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Download: Newer Motorola Droid Froyo Leak FRF57

Who wants a full Motorola Droid Android 2.2 build instead of just a ROM?  A big “thanks” needs to go out to DroidMod and Alldroid for leaking and cracking this new build first.  Yes, this is newer than the build you had on Saturday.  This comes with the stock kernel that can actually be overclocked to 800Mhz, the wifi works out of the box, and is as legit as it comes.  There is nothing hidden about this Froyo.

Again, huge thanks to to those that had this first.

Unfortunately, the original version did not have root access, so we’ve tossed in root and created our own nandroid for you to flash.  In a way, it’s almost like the Droid Life Froyo build.  (Funny.)

*Reminder* – You have to be rooted to do this.  New to rooting? Follow our full guide here.

Download:  droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521.zip

Instructions…

*Note 1* – THIS IS IN SPRECOVERY. WILL NOT WORK IN CLOCKWORK RECOVERY.

*Note 2* -If you are coming from the previous Froyo build, you do not need to wipe data and cache.  If this is your first time getting Froyo’d, please perform a factory reset before step 5 in recovery.

1.  Download the new nandroid Froyo build from above.
2.  Unzip and drop folder in the “nandroid” folder on your SD card.
3.  Open ROM Manager and flash “alternate recovery” (SPRecovery).
4.  When it finishes, scroll up and choose the option to “Reboot into Recovery.”
5.  When SPRecovery loads, choose “backup/restore.”
6.  Choose “Advanced nandroid restore.”
7.  Select “Choose backup” and find the “droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521” backup.
8.  Select “Perform restore.”
9.  When it finishes, hit the “power” key to go back to the main menu and choose “reboot.”
10.  When it reboots, you should be Froyo’d with root!

Questions or comments?  Chrome to Phone time!

Updates: Time to answer some questions from the comments…

-Q: Is this stable?
-A: Yes it is. We wouldn’t post it if it wasn’t.

-Q:  I lost root! Now what?
-A: Boot into recovery and apply this update.zip.

-Q:  Can this be overclocked?
-A:  Yes.  The previous kernels we posted should all work.

-Q:  Is this the same build as the one posted everywhere last night?
-A:  No idea.  I got this from the original leak.

-Q: Will the previous radio update work?
-A: Yes it should still work.

-Q: What does “unrar” mean?
-A: Unraring is like unzipping.

Cheers to Wade for helping me out with this!  Go buy xScope.

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Other Motorola Droid Froyo Goodies:

Download and Install Froyo | Download Flash 10.1 for Froyo | Video: Froyo Walk-through/Overview

Froyo Overclock Kernels | New Froyo Baseband | More Froyo Tips

Tip: Move Apps to your SD Card | Tip: Watch Hulu on your Droid | Tip: Use Chrome to Phone

  • Guarneros Luis

    DOES IT WORKS FOR MOTODEXT OR MOTOBUR?

  • this way is work to HTC wildfire ?

  • anyone know why many of my google apps wont work?

  • Guys / Gals. My phone went into the loop logo phase. I followed the instructions of delete you data and then running the advanced restore and it worked. A lot of the people are not accurate on these post but luckly we have users that participate in posting like these that helped me restore my phone.

  • Guys / Gals. My phone went into the loop logo phase. I followed the instructions of delete you data and then running the advanced restore and it worked. A lot of the people are not accurate on these post but luckly we have users that participate in posting like these that helped me restore my phone.

  • Riviewred

    I can't get drop down menu's to work can anybody help

  • Playermatic3092

    dOES THIS EVEN WORK!

  • Playermatic3092

    dOES THIS EVEN WORK!

  • cant get 2.2 to install, got 2.1 rooted just fine, boot loops right after i install 2.2, any ideas?

  • cant get 2.2 to install, got 2.1 rooted just fine, boot loops right after i install 2.2, any ideas?

  • Stjowa

    How do I uninstall it when the real deal comes out?

  • Trueprose

    endless boot loop!!! what do i do??!! Help for jesus sake…help!!!!!!!!!

    • Mrpicolas

      Wipe your dada and cache

  • adam

    why doesnt apps to sd work?

  • Ttstorm02

    Anyone Know how to fix the droid eye loop?

    • Mrpicolas

      Try wiping data and cache first if using a kernel other than stock go up in voltage or down in clock speed

  • Maddoxmisery

    so i have a huge problem now and i have no idea what i did wrong.

    the phone powers itself off when it starts up and doesn't respond to me hitting the power button. like it has gone through the entire process starting up, then blinks off and i'm unable to start it for hell like an hour. i thought it could be battery drain or something..so i charged it for a few hours. still having trouble powering up.

    i did your first step on rooting 2.1. followed to the letter. fired up rom manager and wanted to get bugless beast and a new kernel…i fell asleep waiting for bugless to download. i wake up and i have this weird..i guess bricked phone now…no clue what to do..so i desperately need help. i can't get it powered into recovery..seeing as i can't power up at all now…

    i'm screwed.

    • Mrpicolas

      Leave it on the charger For at least an hour Then try booting into recovery When the battery is low You will sometimes have a problem

  • Does anyone know how I can get the ringtone that comes default with this? I like it a lot and can't find it now that I upgraded to BB0.4 :[ Help would be appreciated! :]

  • Cahollow

    Ever since I updated to 2.2 (both this build and a previous one) my Droid will often display the symbol like its syncing to/from Google servers on the cloud and totally lock up. Sometimes if I wait it goes away, sometimes the phone just reboots and sometimes I just have to jack the battery out of the back and reboot (often 2 or 3 times) before the phone stabilizes and is useful. Anyone else run into this?

  • Rbotelho76

    I got 2.2 put on and now i can't find some of the apps i had on the market place. whats going on and is there a fix?

    • Rbotelho76

      i also noticed that on my baseband version i have C_01.3E.03P this is different from the one showed in the photo above could this be the reason i am having issues

  • Mike

    How do I enable WIFI tethering? I only see USB tethering?

  • so i followed these steps & after it reboots it just keeps loading the droid red eye over & over. any suggestions?

  • SirusTheVirus

    For everyone having the “Flash Alternate Recovery” greyed out… open Rom Manager > Settings > Check the “Advanced Mode” box and try again…

    • At0msplat

      I tried this and I still have Flash Alternate recovery greyed out. I downloaded the file and and droped the 3 files into the droidlife floder in the nandroid folder. I have in the nandroid folder which is is in the root on sdcard,
      nandroid
      -droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521
      —boot.img
      —nandroid.md5
      —system.tar
      there is also 2 other folders in nandroid folder, BDS-20100808-1939 & BDS-20100809-2224. I dont think these are stopping it but maybe? Anyone have any other suggestions?
      I am rooted 2.1 moto droid
      kernel [email protected]#1
      build ESE81

  • Vyruzx

    the zip doesnt have a folder in it called droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521 it is like an update.zip

  • Sure Wifi works but Wifi Tether is missing. My “about phone” info reads the same as the screen shot in the original post above too. Not sure whats up with that.

  • JPC

    I can't seem to find Verizon FIOS Mobile in the market after doing this update.

    • JPC

      Maybe someone can email me the apk ?

    • JPC

      I'm actually looking for the apk for the DVR Manager

  • Mikelmc

    Is there any way to recover after you updated to froyo and then to the 1250 kernel .. The phone wont mount the sdcard at all ..and does not recognzie. Can anyone help me with this or am I going to have to replace the phone?

  • Baraksteve

    In step 3. flash alternate recovery is grayed out and it says no alternate recovery available, I followed the previous steps to root the phone how do I proceed?

  • Ford5pt0

    Is there a fully explained step by step way to do this, i'll donate to whoever puts one together..

  • I had an issue where I couldn’t mount the nandroid folder. I had to rename my drive from “NO NAME” to “SDCARD.” After this, everything worked perfectly.

  • Ramjabar

    caused my phone to get red hot and wouldn't charge. Had to revert ;-(

  • Kfath1978

    Cant find the file while in back up?? Please help!

    • Kfath1978

      seriously where the hell is droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521 on the sd card? when iam in recovery i dont see it..nothing there…wtf!!!! please be as detailed as possible! thanks!

  • TeeJay

    yeah… when i go to flash “alternate recovery”, the option of greyed out and says there isnt an alternate recovery. ive done everything in the previous instructions, and everything in these instructions up to that point. whats the deal??

    • TeeJay

      option IS greyed out *****

  • Justin

    Woohoo FROYO!
    Thanks DL!

  • victor aroma

    I tried this ROM twice, both time i bricked my phone. Thank god for backups.

  • Taters343

    It won't let me do step 3. When I go into ROM Manager “Flash Alternate Recovery” is unselectable. It says it has no alternate recovery available. Any tips?

    • I needed to install the clockworkmod recovery tool by clicking on all clockworkmod recoveries and clicking install when prompted.

  • gorman.larry0

    how do i get root??! its not working!!

    or how do i “apply” it?

  • Chad24taylor

    Anyone overclocking the stock kernel that comes with this? If so, what settings do you have your setcpu at? i've got it at max 800 min 500 currently, running cool temps/clocking over 1000 on quadrant, and decent batter life so far. Any suggestions?

  • gorman.larry0

    how do i “apply” the update folder??

  • Chirag

    after installing froyo, the phone wont reboot. It just gets stuck between two of the startup animations. Someone help!

  • HydroxideNaCl

    got infinitive rebooting after restore… any suggestoin?

    • Sondun2001

      I had to turn off the phone, hold x and power to get back into SPrecovery and do a factory data wipe and cache wipe when it booted the 2.2 restore was still there!

  • Sano Sinji

    why wont my phone reboot into recovery after putting it on sprecovery?

  • Mmart99999

    how do you know if you've become unrooted after you do the froyo update?

  • Krimsongraphix

    Any word on when Verizon is going to officially release Froyo? I still have concerns on Rooting my Motorola Droid.

  • Almighty1

    I have been having the endless reboot loop problem and couldn't get into safe mode…

    The only way out is to boot in SPRecovery, wipe data and then flash this ROM.

    I found out what caused the endless reboot loop after experiencing the scenario 3 times. It appears that if I goto Market and install apps and the phone returns with the low space warning, even if I uninstall the app that caused it which is different each time, and then power off the phone, it will go in the endless loop and won't let me into safe mode so it seems it's either corrupting data when the low space warning shows up or it's writing bad data. In the last time, I moved all big apps to the SD Card using Titanium Backup before installing other apps so there is 60MB free and haven't experienced the problem yet. Does anyone have Yahoo! mail working in froyo? If so, what are the setup procedures as adding a e-mail using @yahoo.com doesn't work unlike 2.1.

  • thewalker303

    did everything it says and i get an error nandroid exited with status 28. wtf?

  • Dracul

    How do u do a factory reset?

  • Under999

    Why do I keep getting Error: Nandroid exited with status 28

  • Ford5pt0

    Also, has there been anyone who rooted their droid, and it messed it up? i wanna do it, but my luck sometimes likes to kick me in the ass…

  • Ford5pt0

    I would like to know if there is a way to get android 2.2 that will for sure not mess up your phone.

  • J Samborski28

    When I go to rom manager alternate recovery its is shaded and says “no alternate recovery available”. This is my first time trying 2.2 I went to sp recovery by pushing power and x, followed the reset of the instructions and got a error 25. Any ideas?

  • tonytbone7883

    Are 2.2 Froyo FRF57 software updates going to be in apk file? if not can it?

  • tonytbone7883

    How are we going to get OS 2.2 software updates if we are rooted? Are the Developers going to provide a zip file for us? Can we still get them OTA?

  • Hey .. could someone upload a video of this install – one that includes this so-called “factory/reset before step 5” thing? Or, just point me to a youtube site where I can watch it.

  • Qudwis

    i have two problems..
    i used dolphin browser but i wanted to erase
    so i did.. then internet has just dissapeared…
    there's no original internet…
    what should i do?? help me!!! plz!!!

    second question is i cant go in to market…
    when i press market app.. it just comes back out to the front..
    help me plz!!!

    • qudwis

      sorry..
      i just erased everything and started from beginning.. haha
      anyway it works again…

  • Yan

    http://www.mydroidworld.com/forums/motorola-dro… this will work but the one above will BRICK your phone. Please go to http://www.speechtrans.com and check out this amaizing speech to speech translation app coming soon for the Android Too!

  • yk299

    DONT Try this it will BRICK your phone. check out speechtrans the best speech to speechtranslator on the iphone, instead of pre defined phrases you can say anything you want in both languages! go to http://www.speechtrans.com to see for yourself!

  • Qudwis

    it says you cant use this if you have clockwork recovery…
    then how can i change my phone back to sprecovery from clockwork??

    • EC8CH

      From the ROM Manager, under “More Recoveries” select “Flash Alternative Recovery”.

      This will flash SPRecovery back onto your phone.

      • Qudwis

        thank you ^^*

        • EC8CH

          Happy to help. Droid life FTW

      • In case anybody else has the same problem I had, be patient. I had to select “Reboot into Recovery” 3 times before I actually got into SPrecovery.

  • Aru

    hey men its works at milestone or only Droid? I tried to do in milestone but does not work from step 4-5… HELP!!!

  • is it me or has any one found out how unstable this os is. is there a fix for folder ghosts, and what is it with the freezups.

  • Stiwrx07

    how do i root 2.2 because root manager doesnt work help

  • $creamDROID

    IF PEOPLE ARE HAVING PROBLEMS DOWNLOADING THIS , THEN IT WOULD BE EASIER TO DOWNLOAD THE FROYO ROM FROM ROM MANAGER !

  • cavaliercarey

    The Nandroid/Droidlife folder clarification is crucial. Thanks!!

  • Mmart99999

    i love everyone on here! such good tips when i cant figure something out. thanks!!!

  • Mmart99999Michele

    when i go to step i cant go any further, it says cannot back up/sd card, can anyone help?

    • $creamDROID

      your sd card is maybe corrupted

      • $creamDROID

        download rom manager , under stock fonts it has the froyo leak , way easier

  • Ohszabo

    I've created my nandroid folder, downloaded droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521 inserted it inside of my nandroid folder on my sd card. but theres no droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521file to choose from when in i'm picking my backup i want to restore with in my sprecovery. the only selections are boot.img nandroid.md5 and system.tar

    • $creamDROID

      did you download the rite file ?

  • Cory

    I have the first one and i didn't come with the wifi hotspot. I was wondering if this one does or would it be a waste of time to dl and install it.

    • $creamDROID

      this one comes with the wifi

  • Pdiddy1906

    I flash my phone to 2.2 and everything was working fine. I changes my case this morning and my phone is stuck at the bootloader(please help)

  • Akidd

    For those having issues – like I was – here is a modified Step 2.
    Your SD card needs to have a root folder called nandroid
    Your nandroid folder should have a folder inside of it called droidlife or droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521 – it doesn't matter what you call it.
    Now, copy/extract the 3 files in the droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521.zip file into that 'what you call it' folder.
    There's no Un-Raring to be done.
    So, you should have
    SD Card
    – nandroid
    —droidlife
    —–boot.img
    —–nandroid.md5
    —–system.tar

    For Step 7 – select the 'what you call it' folder.

    • Zeus

      Thank you Akidd! Stuck at “Status 25 error” for the past two days!

      **READ THIS POST ABOVE**

    • Harley Pawley

      Thank you, Akidd for giving me an idea! What may have been my problem is that I may have created the folder (originally the full name as suggested) through Windows as I was mounted through the USB. So, I renamed the folders through ASTRO. I renamed the nandroid file – even though it didn't change, and then I renamed the other folder to DROIDLIFEFROYO. The next attempt it worked!

      It's odd, but I have never been successful at downloading through the phone and getting a useable file. If I download through Windows and then copy to the sdcard, then it's successful. So, I suppose it stands to reason that some tasks are better accomplished on the phone instead of Windows and vice versa.

    • Nathan Bollman

      THANKS FOR CLARIFYING>>> This should have been in the main instructions!!!!!!

  • Chirag

    never mind i got around that but not when i click restore is says ERROR: Nandroid exited with status 21

  • Chirag

    where is the nandroid folder i cant find it

  • Stiwrx07

    rom manager doesnt work for me ive tried everything please help

  • Stiwrx07

    rom manager doesnt work for me ive tried everything please help

  • Brian

    These question here are pointless to ask since know one ever answers thanks god I'm not rooting using this Froyo bullshit

  • Brian

    Guys i need help, that i cannot even get to the part of rooting my 2.1 to do what you guys are doing, i selected the srprecovery file. Every time i hit start i get failed (0x7100) my phone is at the bootloader black screen i dont know what else to do please help

    • Absens

      I get the same thing…. it sucks.

  • Matrix5 7

    I cant even get pass even rooting 2.1 any help please, after i select the SPRecovery_ESE81.sbf all i get is :
    Failed flashing process (0x7100) my phone is in the stage of the black screen saying bootloader 2c.6c battery ok ok to program transfer mode: USB, please any help

  • Harley Pawley

    I can't install because it keeps saying E: cannot access sdcard/nandroid – or something to that affect. How do I get past this?

  • Every one I love this OS Sorry about my concerning Post.

    Contact me I can help you do this.

  • Cdahn1311

    You say place the file in the nandroid folder on the sd card, is that a file you create or an existing file?

    • you have to create it

      • Cdahn1311

        I have a moto droid, and just wanted to make sure you create the folder first, I am rooted but still a little new to some of the stuff. So just triple checking, you do have to create the nandroid folder on the root of your sd card in order to flash froyo over?

    • what ver of droid OS and what type of phone do you have.

  • Christopherleeyuhas

    I've done this and applied the update.zip to fix the root issue yet I'm still unrooted now. Titanium backup says I'm not rooted and I cannot apply fix permissions via Rom Manager. Any way to correct this? Everything else is reading as if I'm rooted though…odd.

