Motorola says no update for those who installed leaked Froyo on their DROID X

Motorola says no update for those who installed leaked Froyo on their DROID X
Motorola today came out and made it clear that there will be no official Froyo build sent to those who installed a leaked Android 2.2 update on their DROID X. The Schaumburg based firm warned those who have not yet done the deed to stay clear of unofficial software. In a post by the moderator of the Motorola Owners Forum, DROID X owners were told that unless they have a way to flash their handset back to the current official settings, their "X" could be stuck on the leaked version of Android 2.2.

The manufacturer does not want to have to make adjustments like HTC recently had to do for those who installed a leaked Froyo build on to their EVO 4G which was unofficially obtained from HTC servers. As we reported, when that build went non-final, early updaters were potentially stuck until HTC disseminated an official version that brought everyone up to date.

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20 Comments

1. droidx leakage unregistered

Anyone have access to the droid x 2.1 firmware? I would like to take advantage of the official build once released.

14. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

I thought Motorola sent the source code proactively to customers to mess with?

16. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

Also just a note, if people figure a way to crack the phone and duplicate a solid release of 2.2 mod, whats going to keep xda from finding a way for a legitimate way of getting OTA or manual update? I say this is bluffing...last time anyone got blocked from access was with a physical body gaurd..software is merely a high wall needing to be climbed.

18. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

Agreed 100% PapaJay +1

2. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

That's really stupid if you ask me. At least HTC acts like they care about their customers and fixed any issues that were at hand. Despite that I could care less, 2.2 works flawlessly on my droid x and I doubt the official update will be much different. In fact I've only noticed how much different and smoother things run. That lag in the app menu is gone and flash 10.1 works perfectly. I highly doubt ill still have this phone by the time 3.0 comes out for it, knowing how slow the process is, that probably don't be until 2012 or later anyway lol Overall I am very happy with the performance of this 2.2 update for the droid x.

4. whitman5115

Posts: 28; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

It is more stupid to install risky software onto your phone. shouldn't be motorola problem to create a build for those who do. If yours works perfectly then fine. Ignore the rules pay the consequence easily said.

9. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I didn't even root my phone or anything. My phone functions perfectly so there's really no reason for it. If it brick my phone that would have been one thing, but its just a freakin software upgrade, my money is on it being the same official upgrade anyway Haha.

3. urdaddi

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 27, 2010

Good.

5. cp hall unregistered

lol i dunno why folks cant wait to begin with

6. ChineseMuscle

Posts: 47; Member since: Nov 15, 2008

I am waiting.......Now Can You Please HURRY UP WITH THE "OFFICIAL" UPGRADE RELEASE? .......And what do I get for waiting. Anything special ?

10. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

Its people like you that drive me nuts. "Do I get anything special for waiting?!" How about a firmware update that is solid and doesnt have any bugs? That sounds like a good reward for waiting......

11. derp unregistered

"How about a firmware update that is solid and doesnt have any bugs?" hahahahahahahahahaha yea...like that will ever happen.

15. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

Atleast you dont have to buy a new phone to get it (cough) iPhone user.

17. derp unregistered

ahh....more sheep who cant think outside of the box of android(unstable) or iphone(overrated).

19. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

A man can dream cant he?lol

7. Pings

Posts: 304; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

I'm thinking about getting the Droid X, and if I do I'm not running Blur even if it's with Froyo. I'm just gona putting Lithium Mod on it, and that's built of 2.2. So they can block me all they want, I don't want their crappy UI anyways...

8. Jwhirl06 unregistered

All of you naysayers are fools. Just flash the stock sbf back to the X. No harm no foul. Kiss my ass motorola.

12. hawk62

Posts: 320; Member since: Nov 21, 2009

Good job Moto. Don't waste your time/money on the ppl that root their phone. That is their problem. Now just F*cking release 2.2 so more of us don't have to go the root way.

13. LOLMOTO unregistered

HTC pretty much wants you to be able to root your phone which is the reason that they make their OS builds for both root users and users who don't root their phones. Rooting allowed you to use your phone to its full capacity, i.e. overclock processors, install custom ROMs so you don't have to use shitty motoblur, etc. HTC>Motorola. Why do you think HTC used to make phones then sell their design and make to other phone manufacturers, because HTC is better than Jesus and HTC Sense is more attractive than Megan Fox.

20. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

I like HTC products myself but damn son...

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