16. Goonie21

    Goonie21 Well-Known Member


    I have the VS740ZVD_03.cab you want it GRZLA?
     
  17. getitnowmarketing

    getitnowmarketing Android Enthusiast

    dots I already have kernel source for froyo 2.6.32.9 kernel. Please stay on 2.2.1 and lets hope bootloader has fastboot. Can you verify and try to flash recovery via fastboot and get me a nandroid? If not I'll need someone to capture & upload the ota.zip and I'll have to mod it to be flashed via custom recovery.
     
  18. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert

    So are they going to eventually push this OTA?
    I am really concerned about the root problems. :thinking:
    How have other devices handled this?
    arrg!!! frusterated.
     
  19. dots

    dots Android Expert

    When i try adb reboot-bootloader all i it does is start reboot, i see the LG logo, then a black screen for abour 5-10 seconds then the verizon animation comes up and normal boots. We actually have a nandroid on irc.

    Apparently applying the update through the mobile updater doesnt wipe the custom recovery.
     
  20. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert

    Stupid question but did anyone think to try Universal Androot. I know Most likely it will fail since it failed on ZVC but it may be worth the shot.
    I mean you dont know till you try right?

    What about you Drellisdee.... you think you could cook up an app that would root it?
    Or maybe modify an existing one that would do the trick?
     
  21. getitnowmarketing

    getitnowmarketing Android Enthusiast

    Please upload and pm me link to nandroid system and boot.img. Was radio updated too?
     
  22. dots

    dots Android Expert

    Radio version is VS740MVD.6040.1001

    PM'ing you a link now.
     
  23. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert

    Dots I know your busy right now but by chance have you tried to download flash 10.1?
    I know probably wishful thinking.
     
  24. dots

    dots Android Expert

    Did a quick market search for flash and it's not in the market.
     
  25. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert

    eh I figured.

    So just curious how have people Rooted the Vortex?
    why cant we use the same method?
     

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