  • bibbyboi

    Ok i'm in SPRecovery and do i select “wipe data/factory reset”? I'm coming from 2.1….just kinda paranoid i'm gonna lose everything if i do that…

  • ok, this is driving me nuts…

    i've gone through the rooting process, everything works fine, i have root access… then i go into sprecovery and attempt to find the backup and keep getting this:

    e:can't mount /dev/block/mmcblk0p1 (or /dev/block/mmcblk0)
    (no such file or directory)
    e:can't mount sdcard:/nandroid

    the nandroid folder is there, with the correct folder underneath. when i get that error, i can't even mount the sdcard at all to load the update.zip. what is preventing the sdcard from mounting?

    • let me ask you a question:

      do you have this program ( RSD Light ) Installed on your computer?
      if so I can send you a update that will help you to get rooted safely and easyly

  • Bigmike4302

    When I try to perform restore it comes up with error: Nandroid exited with status 25. Anyone know what I'm doing wrong?

    • Contact me let me help you with the steps. this is a delicate list for your phone. tried so many times that I have it in my head.

  • Dandkburt4

    So far I have read your reviews and tried out the os for the droid 2.2 and I brick my phone every time I try to install it

    • Dandkburt4

      I guess 25 times is a charm. I got it running

  • Ninjah

    so ive done this but my marketplace is currently not working anymore =( anything i try to update/download i get a message starting downlaod and hangs there… ive ready a few other posts but wasnt able to get any of those fixes to work, any info would be greatly apreciated and if not, whats the easiest way to get back to my buglessbeast?

    • that is funny I have mine working right now and installed it about the same time you did

  • Dylans764

    i installed this, its great, but now some apps arent findable in the market. my friend did the same, installed this, he can scan a qr code it comes up, but mine says it cant find the app in the market. help!

  • Thurstonbrooks

    Please help!!!!!!!!!! I followed all of the instructions and the flash finished without a hitch. Although when I went to reboot the phone goes to the red eye screen and tries to load and gets stuck. My Droid just keeps cycling through the red eye screen then just resets itself and tries again. Phone never rebooted to Froyo or anything for that matter. How can I fix this. Please please please help me unbrick my phone. Thanks

    -Thurston

    • did you clear the user and the cach files? contact me.

      • Thurstonbrooks

        Thanks Donald for your quick response. Right after I posted this I noticed the little blip about wiping the handheld if coming from 2.1 or lower and I also figured out how to restore to my previous rom, which was much easier than I had thought, and then started over. I screwed up by not wiping the handheld before hand and once I did that it worked fine. No bootloop and booted into froyo just fine. Thanks Kellex for the build and thanks Donald for your help.

        -Thurston

  • Sordx

    whats a “nandroid” folder?

    i dont have it on my SD card root, do i create one or what?

    • create it if you don't have it.

  • Elaman

    this version of 2.2 wont let me boot into revovery! it gets stuck with the moto sighn when i hold down x and pwoer! what do i do to get this version of 2.2 off!

    • try to flash back to 2.0.1 or 2.1 then make shure before you start the process for 2.2 you clear the user info and the cash folders using sprecovery. that was the same problem I had untill I followed each step 1 at a time. do exactly what it says.

  • Socom36252

    how do u overclock with it now?

  • hey whats up peeps, im new to this whole rooting stuff…so anyways i have some quick questions…

    1) i cant find rom manager at the marketplace?
    2) if i decide to go back to factory stock 2.1, how would i proceed to go about?
    3) once the official 2.2 release from verizon is rolled out, what will happen to my droid?

  • Stephenw Whitten

    For some reason I don't have mobile service after the reboot into Froyo…is there anything I can do to get it back…I know its not the service because my wife who is on the same plan has perfect service.

    • Stephenw Whitten

      Never mind it fixed as soon as I turned it off then turned it back on…thanks guys this is awesome!!!

  • Ligbob

    put my droid in an endless reboot

  • Bophead

    I got error code 25 when I tried it. Any suggestions. Did a factory reset and couldn't get it to work. Any suggestions?

  • Janob09

    im not sure if anyone else posted this because 550 comments are far too many for me to read but i damn near pulled all of my hair out wondering why i SPR wouldnt let me install this nandroid. the entire time it was because the folder was named “droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521 (1)″ the “(1)” is what screwed me up. renamed it w/o the (1) and it worked. hope this helps any of you that are running into the same problem…

  • Anyone having a problem switching background images with this build? I can change to a live wallpaper, but when I try to set an image from the gallery it just reverts the the last image.

  • samsonite801

    So how does the Wireless AP mode work on this build? I'm a pretty advanced tech savvy guy (or I'd like to believe that so don't kick me off my high horse just yet), and for the life of me I don't see where to turn on AP mode in this build. Do I have to apply the WiFi fix on this build? I swear above it said you don't…

  • JOSHUAME149

    PLEASE HELP IM STUCK AT THE EYE IT KEEPS REPEATING

  • Carnisdope

    i can't find any rar file… only a tar .. ?

  • Natattack06

    I'm getting “The SD Card needs to be mounted to use ROM Manager” after hitting “Flash alternate recovery” in ROM Manager. It shows SPrecovery 0.99.3b. The droid is mounted, as I'm starring at the root directory.

    Any suggestions? I tried unmounting and remounting. Rebooted and still nada…

    • JWeed

      did you ever resolve your problem? i am having the same problem and it is frustrating.

      • Natattack06

        No. Even after a few updates, I am still unable to get the ROM Manager to flash alternate recovery.

        • Mrpicolas

          erase cache and reflash clockwork then sp

  • Just want to say, this is my first rooting experience, followed the rooting instructions here, then jumped to this version of FroYo this morning. Not only is my droid running stable and smooth it feels a ton faster already and I haven't over clocked yet.

    Thank you

    Great stuff Kellex and gang, keep it up. I love this site.

    • Heathcliff

      I'm getting a replacement phone shipped to me today. Can you point me to the link to root and go to froyo ?

      • Heathcliff all the necessary links including the one to the very awesome rooting guide are in the article above.

  • Jesslymk

    My Market is not working on this build. I had the one that came out on Saturday and it was working just fine.

  • airos4

    So I upgraded to Froyo, and loving every minute of it… smooth install, no problems, and phone is very noticeably smoother and faster. However, I lost a few things I'm hoping you guys can help with. I was part of the LogMeIn beta, but now I can't find that in the market to reinstall. Also, the Verizon Fios apps – Mobile Remote and Mobile DVR – are both not listed in the market. I tried to back them up before I did it, but they were locked from being backed up as per Astro. Any help?

  • Christianromo8

    im to the point choosing the backup, but when i do, it says error 25, anyone else got this or know what it is?

    • Ssvereen1

      same thing here got the ERROR: NANDROID EXITED WITH STATUS 28

  • Dpu328

    I still can't get Wifi to work. running newest Froyo and BB. Update baseband. Help

  • joe

    worked liked a charm, only i can't find flashplayer, isnt it supposed to be in the market?

  • Mesarectifier146

    so no internet hot spot??..lame..is there an app or anything for that?

  • Aj Mrtnz

    how do you unzip a folder?

  • Flashed it, and it's running perfect…except I can't add Gmail accounts. I go into Settings – Accounts and it doesn't even show up as an option. When I go into the Gmail app itself, then try to add an account, it takes me to the Add Account screen, but then won't let me actually add one. It's just a black screen. Tried opening Android Market, it appears to open, but immediately goes inactive.

    Any ideas?

  • mikeranucci

    my droid is stuck in the boot logo, with the droid eye… what now?

    • droidforever

      you should take the battery out and hold x and the power button until u are in the sprecovery and then factory reset and then reboot

    • Stevenmbriggs

      I had the same problem… You need wipe data and cache first. You may have to re-root (I did) but after that it worked

  • Dramamusik

    ok heres the answer you all are looking for…just repeat the steps and boom it works!!

  • Dramamusik

    I cant seem to get into the market too, it keeps bringing me back to the app tray??? anyone else see this otr having issues with this?

  • Dramamusik

    so I just flashed over and got Froy'd but I have no idea how to get my contact phone numbers back on my phone…!!! HELP?

    • did u ever get ur contact back if so how

  • Madan48316

    Hey guys, I successfully applied 2.2 to my Droid. The only issue I have run into is the launching of the Market and Gmail. They're simply not opening. They automatically close everytime I try to open them. ANyone??

  • Madan48316

    Im experiencing some difficulties guys. I followed all the steps and have 2.2 running. Everything seems to be fine, except for my Market. Whenever I try to open the Market, it automatically closes. EVERYTIME. Anyone?

  • Lane252

    keep getting ERROR: Nandroid exited with status 25

  • cduce2411

    I don't think this ROM is stable. Red eye loop.

  • Lane252

    hey so i opened it and the only files that are inside the zip is “boot” “system”(inside another zipfile) and “nanadroid.md5” what the deal?

  • ryanwalter

    so i just installed the froyo from rom manager, and i decided that i like BB more (THE FROYO 1 ACTUALLY CAME OUT ABOUT 30 MIN BEFORE I POSTED THIS), but i would like to go back to BB 1.1 i was at before, i backed up my phone before i put on 2.2, but it doesnt seem to be sending me back to BB 1.1 and my previous 2.1 build…am i doing it correctly (rom manager -> click on the backup -> restore)?

  • dpu328

    Okay folks. Anyone who has newest Froyo and Chaos Clean Black and had trouble with your Market stuck in starting download……..you need to install latest version of Clean Black. 1.3

    If this is already mentioned..well there's like over 500 comment here.

    Later

    • Dracul

      What do u have 2 do, when Rom Manager wont let u install the Clean Black 1.3 because u have 2 update the Rom Manager and the Market is stuck n starting download?

      • I Am having the same problem HELP!!!!

        • Dracul

          I unstalled the Team Chaos Rom. I read in another forum that the rom was
          messed up and that's y u can't install anything from the Market. They're
          working on it, trying 2 fix it. hope that helps

      • dpu328

        Ive tried two of those kernels. Im also back to 2.1 so im not sure I can use those kernels

        • Dracul

          if u downloaded them n 2.2, i don't think they'll work n 2.1. did u ask
          kellex bout it? he'll know more bout the kernels. i'm lost when it comes 2
          those…lol

  • Meatball

    I have 2.2 running flawlessly except for Rom Manager. I cannot get it to fix permissions since I installed 2.2. I have tried reflashing clockworkmod and SPRecovery multiple times and taking the battery out and still nothing. It comes up with “An error occurred while attempting to run privileged commands!” Please help.

    • Christopherleeyuhas

      I have the same issue.

  • Lclukec89

    i installed the rom above and have no trouble with wifi…i thought froyo was supposed to have wifi tethering native though. ty workin great!

  • sr_erick

    I'm getting something weird happening. After placing a phone call, an Android logo comes up on the screen, sometimes accompanied by a banner ad. I have to hit the back button to go back to the call log. Anyone else seeing this?

  • Bayberry29

    Is it possible to just have data on your droid and use google voice for your voice. Anybody know the answer.

    • Not an option as Google Voice uses your voice service and does not use 3G or WiFi.

  • jerry8508

    The update went perfict except with my main gmail account now has a sync error. Has anyone else had this and if so how did you fix it???

    Thanks jerry8508

  • Afrank

    The ROM works good just had a few problems. phone kept restarting on its own ever couple hours or so and it makes to many apps run at the same time. no matter how many times you kill it they come back in a flash (kill 5 get 10 ha ha). I'm pumped for all the new Froyo to keep on coming. keep up the good work all.

  • Phase3d

    I did the upgrade but now I'm in a launcher force close loop! How do I get to the settings to turn off default launcher?

    • Phase3d

      Never mind forgot to do wipe data. All set now! Thanks…

  • Austin

    Wow I finally rooted and got froyo… that only took a night and a morning for a first time rooter… I'm pretty technically inclined and it seemed difficult… scared myself with all of the different errors

  • Since updating to the new Froyo and baseband, EVERYTHING works great except one thing. When I try to download a new or previously downloaded app, it says “starting download” but stays there. Doesn't start, doesn't error out. Anyone having this problem? Or any advice on what to try? Like I said, everything else works perfect so it's not really making sense.. Help is appreciated.
    [email protected]
    Twitter @adamfox1

    Im using the new baseband, most recent Froyo release, and The black team chaos. If this has already been addressed, my apologies. Thanks in advance!

    • Hmm, after reading a few posts below it sounds like I need to remove the black chaos. Anyone have market working with The Black Chaos INCLUDING market?

  • duckphan

    It says I'm running 2.2 but won't allow me to add a gmail account from the settings>accounts&sync>add account options. Can't sync contacts or apps. Anyone run into this problem?

    • Uneronumo

      I am having the same problem, Won't let me add a google account, gmail force closes immediately…

  • teeroy

    Hate to tell you but this version is not the baseband version c_01.41.00r, my phone is saying I'm on baseband
    c_01.3e.03p after installing this?? How do I get the c_01.41.00r baseband?

    • Bethlyn184

      (Disclaimer – I'm a newbie) I also had c_01.3e.03p after installing – I located the c_01.41.00r but am unable to install. I tried to install a ROM manager and lost my SPRecovery (root access). Deleted the ROM manager and now unable to to 'power on and X' to get to the menu. Please need some ideas!!!! Many thanks!

  • tab00t^2

    Still missing a number of Apps from the Market on the newest Froyo build (most annoyingly, MLB At Bat), even after the “fix” :

    http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2010/06/

    Interestingly, they still show up in an AppBrain search, and I can try to push to the Droid, but when I sync on the Droid, it gives the not available message.

    Has anyone tried going back to the build from Saturday (either by restoring a backup or just reinstalling the P3DF-CW.zip ROM). If that is stable (?), I'd assume it'd be possible to redownload those apps since they were available in the Saturday build, back them up in Titanium, and then reinstall the current build and try to install them through Titanium.

    Also, two other market glitch observations:

    – Noticed that if I'm running the Team Chaos Clean Black theme, and I try to download any apps from the market, it will say that the download is starting, but never actually go further than that. The problem goes away when the theme isn't applied, and doesn't arise under BE Theme 1.0.4.1.
    – Both on the Saturday build and the current build, the market shows a Google Maps update for 4.2, even though I'm running 4.2 (#4210) already. Any attempt to install fails.

    • tab00t^2

      Restoring the backup with the Saturday build, then backing up and later restoring the missing apps in the current build worked….so it seems (at least some of) the apps missing from the market aren't related to a froyo compatibility issue.

  • Jonathan

    Everything looks the same as the picture above. The only difference is that baseband version is c_01.3E.03P I did all the factory reset and downloaded the above zip. I don't know if I did something wrong. I have another issue that I'm hoping someone can help me with. When I go into contacts and I try and sync to my facebook contacts it just goes back to the screen before. I pick the add accounts button then hit facebook then goes back to the add acounts button. Any ideas?

  • I'm trying to restore but nandroid keeps exiting with error status 20, can anyone help me out with this??

  • kittcoldfire

    Just curious as I'm new to droid-life.com, can most of these things like this be done to the Motorola Milestone? Thanks for the reply

  • Jerome Owens

    Anyone find afix for google maps not being able to update??

    • I am getting an error about Maps not being able to be installed, yet I can still run the application (and it appears to be updated since 2.1). So perhaps now Maps is built into the OS, and can no longer be installed as an app?

      In any case, Maps works for me, despite getting errors about it not installing successfully.

  • I installed this and still have root but when I try and launch into SPRecovery is just restarts straight to the M logo and restarts normally. I know for a fact I used to have it since I would use it all the time but ever since this It's lost. If I install that update.zip will I get it back? Like I said before I'm still rooted so I don't want to mess anything up.

  • sonofgunn

    nm, got it

    • patrick gallardo

      how did you fix your error 25

  • sonofgunn

    i got a status 25 error, help plz

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  • marko

    i need help anyone available

  • gilbert

    I just restoredmy phone and its still slow can anyone plz help me plz

  • gilbert

    This froyo made my phone super slow plz help

  • Adam

    Is there a fix if The Droid Eye keeps looping and won't go any further… I'm not a tech Genius, but Droid-Life makes instructions super easy to follow, did I miss something? Am I blind…? Did it step for step. found the file and everything, pressed reboot. Droid eye. Nothing more. Please help

  • nkhex19

    This build is now in Rom Manager under stock images. I am so impressed how fast and smooth this build is. OC'd @800mhz and its running great!

  • Scott

    why will Maps still not work?? Anyone got this figured out? It never installs from the market

  • BronxAL

    sorry how can i get to recovery so i can install

  • BronxAL

    i cant get to recovery after flashing sp recovery. I cant i get to my recovery so i can instal froyo

    • nkhex19

      Rom Manager now has this build under stock images. A lot easier then doing it through SPRecovery.

  • Christian

    Getting looping eye… how do i fix this?

  • mipami

    Hey is this the same froyo build that is in rom manager, under stock images?

    • nkhex19

      its the same build. Much easier to flash it using Rom Manager.

      • mipami

        Do you have to still do a Wipe data, with the rom manager version, if you're coming from a 2.1 rom?

        • nkhex19

          If you are coming from a 2.1 build it is highly recommended you wipe data and cache. Otherwise you will probably end up in a boot loop and will have to flash a back up. Some people don't wipe and their fine while others get stuck in boot loops. Since your going from one build to another might as well do a clean install and play it safe.

  • Austin

    Hey guys I completely screwed up I think. I finally rooted for the first time and everything went fine. Double checked and it said ESE81 by pete. I did the directions directly to this Froyo build from that ESE81 by pete and now the phone books and loops with the seeing eye back to the drawing of the DROID over and over. Anyone know how I can get back to at least ESE81?

