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    Ok Im not sure what to believe but I wanted to know if I'll be ok to receive the FROYO update this week? I have SPRecovery installed but DID NOT root.I was honestly thinking of doing so until I heard that 2.2 is being pushed out this week.Will I still be able to update my phone even though I have SPRecovery installed and not Rooted?
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    Yes, you will still be able to install Android 2.2 (Froyo) on your device; if not over-the-air, than there's always manually.
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    Thank you!
    Im still thinking of ROOTING but figured Id wait and see how I like stock 2.2 FROYO.
    I do have another question though...
    If I wanted to get SPRecovery off my phone and back to the stock recovery can I do so?
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    If you get the update over the air you will have to tell SPRecovery to install it. Otherwise ii will block it. Beyond that you will have no problem.
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    Yes, you can remove SPRecovery whenever you want to; just flash a 2.0.1 .sbf image using RSD Lite.

    If you want more detail/explanation, let me know.
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    Please Id love to Flash back and then reinstall 2.1 lol..I already have sbf on my PC but where would I find the file to flash back?
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    Link 3 in my signature is one place, of many.
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    Check out this thread:
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    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/hacking-faqs/39254-sbf-root-unroot.html
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    I need to uninstall SPRecovery and go back to stock Im not rooted....Just need to know where to find the file to do this? I need to flash back to 2.0.1
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    2.0.1 .sbf file:
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    http://rescue.macleod-web.net/sbf/moto-droid2.01stock.sbf
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    In that link you'd use rsdlite, which you used to install sprecovery, and flash the 2.01 stock file. That will put the stock recovery tool back into place. Then you should be able to update to 2.1 automatically. Though at the moment some are reporting problems with the OTA and are manually applying the 2.1 update instead.

    If its needed, its applied as an update.zip file in the root of your sdcard once on 2.01 stock.
    2.1 OTA manual update file
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    Ok now just flash it with RSD Lite? and I'll be good?
    Then after it reboots go to check for updates on my DROID and install 2.1?
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    Yes, but you might have to update to 2.1 manually, as some users have reported not receiving the update over-the-air.

    Check this out:
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    http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2010/03/31/how-to-manually-update-your-verizon-droid-to-android-2-1/
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    Say I leave SPRecovery installed how do I tell it to install it when it ready for download if it wont let me do so if it wasnt installed? Ive been told it will let me accept the update because Im not ROOTED. Then Im hearing it wont unless I uninstall SPRecovery..
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    You don't need to UNINSTALL SPRecovery, just boot in recovery mode, select "install" and then tell it to allow update.zip installation, install update.zip, and then let the phone reboot.

    Then wait. And wait. And wait. And then it'll boot fine.
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    Ok so when the 2.2 Froyo update hits my Droid and I accept it either through the settings menu on my phone and let it download that way and it dosent work,if needed, how would I go into SPRecovery to tell it to install the 2.2 update?
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    You hold down the X key on the keyboard as soon as you power the phone back on and hold it till SPREcovery loads, same as always.
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    Ok so if I accept the 2.2 update and it dosent install would it save to my sd card?lol..Where would I find it is my question?
    Im sorry Im being a pain. :blink:
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    It'll save to your SD card, yes, right on the root of it. When I say that, what I mean is if you were to plug the phone into your computer and turn on USB storage you'd find it in the window where you opened it up.

    Sorry if that's at all confusing. Short sleep and a late night makes for gummy brain. :)
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    Hey Furbearing,
    I am rooted 2.1 with no ROM just a few extras (P3 kernal, wifi tethering) I have ROM manager, Terminal Emulator, and SetCPU installed on the phone - will I lose these if I go from a rooted 2.1 to a stock 2.2?