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Official 2.2 Froyo OTA thread

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SonicBoom, Aug 3, 2010.

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How did your update to 2.2 turn out!

  1. I had never rooted, and it worked fine.

    108 vote(s)
    57.4%
  2. I had rooted, and it worked fine.

    66 vote(s)
    35.1%
  3. I had never rooted and got stuck at the MOTO screen.

    9 vote(s)
    4.8%
  4. I had rooted, and got stuck at the MOTO screen.

    5 vote(s)
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  1. SonicBoom

    SonicBoom Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Applications
    �� The Froyo version of the Android OS is designed to provide improved application performance.
    �� Froyo gives you the option to Allow automatic updating for Android Market apps you download.
    �� Froyo brings the ability to rotate your phone up to 270
     


  2. mach330

    mach330 Well-Known Member

    can you rotate anything both ways? i noticed with my dinc i still can't rotate youtube or any videos both ways, but everything else seems to rotate either direction.
     
  3. SonicBoom

    SonicBoom Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    this was sent to me from one of my sources inside BigRed so im not sure about the specifics but i would guess it means you can turn your phone up to 270
     
  4. beangrower

    beangrower Newbie

    question is when?
     
  5. ECFfighter7232

    ECFfighter7232 Android Expert

    +1 lol

    great to know what exactly we will be seeing though.
     
  6. lexluthor

    lexluthor Android Expert

    How about getting your source to tell you when now?
     
  7. SonicBoom

    SonicBoom Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    do you think i said " i dont want to know when, i just want to know what is changing"...lol
     
  8. acoastal

    acoastal Newbie

    Yes?


    j/k thanks for the info
     
  9. kevroc

    kevroc Newbie

    I like how they repeat the features so it sounds like more stuff...

    �� Froyo gives you the option to Allow automatic updating for Android Market apps you download.
    �� You can choose to automatically update Android Market you download. This way you will always have the latest application installed.

    �� Froyo brings the ability to rotate your phone up to 270
     
  10. HalfFrozen

    HalfFrozen Android Enthusiast

    I don't care what it does, I just want it to be released with a crack in its damn shell!
     
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  11. Got Droid

    Got Droid Newbie

    Looks like the Droid X will be a better phone after 2.2 update. Why is it one of the last phones on the block to get the update. Is it a Big Red thing? :thinking:
     
  12. urdaddi

    urdaddi Well-Known Member

  13. Travisimo

    Travisimo Android Enthusiast

    These are the ones I'm looking forward to. To be honest, I'm not really that excited about Froyo - it seems like a pretty minor update, and hopefully will not cause more problems/bugs. More importantly to me is whether we will get Gingerbread in a timely manner after it's released! Of course, by that time, I'll probably be upgrading to another phone anyway, hehe.
     
  14. Steven58

    Moderator

    Good find! Thank you!
     
  15. tsanuri

    tsanuri Android Enthusiast

    Even when google announced it they said it would be a carrier by carrier choice to enable it. And we all should have known then that they would disable it so they could sell their own service.
     
  16. Travisimo

    Travisimo Android Enthusiast

    The article you posted was specifically for the original Droid, not the Droid X. They say it's because the hardware doesn't support it, blah blah blah. The Droid X will always have tethering, but no, you will not get it for free unless you root and use one of the WIFI tethering apps.

    Same thing on Sprint, though. You have to pay for the Hotspot service unless you root and/or use other roms. You can pretty much expect all carrier Android phones coming out from now on will have tethering available, but only through their paid service (unless you hack). We might not like it, but it's no different than charging large amounts of money for text messaging when it only uses a minuscule amount of data. They are trying to protect their business model.
     
  17. Ed5275

    Ed5275 Well-Known Member

    It's been out barely three weeks. And one update has already been sent. Relax.
     
  18. mxrider821

    mxrider821 Well-Known Member

  19. Wake4x4ptball

    Wake4x4ptball Newbie

    ill root after 2.2 released
     
  20. chrlswltrs

    chrlswltrs Extreme Android User

    I hope so, I just manually updated my daughter's Droid to 2.2 today. The sooner the better, even though I will probably wait to upgrade my X until we can root 2.2, but the sooner it's released the sooner we will get root.
     
  21. Travisimo

    Travisimo Android Enthusiast

    They are still saying "late summer" for the X, which means most likely September. I'm sure they want to push the Droid 2 over the next few weeks, and launching with 2.2 is a major selling point. They've already got us early Droid X adopters. August would be nice, though!
     
  22. ZXMustang

    ZXMustang Android Enthusiast

    Bottom line, the Droid was OVERDUE for froyo. Im glad they got it, and now its our turn.
     
  23. Lars

    Lars Android Expert

     

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