    • Austin

      Ok got it… Just went back into recovery mode and installed update.zip which got me to ESE81… can anyone tell me correctly how to do this. I'm getting anxious

  • boostfreak

    Bummer… I get the M loop… tried everything that fixed your guys loop… any other ideas? Plz help

  • dgriff

    can some one help me out??? i am comming from froyo rom to this and when i am in sprecovery and i am at the part to perform restore. when i hit perform restore it says “ERROR: Nandroid exited with status 25” does anyone know how to correct this?

    • heathcliff

      I had the same problem, couldn't get an answer. I appreciate the support overall, but the instructions weren't as clear as usual. I have tried repeatedly, but can't figure this out.

  • Downloaded the Froyo 2.2 from Rom Manager. So far it is working pretty awesome. I have noticed though that the Flash video is really choppy on my Moto Droid. Either the JIT compiler is not in this version or Flash is just gonna suck on the Droid without overclocking.

    Does anyone know if the 800mhz overclock kernel will work on the Rom Manager version?

  • I receive the Error..

    Restoring
    Nandroid exited with status 25
    Please help?

  • Towelie420

    By the way, we can now go to the FULL DESKTOP VERSION of websites by default. This is huge for me! Kellex, you should post that info on this.

  • Dale

    Can you still use the clean black from Team Chaos?

    • Chris Nimon

      yes, I put it on right after updating to froyo and and had no problems at all

      • Chris Nimon

        I wonder if people are having problems because they forgot to reflash clockwork before trying to download the theme? when we installed froyo we had to set it to sprecovery .

  • Towelie420

    Where is flash ? how do i get it?

  • jaywatson

    error E:couldnt open directory/sdcard/nandroid this in sprecovery when trying to select backup.

    Please Help

  • James

    What's the difference between the Froyo Rom vs the complete Froyo Build available here?? Any help with this would be greatly appreciated!

  • arturo

    How do you unzip the file on the droid

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    WoW!!!! 440 Comments!!!!

  • andy

    hi everyone. I did all the steps listed and I keep getting an error message in sprecovery saying nandroid has “status 25” anyone know anything about what might be wrong?

  • $creamDROID

    why cant i theme my froyo ! it keeps saying E:failure at line 5 Copy_dir PACKAGE : system SYSTEM :

    ITS ANNOYING !

  • $creamDROID

    it worked fine for me , what im worried about is theming it , i had mega problem with it before .

  • jaywatson

    Getting error message: E:couldn't open directory/sdcard/nandroid

  • iceberg720

    Has anyone experienced BlueTooth voicedail not working?

  • Todd

    My droid was stuck on the eye screen and would endless reboot. So I went back to SPRecovery and did a factory reset and a cache wipe then a restore of the 2.2, and after I did a factory reset and cache wipe and then rebooted the phone. and POP it works. WOW it looks nice.

  • This is awesome! I got the boot loop but i fixed it! Everything works, including built-in root and usb-tethering! If you get the loop, you have to wipe data/factory reset from SPRecovery, then WHILE STILL IN SPRecovery, restore the given froyo update. taadaa. Everything works beautifully. thanks guys!

  • Dracul

    Should I install the new Baseband b4 I install Froyo?

  • Poconopixie

    Installed this and it's great, but now ROM Manager won't recognize a mounted SD card. Anybody else having this problem?

  • Tyler

    Does anyone know what ERROR: Android exited with status 25 means?

    • nate

      25 – The rom is in too many subfolders. ( I.e. nandroid/samplerom/samplerom, it needs to be nandroid/samplerom

      • Tyler

        I just made the nandroid folder and put the .zip folder with 2.2 in the nandroid foilder, do I need to take the contents out of the .zip folder? Right now it is just SD card/Nandroid/blahblah.zip

        • nate

          I believe you need to take the contents out of the zip, and have that folder inside the nandroid folder. so sdcard/nandroid/somefolder/(Actual files in the zip)

      • Tyler

        yeah, I tried SD/Nandroid/froyo.zip, error line 25. Then I tried SD/Nandroid/Froyo.mp5, same error. Hmm.

  • ProjectXero

    So, I have a problem (I think), In ROM Manager I click on “Flash ClockworkMOD Recovery” and it always comes up with a message that says “Cannot connect to server”.
    And, I feel like thats the only way to get into SPRecovery right?
    !Please halp!

    P.S. I have the old Froyo with the baseband and wifi fix. And yes, wifi and my service have been working fine.
    Thanks in advanced!

    • nate

      turn off your phone. hold down the x key while you power the phone on. do not let up from the x key until u see sprecovery..

      or i could just be thinking of nandroid/clockwork i dunno

  • Dunner23

    Anyone having issues with the market? mine won't download anything. it sayes it's starting download, but just sits there. I tried shaking my fist at it, but that didn't help.

    • nate

      I was having market issues with the one posted over the weekend. i was hoping this update would fix that.gmail issues as well..and with 3g turned off only wifi enabled….

      anyone know what:
      “error while restoring /system/!” means?

  • Nice that the popup on Megaupload tried to install a trojan.

  • Anonymous

    I had one of JRummy’s ROMs and followed the above instructions. I didn’t have any problems, and my phone is working fine, but my baseband version is C_01.3E.03P. I see that there are other posts to update the baseband, but how did I get this version when the above screenshot shows a different one?

  • nate

    What files should be in the zip archive? clockwork/nandroid is giving me an error restoring system. “error while restoring /system/!” whats that mean?

  • Tyler

    Perhaps this is a stupid question, but why can't I find the nandroid folder on my SD card?

    • Dunner23

      cause you didn't create one. you have to make one yourself.

  • OK, I'm gonna try this one more time…I know it hasn't worked the past 5 times, I should just give up, but I can't help myself…

    • Dan

      Going to do the same thing as well.. I hope it works for the both of us! btw I have 2.0.1 rooted and I'm trying to do it from there.

  • Joe

    where the f is the nandroid folder…im rooted and its not on my sdcard

    • JAY

      CREATE ONE

      • Joe

        i know im sorry i figured it out had a brain fart today

  • Rich

    i have installed the update.zip and still cannot delete files such as corpcal.apk,twitter.apk,facebook.apk while using SU file manager.before i was running jrummy mix and deleted files with no problem and suggestions

  • Vito

    If I am already rooted and am running buglessbeast v1.1 will I be fine with just following these steps or should I return to a non rooted state, then root and then follow the steps?

  • whats a nandroid status 20?

    • wesdroid

      got the same thing! lemme know if u figure it out

  • Ninjah

    can i flash back to clockwork after ?

  • The Artless Dodger

    When I did the “upgrade” yesterday (not this one here), my Gmail has stopped working as well as my gmail contacts and the Marketplace – they launch and immediately crash. Any ideas?

  • Anonymous

    is anyone getting an error 25 after trying restore????? i have the froyo build from saturday..no prob, but not sure about this error code….also should i open extract the files in nandroid????

    • JAY

      YES YOU HAVE TO UNRAR OR UNZIP THE FILE BEFORE YOU PUT IT IN THE FOLDER

      • iammebane

        ok i did that, now all i have is boot.img
        nandroid.md5
        system.tar
        not the file it says to restore
        thanks for the help by the way

        • aczm1988

          Right-click the rom you downloaded, click extract all and then extract to desktop. Now you should have the same folder you downloaded just this time its unzipped. Take that unzipped folder and put it in the nandroid folder on your sdcard. If you dont have a nandroid folder create one on the root of your sdcard.

  • Dan

    After Step 9, all it did was an endless cycle of redeye/droid booting. I have no idea wtf I did wrong here.. 🙁

    • that happened to me once…you know, I read somewhere that before starting, wipe to factory setting TWICE and wipe data/cache TWICE…then do a custom restore, check all aspects of restore, and restore…after I started doing that, I haven't been stuck in a loop…but I do have my own problems I'm unable to get around, haha!

  • Anonymous

    Where can i find a kernel for 2.2 to overclock my froid. The P3 1200kernel crashed it and I had to do it all over again. 2.2 overclocking kernels anyone

  • cduce2411

    IF YOU GET STUCK AT THE DROID EYE: Go back to SPRecovery and press reset to factory default. It will bring you to Froyo. Worked for me!

  • iammebane

    finally got it!!!!!! and sometimes im not very smart…..

  • Lane

    I gave up after I couldn’t get SPRecovery on my 2.1. Oh, well.

    • eddieonofre

      come on dude that was the easiest part!!

  • Ok…I need help. I did everything, got 2.2 running…but here's the problem…it runs SO SLOW. just syncing my google account freezes the phone. So, I managed to get past that, and I installed Set CPU and found that my processor was running 250 mhz (??) and I turned it up to 800 mhz, but even running 800 mhz, it runs so slow that it constantly freezes. And when I say freezes, I mean, complete standstill, gotta pull the battery.

    So….what can I do? I haven't read anyone else with this problem…

    Currently I've restored the ROM I was running (Succulent Desire V6: Atlantis) because that runs very smooth and very fast…I definitely like that Froyo has to offer, but it's totally useless to me so far…

    • Just forget about it.
      Wait for the new Bugless Beast…any day now 🙂

      • you know what though, I installed Bugless Beast V1.0 or whatever the latest one is in ROM Manager, and it had issues too…but then again, I think Bugless Beast also runs the Rooted Android 2.1, right? either way, I'm hoping Woodyman will get a 2.2 version of Succulent Desire, because that is definitely the best thing I've run on my phone yet… 🙂

  • adam

    man, I cant get this to work and not sure why. SPRrevory installed fine, put file into the nandroid folder and unpacked it. rebooted to recovery following directions and each time it says installation failed error 25 or something. I even downloaded the file 2x thinking I may have gotten a corrupt dl or something.

    • Nandroid error codes with known issue—–

      14 – Seems to happen when applying a .rom.tgz format. There is too many extensions at the end (I.e. .rom.tgz.tgz, needs to be .rom.tgz) Also could be caused by exracting a .rom.tgz . These files need to be left as a .rom.tgz file.
      21 – The file name of the folder has a space in it. ( I.e. nandroid/sample rom, needs to be nandroid/samplerom)
      25 – The rom is in too many subfolders. ( I.e. nandroid/samplerom/samplerom, it needs to be nandroid/samplerom
      28 – The rom is corrupt somehow, simple redownload or pick another mirror site.
      34 – This is when doing a backup and there isn’t enough space on the sdcard. Delete some files to make room and start again.
      35 – The name for the backup is too many characters. Simply rename.

      Source- http://www.droidforums.net/forum/tech-issues-bug-reports-suggestions/20546-nandroid-error-codes.html

      • eddieonofre

        ok so whatever come from the zip file is a folder right… and I have to paste that folder in the sdcard/nandroid/(extracted folder) right
        because I did that and didnt work

        • Whats the file type??

          • eddieonofre

            just the unziped folder inside it has three files : boot.img , nandroid.md5, system.tar

          • Interesting 🙁

            Seems like everything you have is right…
            I’ll think about it. I’m sure if you scroll through these comments you might find someone with the same problem…

          • eddieonofre

            actually your comment was ver helpful dude seems that my download was corrupted. I downloaded again and istalled and it now it installing!!!
            i am anzious to see my phoen running 2.2 froyo love!!!

          • Thats why I’m here 😛
            Have fun!!!!!

          • eddieonofre

            LOl I got froyo!!!!!!!!!!!!!
            now someone couch me what are the must-have-app for a root user????
            hot do I overclock?

          • Yay! 🙂

            Overclocking can be done with “SetCPU” in the Market.
            There are lot’s of cool apps for root users.
            Go in to the Market and search “root” or “froyo”.
            You will find lots of neat and exciting ways to love your phone all night long.

            Enjoy!

          • Anonymous

            you unzipped in nandroid???? and got the 3 files…im having the same prob., and i just downloaded the file again error 25

          • eddieonofre

            Dude try this… download again the zip file
            Extract it and put in /nandroid in ur sdcard
            A tip would be to give the folder a short name

          • Anonymous

            the nandroid folder??? name it nando… or something like that… or something else

          • eddieonofre

            Create a folder in ur sdcard and name it nandroid (it is ssome kind of
            default folder for sprecovery)

          • Anonymous

            then drag the zip file over…. then extract them or just leave it like it is when i do it

        • marleyinoc

          Yeah, that is right. And at that point when you go back to restore you will see that folders name as an option (it has three files in it, including checksum)

          I never had to mount my computer from recovery, but SPrecovery lets you.

      • adam

        i put the .zip and the extracted files in the nandroid folder which is on the root of my sdcard. Maybe thats the problem. I downloaded the file moved it to nandroid folder then extracted it into that folder, reboot into recovery and tried to install…am i retardedly missing something

    • You have to unzip the file you downloaded. i.e. move to a folder called nandroid (create it if coming from CM and you don't have it). The unzip (I had to unzip via SPRecovery and usbing to my computer because I hadn't unzipped it) should go in another folder inside of that, call it anything. so you'll have sdcard/nandroid/froyo/ and 3 files in that last folder…
      The restore will then be called whatever you called the extract folder, i chose froyo. The original file was still there as a choice, and that was the one giving me the error 25 because i hadn't unzipped it.

      After that all was good.

  • Has anyone else experience the Music app not seeing ANY music on the SD card. Astro see’s sd and files fine. But Music app shows blank. As well as any downloaded media app such as Tunewiki… Very odd… I need my tunes.

  • Barlog

    Do you think this means the official release Is coming “SOON” ?

  • dimes

    aww snap! that explaines alot, i may have to try this again then. Some one should get this up and running and do a backup in rom manager to make it easier for a few noobs. I have been doing cyanogen since january but find the rom manager restores much more friendly. just a sugestion.

  • iceberg720

    blaze thanks!

    I need to get my coffee coz I thought I've checked that folder but there was another folder inside.

  • Dan

    Is there an easy way to stop the syncing? I don’t have access to a relable wifi at the moment. It’s gonna take forever to sync all apps in 3G.

    • yeah, on you ok, what you gotta do:

      on your home screen: click the menue soft-key, go to settings. Go to Accounts & Sync. unclick “Auto-sync”
      now the syncing should stop.

  • DroidFan

    some one give it to me straight please. Is it worth going through all the trouble again? Is it better than the other FROYO?

  • kellex

    I created this file. There should be nothing wrong with it. So unless Megaupload is secretly installing weird things on my files, there should be no issue,

  • kart

    how to extract by using that software. it isnt working

  • StormFreak

    Corp cal is now built into the default calendar. If you look at the list of your calendars, you should see your corporate account listed there. It's a new feature of Froyo.

  • for some reason, SPRecovery wont open. it just loops the Motorola logo and boots like normal. anyone else have this problem?

  • kellex

    I've just given credit to the right people. 🙂

  • You must not be married.

  • drummer26

    I wonder if the radio update from sun night will work on this too?

  • Kdog

    Yep, just tried to DL and Avira alerted….

  • just posted, but I don't think so 🙁

  • kmarker

    I used androzip to unrar the file on my phone, it takes like 3 or 4 minutes to unrar though but it ended up working

  • AndroFan

    It's a different baseband, so I don't know, but this is a good question as well. would love to hear when people find out.

  • anyone know if we can OC (overclock, makes it easier for people to search posts for overclocking)? I just tried to install a P3 kernel from the earlier Froyo build. My phone loaded the M logo, stalled for a little (<1 minute?) and then rebooted again successfully. The kernel wasn't installed though 🙁 I'm debating whether or not to try again.

    Kellex, any ideas??

  • kmarker

    ok cool thanks, I got it to work now haha after about 4 or 5 tries and reboots lol

  • AndroFan

    Haven't done it yet, but I assume you have to unrar the folder on your computer, using winrar, then drop the contents into the created nandroid folder. I don't beleve any app exists to unrar on-phone (though I know there are zip apps).

  • swypemyass

    I would stay away from FROYO its unstable until full source released.

    Thanks

  • Jwtyler

    First ever post but I gotta say thanks Kellex for being a great (helpful, nice, friendly, and fast) source for my DroidCrack fixes. Tried the earlier 2.2 but it was really bad with the random crashes and reboots. Going to try this one. Thanks again, you rock like a hurricane.

  • DiGz76

    Cool thanks!

  • jessemyers

    He means to use winrar. You can find it at download.com.

  • Anonymous

    Drats- Boot Loop!

    • Anonymous

      I did it 2 more times and now it’s working perfectly!

  • dpraetorius

    FYI, only way I was able to get it to work was to just do a factory reset and start from scratch again, even though I was already coming from the earlier froyo build.

  • towelie

    what a shame to be so pussy whipped

  • DiGz76

    What does it mean in step 2 when he says unrar the file? Does it just mean to remove the .rar extension?

  • okland272012

    around the same speed as the last build overclocked to 1.1ghz can't wait to see new kernels for this. I love not having any lag on anything like 2.1 had…
    browser is blazing fast now!

  • Oinkinator

    Is it possible to overclock this build of froyo?

  • KSChris

    I’m having issues.. I tried unzipping it, but I’m not seeing the “droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521″ backup in nandroid..

    All I see in the folder after unzipping is boot.img, nandroid.md5, and system.tar…

    • create a folder inside Nandroid. Title it droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521. after that, unzip the files into there. your problem should be solved 🙂

      • Todd

        Thank you Thank you Thank you!
        I was having issues too and +1 for you because you dumbed it down barney style for me and it worked!

  • eddieonofre

    hey kellex I got problem when running SP recovery got error 28
    can you help a humble droid lover to be able to rise up and have the new and so beloved froyo installed??

  • dimes

    Ok im gonna be a pain in the butt with focusing on this one thing, but does any one know if it has the corp cal in this build? the earlier one didnt.

  • Hey Kellex I have been finding that I need to flash the recovery twice for it to actually work. If I don't then it just hangs. I see alot of people having the same problem maybe add that up there on the OG post if they having problems just flash recovery twice.

