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UPDATED: If you manually upgraded to 2.2. YOU WILL GET OTA : GOOGLE EMPLOYEE CONFIRMS

25th May 2010, 08:56 PM |#1  
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YAY MY STORY WAS POSTED TO ANDROID GUYS!!!

UPDATED: So I had to rush home after class and give everyone that definate answer that they long. This was in my email as I finally got a STRAIGHT answer from Google to the question

"Will the people that did the manual update to Froyo still receive the OTA, and did it void the warrenty? Can I get a straight Answer?"

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Hi,

The answer is yes and no, respectively. When 2.2 (Froyo) is sent via OTA, everybody will get it, including those who have already manually updated to Froyo. No, your warranty is not voided by manually updating to Froyo. But we do recommend waiting for the OTA if you're still on 2.1 / Eclair.

Cheers,

Ben


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I found some evidence that supports, all manual user will get the OTA, even if you updated manually.

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Hi all,

Thanks for the responses!

Just wanted to give a heads up that the build floating around is not the official Froyo release. You will get an automatic notification when we OTA the build, no need to manually download it. You will still get the automatic notification if the official release is a newer version than the one you have, so don't sweat...but I'd highly recommend waiting for our official release

@Bhushan4181: You will get the OTA update as long as you are connected to the internet and can communicate with Google servers.

We are striving hard to OTA the build to you ASAP, thanks for your patience!

Gaurav.

From what I am TOLD as long as your manual update came from GOOGLE than it is still a LEGIT and offical update, just not the final, therefor you HAVE NOT voided your warrenty, and will most likely get the OTA so don't panic


P.S Those who did the manual update(me included) I would not worry about trying to roll back to 2.1. They sent out a test build via ota to testers, and when the final build comes i'm sure EVERYONE will get the OTA as it will have a different signature and what-not. How else would they get the final build to the testers?
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25th May 2010, 09:00 PM |#2  
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Beautiful. Only thing missing now is a release date :|
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Good find, I think its a no brainer but confirmation is good for some folks that were worried.
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yeah good to know....:)
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Good find, I think its a no brainer but confirmation is good for some folks that were worried.

Ya even I was a little tweaked. Not saying we wouldn't be able to just flash it anyhow even if you are NON root. But there was alot of mixed answers not only here but all over the net, and some people were freaking out
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Beautiful. Only thing missing now is a release date :|


It appears, according to the quote ' We are striving hard to OTA the build to you ASAP, thanks for your patience!' that the build is complete and it may only be the OTA to be sorted.

I hope so anyway
25th May 2010, 09:22 PM |#7  
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"You will still get the automatic notification if the official release is a newer version than the one you have, so don't sweat"

Let's take a look at that again:

"You will still get the automatic notification if the official release is a newer version than the one you have, so don't sweat"

Just wanted to point that out
25th May 2010, 09:27 PM |#8  
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There is no question that there must be a newer version of froyo thats coming out. I say that because every forum I visit on this site (and other sites) have people complaining that this and that doesn't work (anymore).
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Originally Posted by Paul22000

"You will still get the automatic notification if the official release is a newer version than the one you have, so don't sweat"

Let's take a look at that again:

"You will still get the automatic notification if the official release is a newer version than the one you have, so don't sweat"

Just wanted to point that out


I knew there would be at least one person that would point something out to try to kill the post cause they didn't find it first. Obviously it will be newer. The file that was MANUALLY downloaded was available to the media and what not, so what, they are never gonna get the final OTA. Its common sense. And like I siad even if by what slim chance you don't get the OTA, you will be able to push it manually.
Way to try to kill a post

BTW...

"You will still get the automatic notification if the official release is a newer version than the one you have, so don't sweat"
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Originally Posted by Paul22000

"You will still get the automatic notification if the official release is a newer version than the one you have, so don't sweat"

Let's take a look at that again:

"You will still get the automatic notification if the official release is a newer version than the one you have, so don't sweat"

Just wanted to point that out

lol nice one ...

I dont find any good reason to give/update the press or the "preview phones" some unfinished or still bugged version of 2.2

For what ? so that they review it (Froyo) and write down all the bad or not working things ... it makes no sense , at least for me ...
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