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Updating Droid X running leaked Gingerbread to official release without root

I have a stock unrooted Droid X running a leaked version of the Gingerbread update (system version 4.5.588). How can I update to the official release (system version 4.5.596) without root?
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How can you tell if your Nexus S is CDMA?

I am trying to flash ICS onto my Samsung Nexus S, but I'm getting the error E:failed to verify whole-file signature. Really irritating since this is described by many to work. I'm guessing that my ...
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Apps' update status in Market app not always reliable?

So this is kind of a two fold question but it all falls under the same umbrella of update status reliability and might even be caused by the same factor. First, this morning I saw that my Logitech ...
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How can I update ROM of a generic Samsung Android device? [closed]

I have a set-top box which has a Google vendor ID 18D1:0005. I have installed it's driver with Zadig and now there is an Android device under "libusb (WinUSB) devices under Computer Management -> ...
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Are Android OS updates region specific?

Well, I have a Galaxy Ace with 2.3.3, build XWKPY and Samsung Kies doesn't show an update to 2.3.4 yet. I'm thinking of manually updating it through Odin and I need to know if I can just download any ...
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Android “Tethered” update mechanism

Based on Android CDD document, a device must support an update mechanism to system software. It may be one of following kinds: Over-the-air (OTA): by Settings > About Phone > System Updates to ...
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What build of ICS do I need for Nexus S baseband I9020XXKF1

Baseband version: I9020XXKF1 Current software build number is GRK39F on Android 2.3.6 I seem to have a pretty much unrecognised baseband version of the Nexus S. I brought mine carrier-free in the ...
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Upgrading Galaxy i7500 to OS 2.x

I have a Samsung Galaxy i7500. The OS version is 1.5, and I believe Samsung did not publish any updates (other than a 1.6 (Donut) in one country). Is there any way to upgrade my phone to Android 2.x? ...
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How do I get my rooted Incredible to install the latest Verizon update?

Leaving aside the question of whether the update is a good idea or not -- I'm tired of seeing "update available. Install?" show up every other day. I click "Yes", and it tells me rebooting in ...
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How to update all your apps from the Android market over web?

I constantly get multiple update notifications on my Android phone. How do I go online from my computer and update all my applications to my phone?
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What's in an update?

My Samsung Galaxy S2 just updated to version I9100XWKI4. Is there a place where I can see what's in that update? And in the ones before that? All I could find was a blog post from a site that shows ...
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In which directory are Android updates downloaded?

I want to download and install a system update for my Android HTC Desire. The download was successful but during installation it stopped. In the ClockworkMod console I can see the error "signature ...
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How to decide whether a system update should be installed?

An Android device shows a notification that a system update is available. I guess it is shown because the user has to decide - otherwise it would just be installed silently. How should the user ...
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Why doesn't Samsung Kies show an update for my Galaxy Ace?

My phone has Android 2.3.3, build GINGERBREAD.XWPKY. I have the latest version of Kies and my phone isn't rooted. But I believe I should see an upgrade to 2.3.5 there. Any clues? Note: When I first ...
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Marketplace offers downloads in notifications but when I tap notification none are available

I've seen some other places with this question, but no answers that explain/help with what's going on. I've got a Droid 3, and about once a day I get a notification that there are updates available ...
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Maps Update Degraded Off-Route Traffic Display

I've been using Google Maps Navigation to help with my commute for about 2 years now. One common action that I take is to start Naviation to my destination, and then look at the traffic display on ...
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Device upgrade issue via Samsung Kies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Kies: Firmware can not be upgraded? Device: Galaxy SL (GT I9003) I had fresh install from Samsung Service center for Android. They again installed Android 2.2. And now ...
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How can I install an updated version of Android on my device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? I have an Android mobile device which has Android 2.2 and I want to update it to Android 2.3. What possible ...
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How can I upgrade my device without going through my carrier?

Are there sites available that will allow me to upgrade to the latest version of Android without depending on my carrier?
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Apps unavailable after upgrade to Gingerbread

I recently upgraded my HTC Incredible from Froyo to Gingerbread. Everything seems to work fine, except for several apps that had their home screen icons revert to the default Android icon and clicking ...
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how do i upgrade my rooted LG optimus-c to the newest version of android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? I cannot find a place to download the most recent stable version or even where to find it for my phone.
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Accidentally cancelled update to 2.3 this morning; how do I get it back?

I woke up 2 hours ago and there was the message on my phone (HTC DROID Incredible) that a new update was available and that my phone would restart to download and install the update and of course I ...
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How can I set a song as a ringtone using the newest version of the Music app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set a custom MP3 as a ringtone for other notifications? How to set MP3 ringtone in Android (Nexus S) Pressing a track in the Music library no longer offers ...
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Is it possible to update the Android platform my phone runs on?

I just got my first Android phone. The ZTE Score which runs on Android 2.3.4.. I'm curious if I can update to a newer Android os, or if I'm stuck with 2.3.4..
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Reapplying market updates after using “uninstall updates”

I had an issue with an application that couldn't be updated, and solved it by uninstalling the market updates (maybe there was another method, but in my case it worked). Problem is, now I can't find a ...
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How do I troubleshoot the updgrade process of my ASUS Transformer to 3.2.1?