  • PROPHET

    so i dont have chrome to phone should i have done wipe data and cache

  • jessemyers

    This is so cool. I don't know how much I will use it but if I am away from home and my wife is having issue's on the “stupid” computer. Now, I can help a little easier.

    edit: sorry, wrong post. I thought I was still on Chrome to phone.

  • reflash ur recovery I had to flash my recovery like 2 times before my recover would work dunno if its a bug in rom manager or what

  • Scoutzout

    create one

  • Pablo

    Is there a kernal too overclock it faster? I would like to keep my 1.2Ghz cpu 800mhz just seems to slow after being @ 1.1- 1.2

  • machinegun68

    Chinese Proverb:
    'When someone shares something of value with you, and you benefit from it, you have a moral obligation to share it with others. Thanks K.

  • Porcelain

    Yes and yes.

  • Anonymous

    Just rooted today(!) to Saturday’s Froyo 2.2. I had to reinstall all my apps. Will I have to do the same if I now install FRF57? Thanks!

  • Gunner

    This is exactly the same build I posted last night. This isn't any newer. Just sayin'.

  • kimsj756

    we had a same plan, man. i'm still gonna cut it cause, universal rule, when your wife is not happy, nothing's happy. not even droid, man.

  • W. King

    Thank you for the new .zip instead of the .rar. Much obliged.

  • kimsj756

    actually, there was nothing wrong with which file manager i used. the problem that I had was that, when I unrared the rar file and copied the folder to the nandroid folder, the folder was inside of another random folder which was already in nandroid folder.

    put simply, click to open the nandroid folder (if you don't have, create one), put the folder you downloaded into the nandroid folder, not into another folder which already exists in the nandroid folder.

    if it still doesn't work, check if “droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521” folder is inside of another “droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521” folder.

    so the order must be sdcard – nandroid – droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521 – (boot, nandroid.md5, system)

  • jim

    I dont have a nandroid folder on my sd card….. where do i put the file?

  • jxcgunrunna

    Worked great and no problems so far but quadrant is a little lower. 870 from 1400 but still fast in everyday use. Plus what can you expect from 800 mhz from 1.25 ghz

  • blaze

    You need to make sure your droidlife froyo folder is not inside of another droidlife froyo folder.

  • Jesse Myers

    Download winrar off of download.com. It will extract the file.

  • joandy

    I wish!!!!
    I'm able to download it on the phone. But when I connect the phone to the PC and tried to unrar it, I get an error.

  • okland272012

    Your getting the error because you didn't extract the rar file. Once you do that take the folder that was extracted and put it in your phones nandroid folder and then do a restore and you'll be golden.

  • Farqan Kamal

    Hi Kellex.. I get to step 8 but then it says some error 25 and never completes the restore..please help!

  • Steve

    Does anyone know when the official 2.2 update is supposed to be released?

  • Help PLEASE?

    Okay i know this may be silly, but here goes. I have to do all this from my phone and not the pc. So I have the droid zip on my sd card. I select it and choose extract in Astro. Do I extract to the nandroid directory or extract the file into itself and then move a file into the nandroid folder or what? When I choose extract, I get three files, Boot, nandroid and system. There is no droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521″ backup that I can find.

    • Dan

      Never mind. Syncing now

  • jt

    did u unrar it and is it in ur nandroid file

  • dpraetorius

    Anyone run into an endless looping droid eye? I flashed from the previous froyo release with the 800 MHz kernel, and it seems to loop endlessly like that. I can get into SPR no problem, but when I try to boot normally, it hangs on an endlessly looping eye. I've attemped the flash twice now. Any suggestions?

  • jxcgunrunna

    Can you tether to your phone to get to the site and download the rar?

  • iceberg720

    Once I choose perform restore, I get the the ERROR: Nandroid exited with status 25 ???? anyone know if I missed something here

  • Donovan

    Anytime

  • kmarker

    Hey kimsj756, what file manager are you using?

  • Azholio

    Interesting I cannot boot into SPR. I get the long Moto logo then a bright flash, the Moto logo again and then a slow boot back into Android. Suggestions on how to get Clockwork to do this?

  • Porcelain

    I've followed the directions to the letter but get stuck on # 7 as the file is not showing up on the available files. Help?

  • StormFreak

    I figured that as well, but it appears to be a different build number… I just don't know which one is newer…

  • jstell

    did factory reset, again, but WIFI does not appear to be working. It just tries to connect to my network says “Disabled”

  • okland272012

    same problem….

  • Derek

    I had the same issue. Trying flashing clockwork again and then flashing sprecovery right after it. That seemed to fix it for me.

  • joandy

    This sucks!!!!! Phone cant unrar files and I'm at work and the site is blocked GGGGRRRR…. can anyone zip it instead????

  • Jesse Myers

    Never mind, I did it a third time and it now opened in recovery. Now I hope everything else goes a little smoother. thanks

  • Phil

    I have that problem too. had to add a widget to overcome that.

  • Donovan

    Yes

  • z32589

    If you get stuck at the Motorola logo on boot, pull the battery and power on as normal (do not reboot into recovery). Once you've successfully rebooted, open ROM Manager and “re-flash” ClockworkMod Recovery. Once that has flashed, “re-flash” SPRecovery AGAIN. This should solve the problem and you should be able to boot into SPRecovery next time around. For whatever reason, sometimes the SPRecovery flash doesn't “take” the first time around and causes a hang-up at boot. Hope this helps.

  • Dales.Droid88

    What is “Unrar” ?

  • Jesse Myers

    Yes, I did that. Do I need to Flash Clockworkmod before reboot in recovery?

  • No need to be so hostile, I was just answering a question and providing some information I thought might be helpful.

  • Jay

    having trouble getting this unrared.
    Any tips?

  • Does this build come with busybox? I had trouble getting it installed with the rom from this weekend.

  • hawaiianbrowneyez05

    even scarier thing is, I turned my phone off manually and it rebooted by itself…idk whats going on with that.

  • isey78

    everyone trying these new builds, are you just reinstalling everything by hand or have i been missing something? i have about 10 apps i can't live without like swype, rom manager, astro, etc?

  • TomE

    Thank you Kellex! BTW do you ever sleep?

  • Chris Nimon

    haha and I was gonna mow the lawn today. Sorry wifey I have more important things to do.

  • Good move, Kellex, on making this a .zip instead of a .rar, since appearantly peole with enough knowledge to know about rooting a phone don’t know what an iconic file extension is :PBut back on topic, you are the winRAR for doing all of this. Thanks mucho. :DJust a word of warning though: if you forced Apps2SD, like I did egregiously, you will have to re-install them…

    EDIT: Nevermind, they’re back :DDD

  • Donovan

    Did you flash your recovery to SPrecovery through rom manager?

  • jedijesus95

    I assume this is the same version that was leaked last night?

  • Barry

    That's why we are getting these “leaks”.

    This is called FREE BETA TESTING. These files originate directly from Motorola and they are “leaked” on purpose.

  • hawaiianbrowneyez05

    im having the same problem. hopefully someone let us know whats up

  • StormFreak

    Trying to figure out if this build is newer than the “new” release that was put out on droidforums last night… Definitely looks like different build numbers, but I'm not sure which one is the newer build… hmmm…

  • Jesse Myers

    There is a setting in froyo that you can adjust when vibrate comes on. It is in your sound settings.

  • Donovan

    The last build wouldn't let my phone go to silent volume, it would only go down to vibrate. Does this new build solve that problem? And is anyone else with the old build having that same issue?

  • Jesse Myers

    I have also tried holding down x and it just puts me on an endless cycle of M boot screen.

  • EC8CH

    I'm waiting, but not for the official OTA… just Pete's BB 2.2 ROM.

  • kmarker

    The same thing happened to me

  • Antoine

    When doing the restore, do you choose boot, cache, data, misc, recovery and system. I am coming from the previous froyo and don't want to have my data and cache wiped

  • rockstar

    i am gettin error 28 too

  • Jesse Myers

    I have prev build (Sat) of froyo. I have followed the instructions but it is not starting in recovery mode. Any ideas or help would be useful.

  • denny

    kellex… i been getting error 28 since ur first update..this means ur files are corrupt sir

  • Verizon does not have it for testing yet, it is still with Motorola. Trust me on this one 😉

  • jedijesus95

    The last build was pretty laggy on my phone but this build is smooth as butter.

  • Ray

    has anybody experienced better battery life with these new Froyo releases because mine has been lasting so much longer!

  • Ray

    good question i was wondering the same thing!

  • hawaiianbrowneyez05

    my phone wont reboot into recovery, it stays on the “ok” screen for like 1 min then turns off and restarts without going into recovery…anything else i can do for this to do it?

  • gorrilasuitdan

    Pickles

  • PROPHET

    OK WHEN I HIT THE LINK AVG POPPED UP AND TOLD ME THERE IS A VIRUS TRIED AGAIN AND A POP UP FROM SOME NON SENSE POPPED UP THERE IS A VIRUS TOOLKIT ATTACHED TO THE LINK

  • Some love for clockwork recovery? I'm still hoping for the update.zip format, so I don't have to keep re-loading my own mods

  • NOOB!!!!

    thanks blackcatroad an kellex…am goin to do it now so which me luck an i will let you know if i did it the rite way thanks again

  • Phil

    sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet, just successfully did my first chrome-to-phone. Life just keeps getting better and better.

  • blackcatroad

    yeah, for some reason I keep getting an error that says “content not supported”

  • drummer26

    and that's the long way

  • jt

    what do u need help with

  • broham

    Well my dad works at a verizon retail store and I asked him has he heard any news about a 2.2 software update for the droid? He said he hasn't heard anything about it whatsoever. He said its gonna be a while til the OTA

  • drummer26

    If u lose root, just reflash SPR with RSD Lite, then perform a nandroid backup of either your current rom or a new update.zip install…you will then have an SPR-created nandroid folder for backup.. add this to that folder…advanced restore…select the correct file!

  • blackcatroad

    can this build use the overclocking kernels from P3?

  • Myk

    Can You clarify the instructions a bit? I rooted last week using the instructions on your site, so I believe I have sprecovery. So, for someone who has just rooted and is not running any other special software, what do we do?
    Its just that when I see sprecovery, nandroid, clockworkmod and rommanager all in the same paragraph I want to make sure I fully understand before proceeding.
    Thanks for your help.

  • Phil

    when i try to boot to SPRecovery, i get the motorola emblem for a LONG time and then the phone reboots. no recovery mode…. will boot to clockwork recovery with no problems. Any ideas?

  • No because it's pointless. They have no idea when we will get it, and it needs to be approved by corporate after it's been tested. Motorola has said near future and left it at that. They learned from their mistake (so we hope) and are trying not to mess up like they did with the 2.1 update.

  • broham

    Will themes from the pprevious froyo build work on thius one?

  • Ray

    hater!

  • kellex

    My source initially said 2 weeks out, but they also said that almost no one at VZW actually knows. They are more tightlipped about this than anything.

  • Ray

    and why would we care when we have it right here?

  • drummer26

    I put this over a release from MDW from yesterday, which was put over a themed original 2.2 release, all without data wiping, and I have had no problems

  • kellex

    Ignored.

  • blackcatroad

    yeah, you'll have to d/l ROM Manager from the market before that

  • kimsj756

    thanks, kellex, you are right. Now I'm done with installing the new build and waiting for it to reboot. The red eye of droid looks lovely.

  • Amar

    Because the su and superuser.apk are on the /system partition, they won't be taken out as part of the wipe and remain on your system

  • JAG

    DROID is one of the most incredible phones, I wish CMDA works in my country

  • Daniel

    Hey kellex, is this download need to be thru my pc because I can't seem to be able to just do it in my phone like the other ones?

  • kellex

    Dion is right. Just make sure you do the factory reset in SPRecovery and not through your phone's settings.

  • drummer26

    How so?!

  • kellex

    Welcome to the site. 🙂

    Yeah you have to be rooted. Just follow our guide and then return to this post.

  • Sacchin

    I just emailed and got a response from Kellex that when you're in SPRecovery, you get an option to do a Factory Reset, that only wipes the data but not the root access.

    AND SHOUT OUT TO KELLEX FOR THE SUPER FAST RESPONSE! I barely sent it 2 min. until getting a response!

  • drummer26

    Wow, just installed this over the MDW release from yesterday and all my apps/settings/EVERYTHING were just like I left them! Even my weather app was setup how I like it on my home! This release is probably about 1MFLOP slower than the other but it may just be the kernel. I was running the jdlfg 1200 last night, lowered to 800 and was getting about 10.5 MFLOPS avg; this is about 9.5 +/-, but I think this is a more legit release.

  • Rachel

    us not use…Ugh!

  • kimsj756

    never mind. got it fixed. when i created “nandroid” folder and put the build into that folder, for some reason, the folder which contains the build was contained by one more folder which has the same name.

  • PROPHET

    THERE IS A VIRUS IN THAT DOWNLOAD CAN WE GET A NEW ONE

  • Rachel

    Has anyone called Verizon and asked when use Motorola Droid users can expect 2.2?

  • Dion

    You don't lose root when factory reset, so don't worry and do it

  • kellex

    Sounds like folder in the wrong place.

  • Ray

    ok thanks!

  • kmarker

    I'm kind of stuck too, is there an option to “unrar” in astro or do you need a different app or something

    *edit* nevermind, I just downloaded androzip file manager and I was able to unrar it haha

  • iDont

    Damn you guys are impatient! lol Just wait for the official OTA!

    \\Flameshield!!!

  • I had the same thought.

  • tsteck

    Prior to my Droid I had a Blackberry Storm and updated it with the leaks all the time and never had a problem. I’m “technically savy” and work in IT, but for some reason I haven’t done any of the Droid leaks because reading the comments and the mixed bag or things working fine, and things not working at all intimidates me to do the updates. A few questions.

    1) If the phone gets bricked which is the recommended method if bringing it back to life to 2.1 stock to reinstall my old stuff. A link would be helpful.

    2) I have my phone backed up with My Backup Pro, Astro, Lookup, and the entire contents of my SD card moved over to my computer. Is there any other backup I need to do in case it bricks before I start the process?

    3) Is the guide above missing anything that you know of that should be added that is in the message threads?

    I really want to do this but I’m kinda uhhh, should I? :-b Thanks in advance!

    • First off it is near impossible to brick a MotoDroid. If you can see the M logo you can recover it.
      Booting into recovery on a stock Droid is as easy as holding x when powering up. Then you see an image and hold the up volume button and camera button at the same time to get into stock recovery.
      Generally you would have downloaded your rooted ROM (usually renamed to update.zip) to your SD card and in recovery you install from there.
      I think the thing that confuses most people is the fact that there is more than one way to skin the cat of flashing ROMs. Some are bright enough to do it when connected to a pc and do it all from the command line in the tools Android offers in the SDK. Most of us want it simple and to do it from the phone itself. We are lazy or scared and wait for Kellex to post a video and show us how. (<–I am talking about me)
      There are two types of custom boot recoveries. SPRecovery and Clockwork mod.
      Once you have root SPRecovery is generally what you start with. DroidMod made it stupid simple on getting root for 2.0.1.
      Then ROM Manager comes along and automates the process for you after that and gives you Clockwork recovery.
      When stock 2.1 came out there was a more complicated process to gain root again. But if you look over the stories here – http://www.droid-life.com/category/rooting/ it will come together.
      Whatever is on your SD card will be there when you flash from one ROM to the other. It will never get deleted unless you format it or delete the files yourself.
      If you have ANY tech sense you will be fine. If something doesn't work there is this community and many others willing to help you out.
      Good Luck

  • Phil

    Will the same 2.2 kernels posted in the last “how to install froyo” post work on this one?

    Thanks as always. I love my phone, and I have Kellex to thank for it.

  • NOOB!!!!

    ok so after i root my droid then i have to do the directions he has put up on top? sorry am very new to this rooting business an dont want to brick my phone

  • kmarker

    hey kellex is there an app to unrar the folder cause I dont see any options pointing to unrar?

  • Anonymous

    Not sure if I have something odd going on since I haven’t seen anyone else mention this. But, in both the stock music player and 3 (cubed, whatever it is called) I see dupes of all of my music. I’ve search the SD card and cannot find the dupes anywhere. I also see it in the notifications section when I select the audio to play (I have a sdcard/media/ringtones folder on the sdcard with a couple songs – those are duped too).

    Anyone else run into this?

    • DJ M

      Yes I had that on the saturday froyo. I deleted the duplicates but that just erased the files. I had to put everything back on good thing I have all my files on my computer organized with the motorola software I got when I had the devour it works perfect with it lol.

  • blackcatroad

    to get started, look in the right hand column of this site – “How to: Root Your Motorola Droid”

    It's what I followed. Kellex's directions rock!

    there is also a link floating around to give you the “old” froyo without having to root. but IMO if you're gonna go through all that, you might as well root.

  • Anonymous

    Does anyone know if the Team Chaos Simple Black theme works on top of this new froyo?

    • Chris Nimon

      yep, im running it now

      • Anonymous

        Thanks!

  • kimsj756

    kellex, when I created nandroid folder and performed restore, it says “error: nandroid exited with status 25.” any idea?

  • blackcatroad

    if we have themed the old one (droptheme) do we ned to wipe data/cache? or should it be ok?

  • J Dub

    WinRAR

  • Sacchin

    Kellex, this is my first time going to Froyo. I am rooted though. In your notes, you say if this is the first time going to Froyo, you must do a Factory Reset of the phone prior to Step 5 of your instructions. But if we do a Factory Reset of the phone, then won't I lose my rooted access and thus not be able to move past Step 5 without at least rooting your droid to use ROM Manager and get to SPR Recovery.

  • slackerjoe

    Thanks for the quick response!!

