The leak masters over at MyDroidWorld have brought us another juicy Motorola update. This one is for all the Droid2 owners out there and will bump up you’re Blur version to 3.0.0! The Android version is still 2.2 and not 2.2.1 but this bump in Blur version will bring all kinds of new goodies and bug fixes like: a new launcher, and the addition of Profiles like we have seen on the Droid Pro. This leak may or may not be the official next OTA from Verizon and as we saw with the Droid X leaks and getting back on the OTA tack may not be super easy so proceed with caution!!
Of course with any leak there are its warnings and this one is a big one:
“There is no guarantee that this is the version Verizon will push to all Droid 2 devices. What does that mean? That if you update to this, the steps to get you back on the official update track aren’t always super simple. Just understand that you are doing this with some risk involved and we will expect that none of you will throw a fit if the official update changes and you have no easy way to update to it.”
So with that said make sure you follow all steps as outlined in the source and over at MyDroidWorld.com
Anyone load up the new version yet? How is the new Blur treating you so far? Drop us a comment below and let us know.
A leaked Droid 2 update just hit the interwebs courtesy of our friends over at MyDroidWorld and it’ll bring you up to Blur version 3.0.0. What’s significant about 3.0.0? Well the addition of profiles is a pretty big deal. Up until now, we had only seen profiles on the Droid Pro (our review) and the Droid 2 Global, so this is a nice bump for the original D2. For some reason it’ll still be stuck at Android 2.2 though and not 2.2.1, but that .1 isn’t all that important. I’ve played with it for a little while now and can say that this is the best version of Blur yet. I know we all hate Blur, but at least it’s starting to run smoother.
*BIG Warning* – There is no guarantee that this is the version Verizon will push to all Droid 2 devices. What does that mean? That if you update to this, the steps to get you back on the official update track aren’t always super simple. Just understand that you are doing this with some risk involved and we will expect that none of you will throw a fit if the official update changes and you have no easy way to update to it. You’ve been warned, peeps.
*Droid 2 ONLY.
1. You have to be rooted. (Instructions)
2. You will have to bootstrap your recovery using the Droid 2 Bootstrapper.
3. From there, you’ll drop the file from above on your SD card.
4. Bootstrap your recovery and then reboot into it.
5. Once your phone boots to Clockwork Recovery, scroll down to “backup and restore.”
6. Choose “backup” to make a clean backup of your phone.
7. When that finishes choose “install zip from SD card.”
8. Then “choose zip from SD card” and find the D2_300.zip , select it and hit “yes.”
9. Your phone will apply the update. When it finishes, reboot and enjoy!
Again, big thanks to MyDroidWorld. Support thread and donate link can be found here.
Source: Droid Life
Category: Android News
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