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Manually Update Your Motorola Droid to Froyo (Android 2.2)

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by phandroid, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. phandroid

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    Ready to get Android 2.2 on your Motorola Droid? And we are talking the official Android 2.2 release for your Motorola Droid. Some of our very own members over at AndroidForums have uncovered the official update package, and now you too can be running Froyo on your Droid without the need to root your phone. [...]

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  2. incrediblenotinstock

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    sorry for the stupid question but.will this work with the droid x?
     
  3. sranger

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    Can someone confirm that you can tether with USB on 2.2? If you cannot, I will have to root the phone....

    thanks....
     
  4. mdeamicis

    mdeamicis Well-Known Member
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    interior design and oh yea, i'm a seahawk/blackhaw
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    no. each phone gets it's own separate software upgrade.

    Q: for anyone who has done this update, are you still able to use apps for tethering or are they disabled/blocked after the update?

    i ask because at the moment i need the tethering while on vacation, but i am dying to try out 2.2
     
  5. Turdbogls

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    Followed the instructions on the link and everything went smooth...I am running 2.2 with no problems so far....and this is my first "mod" I have done to the Droid.
     
  6. mdeamicis

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    Ok, I just ran the update from droidlifes link. tethering aps work on the droid running the 2.2 update. i was downloading the update at almost 200 mps over the tether by the way, not bad at all.
     
  7. sunseeker1066

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    Okay this one is bizarre: the new 2.2 tethering works fine, no issues. Even works when you RECEIVE a call, you can still surf no problem. But, if you are surfing and MAKE a call, Internet dies. Any ideas out there to help me out? Its my wifes phone, which as many of you know, when mama ain't happy, nobody happy...
     

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