Fool your friends, family and neighbors with the DROID X Android 2.2 lock screen

Fool your friends, family and neighbors with the DROID X Android 2.2 lock screen
With the Motorola DROID 2 having been launched with Android 2.2 under the hood, and as owners of the original DROID celebrate the receipt of Froyo on their device, it would appear that as for now, DROID X users are being left out at the dessert table. Of course, there is always the version of  Froyo for the Supersized DROID that recently leaked, but if those other DROID models are getting official versions of the new software build via OTA dissemination, why should "X" owners settle for a possibly unstable version that could brick their phone?

But it isn't all bad news for owners of the DROID X. Thanks to an easy to install .apk file created by Android Central forum member chaluxedeluxe, and available at the source link, you can upgrade your handset's lock screen to the Android 2.2 version. You might not be able to view flash enabled video or animation on your  "X" yet, but that day is coming soon. Meanwhile, you can impress your parents ("Didn't think you had it in you, son"), friends, and loved ones by showing off the new lock screen on your phone. Before you know it, the rest of the Froyo update will be sent out OTA, and once installed, your charade will be unnecessary. As we reported, the ETA for the Android 2.2 upgrade to reach the DROID X is early next month.

Motorola DROID X Specifications | Review

source: AndroidCentral

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13 Comments

1. testman22

Posts: 339; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

i like the old lock screen better

2. joey18

Posts: 673; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

i just bout my droid x today they tell me in 5 days arrive at home im exited i pay 20 for early upgrade but the phone is the best in the market i hope found friends how to used

8. testman22

Posts: 339; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

you just butchered the english language

13. bloodpanther

Posts: 32; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

You should have bought yourself a tutor instead of that phone.

3. lol unregistered

I turned off the lock screen...

4. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Im surprised that phone arena didn't even post an article on the leak droid x 2.2 update.zip that you can download. well after having some issues with not being able to make or receive calls and some issues with not being able to access the market place though I heard others were having the same issue. I have it working perfectly and yes flash 10.1 is on it.

5. ChineseMuscle

Posts: 47; Member since: Nov 15, 2008

Does Hulu work with the 2.2 version that you have ?

6. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Sadly, no. It seems flash 10.1 flash on android does not support it. I also seen phil from android central try to use hulu with the evo that also has flash 10.1 and it wouldn't work neither.

9. Erebus unregistered

Flash is not the issue. Hulu was working the first maybe week it was out. Hulu then blocked it afterwards to keep people from getting Hulu free on their mobile devices. They have Hulu Plus coming out and they want you to pay if you aren't using a legit computer.

10. Erebus unregistered

I am surprised they didn't post anything about it either. I haven't had a single problem with the leaked update. It works flawlessly for me. I actually have less problems then I had with 2.1update1.

7. amfilipak unregistered

Just a point for Sites like hulu. The site itself recognizes the device you are trying to view its content through and does not allow the stream to process. This would be the same for sites like youtube and netflix as well (even though netflix uses silverlight) Its up to the website owners to allow streaming to mobile devices. Not just the software on the phone. Most embedded vidoe on other sites would be able to be played, such as embedded youtube videos embedded in a facebook page. Hope this clears some things up.

11. matistight

Posts: 1012; Member since: May 13, 2009

so the droid x has 2.2, but not froyo????? im so confused.....my nexus has official froyo, 2.2 on it.... so whats with the confusion???

12. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

Your the only one confused my friend... froyo IS 2.2 and its not "officially" available for the X as of yet but you can download it from indirect sources and apply it to your phone...just dont tell any VZW techs you did it or they'll say you voided the warranty!

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