  • J Dub

    Is this any snappier than the last one? I just couldn't handle the sluggishness. I am coming from BB 1.1 where everything is almost instant. Def excited about a BB built from source with Froyo.

  • Preston

    can anyone tell me which folder i need to drop into the nandroid folder after i unzipped the droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521.zip file.kellex?? anyone? someone help please

    • Chris Nimon

      there should only be 1 folder, the same file name without the .zip. just click unzip, i think it fragments if you try to save to desktop

  • kellex

    Haven't tried yet. I'm guessing you can, but don't quote me on that. 😛

    If not, themes will surface probably within a few hours today.

  • NOOB!!!!

    first am new to this website an i want to say this website is very well put an very organized. Now sorry for asking this but do you have to be rooted to do this to ur phone an if so where do i begin?

  • DROIDLAW

    Can someone please help me? I installed the file as a nandroid backup, and it loaded fine once, then the phone rebooted and now all I get is the red eye loop. It won’t even let me reboot into recovery, so my phone is basically non-functional. Is there any way for me to fix this? Thanks in advance.

  • jt

    thanx for the replies

  • kimsj756

    same thing as unzipping..
    because this file is not .zip but .rar
    that's why you unrar, not unzip.

  • blackcatroad

    if we have themed the old one (droptheme) do we ned to wipe data/cache? or should it be ok?

  • Hey a note for people who need an unrar program: You may already have 7-zip, a free zip program. It can handle rar files, too. You just have to right click on the rar file and choose “open with…” and pick 7-zip from the list.

  • slackerjoe

    Without sounding totally stupid, how do I “unrar”?

    Oh, and GREAT work DroidLife!!!

  • kimsj756

    ah ha, okay. i thought there was supposed to be the nandroid folder if i'm rooted. thanks!

  • kellex

    It's the easiest and fastest way. Just open ROM Manager and flash SPR. Install this. Reboot and flash Clockwork again. It's easy. 🙂

  • kellex

    Create one. 🙂

  • kellex

    No idea what they have posted.

  • kellex

    This has root.

  • kellex

    This came straight from the leak. I don't know what's in MDW's. I'm guessing they are pretty similar.

  • drummer26

    “it's hardly different” from the previous release

  • drummer26

    Thanks Kellex! Quick question though: MDW released an update yesterday as well and I installed it, it's hardly different but only comes with a 600mhz kernel…I know this one has an 800mhz kernel but aside from that, what's different??

  • Ray

    Can we theme this 1?

  • Ben

    Why SPRecovery? Will Clockwork not work as with the previous Froyo build?

  • Is this non-root?

  • Pete

    Can I install it on Milestone?

  • John Dow

    Tried the original leak (crashes my droid after lock screen and automatically reboots).
    Tried the wifi fix (crashes my droid after lock screen and automatically reboots).
    Tried the above (crashes my droid during the boot sequence and loops the boot sequence).

    • matt

      it all worked for me a-ok

  • jt

    so this is different from the new link mydroidlife just posted?

  • kimsj756

    kellex, thank you! little problem… i don't see a nandroid folder in my sd card. where can I find it?

  • Flyinion

    Hey guys quick question. I managed to get 1/2 way rooted last night (had to use a different computer, main would not behave with the .sbf file, either wouldn’t allow “start” or instantly would error out) but did not have time to do the 2nd half where you rename the ES81 file to update.zip, drop on sdcard, and use recovery to apply it.

    Can I download that file onto my phone from the rooting walkthrough, rename it, and go forward? Or does it absolutely have to be downloaded over usb from a computer? Just wanting to finish rooting so I can start checking out all these ROM’s, but I’m at work and don’t want to wait till I get home lol, figure lunch would be a perfect time to do this.

  • Anonymous

    For those of you who were bummed that Froyo didn’t have wireless tether, just go to the Android Market and download Wireless Tether for Root Users. Free and Works!

    • Anonymous

      I am using this since I have rooted Droid, works like a charm

      http://code.google.com/p/android-wifi-tether/

      • do you guys have special kernels or anything cause i cannot get wireless tether to work at all, it will broadcast the ssid, but the mac address keeps changing etc.

        • ajavgeek

          I was running CM 5.0.6.2 and WiFi Tether worked great, never tested on Foryo yet but no reason to break.

  • For some reason it wont reboot into recovery. Any suggestions

  • Jason

    Is anyone else having a problem installing swype with this build? When I try to download it through the swype installer, it says “The Swype Beta is not available for this phone’s screen size.” and it will not let me download the file.

  • preston

    ok after i unzip the file there are 3 files in there.which file do i put in the nandroid folder? or do i close winzip and just put the whole droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521.zip folder in there since it has been upzipped? someone please help with this part

    • Jason

      Go down to my previous post i had the same issue

  • worked like a charm. still not having any luck with app2sd. its not on my applications menu and its greyed out when I select an individual app.

    thanks for the continued efforts. seems like a solid build.

  • Anonymous

    i installed the new 2.2 with root and now my phone goes to the eye and back to the moto spash and then back to the eye, it wont boot even after a battery pull, what should i do?

  • Anonymous

    i installed the new 2.2 with root and now my phone goes to the eye and back to the moto spash and then back to the eye, it wont boot even after a battery pull, what should i do?

  • Anonymous

    i installed the new 2.2 with root and now my phone goes to the eye and back to the moto spash and then back to the eye, it wont boot even after a battery pull, what should i do?

    • Anonymous

      wipe cache/data

      • Anonymous

        I did a wipe cache partition but that did not work. there is a wipe data/factory reset? if i do that will it wipe out my SD card data like pix and video?

        • RealGame22

          Yea…Wipe data

          • Anonymous

            it worked, thanks dude… much appreciated

      • Anonymous

        I didn’t do a factory reset before step five, could this be it?

  • df7003

    Unzip and drop folder in the “nandroid” folder on your SD card? where is the nandroid folder located at on the SD card

  • jstell

    Still no WiFi working. I have wiped data and reset the phone numerous times along with restoring in SPrecovery. Tried the new kernals from P3droid. The WiFi turns on and detects my office network, but when you connect to it, it just says “disabled” and will constantly flash back from “disabled” to “scanning”. Knew I should of waited on this Froyo stuff…

  • jstell

    Still no WiFi working. I have wiped data and reset the phone numerous times along with restoring in SPrecovery. Tried the new kernals from P3droid. The WiFi turns on and detects my office network, but when you connect to it, it just says “disabled” and will constantly flash back from “disabled” to “scanning”. Knew I should of waited on this Froyo stuff…

  • jstell

    Still no WiFi working. I have wiped data and reset the phone numerous times along with restoring in SPrecovery. Tried the new kernals from P3droid. The WiFi turns on and detects my office network, but when you connect to it, it just says “disabled” and will constantly flash back from “disabled” to “scanning”. Knew I should of waited on this Froyo stuff…

  • Jason

    When I extract the zip there is no folder, only the 3 files. Should I just make a droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521 folder and place these files in the created folder and continue with the directions?

  • Jason

    When I extract the zip there is no folder, only the 3 files. Should I just make a droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521 folder and place these files in the created folder and continue with the directions?

  • Jason

    When I extract the zip there is no folder, only the 3 files. Should I just make a droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521 folder and place these files in the created folder and continue with the directions?

    • Chris Nimon

      I had the same problem. I was unpacking to my desktop. Then I just clicked unpack and it made its own folder.

      • Jason

        Thank you for the fast response. It worked… I feel like an idiot.

        • Chris Nimon

          I did too

          • Preston

            omg i feel like such a dumbass with this…im sorry please have patience with me on this…how do i unpack the files from winzip so it makes its own folder?does it create the folder on the desktop?

          • Chris Nimon

            i just clicked “unzip” and it placed the folder on my desktop (containing the 3 files)

          • eddieonofre

            hey guys u can help me I am istalling this new build of 2.2 with sprecovery, but I get error 28.
            do you know what I am doing wrong????

          • Chris Nimon

            I cant but Tim-o-tato just posted a bunch of error codes about 50 posts up from here

      • Jason

        Thank you for the fast response. It worked… I feel like an idiot.

      • Jason

        Thank you for the fast response. It worked… I feel like an idiot.

      • preston

        what was the name of the folder?does it have to say .zip at the end?

        • Chris Nimon

          same name without the .zip

    • Chris Nimon

      I had the same problem. I was unpacking to my desktop. Then I just clicked unpack and it made its own folder.

    • Chris Nimon

      I had the same problem. I was unpacking to my desktop. Then I just clicked unpack and it made its own folder.

  • The freeze and locks and reboots I am experiencing deffinately feel like a market/background sync issue. The more I play with and trouble shoot this.

  • The freeze and locks and reboots I am experiencing deffinately feel like a market/background sync issue. The more I play with and trouble shoot this.

  • The freeze and locks and reboots I am experiencing deffinately feel like a market/background sync issue. The more I play with and trouble shoot this.

  • HeathCliff

    I keep getting this message: NANDROID EXITED WITH STATUS 25. Any suggestions?

  • HeathCliff

    I keep getting this message: NANDROID EXITED WITH STATUS 25. Any suggestions?

  • HeathCliff

    I keep getting this message: NANDROID EXITED WITH STATUS 25. Any suggestions?

  • Anonymous

    Thanks for all the posts from the Droid lovers! My advice is just be patient. You may have to reflash SPRecovery a couple of times (back and forth from ClockworkMod). I had to do it 4 times before I could boot into SPRecovery. It has been well worth the time. Even with the first 2.2, my Droid has performed remarkably better than 2.1. My WIFI works perfectly, which it didn’t in 2.1. It is faster (1482 – Quadrant – 1.2Ghz kernel/18.796 – Linpack); Chrome to Phone is great and all the other upgrades/tweaks are awesome.
    Thanks, Kellex, for your help and patience!
    BTW – the updated baseband did make a difference – quality of incoming calls improved along with an extra bar in places that were suspect. Pretty amazing. Getting ready to slap on Blue Energy v1.0.4 for Froyo. Looking forward to more themes and ROMs.

  • Anonymous

    Thanks for all the posts from the Droid lovers! My advice is just be patient. You may have to reflash SPRecovery a couple of times (back and forth from ClockworkMod). I had to do it 4 times before I could boot into SPRecovery. It has been well worth the time. Even with the first 2.2, my Droid has performed remarkably better than 2.1. My WIFI works perfectly, which it didn’t in 2.1. It is faster (1482 – Quadrant – 1.2Ghz kernel/18.796 – Linpack); Chrome to Phone is great and all the other upgrades/tweaks are awesome.
    Thanks, Kellex, for your help and patience!
    BTW – the updated baseband did make a difference – quality of incoming calls improved along with an extra bar in places that were suspect. Pretty amazing. Getting ready to slap on Blue Energy v1.0.4 for Froyo. Looking forward to more themes and ROMs.

  • Anonymous

    Thanks for all the posts from the Droid lovers! My advice is just be patient. You may have to reflash SPRecovery a couple of times (back and forth from ClockworkMod). I had to do it 4 times before I could boot into SPRecovery. It has been well worth the time. Even with the first 2.2, my Droid has performed remarkably better than 2.1. My WIFI works perfectly, which it didn’t in 2.1. It is faster (1482 – Quadrant – 1.2Ghz kernel/18.796 – Linpack); Chrome to Phone is great and all the other upgrades/tweaks are awesome.
    Thanks, Kellex, for your help and patience!
    BTW – the updated baseband did make a difference – quality of incoming calls improved along with an extra bar in places that were suspect. Pretty amazing. Getting ready to slap on Blue Energy v1.0.4 for Froyo. Looking forward to more themes and ROMs.

    • Ferg

      where is the theme Blue Energy v1.0.4 for Froyo can’t find in rom manager???

      • Anonymous

        It is ROM Manager under roberj13

        • Ferg

          thanks

    • Anonymous

      How did you install a different kernel? I had no luck installing the kernels from Saturday’s build.

      • Anonymous

        I used the kernel that I downloaded from the first build and it worked…

    • Phil

      Excellent advice! It seemed a bit odd to have to flash back and forth between Clockwork and SPRecovery but sure enough, it did the trick.

      • Anonymous

        Stranger things have happened…

    • Falcon34

      I installed BE v1.0.4 on the previous froyo and my market wouldn't work afterwards. I saw he had a fix (v1.0.4.1) for some app compatibility problems, but when I installed the fix I got stuck in a boot loop. Is BE only for the current froyo?

    • droidiot346

      I have been using ROM Manager v1.8.7.7 and have tried flashing back and forth between ClockworkMod v1.8.1.4 and SPRecovery v0.99.3b all day and have not been able to get into recovery with the latter. I get the Moto logo for 6 seconds or so and then it proceeds to the Droid Eye and boots as usual. I've tried holding the “X” as well as not doing so. I started the day with only 2.1 ESE81 installed, but have since broken down and installed a 2.2 w/o wifi from another source. This has not changed my results with the procedure above. Any suggestions?

  • law

    Where is the nandroid file, i can’t find it on my sd card

  • law

    Where is the nandroid file, i can’t find it on my sd card

  • preston

    ok after i unzip the file there are 3 files in there.which file do i put in the nandroid folder? or do i close winzip and just put the whole droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521.zip folder in there since it has been upzipped? someone please help with this part

  • preston

    ok after i unzip the file there are 3 files in there.which file do i put in the nandroid folder? or do i close winzip and just put the whole droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521.zip folder in there since it has been upzipped? someone please help with this part

  • preston

    ok after i unzip the file there are 3 files in there.which file do i put in the nandroid folder? or do i close winzip and just put the whole droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521.zip folder in there since it has been upzipped? someone please help with this part

    • rwcraftjr

      this is the step i am at and stuck with as well. any update?

    • Anonymous

      Create the folder: droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521Put those files inside that folder and continue with the instructions

      • Heyglenster

        Thanks joandy – I had the same issue as Preston – but your clarity got it for me.

    • rwcraftjr

      got it.

      put the 3 files into a folder under the nandroid folder

      any name will do, in this case the writer named his folder “droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521” and then within that folder put the 3 files that you unzipped.

      hope this helps. it worked for me.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know what the difference is, but Speedtest.net now shows numbers between 8000 and 9750, with the kernel that comes with the build.

    Btw, I have lost Weatherbug Elite since installing this build. Any suggestions?

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know what the difference is, but Speedtest.net now shows numbers between 8000 and 9750, with the kernel that comes with the build.

    Btw, I have lost Weatherbug Elite since installing this build. Any suggestions?

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know what the difference is, but Speedtest.net now shows numbers between 8000 and 9750, with the kernel that comes with the build.

    Btw, I have lost Weatherbug Elite since installing this build. Any suggestions?

  • RealGame22

    I do everything from my Moto Droid….no need to touch a computer. I thank its best to just use SPR.

  • RealGame22

    I do everything from my Moto Droid….no need to touch a computer. I thank its best to just use SPR.

  • RealGame22

    I do everything from my Moto Droid….no need to touch a computer. I thank its best to just use SPR.

  • Sorry ahead of time for CAPS LOCK! :-)YOU CAN USE CLOCKWORD RECOVERY METHOD WITH THIS ZIP FILE!Thanks!!!http://www.mydroidfiles.com/downloads/P3DFR-CW.zip

    Also, go here to learn more 🙂
    I won’t be helping out on this one…Sorry.
    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-news/49954-more-froyo.html

  • Sorry ahead of time for CAPS LOCK! :-)YOU CAN USE CLOCKWORD RECOVERY METHOD WITH THIS ZIP FILE!Thanks!!!http://www.mydroidfiles.com/downloads/P3DFR-CW.zip

    Also, go here to learn more 🙂
    I won’t be helping out on this one…Sorry.
    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-news/49954-more-froyo.html

  • Sorry ahead of time for CAPS LOCK! :-)YOU CAN USE CLOCKWORD RECOVERY METHOD WITH THIS ZIP FILE!Thanks!!!http://www.mydroidfiles.com/downloads/P3DFR-CW.zip

    Also, go here to learn more 🙂
    I won’t be helping out on this one…Sorry.
    http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-news/49954-more-froyo.html

  • Anonymous

    I knew today would be a good day.i followed the instructions above and everything worked first try. Thx kellex and team.

  • Anonymous

    I knew today would be a good day.i followed the instructions above and everything worked first try. Thx kellex and team.

  • Anonymous

    I knew today would be a good day.i followed the instructions above and everything worked first try. Thx kellex and team.

  • Anonymous

    Anyone else having issues with apps not showing up in the market that you previously had installed???

    I’m missing and CAN’T even find in the market: NBA gametime (which I paid for), Fandango, and NY Times

  • Anonymous

    Anyone else having issues with apps not showing up in the market that you previously had installed???

    I’m missing and CAN’T even find in the market: NBA gametime (which I paid for), Fandango, and NY Times

  • Anonymous

    Anyone else having issues with apps not showing up in the market that you previously had installed???

    I’m missing and CAN’T even find in the market: NBA gametime (which I paid for), Fandango, and NY Times

    • tab00t^2

      Yeah, I can’t locate bTunes or Operabridge.

    • tab00t^2

      Yeah, I can’t locate bTunes or Operabridge.

    • tab00t^2

      Yeah, I can’t locate bTunes or Operabridge.

    • jstell

      Yep. Touchdown Pro license is no where to be found.

  • Chris Nimon

    I flashed clockwork then sprecovery. when i rebooted it started like normal. I went back and flashed clockwork then spr again and it worked. Wonder if this is part of that froyo learning process?

  • Chris Nimon

    I flashed clockwork then sprecovery. when i rebooted it started like normal. I went back and flashed clockwork then spr again and it worked. Wonder if this is part of that froyo learning process?

    • Chris Nimon

      locked up while restoring, so i hit the restore button again and it took off. OOPS i thought it locked up but that is where I was supposed to hit the power key to go back to main menu. Thought i was stuck at the eye but it went through after 6 minutes.Now I want my 7 screens. please?

