[How To] Upgrade to Rooted .596 Official Rom

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shukero

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Hey guys! Thought it was weird that no one has done this yet so here it goes!

**FIRST WARNINGS!!**
1) I do not take ANY responsibility for anything that happens to your phone, contract, etc, etc.
2) I do not take create for any material posted here nor do I take credit for the download links! SUPER PROPS to p3droid & Black hat team for those.
3) Make Sure you know what you are doing BEFORE your root / SBF your phone, as I am not usually on much during the day to answer question (do to my job).
** END OF WARNINGS**

So on with the awesomeness that is GINGERBREAD! This How To shows you how to get from basically any rom to Rooted (supposedly deodexed) Official .596 Gingerbread from Motorola & Verizon!

First!! for those of you that upgraded to Leaked Versions of Gingerbread:

1)You need to check both your Gingerbread Version & Radio Versions.
---- To find your versions go settings > about phone > System Version/Baseband Version ----

If your Gingerbread Version is ANY of the following: (588/591/595)
&
If your Radio (baseband) Version ends with: 12P

Then Follow 2b) OTHERWISE FOLLOW 2a) !!

Second!! If You are on a Rooted Froyo Device go to 2c)
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2a) SBFing / Back to 2.2 Froyo:
If you are here that means you don't have the requirements to just "update" via bootstrapper to get to Gingerbread :( I know that sucks BUT there is a WAY!

A) First thing to do for this is to backup ALL your apps!! That's because all your data will be deleted as you will need to be going back to default froyo.

B) You will need to SBF back to Default 2.2 Froyo now. For those of you who don't know what SBF is: think of it as a Recovery process.

ANYWAY back on topic; If you do NOT KNOW how to SBF, then please follow how to do it Here You'll also have to download the default Froyo sbf file found there too. **Please make sure to read through everything in that post before trying to do it!!

Now After your SBF says it's at 100% (and it reboots your phone) Some Droid's perform differently than others. Here is what I mean; in MY personal case the phone rebooted right up into froyo. However some other people's didn't - it was stuck on the red eye logo screen.

If this happens to you:
1) Pull out the battery
2) unplug your usb cord (you can now quit RSD Lite - Don't worry about the warning as it told me the same thing)
3) put the battery back in
4) hold the power and home buttons to get into recovery mode on your phone
5) when the "!" sign shows up click on your search button, and scroll down to "factory reset / cache wipe" click ok then reboot. (this will get you into froyo)

C) Now that you are back to Default Froyo, You'll need to root it again with "Z4Root" which is at the bottom of this post.

I assume since you already rooted before you know how to...

D) After Rooting You'll need to install a copy of Droid 2 Bootstrap which can ALSO be found at the bottom of this post. If you already have Droid X Bootstrapper GET RID OF IT. Because it does NOT work in Gingerbread and for this process, but Droid 2 Bootstrapper does.

After installing Droid 2 Bootstrapper, you'll need to download both of the following files (part 1 & Part 2) and put them on your phone's SD Card:

Part 1:
Mirror 1
Mirror 2
mirror 3

Part 2:
Mirror 1
Mirror 2
Mirror 3

Now that your have both files downloaded I would advise you to rename the files to "2.3.340.MB810.Verizon.en.US-Part1" & "2.3.340.MB810.Verizon.en.US-Part2" This is because when you finally get into bootstrapper you'll know which part you are getting ready to install!

E) NOW ITS TIME TO GET SOME YUMMY GINGERBREAD!! Please PLEASE read everything before doing anything after this point!!

1) First get into bootstrap recovery
2) Go to: Install update off SDCard > Pick part1 > Click ok!
3) DO NOT EXIT RECOVERY!!!! If you do you could brick your Droid!!
4) After it installs part 1, go back down to Install update off SDCard > Pick Part2 This time > Click OK!!

Now at this point you can do 1 of 2 things:
1) You can restart your phone (as I did - which started up the first time)
2) You can go back to the main menu and "Factory reset / Wipe data"
** Please note that Option 2 was NOT tested by me, so I can not say if it works or not **

Your phone should have restarted and is now in Android 2.3.3596 :D CONGRATS!
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2b) Upgrading Directly to Gingerbread

Congrats!! You are part of the few that are able to directly upgrade through bootstrap to Gingerbread!!

