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Official Froyo 2.2 Support and Q&A thread


#1   olta777

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06 June 2010 - 08:49 PM

Ok....lets keep things organized and keep all support questions in this thread. The first post will be constantly updated with questions and answers...

Please keep it clean, friendly and be patient.... Staff and members will be answering each question...so I welcome all knowledgeable members to jump in and share knowledge. Let's get this going...


Questions & Answers

Helpful Links:

- I have Android 2.0.1 on my Droid and would like to root and load ROMs
- Start here: Read this FIRST if you want to root, flash ROMs, mods, etc.

- I have Android 2.1 on my Droid and would like to root and load ROMs
- Start here: Droid 2.0.1 SBF - How to go back to 2.0.1 from 2.1
** OR USE SIMPLE AGreen BHM's Droid RootKit **

- How do I load the ROM using Nandroid?
- Start here: http://www.mydroidwo...g-nandroid.html

- I am getting a Nandroid error, help...
- http://www.mydroidwo...d+status+errors

- How do I run update.zip files?
- Start here: http://www.mydroidwo...update-zip.html

- I have Android 2.1 on my Droid and would like to root and flash Froyo
- Start here: NON Rooted users guide to get froyo

- Froyo Installation Guide - Noob Friendly
- http://www.mydroidwo...ide-thread.html

- Where are the Froyo files and which order do I need to flash them?
1. Flash Froyo - Download Froyo for your Motorla Droid or NON Rooted users guide to get froyo
UPDATED Newer Froyo Leak: http://www.mydroidwo...ked-frf84b.html - just released 6/29...
2. Update Radio - http://www.mydroidwo...radio-file.html
UPDATED radio/baseband: http://www.mydroidwo..._01-43-01p.html
3. Run update.zip ROOT file -

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4. Apply Overclock and WiFi fix - http://www.mydroidwo...s-wifi-fix.html
5. Set up your phone and enjoy!!!!

- I loaded Froyo 2.2 and lost root
- Run this update.zip file

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. Once you are done, you will need to redo the OC/wifi fix.

- How do I get flash on my Froyo?
- Start here: http://www.mydroidwo...bout-flash.html

- I have updated to Froyo and would like to update my radio / basenband...
- Get the radio update: http://www.mydroidwo...radio-file.html
UPDATED radio/baseband: http://www.mydroidwo..._01-43-01p.html

- I want to overclock my Droid, where do I get the kernels?
- Get them here:

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- Google Maps Fix for Froyo
- http://www.mydroidwo...-fix-froyo.html

- Froyo Market Fix and busybox update.zip
- http://www.mydroidwo...update-zip.html

- How do I get Hulu working on my Droid on Froyo?
- http://www.mydroidwo...-new-froyo.html

- HTC_IME Keyboard for Froyo
- http://www.mydroidwo...ew-stuff-2.html

- How do I tether with my Droid?
- From main screen, go to Settings>Wireless&Networks>Tethering>USB Tethering

- I deleted my maps.apk to try to update to new version. How do I get it back?
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#2   atlchamp

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06 June 2010 - 09:12 PM

When I try to view videos in my gallery, I get sound but no picture...juss black screen...what do i do?

#3   jedisextrik

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06 June 2010 - 09:57 PM

Followed directions and all seemed well, but I'm now after final reboot I'm stuck in a loop at blue android logo and it doesn't progress any further...any idea how to fix?

#4   olta777

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07 June 2010 - 12:06 AM

When I try to view videos in my gallery, I get sound but no picture...juss black screen...what do i do?

Welcome to MyDroidWorld!!! Try rebooting and see if it works...if not, I would suggest wiping data and cache, then re-flashing the ROM. ;)


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#5   olta777

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07 June 2010 - 12:06 AM

Followed directions and all seemed well, but I'm now after final reboot I'm stuck in a loop at blue android logo and it doesn't progress any further...any idea how to fix?