    • Chris Nimon

      locked up while restoring, so i hit the restore button again and it took off. OOPS i thought it locked up but that is where I was supposed to hit the power key to go back to main menu. Thought i was stuck at the eye but it went through after 6 minutes.Now I want my 7 screens. please?

    • Chris Nimon

      locked up while restoring, so i hit the restore button again and it took off. OOPS i thought it locked up but that is where I was supposed to hit the power key to go back to main menu. Thought i was stuck at the eye but it went through after 6 minutes.Now I want my 7 screens. please?

    • Anonymous

      did you make a backup of your apps? do they work on 2.2?

      • Chris Nimon

        everything works fine so far. had to transfer Rom Manager and Root Explorer back to phone since they didnt show up in app drawer but seems to have kept everything but my team chaos theme and my kernel.

      • Chris Nimon

        everything works fine so far. had to transfer Rom Manager and Root Explorer back to phone since they didnt show up in app drawer but seems to have kept everything but my team chaos theme and my kernel.

      • Chris Nimon

        everything works fine so far. had to transfer Rom Manager and Root Explorer back to phone since they didnt show up in app drawer but seems to have kept everything but my team chaos theme and my kernel.

    • Anonymous

      did you make a backup of your apps? do they work on 2.2?

    • Anonymous

      did you make a backup of your apps? do they work on 2.2?

  • Chris Nimon

    I flashed clockwork then sprecovery. when i rebooted it started like normal. I went back and flashed clockwork then spr again and it worked. Wonder if this is part of that froyo learning process?

  • jeffry menendez

    Is it only supposed to load the boot image?
    cuz thats all is going when I try to flash it….and when i reboot it goes into the dreaded cycle
    Someone please help?

    • jeffry menendez

      oooops I mean system image….

    • jeffry menendez

      oooops I mean system image….

    • jeffry menendez

      oooops I mean system image….

  • jeffry menendez

    Is it only supposed to load the boot image?
    cuz thats all is going when I try to flash it….and when i reboot it goes into the dreaded cycle
    Someone please help?

  • Yea I got the Droid Eye / Logo loop as well… tried a battery pull and reboot, still nothing…. restore via a nandroid now.

  • Yea I got the Droid Eye / Logo loop as well… tried a battery pull and reboot, still nothing…. restore via a nandroid now.

  • Yea I got the Droid Eye / Logo loop as well… tried a battery pull and reboot, still nothing…. restore via a nandroid now.

    • Erasmussen14

      Were you able to fix this? I'm getting the Droid Eye/Logo loop as well. Not sure how to fix this.

      • has anyone been able to fix this problem or know why it would be happening?? getting the same loop on my phone

      • I was getting this issues as well. I was trying to upgrade from rooted 2.1 to this 2.2 ROM. I had skipped the step of clearing all the Data (because this step is not mentioned above).

        So, just choose the Factory Reset option in SPRecovery, and then restore the backup, and you should be all set.

        • Ryan

          Actually, if you just use the default backup option (simple backup) it will back up everything. Glad I did because I got all my data back after my droid got stuck in this evil logo loop.

    • Wow you are FAT

  • Chris

    My recovery wont come up…wtf?

  • Chris

    My recovery wont come up…wtf?

  • Chris

    My recovery wont come up…wtf?

  • Anonymous

    worked fine for me.
    I updated to the other one last night and it is different- FRF57 33333 build

  • Anonymous

    worked fine for me.
    I updated to the other one last night and it is different- FRF57 33333 build

  • Anonymous

    worked fine for me.
    I updated to the other one last night and it is different- FRF57 33333 build

  • josh

    i tried to install it says md5 mismatch and wont continue..

  • josh

    i tried to install it says md5 mismatch and wont continue..

  • Chris Nimon

    I flashed clockwork twice, then sprecovery and it worked. but now when i reboot into recovery it just starts up like normal

  • Chris Nimon

    I flashed clockwork twice, then sprecovery and it worked. but now when i reboot into recovery it just starts up like normal

    • Anonymous

      Same here flashed SPRecovery to get new FroYo and now I was trying to get new kernel from previous build that are supposed to work.

      went to ROM manager and flashed clockwork twice and when it goes to install from SD it hangs at MOTO logo for a couple mins then starts up normal

    • Anonymous

      Same here flashed SPRecovery to get new FroYo and now I was trying to get new kernel from previous build that are supposed to work.

      went to ROM manager and flashed clockwork twice and when it goes to install from SD it hangs at MOTO logo for a couple mins then starts up normal

    • Anonymous

      Same here flashed SPRecovery to get new FroYo and now I was trying to get new kernel from previous build that are supposed to work.

      went to ROM manager and flashed clockwork twice and when it goes to install from SD it hangs at MOTO logo for a couple mins then starts up normal

  • Jerry

    stuck with the droid logo / eye loop. arghh….

    • yea I got the same… couldn’t figure out how to get out of it!

      • Jerry

        This is what fixed mine:
        1. Reboot into recovery mode (hold the power and “x” button at the same time).
        2. Using the volume up/down switch highlight “Wipe data/factory reset” and select with the camera button.
        I’m not sure exactly what data got wiped but all my data on my sd card was ok so i’m up and running now.

    • yea I got the same… couldn’t figure out how to get out of it!

  • Lane

    kellex, I’m trying to get SPRecovery installed on my 2.1, but I get the error message “Failed flashing process. Unable to retrieve initializiation values from INI file. (0x7029); phone connected” Do you have any ideas what I can do? I’m running Windows 7 Home Premium x64. Thanks.

    • Brendan

      you should try it from another computer

    • Brendan

      you should try it from another computer

    • Brendan

      you should try it from another computer

  • ken

    Where is the portable wifi hotspot option we were promised in froyo??

  • JCruse

    so, I’m only getting a 32kb download…. trying to dl on my phone, but never had issues before.

  • droid49ers

    ok for some reason im confused today. do i just put the system.tar, boot.img ,and nandroid.md5 files in nandroid folder or do i extract the system.tar file to nandroid folder?

  • I keep getting an error when trying to flash SPRecovery….
    This is the Droid Lords telling me to wait for Petes Bugless 2.2 BEAST!!! 🙂
    And I shall abide…..thank you…

    “An error occurred while flashing your recovery”, That’s enough for me lol

    • yah im getting the same thing. i really would rather not go and use RSD lite to flash SPR…. dont have time for that this morning damnit!

    • just reboot, that worked for me. weird.

  • Dylan

    Kellex,
    Is this a newer version than the one posted last night at MDW??

  • Anonymous

    I scored 1142 with this build on quadrant. I had stock kernal that comes with it (800) and had set cpu to have it set to 800 max and min.

  • Vam.

    A Few Questions if I may.

    1. I can’t flash this in clockwork recovery? I MUST use SP?
    2. Does this newer build have any of the missing features (i.e. Wifi Tethering?) to make it a must flash?

    To be honest, the Rom released on Sat is running perfect for me and I’m hesitant to modify unnecessarily.

    Thanks
    Vam.

  • Anonymous

    My Linpack is only 1029 with OC to 800Mhz. Can we use the kernels from the other froyo to go up to 1200?

    • RealGame22

      Yea

      • Anonymous

        @RealGame22 – are you using one of the P3 overclocking kernels ?

        • RealGame22

          I used the kernels from ‘MyDroidWorld’

        • RealGame22

          I used the kernels from ‘MyDroidWorld’

        • RealGame22

          I used the kernels from ‘MyDroidWorld’

      • Anonymous

        @RealGame22 – are you using one of the P3 overclocking kernels ?

      • Anonymous

        @RealGame22 – are you using one of the P3 overclocking kernels ?

  • Anthony Fallucco

    Anyone have a clockwork of this image, every time I flash spr through rom manager, when I go to reboot the phone into recovery the motorola logo loads and just sits there

  • How long do you think it will be before Bugless, JRummy or Cyanogen have a 2.2 version of their ROM?

  • Joyrex

    kellex,

    i’m assuming the baseband is updated in this build?

    kind of OT but if i we’re to go back to stock does running the 2.0.1.sbf file in rsd work no matter what version of android you are on?

    thanks

  • Bryce J Gattshall

    hey i just did this a little bit ago and i was re arangin my home screens and icons when i decided i was going to move some stuff to sd card and check out the new market, problem is the market wont open a white page pops up and then it goes right back to the home screen, anyone else dealing with this, and if so how or what did you do to fix?

    • Gallyjh

      Having the same exact issue with market. Anyone else?

  • I gone into endless loop of Red Eye to Droid wording back to RED EYE. Cant get back into SPRecovery to get to restore either…..Anyone have this problem

    • Going back to what was working? This should only be done by those that do not need their phone for business or the phone working correctly is a priority. From all the posts there is not just one problem but multiple. This a beta thus you are helping to test Froyo.

    • I got back into SPRecovery, but I got the Droid Eye loop as well… maybe it only works for certain phones?

    • I got back into SPRecovery, but I got the Droid Eye loop as well… maybe it only works for certain phones?

  • Marc

    Can I use a different Kernels from yesterday’s post to over clock it to 1ghz or higher?

  • How come you have to be rooted? If you have SPRecovery installed and you’re flashing a nandroid back up, I thought you could flash a new rom w/out root? I just installed SPrecovery and was hoping to go straight to 2.2 with this without having to do an intermediate 2.1 ROM just to get root.

    • Anonymous

      You could do that if you’d like. Not sure I totally get the point of not wanting root, but you can. 🙂

  • Jonathan

    I thought I had it but when my phone is rebooting it just keeps going from the red eye to the droid name and back and forth and back and forth. I would appreciate any help I can get. I followed all the instructions but I must have missed something. If you need more info please ask. Please help me.

    • RealGame22

      wipe data/cache about three times

      • Jonathan

        I didn’t do the wipe the first time around. I’m trying it now and it just rebooted. I’m at the android dude now. I think it may have worked. Thanks for your help.

        • RealGame22

          You can either do it before or after. 8)

          • Sondun2001

            Yeah, that worked after I restored the 2.2 nandroid backup

  • Jonathan

    I need help. I just want to go back to my original version. When I first bought it. I can’t figure out how to load this. I can’t get interenet anymore. help plese someone.

  • Brandon

    If we already applied the radio update, do we need to reinstall it after upgrading to this froyo build?

    • Tyrian

      Nope

  • nathan

    come on what about the non-rooted can’t you give us something PLEASE!!!!!

    • Suman

      There’s plenty on this site for non-rooted. You can’t give something that’s not possible

  • R R

    after installing this new froyo build – is anyone else having a problem of apps that are installed on the sd card are disappearing from the apps menu? for example, i installed grocery iq on the sd card, it worked fine, etc. i rebooted, and grocery iq disappeared from the menu and the icon disappeared on the home screen (it’s the generic android icon) and when i click the generic icon grocery iq loads up fine, but i’m wondering why it disappeared from the menu and why the icon disappeared. i also had a similar problem with root explorer.

    • R R

      when I move the app back from the sd card to the phone, reboot, the icon comes back and it shows up in the app menu!

  • Bryce J Gattshall

    hey i just did this a little bit ago and i was re arangin my home screens and icons when i decided i was going to move some stuff to sd card and check out the new market, problem is the market wont open a white page pops up and then it goes right back to the home screen, anyone else dealing with this, and if so how or what did you do to fix?

    • conner

      same here

    • conner

      Bryce, this problem seems to be because your Google account is not set up on the phone. Check to see if you can open gmail, view contacts, etc. I resolved this issue by going to “Privacy” in the “Settings” and doing a factor reset. This will allow you to add your Google account and sync all your data, market settings, contacts, email, etc. I think this happened because I came from a 2.1 Cyanogen, not the FroYo ROM that Kellex posted Saturday.

      • Yea same problem. Came from cyanogen. Acting all crazy. Factory reset fixed everything =]

  • Daniel

    It won’t hurt making a videos about this one for everyone!

  • NEED HELP!

    Both builds I have gotten stuck in M boot loop. With the original, when trying to flash thru CW it would say “error while flashing boot image” and abort the install. When trying with SPR it would “unpack” the system but then go no further. Both resulted in getting stuck in the M loop. Todays build is no different. When doing recovery with SPR, it seems to just stop half way thru and say “done.”

    I am not super new to this. I’ve changed my ROMs a ton and had only a few times where I couldn’t get something to work. Is it possible its my phone? Previously on some CM ROMs I have overclocked to 1gHz but never ran higher than 800mHz. Currently on BB1.1 I cannot get a kernel over 800mHz to flash on properly, again getting stuck in the loop.

    Any ideas? Your help would be very appreciated.

    • I think I got the same thing Jake… it goes about halfway and then it’s done… it’s weird… maybe it has to do with something on our SDCard? Like maybe the restore looks for other files on our SDCard and it’s getting all mixed up… it’s strange

    • I think I got the same thing Jake… it goes about halfway and then it’s done… it’s weird… maybe it has to do with something on our SDCard? Like maybe the restore looks for other files on our SDCard and it’s getting all mixed up… it’s strange

    • I think I got the same thing Jake… it goes about halfway and then it’s done… it’s weird… maybe it has to do with something on our SDCard? Like maybe the restore looks for other files on our SDCard and it’s getting all mixed up… it’s strange

    • jeffry menendez

      bro Im going through the same thing!
      it stops and says done after “unpacking system image”
      email me if you ever have a resolution…i have been trying this for like 2 days now and I cant flash this!

      • if i ever find it…i will definitely email you!

      • if i ever find it…i will definitely email you!

      • if i ever find it…i will definitely email you!

      • if you have ROM Manager Premium, use it. Go into Stock Images, there is a 2.2 build in there. I ran it with a wipe data/cache and am now running 2.2!!!

    • jeffry menendez

      bro Im going through the same thing!
      it stops and says done after “unpacking system image”
      email me if you ever have a resolution…i have been trying this for like 2 days now and I cant flash this!

    • yeah its driving me nuts! I feel like I am standing outside of the candy store watching all the neighborhood kids go on a shopping spree! grr. I’ve been trying nearly non-stop to get this going since the first 2.2 build was leaked. no luck.

      SOMEBODY HELP!!! haha

    • yeah its driving me nuts! I feel like I am standing outside of the candy store watching all the neighborhood kids go on a shopping spree! grr. I’ve been trying nearly non-stop to get this going since the first 2.2 build was leaked. no luck.

      SOMEBODY HELP!!! haha

    • yeah its driving me nuts! I feel like I am standing outside of the candy store watching all the neighborhood kids go on a shopping spree! grr. I’ve been trying nearly non-stop to get this going since the first 2.2 build was leaked. no luck.

      SOMEBODY HELP!!! haha

    • jeffry menendez

      Damn it all! Im just going back to bugless! This is to stressful and nobody seems to even care enough to help us find a solution :'(

    • jeffry menendez

      Damn it all! Im just going back to bugless! This is to stressful and nobody seems to even care enough to help us find a solution :'(

    • jeffry menendez

      Damn it all! Im just going back to bugless! This is to stressful and nobody seems to even care enough to help us find a solution :'(

    • Are you “unpacking” the .rar file on a computer? as opposed to on the phone? It seems like unpacking .rar on phones can be problematic if that’s what your doing.

      I used my PC to unzip the .rar directly to the Nandroid folder on my SD card. It created a folder droidlifefroyo….etc inside the Nandroid folder.

      Then reboot into recovery, Advanced restore, choose the specific droidlifefroyo backup and then restore. That should work.

      • I have done exactly that with both SPR and CWM versions of the recovery and their respective updates. Nothing seems to be working. Being curious I did an “Advanced Restore” in CWM and was able to restore the system, data, and cache portions of the back up, but every time I tried the boot portion, it would error out.

    • Are you “unpacking” the .rar file on a computer? as opposed to on the phone? It seems like unpacking .rar on phones can be problematic if that’s what your doing.

      I used my PC to unzip the .rar directly to the Nandroid folder on my SD card. It created a folder droidlifefroyo….etc inside the Nandroid folder.

      Then reboot into recovery, Advanced restore, choose the specific droidlifefroyo backup and then restore. That should work.

  • Thanks so much Kellex! This new update also fixes the notification problem with Google Voice. Has really made my day!

  • Ethan

    Erm, I have a little issue. I updated to FroYo and everything is all good and dandy, minus the fact that my Gmail account won’t sync anymore and I do not know how to re-add it to my phone. I’ve gone into the Gmail app itself and tried to manually add in my account, but it just leads me to a black screen titled, “Add an account” and nothing happens. Gmail is the only way I know of to get all my contacts back from pre-FroYo. Any ideas?

    Thanks in advance.

    • Ethan

      Annnnd after clearing the cache, the application won’t even open. It will go to a black screen, with the notification bar visible, and return to the app drawer. Same with the Market app.

      This is fffaaannnttaassttiiccccccc.

      • Ethan

        Well, since I have successfully turned my phone into a brick, anyone know which post it was that gave instructions to go back to stock? I’m pretty much done with the whole rooting thing. Lawlz.

        • Ethan

          Definitely tried going back to 2.1 using the SPrecovery post. I rebooted and now my phone doesn’t even know how to shut off. It says it is December 31st and 4:00 P.M. every boot and then all of the force closes come up. LauncherPro, ROM manager, Messenger, Calander, Android.phone, etc. These force closes are on a loop and no matter how many times I click “force close” they just keep repeatedly popping up one after the other. I’ve done the SP thing three times now, in hopes that it was just a malfunction of some kind. The only way for me to turn my phone off is to remove the battery.

          I have the entire folder of my phone, from before I ever fucked around with this rooting nonsense, on my computer in case something like this happened. Now all I need to know is how to get it back to factory settings so I can get the “OK” from Verizon to let me use my insurance. Seeing as how I did in fact void the warranty/insurance by rooting to begin with.