1) FIRST Back up all of your Apps, as this update my delete them.
2) Grab Droid 2 bootstrap from the bottom of this post and install it since the Droid X Bootstrapper doesnt work with Gingerbread.
3) Grab the Update below:

Mirror 1
Mirror 2
Mirror 3
Mirror 4

4) Just install as you normally would a ROM, and restart. This Should get you into Rooted, Deodexed, Official .596 Gingerbread :D
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2c) Time to go back to default!

Alright so you are rooted on Froyo.. Well it's time to go back to your original backup of Verizon's DEFAULT 2.2 that SHOULD have been your first backup. Now if you are reading this and you don't have an original backup, you'll have to either find one for bootstrap, or go to 2a) and follow those instructions

1) Bootstrap Back to your original "Verizon Default 2.2"

2) You'll need to install a copy of Droid 2 Bootstrap which can be found at the bottom of this post. If you already have Droid X Bootstrapper GET RID OF IT. Because it does NOT work in Gingerbread and for this process, but Droid 2 Bootstrapper does.

After installing Droid 2 Bootstrapper, you'll need to download both of the following files (part 1 & Part 2) and put them on your phone's SD Card:

Part 1:
Mirror 1
Mirror 2
mirror 3

Part 2:
Mirror 1
Mirror 2
Mirror 3

Now that your have both files downloaded I would advise you to rename the files to "2.3.340.MB810.Verizon.en.US-Part1" & "2.3.340.MB810.Verizon.en.US-Part2" This is because when you finally get into bootstrapper you'll know which part you are getting ready to install!

E) NOW ITS TIME TO GET SOME YUMMY GINGERBREAD!! Please PLEASE read everything before doing anything after this point!!

1) First get into bootstrap recovery
2) Go to: Install update off SDCard > Pick part1 > Click ok!
3) DO NOT EXIT RECOVERY!!!! If you do you could brick your Droid!!
4) After it installs part 1, go back down to Install update off SDCard > Pick Part2 This time > Click OK!!

Now at this point you can do 1 of 2 things:
1) You can restart your phone (as I did - which started up the first time)
2) You can go back to the main menu and "Factory reset / Wipe data"
** Please note that Option 2 was NOT tested by me, so I can not say if it works or not **

Your phone should have restarted and is now in Android 2.3.3596 :D CONGRATS!


Hope this helps those in need! I know I needed a tutorial like this, but unfortunately, I had to get bits and chunks off of about 10 different forums... so HAVE FUN!!
 

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mav3rick478

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Why do we need to SBF to original Froyo if we are running stock rooted Froyo that has never had a ROM installed or anything? I could never find an answer to that, thanks for the instructions, they are a lot clearer than the ones on Droid World.

Sent from my DROIDX using XDA App
 

nukeruss

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I'd give it a try before SBF'n

Why do we need to SBF to original Froyo if we are running stock rooted Froyo that has never had a ROM installed or anything? I could never find an answer to that, thanks for the instructions, they are a lot clearer than the ones on Droid World.

Sent from my DROIDX using XDA App

I used the 2 file method yesterday to go from CM7 Nightlys back to GB rooted. No issues. I used Droid 2 bootstrapper to flash the 2 files (I know, not recommended by the CM7 guys). I first tried to perform a restore directly back to GB but that failed due to the kernel differences. But then when I flashed the two files, my data from the attempted GB restore was still there so it all worked out in the end.
 
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shukero

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Why do we need to SBF to original Froyo if we are running stock rooted Froyo that has never had a ROM installed or anything? I could never find an answer to that, thanks for the instructions, they are a lot clearer than the ones on Droid World.

Sent from my DROIDX using XDA App

THe quick answer is you never needed to. If you follow my directions to 2c) then you see that you need to bootstrap back to default (I assumed that anyone on an already rooted default froyo would just skip this step :p) then install the update...

So just for future peoples:

If you are already on the default STOCK motorola 2.2 system and are rooted, just go straight to updating your bootstrapper, and then to the update.

I've had a few days now with this new stock rom, and I am mainly very impressed! Motorola really did bump up the speed, and now I have a lot less freezes / failing apps. I have noticed that the camera is still just a bit buggy, but other than that very good and stable.

