How to update the Nexus One to Android 2.2.2


22.01.2011

How to update the Nexus One to Android 2.2.2

Google has just released another minor ( but important ) Froyo update for all flagship users. Going by the name of Android 2.2.2, this Nexus One update is going to upgrade your operating system to the latest version, fix some security issues and, of course, that annoying SMS bug. Although is going to be released over-the-air soon, you can get it now by following our guide bellow, in which we are going to show you how to update the Nexus One to Android 2.2.2.

In order for you guys to install this 550 KB upgrade, you will have to be not rooted and on a FRG83D build. To check this number, simply go to Settings -> About Phone and there you should see the build version. Those who are rooted can simply flash a custom room, unfortunately not available yet on mobile-review.ws

The file below contains the genuine update and its coming straight from Google’s headquarters. The process has been tested and if you encounter any problems on the way, post a comment below and I will try to help you.

Nexus One

How to manually update the Nexus One to Android 2.2.2
  1. Download the file on the desktop and rename it to “update.zip”.

  2. Connect the Nexus One to your PC / Mac using an USB cable. Now transfer the .zip file into the root of your microSD card. That means no folders.

  3. Power down the smartphone.

  4. Hold the Power Down button and then press Power.

  5. Scroll down to the Recovery option and select it by pressing Power.

  6. When a triangle with an exclamation point inside appears, press the Power and Volume UP buttons at the same time.

  7. Navigate the menu using the trackball until you see the “apply sdcard:update.zip” option. Select it.

  8. After the installation completes, choose the “Reboot system now” option.

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