          Looks like I have more of a reason to buy the New Droid whenever the Hell they decide to put it out on the market.

          • Dan

            If you want to replace it, doesn’t your insurance cover lost of stolen?

          • Ethan

            I actually have to file a police report before they will allow me to claim on it. It'd just be faster and less complicated to pay $90 for a new one. That and I'll have it by tomorrow, which is my main cause.

          • matt

            my verizon rep told me specifically, if the phone was lost (or claimed to be so), I could claim without a police report. presumably you'll have to sign something saying you're in trouble if you use it or sell it.
            or just take a sledgehammer and really break it. insurance still has to pay. just get the phone away from them before they figure out what you did.

          • matt

            ps i installed 2.2 with root access problem free, and im a n00b..if i were you, i would restart, begining with RSD lite..

          • These posts are epic lol
            Do you have CM recovery running or anything?
            Can you get to ANY sort of recovery screen???

          • Ethan

            Hahah, I get frustrated when it comes to cell phones and it comes out in the form of sarcasm and unfiltered pessimism.

            I have no idea what CM recovery is. I have/had everything that was posted in the root instruction video that was posted a millenia ago. I can get to the recovery screen just fine, but nothing will load after that. Nandroid thingy doesn't do anything, and the other “restore” option doesn't do anything either. I went to Verizon a bit ago and the old lady tried to do the whole hold down X while pressing power thing and she didn't even know what she was doing. I would have shown her how to do it, but that would have made it rather obvious that I fucked up the phone myself. “There's a certain code of buttons that only the Verizon phone specialists know that may just do the trick.” Yeah… uhm, no.

            (I told her I dropped it this morning and it had been glitching ever since. Oh, how devious, I know. It happens.)

            Anyway, now I have to pay $90 for a new one. I would prefer a fix if at all possible, but I don't really see that happening.
            Today I learned that patience really is somewhat necessary and white lies are not as bad as they seem. Hah. I can afford to wait for OTA update. This rooting riffraff has caused my blood pressure to rise far too much already.

          • m_hump

            ethan, if you can get to sp recovery, like you said, go down to factory reset, then install the froyo nandroid backup. What you are saying about apps not coming up when you press on them is what happened to me

          • Ethan

            Every time I tried to install a nandroid backup an error would occur whether it be number 31 or 20. I have no idea what these errors mean.

      • Ethan

        Well, since I have successfully turned my phone into a brick, anyone know which post it was that gave instructions to go back to stock? I’m pretty much done with the whole rooting thing. Lawlz.

      • Ethan

        Well, since I have successfully turned my phone into a brick, anyone know which post it was that gave instructions to go back to stock? I’m pretty much done with the whole rooting thing. Lawlz.

    • Hinano

      this happened to me too. In addition, Android Market would FC every time. To fix, I web-browsed to http://www.koushikdutta.com/2010/02/clockwork-r… and downloaded ROM Manager .apk from the website, flashed clockworkmod recovery then flashed sprecovery, rebooted into recovery mode, wiped cache, wiped data/factory install, reboot. Bob's your uncle.

      I'm still verifying that everything worked but I was able to get my Google account back in and market works.

  • Kellex, you rock! Was able to install Android 2.2 and loving it so far.

  • Anonymous

    Morning all!!Downloaded file but am a little confused as far as how to unrar… I have winrar so do I just copy the file once it’s downloaded into the Nandroid folder?

    NVM: Got it installed easy as pie as soon as I woke up a little to realize what to do to unrar the file… went to SPRecovery for me first time did clean install x2 just to make sure just waiting for it to load back all my apps!!!!

    I can tell it’s already faster than my first build that I had OC’d at 1ghz!!!

    THANKS AGAIN KELLEX!!! Great build and release!!! GO DROID LIFE!!!

  • Anonymous

    If I am rooting for the first time can I just substitute this Froyo build for the ESE81update.zip ?

  • Guest

    Wanted to root my droid so that I could get froyo but my pc is being rebuilt guess I will have to wait for vz to push sucks to know everyone else will be enjoying it motorola is starting to piss me off think I might get a nexus one

  • Jonathan

    I think I ruined my phone. I need help. It’s stuck rebooting. I goes back and forth from the red eye and the droid name and won’t turn on. please help.

  • Daniel

    when I tried to step 7: ” Select “Choose backup” and find the “droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521″ backup.” it said “could not open E://nandroid… etc… do i have to create a folder called “nandroid” and stick the Froyo in there?

    • looking

      yes just create folder

      • Daniel

        thanks…

      • timarnette

        Do we put all the files in the Folder??

        • Towelie420

          use win rar… Open the download with winrar, and from where it is visible on the winrar menue (as roidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521) drag and drop THAT to the “nandroid” folder (you may have created) on your SD card… hope that helps

          • timarnette

            Thanks a lot. Have a good evening!!

          • Lane252

            hey so i opened it and the only files that are inside the zip is “boot” “system”(inside another zipfile) and “nanadroid.md5” what the deal?

          • Guest

            Same here. 🙁

          • Lane252

            so anyone got a remedy ?

          • Eclipsed039

            im getting the same thing…

  • Anonymous

    Team Chaos Froyo theme from rom manager seems to be working just fine…

  • Andrew

    Does this version include the same baseband that you posted yesterday?

  • Anonymous

    After we put this on our phone, can we flash clockwork recovery and do a backup?

  • looking

    so wheres chrome to phone? I did not clear data and cache. chrome to phone no where to be found

  • Is there anyway to do this on a mac, or do I need to pull out my pc. I know I know apple is evil, but I needed a solid laptop for college, and I ran through like 3 laptops in 4 years.

    • Thanks for the .zip!!!!

  • Ray

    Hey hey I can confirm that the kernels released over the weekend do work with this Froyo

    • Confirmed 🙂

    • Anonymous

      Thanks was just about to ask!!

  • Yagermeister

    All went easy as always due to your clear instructions! One question though…why are my Release Keys different than your picture? Yours are 38829 and mine are 33333.

    • StormFreak

      Sounds like this is a common issue… I have now seen 3 different build numbers for this release… I don’t know if they are randomly generated or what? Some people see FRF57, and others see FRFXX, but features appear to be the same…

      • Yagermeister

        StormFreak, I realized the issue was that I did not see the new(er) ROM posted this morning. The latest one will give you FRF57 and 38829

  • RealGame22

    So, when doing SPR….. Do I just extrat the folder and put it in the Nandroid folder, then just restore without wipe data/cache?

    • Anonymous

      the restore is basically putting an image of someone elses phone onto yours. Kinda like if you did a factory reset, then used one of your own restores, it would overwrite anything you have…..I think, can anyone second that?

  • Chris

    I still show the .03P baseband. Can I safely update following the instructions from yesterday’s post?

    • Ray

      I just did it and it works fine

      • Chris

        Thanks….I’ll give it a go.

  • Barlog

    Do you think this means the official release Is coming “SOON” ?

    • Anonymous

      Rumors would suggest so.

  • DroidFan

    some one give it to me straight please. Is it worth going through all the trouble again? Is it better than the other FROYO?

    • okland2772012

      You don’t even have to go through trouble because you won’t wipe data and cache and everything will stay just how it is

    • Anonymous

      If you are on the other Froyo, you can update to this without wiping. It’s basically like just doing a quick update.

      • RealGame22

        So….i just rename it to ‘update.zip’ then?

  • drummer26

    I wonder if the radio update from sun night will work on this too?

    • Anonymous

      I still have it installed and it works fine.

      • Brendan

        so we dont have to install it again

      • Brendan

        so we dont have to install it again

      • Brendan

        so we dont have to install it again

  • anyone know if we can OC (overclock, makes it easier for people to search posts for overclocking)? I just tried to install a P3 kernel from the earlier Froyo build. My phone loaded the M logo, stalled for a little (<1 minute?) and then rebooted again successfully. The kernel wasn't installed though 🙁 I'm debating whether or not to try again.

    Kellex, any ideas??

    • Anonymous

      We’re gonna have to wait for one to come out, shouldn’t be too long though (though a day waiting for this stuff is like an eternity). Those Kernals from before were for the ROM of Froyo, not the actual Froyo build.

  • swypemyass

    I would stay away from FROYO its unstable until full source released.

    Thanks

  • Jwtyler

    First ever post but I gotta say thanks Kellex for being a great (helpful, nice, friendly, and fast) source for my DroidCrack fixes. Tried the earlier 2.2 but it was really bad with the random crashes and reboots. Going to try this one. Thanks again, you rock like a hurricane.

    • jwtyler

      *cry* Same thing. Seems so frustrating that I am the only Droid user in the world whose phone randomly freezes and reboots on this Froyo release. I tried total wipe and reactivation, I tried disabling the sync and background synch before adding gmail account. No luck… Phone runs for a bit then locks til screen blackout then reboot. Sigh… Phone is fine on stock 2.1 rooted or BB1.1… (huddles in the corner withdrawing from Froyo.)

      • jstell

        About to revert too. Froyo broke my wifi and it is running kind of slow. This sux.

    • jwtyler

      *cry* Same thing. Seems so frustrating that I am the only Droid user in the world whose phone randomly freezes and reboots on this Froyo release. I tried total wipe and reactivation, I tried disabling the sync and background synch before adding gmail account. No luck… Phone runs for a bit then locks til screen blackout then reboot. Sigh… Phone is fine on stock 2.1 rooted or BB1.1… (huddles in the corner withdrawing from Froyo.)

    • jwtyler

      *cry* Same thing. Seems so frustrating that I am the only Droid user in the world whose phone randomly freezes and reboots on this Froyo release. I tried total wipe and reactivation, I tried disabling the sync and background synch before adding gmail account. No luck… Phone runs for a bit then locks til screen blackout then reboot. Sigh… Phone is fine on stock 2.1 rooted or BB1.1… (huddles in the corner withdrawing from Froyo.)

  • DiGz76

    What does it mean in step 2 when he says unrar the file? Does it just mean to remove the .rar extension?

    • jessemyers

      He means to use winrar. You can find it at download.com.

      • DiGz76

        Cool thanks!

  • okland272012

    around the same speed as the last build overclocked to 1.1ghz can't wait to see new kernels for this. I love not having any lag on anything like 2.1 had…

  • Oinkinator

    Is it possible to overclock this build of froyo?

  • dimes

    Ok im gonna be a pain in the butt with focusing on this one thing, but does any one know if it has the corp cal in this build? the earlier one didnt.

    • StormFreak

      Corp cal is now built into the default calendar. If you look at the list of your calendars, you should see your corporate account listed there. It's a new feature of Froyo.

      • dimes

        aww snap! that explaines alot, i may have to try this again then. Some one should get this up and running and do a backup in rom manager to make it easier for a few noobs. I have been doing cyanogen since january but find the rom manager restores much more friendly. just a sugestion.

      • dimes

        Ok i found where i you were talking about, but even if i have the google calendar disabled and not syncing i cant see my corprate items on the calendar that is there. Ideas?

  • Hey Kellex I have been finding that I need to flash the recovery twice for it to actually work. If I don't then it just hangs. I see alot of people having the same problem maybe add that up there on the OG post if they having problems just flash recovery twice.

  • PROPHET

    so i dont have chrome to phone should i have done wipe data and cache

  • jessemyers

    This is so cool. I don't know how much I will use it but if I am away from home and my wife is having issue's on the “stupid” computer. Now, I can help a little easier.

  • Pablo

    Is there a kernal too overclock it faster? I would like to keep my 1.2Ghz cpu 800mhz just seems to slow after being @ 1.1- 1.2

  • machinegun68

    Chinese Proverb:
    'When someone shares something of value with you, and you benefit from it, you have a moral obligation to share it with others. Thanks K.

  • Gunner

    This is exactly the same build I posted last night. This isn't any newer. Just sayin'.

    • kellex

      I've just given credit to the right people. 🙂

  • jim

    I dont have a nandroid folder on my sd card….. where do i put the file?

    • Scoutzout

      create one

  • jxcgunrunna

    Worked great and no problems so far but quadrant is a little lower. 870 from 1400 but still fast in everyday use. Plus what can you expect from 800 mhz from 1.25 ghz

  • dpraetorius

    Anyone run into an endless looping droid eye? I flashed from the previous froyo release with the 800 MHz kernel, and it seems to loop endlessly like that. I can get into SPR no problem, but when I try to boot normally, it hangs on an endlessly looping eye. I've attemped the flash twice now. Any suggestions?

    • dpraetorius

      FYI, only way I was able to get it to work was to just do a factory reset and start from scratch again, even though I was already coming from the earlier froyo build.

    • couple of other people on here are having the same problem. I restored a backup, but yes I got the loop as well

    • couple of other people on here are having the same problem. I restored a backup, but yes I got the loop as well

    • couple of other people on here are having the same problem. I restored a backup, but yes I got the loop as well

  • iceberg720

    Once I choose perform restore, I get the the ERROR: Nandroid exited with status 25 ???? anyone know if I missed something here

    • okland272012

      Your getting the error because you didn't extract the rar file. Once you do that take the folder that was extracted and put it in your phones nandroid folder and then do a restore and you'll be golden.

    • blaze

      You need to make sure your droidlife froyo folder is not inside of another droidlife froyo folder.

      • iceberg720

        blaze thanks!

        I need to get my coffee coz I thought I've checked that folder but there was another folder inside.

  • Porcelain

    I've followed the directions to the letter but get stuck on # 7 as the file is not showing up on the available files. Help?

    • jt

      did u unrar it and is it in ur nandroid file

      • Porcelain

        Yes and yes.

  • jstell

    did factory reset, again, but WIFI does not appear to be working. It just tries to connect to my network says “Disabled”

  • joandy

    This sucks!!!!! Phone cant unrar files and I'm at work and the site is blocked GGGGRRRR…. can anyone zip it instead????

    • jxcgunrunna

      Can you tether to your phone to get to the site and download the rar?

      • joandy

        I wish!!!!
        I'm able to download it on the phone. But when I connect the phone to the PC and tried unrar it, I get an error.

        • Brad

          I think what he means is tether your work pc to your phone to use your phone’s internet connection to download the file to your pc. If you’re using your phone’s internet connection, it won’t be blocked by your work’s filter. Booya.

          • Anonymous

            I know what he said… that’s why I said “I wish!!!.” I cannot do it.But I found another file manager on the market that allows me to unrar files. Gonna try installing it now

    • Yeah, I wish they’d release stuff like this in forms our phones can use. That’s why I try to reply to everything with a QR code because I hate having to dock my phone to my work computer to get stuff onto it.

    • Grimlyte

      goto the market and Download “efile – File Manager” Open it, find the .rar file and double click on it. It worked for me where some of the others didn’t.

      As i said, that program unrared this specific file without any problems, it takes 3-5min though so give it time.

      • joandy

        Thats the program I found when I search for rar on the marker. Thanks

  • Dales.Droid88

    What is “Unrar” ?

    • Jesse Myers

      Download winrar off of download.com. It will extract the file.

  • Jay

    having trouble getting this unrared.
    Any tips?

  • Does this build come with busybox? I had trouble getting it installed with the rom from this weekend.

  • isey78

    everyone trying these new builds, are you just reinstalling everything by hand or have i been missing something? i have about 10 apps i can't live without like swype, rom manager, astro, etc?

  • TomE

    Thank you Kellex! BTW do you ever sleep?

  • Chris Nimon

    haha and I was gonna mow the lawn today. Sorry wifey I have more important things to do.

    • kimsj756

      we had a same plan, man. i'm still gonna cut it cause, universal rule, when your wife is not happy, nothing's happy. not even droid, man.

      • towelie

        what a shame to be so pussy whipped

        • You must not be married.

          • Chris Nimon

            fortunately for me it started raining. problem solved

          • andrew

            Don’t worrie about that clown he’s probalyy to ugly to get pussy that’s why he’s jockin you hahahaha

          • Towelie420

            I'm just jokin guys.. I got nothin but love for my fellow droid-lifers.. This site rocks

  • jedijesus95

    I assume this is the same version that was leaked last night?

    • StormFreak

      I figured that as well, but it appears to be a different build number… I just don't know which one is newer…

  • StormFreak

    Trying to figure out if this build is newer than the “new” release that was put out on droidforums last night… Definitely looks like different build numbers, but I'm not sure which one is the newer build… hmmm…

  • Donovan

    The last build wouldn't let my phone go to silent volume, it would only go down to vibrate. Does this new build solve that problem? And is anyone else with the old build having that same issue?

    • Jesse Myers

      There is a setting in froyo that you can adjust when vibrate comes on. It is in your sound settings.

    • Phil

      I have that problem too. had to add a widget to overcome that.

  • Antoine

    When doing the restore, do you choose boot, cache, data, misc, recovery and system. I am coming from the previous froyo and don't want to have my data and cache wiped

    • No need to do so. If you do so you won’t keep all of your settings and such and you won’t gain anything. You only need to wipe data and cache when there is a major update like 2.0 to 2.1, 2.1 to 2.1, 1.5 to 1.6 etc. Going from 2.2 to a different 2.2 does NOT require to wipe cache and data.

      If you want to do it anyway, you can always later go back and Nandroid restore just the Cache and Data from your older ROM to restore that stuff.

    • No need to do so. If you do so you won’t keep all of your settings and such and you won’t gain anything. You only need to wipe data and cache when there is a major update like 2.0 to 2.1, 2.1 to 2.1, 1.5 to 1.6 etc. Going from 2.2 to a different 2.2 does NOT require to wipe cache and data.

      If you want to do it anyway, you can always later go back and Nandroid restore just the Cache and Data from your older ROM to restore that stuff.

    • No need to do so. If you do so you won’t keep all of your settings and such and you won’t gain anything. You only need to wipe data and cache when there is a major update like 2.0 to 2.1, 2.1 to 2.1, 1.5 to 1.6 etc. Going from 2.2 to a different 2.2 does NOT require to wipe cache and data.