Can't wait to see what kind of roms people build off of this one :D makes me extremely excited just thinking about it... EIther that or the unlocking of the motorola bootloader.
 
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mav3rick478

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Yes GB is a lot faster and smoother. My only complaint is the keyboard, it seems less responsive and the keys seem smaller. I've had to correct a lot of typing since the upgrade, other than that it's great.

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sjmoreno

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Thanks! Worked great until I noticed a problem...

I started out with a rooted FroYo Droid X and this is what I did step by step for folks like me.

  1. I installed the Droid 2 Bootstrap attached to the original post.
  2. Saved the part 1 and part 2 files in the root of the SD Card (Phone Files).
  3. Started the Bootstrap app.
  4. In the Boostrap app I clicked the Bootstrap Recovery button first and then clicked Success.
  5. I then clicked the Reboot Recovery button and let the phone reboot into recovery.
  6. Now in recovery you have to use the volume up/down buttons to move around on the screen and then use the camera button to select something.
  7. I moved to Install Zip from SD Card and selected it.
  8. I moved to the part 1 file (it's the first one in the list) and selected it.
  9. I moved to the Install Zip from SD Card again and and selected it.
  10. I moved to the part 2 file (it's the second one in the list) and selected it.

After all this you should be back at the main recovery screen again and you should have Reboot System Now as an option. Select it to reboot your phone.

When your phone comes back up you should be good to go. I did notice some of the game icons weren't showing up correctly and so I rebooted the phone again (normally by turning it off and then back on) and then everything showed up fine again.

Like the original poster I didn't wipe my data or cache and everything seems to work fine and I didn't need to reinstall all of my apps or anything.

Again, thanks to the original poster!

[Edit] Had to SBF back to FroYo. After playing with this Gingerbread update for a while I found that my wireless tether apps (Wireless Tether and Barnacle Wireless Tether) were not working and complaining about the phone being in a weird state and also that WiFi Manager was interfering with the wireless tether apps. Since I use my phone as a hotspot a lot I decided to go back to FroYo until this release has baked a bit.
 
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Heck yes, man. This is great work. Definitely will be checking back to this thread to see what is going on with rooting in Gingerbread.

edit: By the way, in Android Market, I see two apps. One is name "Droid 2 Recovery Bootstrap" and the other is named "Droid X Recovery Bootstrap." Both apps are published by ClockworkMod.
Q1: ClockworkMod is a person, right?
Q2: Why does the original poster recommend using Droid 2 Recovery Bootstrap instead of Droid X Recovery Bootstrap?
 
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Zuesacoatl

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This is all fine and dandy, but is anyone actually working on a root option for OTA. I have grown tired of SBFing, I just want root. I do not have the know how to find little niches to put root in to my phone, I depend on much smarter people for that, please do not become complacent with this option, help those of us who want root, but either do not have time, do not wish, or just are to afraid to try this method with a simpler way. Thank you

Zues
 

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yes, it is a slight inconvenience, but i dont see any merit to your complaint. You only have to sbf once then flash the pre-rooted gingerbread OTA rom. it's really simple.
1. sbf to froyo 2.3.340
2. root with z4root
3. install droid 2 boostrapper
4. boot into recovery using bootstrapper and install the 2 part zip files.
Done
 
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sjmoreno

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Heck yes, man. This is great work. Definitely will be checking back to this thread to see what is going on with rooting in Gingerbread.

edit: By the way, in Android Market, I see two apps. One is name "Droid 2 Recovery Bootstrap" and the other is named "Droid X Recovery Bootstrap." Both apps are published by ClockworkMod.
Q1: ClockworkMod is a person, right?
Q2: Why does the original poster recommend using Droid 2 Recovery Bootstrap instead of Droid X Recovery Bootstrap?

1) No, ClockworkMod is a group of people working together.
2) I believe the original post said something about how the Bootstrap for Droid X doesn't work with Gingerbread but the Droid 2 Bootstrap attached to the original post does and that is why the post said to use it instead of the Droid X one.
 

shukero

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Heck yes, man. This is great work. Definitely will be checking back to this thread to see what is going on with rooting in Gingerbread.

edit: By the way, in Android Market, I see two apps. One is name "Droid 2 Recovery Bootstrap" and the other is named "Droid X Recovery Bootstrap." Both apps are published by ClockworkMod.
Q1: ClockworkMod is a person, right?
Q2: Why does the original poster recommend using Droid 2 Recovery Bootstrap instead of Droid X Recovery Bootstrap?

