How To Manually Download And Install Android 2.2 Froyo On Motorola Milestone


22.03.2011

How To Manually Download And Install Android 2.2 Froyo On Motorola Milestone

If you don’t know how to install the official Android 2.2 Froyo build for the Motorola Milestone, then we’re here to help. It’s quite easy actually, but I’m sure many of you are still afraid to upgrade due to the fear of breaking something.

How to manually download and install Android 2.2 Froyo on Motorola Milestone:

  1. Download Motorola Software Updater at this link here;

  2. Run the .exe file and install the MSU;

  3. Connect your Motorola Milestone to your PC;

  4. Hit the update button;

  5. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Please remember to backup first because something might go wrong. Ensure that your phone’s battery is fully charged and do not disconnect the phone from the computer until after the upgrade process is completed.

Many Motorola Milestone users have encountered an issues with Gmail and Google services Auto-sync after upgrading so let’s see how you can re-enable Gmail auto-sync after Android 2.2 Froyo upgrade:

  1. Go to your Homescreen;

  2. Press the homecreen until a menu pops-up;

  3. Choose Widgets;

  4. Now choose Power Control;

  5. Go to your Hoemscreen once again;

  6. Use the Power Control widget to disable Gmail / Google services auto-sync;

  7. Use the Power Control widget to re-enable Gmail / Google services auto-sync;

  8. Now the Gmail / Google services auto-sync should work as intended.

Let me know if this guide was useful to you. Discuss more in comments and post your workarounds if something bad happened.

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