Which overclock kernel did you load? Some droids don't handle higher ones very well...I would wipe data and cache, then re-flash the lower kernel. :)


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#6   olta777

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07 June 2010 - 12:07 AM

First post updated. ;)


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#7   onecool1929

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07 June 2010 - 01:52 AM

Any one in the Sacramento area willing to help put froyo on my droid. I am a tard when it comes to computer stuff.

#8   durableburrito

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07 June 2010 - 05:10 AM

Froyo won't let me install myh apps to sd jusgt says it found no sd certificate. Any thoughts?

#9   n0m0n

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07 June 2010 - 06:21 AM

If I install will this root me if not I assume I cant install the wifi fix? (OC)
Also what would be the method to get back to 2.1?

Will this leave any info behind if I revert back to 2.1 that Verizon can see if I need to repalce the device?

Thanks

#10   RANDYRKELLY

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07 June 2010 - 06:36 AM

Thanks Olta for putting this up. This will help alot of people. Also ill be on the official. #mydroidworld IRC to help. But if I'm not there ill be with family.

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#11   jtelander

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07 June 2010 - 06:42 AM

- I have Android 2.1 on my Droid and would like to root and flash Froyo
- Start here: http://www.mydroidwo...-get-froyo.html


I don't understand this at all...the thread you link as the suggested place to start for those with 2.1 who want to root and flash Froyo includes the following post

This guide is for non rooted users who dont want to root. If you want to root we need to do a few other steps to get you rolling. We will have to take you back to 2.0.1 using the RSD light program then load a rooted 2.1 update.zip then we can just use one of the other froyo files for rooted users

I'd appreciate any help you can offer to help clear up my confusion on this.

Thanks

#12   RANDYRKELLY

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07 June 2010 - 07:07 AM

if you are running a stock droid you will need to follow those steps to get root and froyo

I don't understand this at all...the thread you link as the suggested place to start for those with 2.1 who want to root and flash Froyo includes the following post



I'd appreciate any help you can offer to help clear up my confusion on this.

Thanks

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#13   jtelander

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07 June 2010 - 07:20 AM

if you are running a stock droid you will need to follow those steps to get root and froyo

What does BBCrackmen mean when he says "This guide is for non rooted users who dont want to root." ?

I'm missing something. Is this at odds with what you and Olta are saying?

#14   olta777

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07 June 2010 - 07:21 AM

I don't understand this at all...the thread you link as the suggested place to start for those with 2.1 who want to root and flash Froyo includes the following post



I'd appreciate any help you can offer to help clear up my confusion on this.

Thanks

I was under the impression that once you went thru the steps, the phone will be rooted at end...but I may be wrong. Let me clarify that and I will get back to you. :)


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#15   jtelander

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07 June 2010 - 07:34 AM

I was under the impression that once you went thru the steps, the phone will be rooted at end...but I may be wrong. Let me clarify that and I will get back to you. :)

Thanks Olta!

#16   olta777

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07 June 2010 - 07:40 AM

Thanks Olta!

No problem, please be patient....I wish I still had my Droid to test all those questions for you guys...but I just have to wait to hear from P3. ;)


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#17   jatitzer

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07 June 2010 - 07:56 AM

Want to start off saying this rom is awesome, you did some great work. You fixed my google maps problem I was having! I was hoping you have something for google voice, I can't get it to install.

#18   olta777

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07 June 2010 - 08:12 AM

Clarification for everyone: regardless of which way you load Froyo, your Droid WILL BE rooted at end of process. :)


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#19   Cruud

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07 June 2010 - 08:24 AM

Google Services appears to be outdated leading to issues with chrometophone and Google Voice. Chrometophone will not register a Droid. Google Voice will not automatically update messages.

#20   TheFid2

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07 June 2010 - 09:14 AM

I'mma stop thread-jacking the other guy's question.

I did a fresh install of froyo

Now, in which order should I apply the following updates: The SPRecovery rooting update, the wifi kernel, and the baseboard kernel.