Ok, I have a few answers for a few people:

sjmoreno: The first is about the wireless Tethering: I have the original "wireless tethering for root" available in the android marketplace (although verizon probably has killed it on their droid's so look for it online. I have that, and it works all day long without giving me any complaints.

Second: VZyx: Best way to root is via z4root on Froyo 2.2 if you need help with this go to the topic entitled "Droid X for noobs" to see how to do it.

heyandy889: No need to go to the android marketplace, just grab the .apk that's at the bottom of this post. The reason why you don't want droid X bootstrapper is because for some reason, (most likely because it's older) it doesn't work in gingerbread but droid 2 bootstrapper does. If you ever use droid X bootstrapper in gingerbread you have a possibility of bricking your phone... that and it won't do anything.
 

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Ok, I have a few answers for a few people:

If you ever use droid X bootstrapper in gingerbread you have a possibility of bricking your phone... that and it won't do anything.

It has been reported by several people that Droid X Bootstraper can work but you have to turn off USB debugging in /Settings/Applications/ Development
 

sjmoreno

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Ok, I have a few answers for a few people:

sjmoreno: The first is about the wireless Tethering: I have the original "wireless tethering for root" available in the android marketplace (although verizon probably has killed it on their droid's so look for it online. I have that, and it works all day long without giving me any complaints.


shukero,

It has been reported in several sites that the Gingerbread update from Verizon has an added software blocker that disables non-Verizon wifi apps from working. So I find it working for you to be surprising to say the least.

In the thread in this section titled "wireless tether" there is a post with a link to another site where a user named wugfresh has a very nice post about the problem and has a solution to it as well. After trying his patch to get wifi tethering working again on this Gingerbread rom I can report it works GREAT.

So, thank you for this rom but without wugfresh's wifi tether fix I'd still be using the FroYo rom.

Thought some other users of this rom and those that use Wireless Tether for Root will find this post interesting.
 

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I am on the .596 root made by p3droid.

I am wondering if I could reinstall the 2 parts to get back to a stock .596 root with all the apps back on. Every once in awhile my phone will reboot and apps will just force close then reopen with no questions.
 

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    Hey guys! Thought it was weird that no one has done this yet so here it goes!

    **FIRST WARNINGS!!**
    1) I do not take ANY responsibility for anything that happens to your phone, contract, etc, etc.
    2) I do not take create for any material posted here nor do I take credit for the download links! SUPER PROPS to p3droid & Black hat team for those.
    3) Make Sure you know what you are doing BEFORE your root / SBF your phone, as I am not usually on much during the day to answer question (do to my job).
    ** END OF WARNINGS**

    So on with the awesomeness that is GINGERBREAD! This How To shows you how to get from basically any rom to Rooted (supposedly deodexed) Official .596 Gingerbread from Motorola & Verizon!

    First!! for those of you that upgraded to Leaked Versions of Gingerbread:

    1)You need to check both your Gingerbread Version & Radio Versions.
    ---- To find your versions go settings > about phone > System Version/Baseband Version ----

    If your Gingerbread Version is ANY of the following: (588/591/595)
    &
    If your Radio (baseband) Version ends with: 12P

    Then Follow 2b) OTHERWISE FOLLOW 2a) !!

    Second!! If You are on a Rooted Froyo Device go to 2c)
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    2a) SBFing / Back to 2.2 Froyo:
    If you are here that means you don't have the requirements to just "update" via bootstrapper to get to Gingerbread :( I know that sucks BUT there is a WAY!

    A) First thing to do for this is to backup ALL your apps!! That's because all your data will be deleted as you will need to be going back to default froyo.

    B) You will need to SBF back to Default 2.2 Froyo now. For those of you who don't know what SBF is: think of it as a Recovery process.

    ANYWAY back on topic; If you do NOT KNOW how to SBF, then please follow how to do it Here You'll also have to download the default Froyo sbf file found there too. **Please make sure to read through everything in that post before trying to do it!!

