Nexus One Android 2.2 Froyo Manual Update Available

A few days ago we told you how the update will be available for shortly, and earlier today we confirmed that few Nexus One users have already started to receive the 2.2 Froyo update.

If you are a N1 user and haven’t yet received an update to Android 2.2, you can do it manually by downloading the latest firmware and uploading it to your phone.

Here are the steps to upgrade your Nexus One to Android 2.2 Froyo, courtesy of Phandriod.com.

  1. Download the Android 2.2 firmware for the Nexus One here is the link to download
  2. Rename the file update.zip and copy it to your microSD card via USB. [Note: make sure the file is named update.zip and not update.zip.zip.]
  3. Power down your Nexus One
  4. Hold down the Volume Downbutton as you power the phone back on.
  5. A screen should appear showing your phone’s system searching for various files. Scroll down to recoveryand press the Powerbutton.
  6. When you see the triangle with an exclamation point symbol, press the Powerand Volume Upbuttons at the same time.
  7. From the menu that appears, select Apply sdcard:update.zip.
  8. When the screen displays Install from sdcard completeselect reboot system nowand wait for the phone to power back up.

The latest update to Android 2.2 on the Nexus One should speedup your device by up-to 5 times, along with giving you options to tether you internet and more. So if you have been waiting for this update go ahead and follow the instructions listed above.

5 thoughts on “Nexus One Android 2.2 Froyo Manual Update Available”

  1. I downloaded the file via skyfire directly to the Nexus, copied it to the sd card, followed the instructions but i keep getting aborted "unable to verify signature" message or something similar.. what am i doing wrong?

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