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Android 2.2 / Froyo for Dell Streak

Posted by techhackz-admin Wednesday, October 13, 2010


Android 2.2 / Froyo for Dell Streak The Dell Streak is one of the slickest Android cell phone available on the market today, with its huge 5 inches screen the Streak is closer to a tablet than a phone. Its biggest issue is that it ships with Android 1.6 which is really old, hackers found a way to run Android 2.1 on it and now Froyo aka Android 2.2 can also be installed on the Dell Streak.

Stephen Hyde @ Modaco released a custom ROM for the Dell Streak that you can find @

Everything is said to be working in this Android 2.2 custom ROM [from Modaco thread]:

Everything that i know of
Known Issues:
mobile data is turned off by default it can be easily enabled in settings
no apns are included as standard these need adding manually.
Known Bugs:
Streak will sometimes randomly reboot
after you switch off wifi, the 3G data will not come back on - reboot should fix

In order to install this ROM you will need a Dell Streak running Android 2.1 you will find all the instructions on how to update your Dell Streak to Android 2.1 @ Modaco:

  • 19/Aug - Streak 2.1 downloads / how-tos (ROM / Superboot / Recovery)

To install Android 2.2 follow the instructions created by Stephen @ Modaco:

  • DELL STREAK Froyo Build Beta., Official Announcement Thread

You can take a look at Android 2.2 (Froyo) on the Dell Streak in the following YouTube video:

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