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[Official Discussion] Huawei Ascend 2.1 - 2.2 Firmware Upgrade (Info updated as received!)

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by floweringmind, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. nuttmeg

    nuttmeg Extreme Android User


    use root explorer!!!
     



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  2. Piranha650

    Piranha650 Newbie

    I deleted some Metro apps in system/app on root explorer but they came back. I found on
    /cus/metropcs/us/app everything I want to delete but it wont let me.
     
  3. mdside71

    mdside71 Android Enthusiast

    I found the same thing with androot, and rootexplorer and antTek. Looking for a solution other than hardbrowsing through computer hookup and deleting it manually...Metro really did their hardcoding on this one.
     
  4. arric_mclovin

    arric_mclovin Newbie

    how do you remove all the metro bloatware on the new update?
     
  5. nuttmeg

    nuttmeg Extreme Android User

    you can use titu and freeze the apps if root explorer dont work for you.
     
  6. yanngin

    yanngin Member

    the new updates really caught us guys lol cm6 is pretty good for me ill stick with itt
     
  7. BILL88STANG

    BILL88STANG Well-Known Member

    will this work if the phone is all stock and has all the bloatware?
     
  8. mdside71

    mdside71 Android Enthusiast

    Well TIBU Pro may freeze the apps..but it does not still allow for them to be removed all together...Checking other solutions. AndRoot does not work.

    Ok GOOD NEWS...Use Root Explorer and change it from R/O to R/W and you can go into the system directory and delete out the bloatware!

    Just a heads up..BootAnimations does not work on this 2.2.2 update either. Seems Metro has really locked stuff away.

    Even after freezing programs, rooting with Gingerbreak 1.1 i still cannot go into the root directory and delete anything even with SuperUser ability.

    Seems Metro Updated us, and screwed us at the same time.
     
  9. BILL88STANG

    BILL88STANG Well-Known Member

    oops i meant if i flash back to a stock back up i had will it work since i have all the bloatware removed. or does this thing need to be stock out of the box?
     
  10. ray1126

    ray1126 Well-Known Member

    give it a few day's some programer out there is working on a new app or apps that will give you what you want. this was just released yesterday you can't really expect the old hack ware and stuff to work on it. Also I heard that Verizon LG not sure which model is using this exact same version of android 2.2.2 and has been for some time now so you might be able to find which programs people are using on what every phone it is and use it with the Ascend to get rid of any bloat ware you don't want.
     
  11. mdside71

    mdside71 Android Enthusiast

  12. jah590

    jah590 Lurker

    Does it keep all your texts or does it wipe it clean?
     
  13. mdside71

    mdside71 Android Enthusiast


    You need to back up everything and anything you want to keep cause it deletes everything when it updates
     
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  14. jah590

    jah590 Lurker

    Can you back up your texts?
     
  15. ray1126

    ray1126 Well-Known Member

    I heard superoneclick v1.9.1 will work with 2.2.2 does anyone no if this is true?
     
  16. PlayfulGod

    PlayfulGod Extreme Android User

    dunno, but gingerbreak 1.2 def works.
     
  17. Mattblume

    Mattblume Lurker

    So you need a wifi connection for the new 2.2.2 update.I don't have wifi or know when I will be around one next.I noticed nuttmeg posted the new update in a rar file.How would I update my phone with the rar file.Any help is appreciated!
     
  18. Ashleyh06

    Ashleyh06 Member

    Wow im kinda glad I dnt have metro... But lets see how bad cricket is gunnna screw us!?
     
  19. catnippy718

    catnippy718 Lurker

    ok so i dont have a rooted phone. how do i back up everything? will my apps be lost and if so how do i back those up?
     
  20. agardner58

    agardner58 Lurker

    On 2.1 I had a rooted Ascend Metro, only change I made was to put some apps on sd using Link2SD. Update worked fine, didn't have to unroot or anything. Of course apps on SD all dissapeared after installing 2.2.
    One thing I've noticed about 2.2 is I can't turn Camera shutter sound off, even with a non-stock cam like RetroCam. Still, apps seem to run better under 2.2
     
  21. apkbuccsfan

    apkbuccsfan Newbie

    I have an ascend 100% stock... When I do the update to 2.2 through metro how do I back up my apps and all that (if u even loose all that)
     
  22. nuttmeg

    nuttmeg Extreme Android User


    root the phone and install titu from market and backup all system apps+data
     
  23. laserd

    laserd Newbie

    So Metropcs stalled the shit of us users. So is there an official release date for the update because I'm losing my patience and Im about to do 2.2 update myself. Help?
     
  24. PlayfulGod

    PlayfulGod Extreme Android User

    yes, its in the metro app store. What I posted above is it rooted, deodex, unbloated, and some tweaks.
     
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