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LG Ally Update Coming January 17th?

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

  1. dots

    dots Android Expert

    I've tried helping root the vortex. See the vortex didnt ship with 2.2.1 they recently got an ota for that. With the original firmware it shipped with (just 2.2) they were able to use z4root to root. In order for them to root they have to downgrade from 2.2.1 if there using it. Until a method is figured out for them with 2.2.1
     



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  2. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert

    Well POOP!!!

    Man I need my one click method Bro. :(
    I have gotten too lazy to do anything else.

    Have we spoken to RyanZA maybe he could help us.
     
  3. 9volt321

    9volt321 Newbie

    with froyo coming would that allow mobile hot spot on the ally?
     
  4. RussianMenace

    RussianMenace Newbie

  5. Oblivious72

    Oblivious72 Member

    Wireless tether has been out for a long time, which I believe is the same as mobile hot spot. it allows your laptop to use your phones internet
     
  6. dautley

    dautley Android Expert

    I don't like the mandatory part very much
     
  7. swc2001

    swc2001 Android Expert

    Wow.... Got quiet all of a sudden.
    I guess this is the eye of the storm.

    everyone must be hard at work.

    Man I hope Drellisdee gets us a one click root method.
    YOU CAN DO IT MAN!!!
     
  8. Zoandroid

    Zoandroid Android Expert

    I got to wondering if dcrow555d could try using ROM Mgr. to flash to ClockworkMod Recovery. If that worked, then maybe he could flash back to RA Recovery and make the Nandroid he wants to make?
     
  9. Zoandroid

    Zoandroid Android Expert

    So until one can gain root access there is no other way to "downgrade" a ROM update (like moving back from 2.2.1 to 2.1.1)?
     
  10. GRZLA

    GRZLA Android Enthusiast

    You better hope you have a custom recovery for the time being.
     
  11. braulio427

    braulio427 Member

    i havent got this so called update yet on my phone from verizon, ally z4root.............any suggestions or advice?
     
  12. Weatherman48

    Weatherman48 Newbie

    Wondering....anyone know if we get FULLY FUNCTIONAL blue tooth with 2.2?
     
  13. Buckeye Boy

    Buckeye Boy Android Enthusiast

    I think main issue with this phone is phone onboard memory. Not enough room for apps. My wife only has like 6 apps on her phone and her texts and emails started disappearing because her memory was almost full. What is the cure for this? Obviously apps need to go to the sd card, so what is best way to make his happen? Why wont Froyo include this in update knowing this is an issue?
     
  14. Rookie4life2

    Rookie4life2 Newbie

    i keep getting this message.

    I restarted the computer and tried again, now its downloading something. 120.18 MByte it says
     

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  15. dautley

    dautley Android Expert

    From what I'm hearing it will but your going to have to pay Verizon their standard per month tethering fee (I think somewhere around an extra $30.00 or so) to use it.
     
  16. alaskablows

    alaskablows Lurker

    I have the Ally and I used z4root and titanium backup and ended up deleting google talk. This has kept me from being able to download from the market since. With this update that is supposed to be coming will it work without google talk. And if so will it replace google talk?? If not.... how in the HECK can I fix this??
     
  17. Zoandroid

    Zoandroid Android Expert

    To the best of my knowledge, Froyo 2.2 includes Apps2SD, which allows you to move your apps to your SD card. I know it worked when my son got Froyo on his Droid X back in November, so I don't see why it would not work also on the Ally once Froyo becomes widely available for it. We have at least one member who now has Froyo 2.2.1 on his Ally, having gone after it with the LG Mobile Updater. So it IS coming. Eventually. But so far no OTA for it yet. There was a flurry of activity earlier this evening when he first reported getting it, and then it quieted down. I think those with the resources to do it are working on rooting it.

    Moving apps to the SD card was the reason I went down the rooted path, speaking for myself. It is SOOOOO much nicer not to keep getting low memory warnings. :) But if you aren't into rooting the phone, then you should still see this ability when you finally get Froyo.
     
  18. Zoandroid

    Zoandroid Android Expert

    Well, judging by the size of that file you 'might' be downloading Froyo. But as far as getting past that error message I am sorry I can't help. One of the more experienced members maybe can.
     
  19. Zoandroid

    Zoandroid Android Expert

    I believe I have read that Google Talk is one of the essential apps needed to make the phone work correctly. I know I have seen this same situation posted several times. If you look through the LG Ally All Things Rooted section for reference to Google Talk you should see some of the posts other members have made, and the help they got to remedy the situation.
     
  20. dcrow555d

    dcrow555d Newbie

    I went back to the stock rom and was able to update to 2.2. So far its great, very fast and has a2sd. Got it from the lg updater
     
  21. Zoandroid

    Zoandroid Android Expert

    Very nice! How large was the update file to get 2.2?
     
  22. dots

    dots Android Expert

    The file dl is 120.18mb
     
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  23. Zoandroid

    Zoandroid Android Expert

    Thanks! Someone else was getting an update with the LG Mobile updater and told me the file size, but he didn't know for sure 'what' he was getting. So this way I can have some idea he is getting 2.2.

    So far I have seen 3-4 people saying they have it in place. Any word from your other contact lines as far as how a root for it is progressing? I'd like to try it, but I don't want to leap until I know I have an avenue of retreat if I should for some reason want to do that.

    What do you think of it so far? Someone asked if it has Apps2SD, and I said I thought it did. Was I right?
     
  24. RageXicity

    RageXicity Member

    Mmmm all that bloatware goodness they gave us
     
  25. Zoandroid

    Zoandroid Android Expert

    Yea, I can hardly wait to see what apps I won't want on the home screen. :D
     

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