    Now After your SBF says it's at 100% (and it reboots your phone) Some Droid's perform differently than others. Here is what I mean; in MY personal case the phone rebooted right up into froyo. However some other people's didn't - it was stuck on the red eye logo screen.

    If this happens to you:
    1) Pull out the battery
    2) unplug your usb cord (you can now quit RSD Lite - Don't worry about the warning as it told me the same thing)
    3) put the battery back in
    4) hold the power and home buttons to get into recovery mode on your phone
    5) when the "!" sign shows up click on your search button, and scroll down to "factory reset / cache wipe" click ok then reboot. (this will get you into froyo)

    C) Now that you are back to Default Froyo, You'll need to root it again with "Z4Root" which is at the bottom of this post.

    I assume since you already rooted before you know how to...

    D) After Rooting You'll need to install a copy of Droid 2 Bootstrap which can ALSO be found at the bottom of this post. If you already have Droid X Bootstrapper GET RID OF IT. Because it does NOT work in Gingerbread and for this process, but Droid 2 Bootstrapper does.

    After installing Droid 2 Bootstrapper, you'll need to download both of the following files (part 1 & Part 2) and put them on your phone's SD Card:

    Part 1:
    Mirror 1
    Mirror 2
    mirror 3

    Part 2:
    Mirror 1
    Mirror 2
    Mirror 3

    Now that your have both files downloaded I would advise you to rename the files to "2.3.340.MB810.Verizon.en.US-Part1" & "2.3.340.MB810.Verizon.en.US-Part2" This is because when you finally get into bootstrapper you'll know which part you are getting ready to install!

    E) NOW ITS TIME TO GET SOME YUMMY GINGERBREAD!! Please PLEASE read everything before doing anything after this point!!

    1) First get into bootstrap recovery
    2) Go to: Install update off SDCard > Pick part1 > Click ok!
    3) DO NOT EXIT RECOVERY!!!! If you do you could brick your Droid!!
    4) After it installs part 1, go back down to Install update off SDCard > Pick Part2 This time > Click OK!!

    Now at this point you can do 1 of 2 things:
    1) You can restart your phone (as I did - which started up the first time)
    2) You can go back to the main menu and "Factory reset / Wipe data"
    ** Please note that Option 2 was NOT tested by me, so I can not say if it works or not **

    Your phone should have restarted and is now in Android 2.3.3596 :D CONGRATS!
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    2b) Upgrading Directly to Gingerbread

    Congrats!! You are part of the few that are able to directly upgrade through bootstrap to Gingerbread!!

    1) FIRST Back up all of your Apps, as this update my delete them.
    2) Grab Droid 2 bootstrap from the bottom of this post and install it since the Droid X Bootstrapper doesnt work with Gingerbread.
    3) Grab the Update below:

    Mirror 1
    Mirror 2
    Mirror 3
    Mirror 4

    4) Just install as you normally would a ROM, and restart. This Should get you into Rooted, Deodexed, Official .596 Gingerbread :D
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    2c) Time to go back to default!

    Alright so you are rooted on Froyo.. Well it's time to go back to your original backup of Verizon's DEFAULT 2.2 that SHOULD have been your first backup. Now if you are reading this and you don't have an original backup, you'll have to either find one for bootstrap, or go to 2a) and follow those instructions

    1) Bootstrap Back to your original "Verizon Default 2.2"

    2) You'll need to install a copy of Droid 2 Bootstrap which can be found at the bottom of this post. If you already have Droid X Bootstrapper GET RID OF IT. Because it does NOT work in Gingerbread and for this process, but Droid 2 Bootstrapper does.

    After installing Droid 2 Bootstrapper, you'll need to download both of the following files (part 1 & Part 2) and put them on your phone's SD Card:

    Part 1:
    Mirror 1
    Mirror 2
    mirror 3

    Part 2:
    Mirror 1
    Mirror 2
    Mirror 3

    Now that your have both files downloaded I would advise you to rename the files to "2.3.340.MB810.Verizon.en.US-Part1" & "2.3.340.MB810.Verizon.en.US-Part2" This is because when you finally get into bootstrapper you'll know which part you are getting ready to install!

    E) NOW ITS TIME TO GET SOME YUMMY GINGERBREAD!! Please PLEASE read everything before doing anything after this point!!

