OTA GB unavailable

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  1. mpfwrx

    mpfwrx New Member

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    So ive been trying to access 2.3 for several days but it's never available. (im on 2.2 bone stock) Called verizon and they said I needed to wait for a notification or do manually while plugged into a comp. The later of which could void warranty they said. I said so how long; how is it coordinated? They said we dont know; it's all up to moto. Anyone know the real story? Im so frustated with this update process. Google needs to throw its weight around on this... Im considering ditching android over this bs

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    A friend of mine got her update last Wednesday. She was stock also. You might be able to take it into your Verizon store and have them do it for you. Their way may wipe all your data though.

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    You must be real new to this. This is the way they always do it it's nothing new.

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    With froyo I wasn't aware of its release until I got the notification.

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    i went to menu-settings-about phone-system updates and it was there
     
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    mpfwrx New Member

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    I cut out a few steps in my post...same deal. I still have no access to GB. 2.2.1 still. Im going back to apple in protest. And I hate how they limit your use of "your" phone. This is fn bull****. I left apple in protest the first time...

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    You know it's really simple to download the stock .596 update.zip file, put it on your SD card and make sure it's named update, turn your phone off, then hold the home and power button to turn it on and then press the search button to go into stock recovery, and select "install update zip". Does that seem really too confusing to do? Look of videos on how to do it on youtube. Don't be afraid cause some guy at the verizon store told you it may void your warranty. That's more if you root and rom it. What you would be doing is no different than what they would do, they just don't like it when customers know as much or more than they do about their phones.
     
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    I got mine a few days ago actually when I trade my d2g for a dx flashed to ds it said the update was there sbfd to froyo didn't like gb at first but sbfd yesterday and did the update again over night after a failed attempt at flashing .595 lol

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    your not missing anything.i actually think it ran much smoother on froyo and rally am not digging gb at all
     
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    Yea I am debating on going back it is starting to seem a bit sluggish now but like with everything else it being new there's going to be draw backs until they sort them out lol

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    I went back to Rubix Focused 2.0.1...didn't like 2.3.3 at all. I might try a GB drew garen Rom this week for the hell of it though, but I think I'm pretty much staying with Rubix.

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    solution

    Had this same problem, found a solution mentioned on Verizon's forums that someone found on the MOTO Forums.

    Post #6. Phone will not pull down OTA Update - Verizon Wireless Community

    "Menu>Settings>Data Manager>Data delivery>Social applications

    Make sure that the Sync over Wi-Fi only setting is NOT checked. If it is than uncheck it and try System updates again."

    Adding to this: When you un-check this, reboot, and make sure you aren't coonnected to a USB charger (both of which prevented mine from updating). I was connected to charge via USB, and my SD card was unavailable, which may have also prevented the download. When I did all of these things, the download commenced.
     
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    I love it, The OP asks for help, you give him help, I even sent him a PM of the link to the download of the stock update zip and instructions, but the guy cries "I'm going back to apple" and never responds. Have at it man, Apple phones breed ignorance.
     
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    Haha

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    Glad you liked that idopa!! lol
     
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