Manual update for Android 2.2 for your Motorola Droid

We know that the Motorola Droid (also known as the Milestone in Europe) has started to receive Over The Air (OTA) updates where the Android 2.2 update is concerned, but for those who prefer to do things manually, you can check out the steps listed below. Bear in mind that it will work only for non-rooed stock 2.1 users.

1. Download this file: update.zip or direct from the Google link
2. Place file on the root of your sdcard (not in any folder)
Make sure it is named UPDATE.ZIP! The Google link will need to be renamed
3. Turn your phone off
4. Boot into recovery (Hold Power + X)
5. Wait for a triangle with exclamation point to appear and release Power and X
6. Hit the volume up and camera button (half-way down) at the same time
7. Using the D-Pad select “apply update.zip” and press in the gold button on the D-Pad
8. Your phone will now run the update
9. When it finishes, use th D-Pad to select reboot phone
10. Your phone will reboot with Android 2.2

This article was filed in Homepage > Cellphones and was tagged with Android, android 2.2, droid, DYI, milestone, Motorola, motorola droid, motorola milestone and Update.
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