I just got a new ASUS Eee Transformer TF101. (Ironically on the day the Prime is officially released/announced. Oh well). It came with Android 3.1 per the Settings page. I tried Settings: About ...
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Is it possible to update CyanogenMod from within CyanogenMod?

Is there a way to update CyanogenMod from within CyanogenMod without going though the whole flashing process? I'm looking a for one press update button.
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Updates for Google Search, and Street View for Google Maps, listed but not able to be downloaded/installed

I have an LG ally that's just about a year old now, running 2.2.2. When I go to Market -> My Apps, there are two apps listed as "Not Installed" I'm having trouble with: Google Search Street View on ...
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Is it possible to continue upgrading an Android device if the OEM stops supporting it?

Suppose the OEM loses interest in my device; can I still install the stock distro updates when issued by Google? Are there issues with device drivers if I go this route?
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Why isn't my HTC Hero upgrading?

Located in China I've been waiting forever for the HTC Hero update to Android 2.1. However now everywhere around the world people are getting it. I do get the occasional update, and then I get ...
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How to make my alarm as stable as a server?

I have HTC Desire with original Android 2.2 (kernel 2.6.32.15-gf5a401c) with HTC Sence. I have not installed any task killers. Now I have a stock alarm clock application. Yesterday evening I set my ...
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Update Server Connection Issue

I Have bought Galaxy Sl - GT I9003 , two days back. Region: India I have Android Firmware Version: 2.2.1 , BuildNumber: FROYO.DDKF1 When vere I try to to update the firmware OTA,it gives me ...
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Can I restrict application updates to only happen over wifi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restrict market updates to WiFi network I'd like to avoid using the expensive 3G data bandwidth for app updates. Is there an app or something that will restrict updates ...
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How to check version of OR update the flashplayer on HTC Android phones?

Is there a way to check the version of the installed flashplayer? And how do you update the flashplayer? Is it automagically updated?
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Is it safe and stable to use titanium backup and restore at two different android versions?

I want to upgrade an android phone from 2.2 to 2.3. If I backup apps with titanium backup, will they be restored at 2.3, or will they be conflict because of different android version between backup ...
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update.zip that backs up my device? [closed]

Does anyone happen to have a (signed) update.zip package that when installed via recovery mode, copies the contents of SYSTEM:, DATA: etc to the SD card? It looks like it would be pretty easy to make ...
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what is updated in honeycomb 3.2.1?

My wifi Xoom was just updated to 3.2.1. Anyone know what this update contains?
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My phone just notified me that Kickback and Soundback were updated, what are they?

My Motorola Droid just informed me that Kickback and Soundback were updated. Clicking on the updates takes me nowhere, and they aren't listed in installed programs that I can see. What are these ...
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Can I update my handset from gingerbread to honeycomb [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 3.x update (Honeycomb)? I am using Motorola Fire XT. It runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Can I update Gingerbread to Honeycomb. ...
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“Parse error” when updating swype

When I try to update the swype beta via the Swype Installer app, it starts downloading the Swype Installer, but then I get the error message "Parse error". I tried downloading a new Swype Installer ...
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Update Galaxy Tab's Android by internet

Can I update my Galaxy Tab's Android version by internet? EDIT: When googling, I found some solutions for updating Android on Galaxy Tab, using connection to PC and special programs. But I know, that ...
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Google plus application is 24 mb after wrong update

I was updating from the market this app and I got a package error. I uninstalled it and installed it again from scratch. No problem. Now the app is 24 mb! To me it sounds like the broken package is ...
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How do I upgrade my Dell XCD35 from 2.2 Froyo to 2.3 Gingerbread? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? I'm not an expert in this, and need help. I have serious issues with the Froyo build and want to upgrade my brand new phone to ...
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How do I upgrade my Android OS from 2.2 to 2.3 on an HTC Desire? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? I am carrying a HTC Desire. I want to upgrade the OS from Android 2.2 to Android 2.3. How do I upgrade the OS?
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How to upgrade Android 2.2 to Android 2.3 on Samsung Galaxy S? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS on my device? I have a Samsung Galaxy S (LCD version) with stock Android 2.2. How can i upgrade it to Android 2.3?
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How can I update my Desire S from Android 2.3.3 to Android 2.3.4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? How can I update my Desire S from Android 2.3.3 to Android 2.3.4? Is it possible to update the OS for this model?
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How can I get the new Google Talk on a Droid Incredible running 2.3.4?

I have the original Droid Incredible (hardware rev 0003) with the new Market. I just got the Gingerbread OTA but it didn't include the new Google Talk. I know I could manually install the new apk from ...
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Why does Kies tell me that my Galaxy S has no updates?

Why does Samsung Kies tell me that my Galaxy S GT-i9000 has no OS or firmware updates even though there are downloads available on the internet?
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How do I know when updates are available for my phone?

I've got an Optimus T, and being new to the world of Android, I'm confused as to how I'm supposed to update my operating system. The phone is carrier locked to T Mobile. Does this mean that I can ...
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How to upgrade to Android 2.3 from 2.2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? I own a Sidekick 4g currently running Android 2.2 (Froyo) and I want to upgrade to 2.3 (Gingerbread) to use my front camera on video ...