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Manually Update to 2.0.1

Discussion in 'Android News' started by bots, Dec 8, 2009.

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    Below are the instrcutions for applying 2.0.1 manually without waiting for OTA Update.

    • Grab this file https://android.clients.google.com/upda ... 263456.zip
    • Rename the file to update.zip and place it the root directory of your SD Card.
    • Power off the phone.
    • Power on the phone, while holding the 'X' on the physical keyboard.
    • When you see the triangle and !, press Volume Up + Camera button.
    • Navigate to "apply update.zip" and press the gold button (center) on the D-Pad. Now it will install.
    • Reboot phone (should take 3-4 minutes).
    Your DROID is now running 2.0.1 instantly without waiting.

    **DISCLAIMER**
    DROIDFORUMS.net is not responsible for anything that happens to your phone by following the instructions above. Doing the update manually is at your OWN risk and the staff of these forums is not responsible for bricked or broken phones.

    Thank you.
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    WOOT! thanks for the info.
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    Editied the OP for formatting and made it a sticky.
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    the "root directory" meaning not in a folder on the sd just plainly on the sd card?

    thanks
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    has anyone tried this? does it really work?
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    yes in the top directory of your SD card... not in a folder.
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    Yes I have tried, and confirmed this works.
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    Yes I did it and it works.
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    Cool but Ill wait I'll a few folk get it downloaded and installed first to see how it goes.
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    I'm confused I downloaded the .zip file, do I drop the whole thing onto the SD card?
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    Yes you take the file and put it onto the SD card, and rename it to update.zip and follow the instructions above.
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    can you really screw up your phone doing this? by looking the directions it doesn't look like you can do anything wrong...
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    guess i'll give it a shot. Thanks OP!
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    I am running the install right now will update this post in two minutes.
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    We merely put a disclaimer on there so if it does do something.. we merely saying it's not our fault. This is an as is update, if you don't feel comfortable with it, please wait for the OTA update.
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    Didn't work for me it keeps saying no such file.
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    Another confirmation of a working install.
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    Worked for me also.
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    well the chance of bricking my psp didn't stop me from modding it and this is an official update in a non offical package seems alot safer XD
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    did you rename the file to update.zip ? and have it on the top level of the SD card?
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