    1) First get into bootstrap recovery
    2) Go to: Install update off SDCard > Pick part1 > Click ok!
    3) DO NOT EXIT RECOVERY!!!! If you do you could brick your Droid!!
    4) After it installs part 1, go back down to Install update off SDCard > Pick Part2 This time > Click OK!!

    Now at this point you can do 1 of 2 things:
    1) You can restart your phone (as I did - which started up the first time)
    2) You can go back to the main menu and "Factory reset / Wipe data"
    ** Please note that Option 2 was NOT tested by me, so I can not say if it works or not **

    Your phone should have restarted and is now in Android 2.3.3596 :D CONGRATS!


    Hope this helps those in need! I know I needed a tutorial like this, but unfortunately, I had to get bits and chunks off of about 10 different forums... so HAVE FUN!!
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    Nevermind, just did the 2 part install without SBF'ing and it worked like a charm. Nothing like jumping in with both feet! :D
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    I'd give it a try before SBF'n

    Why do we need to SBF to original Froyo if we are running stock rooted Froyo that has never had a ROM installed or anything? I could never find an answer to that, thanks for the instructions, they are a lot clearer than the ones on Droid World.

    Sent from my DROIDX using XDA App

    I used the 2 file method yesterday to go from CM7 Nightlys back to GB rooted. No issues. I used Droid 2 bootstrapper to flash the 2 files (I know, not recommended by the CM7 guys). I first tried to perform a restore directly back to GB but that failed due to the kernel differences. But then when I flashed the two files, my data from the attempted GB restore was still there so it all worked out in the end.
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    Why do we need to SBF to original Froyo if we are running stock rooted Froyo that has never had a ROM installed or anything? I could never find an answer to that, thanks for the instructions, they are a lot clearer than the ones on Droid World.

    Sent from my DROIDX using XDA App

    THe quick answer is you never needed to. If you follow my directions to 2c) then you see that you need to bootstrap back to default (I assumed that anyone on an already rooted default froyo would just skip this step :p) then install the update...

    So just for future peoples:

    If you are already on the default STOCK motorola 2.2 system and are rooted, just go straight to updating your bootstrapper, and then to the update.

    I've had a few days now with this new stock rom, and I am mainly very impressed! Motorola really did bump up the speed, and now I have a lot less freezes / failing apps. I have noticed that the camera is still just a bit buggy, but other than that very good and stable.

    Can't wait to see what kind of roms people build off of this one :D makes me extremely excited just thinking about it... EIther that or the unlocking of the motorola bootloader.
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    Thanks! Worked great until I noticed a problem...

    I started out with a rooted FroYo Droid X and this is what I did step by step for folks like me.

    1. I installed the Droid 2 Bootstrap attached to the original post.
    2. Saved the part 1 and part 2 files in the root of the SD Card (Phone Files).
    3. Started the Bootstrap app.
    4. In the Boostrap app I clicked the Bootstrap Recovery button first and then clicked Success.
    5. I then clicked the Reboot Recovery button and let the phone reboot into recovery.
    6. Now in recovery you have to use the volume up/down buttons to move around on the screen and then use the camera button to select something.
    7. I moved to Install Zip from SD Card and selected it.
    8. I moved to the part 1 file (it's the first one in the list) and selected it.
    9. I moved to the Install Zip from SD Card again and and selected it.
    10. I moved to the part 2 file (it's the second one in the list) and selected it.

    After all this you should be back at the main recovery screen again and you should have Reboot System Now as an option. Select it to reboot your phone.

    When your phone comes back up you should be good to go. I did notice some of the game icons weren't showing up correctly and so I rebooted the phone again (normally by turning it off and then back on) and then everything showed up fine again.

    Like the original poster I didn't wipe my data or cache and everything seems to work fine and I didn't need to reinstall all of my apps or anything.

    Again, thanks to the original poster!

    [Edit] Had to SBF back to FroYo. After playing with this Gingerbread update for a while I found that my wireless tether apps (Wireless Tether and Barnacle Wireless Tether) were not working and complaining about the phone being in a weird state and also that WiFi Manager was interfering with the wireless tether apps. Since I use my phone as a hotspot a lot I decided to go back to FroYo until this release has baked a bit.