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Unexciting News: Nexus One gets Froyo FRG83G

While we are still twiddling our thumbs waiting for Gingerbread on Nexus One, an update which is supposed to fix the SMS reply bug has been released, and updates the OS version to 2.2.2.

Back to thumb twiddling…


HTC Legend gets FROYO OTA Update in Singapore!

Froyo has gone OTA for HTC Legend users in Singapore.  Make sure you have a full charge of battery / plugged in for power before you go Menu > Settings > About Phone > Check Update.

Update takes about 20 mins in total, so hang in there~!


   After the patch has been downloaded, the system restarts and begins the installation of the update, takes about 10 mins.


Yay! Installed, but, we’re only halfway there, as HTC still has to update all their Sense UI on the stock Froyo.  Patience!










Updates … then Opps. Something Died.  Force closed without incident and installation continues. Another 5~10 mins of waiting.


Yay, we’re online.  Settings are retained.










A quick check on the settings… yep, Froyo updated successfully on HTC Legend.  Now you guys can become a WIFI hotspot too! (Menu > Wireless Network).

However, a check at the Android Market Place still does not list “Adobe Flash Player 10.1”, so you guys have to wait a bit more for Google / HTC to update some settings.

Have fun and share what you like about Froyo!  I’m twiddling my thumbs for Gingerbread on N1 in the next few days.

Froyo FRG83D update

Attempting to update my Nexus to FRG83D in a moving train. File at http://android.clients.google.com/packages/ota/passion/ecb21b752065.signed-passion-FRG83D-from-FRG83.ecb21b75.zip. Wish me luck

Update: Success. But the 3min 1st boot had me sweating for a while. FRG83D ok!

Froyo 2.2 FRF 85b and FRF 91 Up and Running

Seems like there’s been a lot of Google love these days for Froyo. The dust had hardly settled for FRF85b (aka official Froyo release) when FRF91 pops up.

Another Nexus One OTA Update : FRF91-from-FRF85B :http://bit.ly/bh3Fsa courtesy of Amon_RA on twitter.


Have fun!  Desire and Droid fans, your turn will come…be patient!

Froyo 2.2 FRF 83 Up and running

Check your Nexus One ROM version (Menu > Setting > About Phone).  Works for stock FRF50 and FRF72 only.  Make sure you get the correct link.

Here is the url to the FRF50 —-> FRF83 update!

Here is the url to the FRF72 —-> FRF83 update!


Follow the steps from the previous post I’ve made, and ding! Froyo FRF83.  This probably is the RC release.


A quick check on issues that bugged the FRF50 to FRF72 release:

1. OK – Doesn’t mangle up Wi-Fi Hotspot WPA Password.

2. 😦 – Swype dies again after patch, but a reinstall fixed it.

Froyo 2.2 FRF72 Up and running

Got news from Engadget that there’s a new leaked build of Froyo that is going OTA this week, but was fairly busy over the weekend, and only managed to grab the update before work.

Setup instructions as per previously, and FRF50 to FRF72 file can be downloaded from google at http://android.clients.google.com/packages/passion/signed-passion-FRF72-from-FRF50.bc033f9e.zip.

Start up animation seems smoother, but takes a bit longer, and checking the install version after reboot showed that it was loaded successfully.


Everything else seems working pretty well, a little snappier here and there. 

Love my Nexus.

#Tip 1: Swype Beta failed to work after the update, but a reinstallation of it got it back.

#Tip 2:: The update screws up the FROYO Wi-Fi Hotspot WPA password, by putting the original password in quotes (“BLAH” instead of BLAH).  Fix that and you’re good to go.

Manual Android 2.2 Froyo Update

Got a hint of manual Android 2.2 update from http://www.androidos.in/2010/05/update-nexus-one-to-android-2-2-froyo-now-manually.html and quickly headed over to check it out.  The instructions were a little lacking so I’ve done the detailed steps.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

0. Check your Nexus One ROM version (Menu > Setting > About Phone).  Seems to work for ERE27 only.

1. Download the file from the link above.

2. Rename the file to “update.zip”

3. Connect the Nexus One, and mount the SD card.

4. Copy “update.zip” to the root of your SD card.

5. Power off the phone.

6. Press Vol Down + Power to custom boot the phone, as follows.



7. Use the Volume keys to select “RECOVERY” then Power to select. Wait for the “!” screen to load.



8. Press Power + Vol Up to load the recovery selection screen.



9. Use the Volume button/Trackball to select “apply sdcard:update.zip”, then click the TRACKBALL to select.  Installation starts.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA         OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA         OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA         OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA         OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA


10. Phone restarts, then prepares to boot Android 2.2.




11. First look at Android 2.2! 

  • Wireless profile is remembered, connected to Wi-Fi.
  • 3G Works.
  • SIP is still up.
  • New “Phone, App, Browser” shortcut at bottom of screen. I like!
  • Seems snappy. I like!
  • Smooth Calendar seems to be broken. 😦


12. And checking the settings… we have Android 2.2 Froyo!




We have Auto Updating

Features (1)


We have FLASH! Beat that, iPhone!

 Features (3) Features (4)


And I head out for lunch… and get back to studying for my test!