Category Archives: FroYo

Speed up your Android: free up internal phone storage

If your Android phone seems to be running slower than it used to, check how much available internal storage it has left. If it has less than 30% left, freeing up some space will speed up the phone. That is because flash memory which is used for internal storage gets significantly slower as it gets […]
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How to move almost all Android apps to SD card (no root required)

[Update – May 2013] To see whether this procedure may work on your phone, check out the new post [Follow up] List of phones that work with “How to move almost all apps to SD card” procedure and comments to this post. Please note that this procedure does NOT work on the best selling Samsung Galaxy S3. [/Update] [Update […]
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List of Android 2.2 (FroYo) apps supporting apps2sd (apps on SD card)

[Update] Using relatively simple hack, almost all Android apps can be moved to SD card. See this post for more details: How to move all Android apps to SD card. [/Update] One of the most anticipated Android 2.2 features is ability to install applications on SD card. Prior to Androd 2.2, official Android firmware supported application […]
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Official Android 2.2 (FroYo) update arrives for Nexus One phones

The wait is finally over: Google has announced today that Nexus One phones started receving official Android 2.2 (FroYo) update. This applies to both AT&T and T-mobile customers. The message was posted on the Nexus One blog: Starting today, Nexus One users will begin to receive the Android 2.2 (codenamed Froyo) over-the-air software update on […]
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How to update Android 2.2 (FroYo) FRF50 and FRF72 to FRF83

[Update 4]: No need for manual Android 2.2 updates anymore. Official Android 2.2 has arrived and will be installed over-the-air in the next few days. [/Update 4] [Update 3] FRF85B was not the final FroYo build. FRF91 is. To upgrade from FRF85B, use this link. [/Update 3] [Update 2] FRF85B is now available for T-Mobile and AT&T Nexus […]
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How to update Android 2.2 (FroYo) FRF50 to FRF72

[Update 2]: No need for manual Android 2.2 updates anymore. Official Android 2.2 has arrived and will be installed over-the-air in the next few days. [/Update 2] [Update]: Another Android 2.2 update is now available: FRF83. It can be installed if you are running either FRF50 or FRF72. To update to FRF83 use the procedure below for the update […]
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Android 2.2 Preview: Cloud to Device Messaging demo

Update: Chrome to Phone feature has been officially released. One of the most impressive new Android 2.2 features announced during 2010 Google I/O conference was Cloud to Device Messaging API. You can watch the 10-minute demo below showing how this feature can be used for sending messages from the computer to the Android phone. As […]
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2010 Google I/O Android sessions available on youtube

All Android session videos and slides from 2010 Google I/O conference have been posted: http://code.google.com/events/io/2010/sessions.html#Android. These are must see materials for any Android developer. Related posts Android 2.2 is announced at Google I/O Salivating over FroYo
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How to manually update Nexus One with Android 2.2 FroYo (ERE27 to FRF50)

[Update 3]: No need for manual Android 2.2 updates anymore. Official Android 2.2 has arrived and will be installed over-the-air in the next few days. Of course, you can install it manually too. [/Update 3] [Update 2]: Another Android 2.2 update is now available: FRF83. It can be installed if you are running either FRF50 or […]
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Android 2.2 is announced at Google I/O

Yesterday, Google’s VP of Engineering Vic Gundotra introduced Android 2.2 (aka FroYo) at 2010 Google I/O developers conference.  All major rumored features were confirmed, including: 2-5x performance boost due to kernel JIT compilation Flash 10.1 support Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot support Ability to install applications on the SD card The video of Vic’s 45-minute keynote speech […]
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Salivating over FroYo

(FroYo sculpture at Google’s headquarters) Tomorrow at the annual Google I/O conference, Android 2.2 (codename FroYo, aka frozen yogurt) will be announced. FroYo is an update to Google’s Android mobile OS and new rumored features are: Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot functionality (ability to turn any Android phone into a 3G modem or Wi-Fi hotspot). It’s unlikely that this feature […]
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