How to manually install Android 2.2 ( Froyo ) update on Droid X


22.08.2010

How to manually install Android 2.2 ( Froyo ) update on Droid X

The following guide shows you how to manually install the Android 2.2 ( Froyo ) update for the Motorola Droid X. This is for all the enthusiastic Droid X owners who cannot wait until September for the official OTA update. We must mention that this is a leaked version, discovered from the guys of MyDroidWord, which contains 98% of the official content.

Before you start, there are some things you need to know. First, this works for non-rooted and rooted cellphones. The rooting state will be preserved after this process is complete. Secondly, by installing the leaked Android 2.2 Froyo update for the Motorola Droid X, you will upgrade your baseband and your system. Last but not least, before you start, you must go back to stock settings. For other problems, check the Troubleshooting section bellow or the official forum topic.

Android 2.2 ( Froyo ) on Motorola Droid X

How to manually install Android 2.2 ( Froyo ) update on Droid X
  1. Download the update.zip file ( Mirror ) and place it on the root of your SD card. That means no folders, no nothing.

  2. Turn off the Droid X.

  3. Boot into recovery mode by holding “Home key” and “Power” buttons. Do this until a triangle sign appears with a exclamation mark inside it. Now press the “Search” key.

  4. Use the “volume up” and “volume down” buttons to navigate to the “apply sdcard:update.zip.” option. Press the “Camera” button to select it.

  5. Wait until the phone completes the updating process and then scroll up to “Reboot system”. Now you should be done.

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