Droid 2 still fails to update

Discussion in 'Droid 2 Tech Issues' started by DroidForTheWin, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. DroidForTheWin
    Offline

    DroidForTheWin New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ive been trying to update my droid for awhile now on multiple occasions and it just wont update. when ever i try it wont allow me to update, i completely download the file and then it takes me to the installation part and about 1/4 of the bar becomes yellow and then it just turns on and says that the update has failed. i did have a rooted device but i unrooted it and after that i restored it to factory settings twice. is there something else i need to do? please help!
  2. UrbanBounca
    Offline

    UrbanBounca Rescue Squad Staff Member Rescue Squad Premium Member

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2010
    Messages:
    2,277
    Likes Received:
    57
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Virginia
    You can SBF, and retry.

    Sent from my DROID2 using Tapatalk
  3. UrbanBounca
    Offline

    UrbanBounca Rescue Squad Staff Member Rescue Squad Premium Member

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2010
    Messages:
    2,277
    Likes Received:
    57
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Virginia
    You will be flashing the original firmware onto your device.

    Sent from my DROID2 using Tapatalk
  4. DroidForTheWin
    Offline

    DroidForTheWin New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    What is SBF?
  5. DroidForTheWin
    Offline

    DroidForTheWin New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    i really dont know how to do that ... im not that technical . can i get instructions or something
  6. Insidious
    Offline

    Insidious New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2011
    Messages:
    1,034
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Maryland
    I am assuming you are on 2.2, and kernel version .330? I need to know this so I can get the right guide.
  7. DroidForTheWin
    Offline

    DroidForTheWin New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    v 2.2 kernal version 2.6.32.9-g462500f
  8. Insidious
    Offline

    Insidious New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2011
    Messages:
    1,034
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Maryland
    This will work: http://www.droid-life.com/2011/09/0...k-to-stock-2-2-to-receive-gingerbread-update/

    To bring this into layman's terms, what could've happened is superuser/clockworkmod has either added or changed a directory in your system. This will flash the stock boot file, so essentially you are pushing the factory rom into your system. Before or after this process, you will need to do a factory reset just as you would do with any other rom. Hope this helps! I may or may not be a available tonight due to the new year's celebrations and whatnot, but I'll try to pop in to answer any questions you have.
    1 person likes this.
  9. DroidForTheWin
    Offline

    DroidForTheWin New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    ok this worked thank you so much!!!
  10. Insidious
    Offline

    Insidious New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2011
    Messages:
    1,034
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Maryland
    No prob. Glad to help!
Search tags for this page
adding a google account on droid 2 global fails
,

droid 2 global update failed

,
droid 2 global wont install system update failed
,
droid 2 software update failed
,

droid 2 update failed

,
galaxy centura failed update how can i retry
,
my droid2 wont do system updates
,
my update failed in mototola droid 2 global why
,
samsung centura failed update
,
samsung centura system update fails
,
the software update failed droid 2 global
,
what wont my droid 2 update without failing