Upgrading the Google Nexus One Froyo 2.2 (FRG83G) to Gingerbread 2.3 (GRI40) – Release Version

Gingerbread has finally been released for the Google Nexus One. I’ve just received the OTA update but you can direct download it from Google. Gingerbread 2.3 (GRI40) from Froyo 2.2 (FRG83G) More details to follow

Upgrading the Google Nexus One Froyo 2.2 (FRF72) to Froyo 2.2 (FRF83) – Release Version

Download the 645kb update file from Google (signed-passion-FRF83-from-FRF72.684bd56a.zip) Follow the instructions here – Upgrading the Google Nexus One Eclair 2.1 to Froyo 2.2 – unrooted stock (note that step 9 may require you to press reboot )

Forcing the Google Nexus One to “phone home” for updates

To force your Google Nexus One to “phone home” for updates all you need to do is open the phone keypad and dial the following number *#*#2432546#*#* The number translates to *#*#checkin#*#* This will contact Google and check for updates and respond with a “checkin succeeded”

Upgrading the Google Nexus One Eclair 2.1 (FRF50) to Froyo 2.2 (FRF83) – Release Version

The release version of Froyo 2.2 has been released for Google Nexus One users. Download the 1828kb update file from Google (filename:  signed-passion-FRF83-from-FRF50.38d66b26.zip) Follow the instructions here – Upgrading the Google Nexus One Eclair 2.1 to Froyo 2.2 – unrooted stock (note that step 9 may require you to press reboot )

Updating Froyo 2.2 from FRF50 to FRF72

An update for Froyo 2.2 from FRF50 to FRF72 has been released and is available from Google’s website now. The update is similar to the Eclair 2.1 to Froyo 2.2 with one change. Download the 1.9mb update file from Google (signed-passion-FRF72-from-FRF50.bc033f9e.zip) Follow instructions here –  Upgrading the Google Nexus One Eclair 2.1 to Froyo 2.2 […]

Upgrading the Google Nexus One Eclair 2.1 to Froyo 2.2 – unrooted stock

First check the build number (Settings \ About Phone)  and check the build number out which needs to be ETE27. Download the 44.4mb update file from Google (filename: signed-passion-FRF50-from-ERE27.1e519a24.zip) Rename the file to update.zip Copy to the root of the SD card as shown Turn the Nexus One off Hold down the trackball button and […]

Purchasing a Google Nexus One in Australia and other countries not on Googles

In my guide Importing a Google Nexus phone to Australia (and other countries) I mentioned a requirement to use a proxy server otherwise Google won’t allow you to purchase. The standard URL www.google.com/phone gives a message “Sorry, the Nexus One phone is not available in your country or region”. Using this link may allow you […]

Optus finally allows it’s customers to use paid apps on the Optus, Virgin Mobile and TPG networks

Optus have finally allowed it’s customers access to paid apps – Optus, Virgin Mobile and TPG blocking access to paid applications via Android Market. The move comes as competition intensifies in the Android market in Australia with recent announcements by Telstra and Vodafone. Optus unlocks access to paid Android apps Ahead of next week’s expected […]

Optus, Virgin Mobile and TPG blocking access to paid applications via Android Market

Update: Optus finally allows it’s customers to use paid apps on the Optus, Virgin Mobile and TPG networks (Friday 26th of March 2010) Optus being the partner network with Google in Australia (at the moment) would seem to be the obvious choice to use with your new Android phone – at least that’s what you […]

Alternatives to using the Google Market to purchase Android Applications

If you’re looking at alternative sites to purchase or download Android Applications either because you’re on a network that blocks access to the Android Market or want to look at alternative options the following are some sites that have a decent range. SlideME