      If you want to do it anyway, you can always later go back and Nandroid restore just the Cache and Data from your older ROM to restore that stuff.

  • Jesse Myers

    I have prev build (Sat) of froyo. I have followed the instructions but it is not starting in recovery mode. Any ideas or help would be useful.

    • Jesse Myers

      I have also tried holding down x and it just puts me on an endless cycle of M boot screen.

      • Donovan

        Did you flash your recovery to SPrecovery through rom manager?

        • Jesse Myers

          Yes, I did that. Do I need to Flash Clockworkmod before reboot in recovery?

          • Donovan

            Yes

          • Jesse Myers

            Never mind, I did it a third time and it now opened in recovery. Now I hope everything else goes a little smoother. thanks

          • Donovan

            Anytime

    • Derek

      I had the same issue. Trying flashing clockwork again and then flashing sprecovery right after it. That seemed to fix it for me.

    • reflash ur recovery I had to flash my recovery like 2 times before my recover would work dunno if its a bug in rom manager or what

    • Marben79

      I am getting the same issue. When I hit recover… it just reboots the phone. Am I supposed to hold some kind of button or something

      • Marben79

        I ended up flashing the alt recovery twice and it ended up working then. Give that a try…..

  • jedijesus95

    The last build was pretty laggy on my phone but this build is smooth as butter.

  • Ray

    has anybody experienced better battery life with these new Froyo releases because mine has been lasting so much longer!

  • PROPHET

    NEED A DIFFERENT LINK ITS NOT IMPOSSIBLE FOR SOMEONE TO ATTACH SOMETHING ELSE ALONG WITH THAT LINK

  • hawaiianbrowneyez05

    my phone wont reboot into recovery, it stays on the “ok” screen for like 1 min then turns off and restarts without going into recovery…anything else i can do for this to do it?

    • hawaiianbrowneyez05

      even scarier thing is, I turned my phone off manually and it rebooted by itself…idk whats going on with that.

  • gorrilasuitdan

    Pickles

  • PROPHET

    OK WHEN I HIT THE LINK AVG POPPED UP AND TOLD ME THERE IS A VIRUS TRIED AGAIN AND A POP UP FROM SOME NON SENSE POPPED UP THERE IS A VIRUS TOOLKIT ATTACHED TO THE LINK

    • Kdog

      Yep, just tried to DL and Avira alerted….

      • kellex

        I created this file. There should be nothing wrong with it. So unless Megaupload is secretly installing weird things on my files, there should be no issue,

        • djrausch

          It is a popup that comes up. Nothing wrong with the file.

          • Mike C

            When I downloaded the file, I received a pop up and a warning that it was trying to take me to an unsafe site. Last night when I downloaded Rom from Sat (directed to megaupload from a different site) I received a trojan horse warning. Pretty wierd.

          • Mike C

            When I downloaded the file, I received a pop up and a warning that it was trying to take me to an unsafe site. Last night when I downloaded Rom from Sat (directed to megaupload from a different site) I received a trojan horse warning. Pretty wierd.

          • Mike C

            When I downloaded the file, I received a pop up and a warning that it was trying to take me to an unsafe site. Last night when I downloaded Rom from Sat (directed to megaupload from a different site) I received a trojan horse warning. Pretty wierd.

  • Some love for clockwork recovery? I'm still hoping for the update.zip format, so I don't have to keep re-loading my own mods

  • Phil

    sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet, just successfully did my first chrome-to-phone. Life just keeps getting better and better.

  • blackcatroad

    can this build use the overclocking kernels from P3?

    • Ray

      good question i was wondering the same thing!

    • AndroFan

      It's a different baseband, so I don't know, but this is a good question as well. would love to hear when people find out.

  • Myk

    Can You clarify the instructions a bit? I rooted last week using the instructions on your site, so I believe I have sprecovery. So, for someone who has just rooted and is not running any other special software, what do we do?
    Its just that when I see sprecovery, nandroid, clockworkmod and rommanager all in the same paragraph I want to make sure I fully understand before proceeding.
    Thanks for your help.

    • jt

      what do u need help with

      • okland272012

        same problem….

      • Myk

        Pretty much all of it 🙂
        Like I said, I have rooted my phone, so in theory I already have sprecovery on the phone.
        Here, let me see if I can explain my confusion like this:

        1. Download the new nandroid Froyo build from above.
        — makes sense

        2. Unzip and drop folder in the “nandroid” folder on your SD card.
        –don’t have a nandroid folder. Should I already have this since I’m rooted? If not, just go ahead and create one?

        3. Open ROM Manager and flash “alternate recovery” (SPRecovery).
        — Since I’m rooted, I should already have SPRecovery, right? Do I need to do this again?

        4. When it finishes, scroll up and choose the option to “Reboot into Recovery.”

        The rest of this looks pretty solid, its these first few steps that I’d like confirmation on.

        Thanks again,
        -myk

  • Phil

    when i try to boot to SPRecovery, i get the motorola emblem for a LONG time and then the phone reboots. no recovery mode…. will boot to clockwork recovery with no problems. Any ideas?

    • hawaiianbrowneyez05

      im having the same problem. hopefully someone let us know whats up

    • z32589

      If you get stuck at the Motorola logo on boot, pull the battery and power on as normal (do not reboot into recovery). Once you've successfully rebooted, open ROM Manager and “re-flash” ClockworkMod Recovery. Once that has flashed, “re-flash” SPRecovery AGAIN. This should solve the problem and you should be able to boot into SPRecovery next time around. For whatever reason, sometimes the SPRecovery flash doesn't “take” the first time around and causes a hang-up at boot. Hope this helps.

    • mrmex

      it did the same thing to me so i went to setting and apps selected rom manager and hit clear then went to file manager i use astro deleted the clockwork file and then go to superuser clear out the permissions for the rom manager, then go back to rom manager and do the flash clockworkmod recovery after i did this the recovery mode worked for me

    • HawgFan1979

      I'm having the same problem. I tried the battery pull and reflashing clockwork, then reflashing SPFrecovery. I'm not sure about going in an deleting things, and I have no clue what the superuser stuff does. Anybody know for sure what to do when this happens (kellex?)

  • broham

    Will themes from the pprevious froyo build work on thius one?

  • JAG

    DROID is one of the most incredible phones, I wish CMDA works in my country

  • Daniel

    Hey kellex, is this download need to be thru my pc because I can't seem to be able to just do it in my phone like the other ones?

    • blackcatroad

      yeah, for some reason I keep getting an error that says “content not supported”

  • drummer26

    Wow, just installed this over the MDW release from yesterday and all my apps/settings/EVERYTHING were just like I left them! Even my weather app was setup how I like it on my home! This release is probably about 1MFLOP slower than the other but it may just be the kernel. I was running the jdlfg 1200 last night, lowered to 800 and was getting about 10.5 MFLOPS avg; this is about 9.5 +/-, but I think this is a more legit release.

  • PROPHET

    THERE IS A VIRUS IN THAT DOWNLOAD CAN WE GET A NEW ONE

    • drummer26

      How so?!

      • kellex

        Ignored.

  • Rachel

    Has anyone called Verizon and asked when use Motorola Droid users can expect 2.2?

    • Rachel

      us not use…Ugh!

      • No because it's pointless. They have no idea when we will get it, and it needs to be approved by corporate after it's been tested. Motorola has said near future and left it at that. They learned from their mistake (so we hope) and are trying not to mess up like they did with the 2.1 update.

    • Ray

      and why would we care when we have it right here?

    • kellex

      My source initially said 2 weeks out, but they also said that almost no one at VZW actually knows. They are more tightlipped about this than anything.

    • broham

      Well my dad works at a verizon retail store and I asked him has he heard any news about a 2.2 software update for the droid? He said he hasn't heard anything about it whatsoever. He said its gonna be a while til the OTA

    • Verizon does not have it for testing yet, it is still with Motorola. Trust me on this one 😉

      • Barry

        That's why we are getting these “leaks”.

        This is called FREE BETA TESTING. These files originate directly from Motorola and they are “leaked” on purpose.

        • No need to be so hostile, I was just answering a question and providing some information I thought might be helpful.

  • iDont

    Damn you guys are impatient! lol Just wait for the official OTA!

    \\Flameshield!!!

    • Ray

      hater!

    • EC8CH

      I'm waiting, but not for the official OTA… just Pete's BB 2.2 ROM.

      • droid49ers

        yes BB 2.2 will be amazing!!

        • droid49ers? You a bay area cat?!? 🙂

        • ldrbuck

          I second,and third that…….

  • Phil

    Will the same 2.2 kernels posted in the last “how to install froyo” post work on this one?

    Thanks as always. I love my phone, and I have Kellex to thank for it.

  • kimsj756

    kellex, when I created nandroid folder and performed restore, it says “error: nandroid exited with stats 25.” any idea?

    • kellex

      Sounds like folder in the wrong place.

      • kimsj756

        thanks, kellex, you are right. Now I'm done with installing the new build and waiting for it to reboot. The red eye of droid looks lovely.

        • kmarker

          Hey kimsj756, what file manager are you using?

          • kimsj756

            actually, there was nothing wrong with which file manager i used. the problem that I had was that, when I unrared the rar file and copied the folder to the nandroid folder, the folder was inside of another random folder which was already in nandroid folder.

            put simply, click to open the nandroid folder (if you don't have, create one), put the folder you downloaded into the nandroid folder, not into another folder which already exists in the nandroid folder.

            if it still doesn't work, check if “droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521” folder is inside of another “droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521” folder.

            so the order must be sdcard – nandroid – droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521 – (boot, nandroid.md5, system)

          • kmarker

            ok cool thanks, I got it to work now haha after about 4 or 5 tries and reboots lol

      • wesdroid

        hey kellex, having the same problem described above but exited with status 20 i think, not 25. I’ve tried everything, never had to post here before cause I usually understand it all, but I’ve extracted the rar file via my phone and computer multiple times, created /sdcard/nandroid/droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521, rebooted in sprecovery, then when I hit choose restore or whatever it shows up the folder that I created “droidlifefroyo-BS-20100608-0521” once I click that I get the exiting error. Extracted folder has boot.img/3584KB, nandroid.md5/1KB, and system.tar/108,789KB. I also tried reflashing cwmod, then back to sprecovery a couple times, everything seems right up until I hit restore.

        Any ideas?
        Thanks,
        Wes

        • wesdroid

          also double checked to make sure there wasn’t a folder inside a folder with the build

        • wesdroid

          also tried wiping data/cache, no dice!

    • kimsj756

      never mind. got it fixed. when i created “nandroid” folder and put the build into that folder, for some reason, the folder which contains the build was contained by one more folder which has the same name.

    • kmarker

      The same thing happened to me

    • Anonymous

      You probably didn’t unrar the download either before or after putting it into nandroid.

  • blackcatroad

    is there an alternate link? some a$$ is downloading a huge movie file via megaupload from work right now

    • drummer26

      I put this over a release from MDW from yesterday, which was put over a themed original 2.2 release, all without data wiping, and I have had no problems

  • Sacchin

    Kellex, this is my first time going to Froyo. I am rooted though. In your notes, you say if this is the first time going to Froyo, you must do a Factory Reset of the phone prior to Step 5 of your instructions. But if we do a Factory Reset of the phone, then won't I lose my rooted access and thus not be able to move past Step 5 without at least rooting your droid to use ROM Manager and get to SPR Recovery.

    • I had the same thought.

      • Sacchin

        I just emailed and got a response from Kellex that when you're in SPRecovery, you get an option to do a Factory Reset, that only wipes the data but not the root access.

        AND SHOUT OUT TO KELLEX FOR THE SUPER FAST RESPONSE! I barely sent it 2 min. until getting a response!

      • Amar

        Because the su and superuser.apk are on the /system partition, they won't be taken out as part of the wipe and remain on your system

    • Dion

      You don't lose root when factory reset, so don't worry and do it

      • kellex

        Dion is right. Just make sure you do the factory reset in SPRecovery and not through your phone's settings.

        • heathcliff

          There are a lot of confused people, me included. I followed the directions but you are presuming more knowledge than many, including me, have. I don't know when to unzip. I don't know exactly how to put the file where and when. I'm doing something wrong, and have tried for hours. I think you have to go back to what you were doing a few months ago, and take it slower, step by step, with explicit instructions. There's a reason for the 400+ comments. You are doing a great job, but not everybody is proficient. I thought I understood, but the fact that I can't install it means that I don't know this stuff as well as I thought I did. Please do another version of instructions, not taking any steps for granted.

    • drummer26

      If u lose root, just reflash SPR with RSD Lite, then perform a nandroid backup of either your current rom or a new update.zip install…you will then have an SPR-created nandroid folder for backup.. add this to that folder…advanced restore…select the correct file!

      • drummer26

        and that's the long way

  • J Dub

    Is this any snappier than the last one? I just couldn't handle the sluggishness. I am coming from BB 1.1 where everything is almost instant. Def excited about a BB built from source with Froyo.

  • NOOB!!!!

    first am new to this website an i want to say this website is very well put an very organized. Now sorry for asking this but do you have to be rooted to do this to ur phone an if so where do i begin?

    • blackcatroad

      to get started, look in the right hand column of this site – “How to: Root Your Motorola Droid”

      It's what I followed. Kellex's directions rock!

      • NOOB!!!!

        ok so after i root my droid then i have to do the directions he has put up on top? sorry am very new to this rooting business an dont want to brick my phone

        • kellex

          Welcome to the site. 🙂

          Yeah you have to be rooted. Just follow our guide and then return to this post.

          • NOOB!!!!

            thanks blackcatroad an kellex…am goin to do it now so which me luck an i will let you know if i did it the rite way thanks again

          • mrmex

            can the Team Chaos Clean Black Theme be added to the new build?

        • blackcatroad

          yeah, you'll have to d/l ROM Manager from the market before that

  • blackcatroad

    if we have themed the old one (droptheme) do we ned to wipe data/cache? or should it be ok?

  • slackerjoe

    Without sounding totally stupid, how do I “unrar”?

    Oh, and GREAT work DroidLife!!!

    • kimsj756

      same thing as unzipping..
      because this file is not .zip but .rar
      that's why you unrar, not unzip.

      • slackerjoe

        Thanks for the quick response!!

        • kmarker

          I'm kind of stuck too, is there an option to “unrar” in astro or do you need a different app or something

          • kart

            how to extract by using that software. it isnt working

          • Anonymous

            First make sure you download the file from the site, then go to androzip and find the file, then move it to the nandroid folder. Once you have the droidlifefroyo.rar file in the nandroid tap it and then it should give you a list of options and make sure you click view archives. Then once you click that, just press check all and then click extract, it should take 4-5 minutes to extract so if the loading circle is still spinning just let it go to work. Once its done then you could follow the steps 3-10 kellex gave at the top of the page. This is what worked for me.

    • J Dub

      WinRAR

  • drummer26

    Thanks Kellex! Quick question though: MDW released an update yesterday as well and I installed it, it's hardly different but only comes with a 600mhz kernel…I know this one has an 800mhz kernel but aside from that, what's different??

    • drummer26

      “it's hardly different” from the previous release

    • kellex

      This came straight from the leak. I don't know what's in MDW's. I'm guessing they are pretty similar.

  • Ray

    Can we theme this 1?

    • kellex

      Haven't tried yet. I'm guessing you can, but don't quote me on that. 😛

      If not, themes will surface probably within a few hours today.

      • Ray

        ok thanks!

  • Ben

    Why SPRecovery? Will Clockwork not work as with the previous Froyo build?

    • kellex

      It's the easiest and fastest way. Just open ROM Manager and flash SPR. Install this. Reboot and flash Clockwork again. It's easy. 🙂

      • Azholio

        Interesting I cannot boot into SPR. I get the long Moto logo then a bright flash, the Moto logo again and then a slow boot back into Android. Suggestions on how to get Clockwork to do this?

        • Roman

          Flash it a few times then try it again.

      • TheGoldenDroid

        Kellex.. i downloaded the file to my computer and my droid is connected and mounted to the pc but Im getting stuck unzipping and dropping it onto sd card..I dont see where the d card is showing up on the computer…its weird.. cna u help at all?

  • Is this non-root?

    • kellex

      This has root.

  • Pete

    Can I install it on Milestone?

    • Eduardo YC

      Can I install it on Milestone? [2]

  • jt

    so this is different from the new link mydroidlife just posted?

    • kellex

      No idea what they have posted.

      • jt

        thanx for the replies

  • kimsj756

    thanks, kellex!

    • kellex

      Create one. 🙂

      • kimsj756

        ah ha, okay. i thought there was supposed to be the nandroid folder if i'm rooted. thanks!

        • Timothy

          I installed the Froyo ROM from MDW, then I just installed the droidlife build from today. Everything went smoothly and seems to be working aohk!

          Thanks

          • joe

            yeah this one seems faster especially with scrolling and stuff.

          • Thegrimreaper

            Its an older build

        • Timothy

          I installed the Froyo ROM from MDW, then I just installed the droidlife build from today. Everything went smoothly and seems to be working aohk!

          Thanks

        • Timothy

          I installed the Froyo ROM from MDW, then I just installed the droidlife build from today. Everything went smoothly and seems to be working aohk!

          Thanks

      • kmarker

        hey kellex is there an app to unrar the folder cause I dont see any options pointing to unrar?

        • AndroFan

          Haven't done it yet, but I assume you have to unrar the folder on your computer, using winrar, then drop the contents into the created nandroid folder. I don't beleve any app exists to unrar on-phone (though I know there are zip apps).

          • kmarker

            I used androzip to unrar the file on my phone, it takes like 3 or 4 minutes to unrar though but it ended up working