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Android 2.2 Froyo on my Nexus One!
After waiting over a month since I saw it announced at Google IO back in May, I finally have the final build of Froyo (Frozen Yogurt) running on my AT&T Nexus One.
All of the promised improvements are there and it really seems faster...
All the things I was really hot for are here:
- Flash support (so far it works VERY nicely), which I just had to download from the Marketplace after the update.
- Microsoft ActiveSync support for calendar. Yes!
- Performance improvements. Zoom!
- Interface improvements. Wowza!
- And last, but not least, built in support to become a wifi hotspot! Nice!
The upgrade was pretty fast and totally painless. I didn't wait for the OTA icon to show up, I guess I'm just too impatient, so I downloaded the update from Google, copied it to my SD card, and applied the update. In a matter of minutes I was up and running 2.2 FRF85B.
You can download the update here: http://android.clients.google.com/packages/passion/signed-passion-ota-42...
Here's how to do the update:
- Download it and rename it update.zip
- Copy the file to the root of your sd card
- Turn on your phone while holding power and the trackball
- In the bootloader, press the power button
- Press volume down to select recovery
- When you see the triangle with a ! symbol, press the Power button
- Select Apply sdcard: update.zip
- When you get the message "update successful", reboot and you'll be running Froyo
A day or two after updating this by hand, I received an OTA automatically so that I'm now running FRF91. Apparently there were some security patches because I don't notice a difference in the interface or any of the applications.
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