Motorola Milestone Upgrade to Android 2.2 OS

Motorola Milestone Upgrade to Android 2.2 OS

Installing Android Command Center

Step One: Download Android Command Center Software
This step allows you to install the necessary software required to upgrade your Motorola Milestone
Operating System.

Plug in the Milestone into the computer using a microUSB cable. Drivers for the Milestone will load.




Access www.cincinnatibell.com/milestoneupgrade
       www.cincinnatibell.com/milestoneupgrade.




Click Learn More to review important installation information.
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Then click Download or Download Files
                                Files, and a dialog box will appear.




Save the file to your computer.
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Step Two: Install Android Command Center Software
Once the file has been saved, there will be a zip file titled xt720_files.zip.




Double click on xt720_files.zip,, and click Extract all files.




After you have extracted the files there will be an installer file entitled ACSetup.msi,, double click to
install the application.




Windows Installer will prepare to install the software.
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Follow the setup wizard to install the Android Commander Software.




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                                                      Be sure to note what folder you save this
                                                      file, you will need to access the files later.




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Locate the folder you just have the file to, and open the Android Commander Software. (Folder will be
titled Ultimobile). Click Android Commander.exe
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Once opened, it will ask you to register the software. Included in the folder is a file entitled README.txt,
inside are the Username and Software key associated with your account. Enter the CBWUser for the
Customer Name and 107891 for the Software Key provided.




Main Procedure Controls - Android Command Center

Step One: Install Drivers
This step allows you to install the necessary drivers required for supported devices to operate with
Android Commander.

Click Install Drivers,, and a dialog box will appear listing the supported drivers.




                                                       Choose the Motorola driver. Click
                                                                                    lick OK to return to
                                                       the main menu.
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Follow the setup wizard to install the drivers.

1. Select your language. Click OK.




2. Click Next




3. Read License Agreement. Click I Agree
                                   Agree. Installation will start.




                                                    4.

5. Click OK once complete.
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Step Two: Root the Device
The next several steps require the device to be rooted.

First, be sure your device is in USB Debugging mode:
    1.   Device must be plugged into computer
    2.   Click Menu
    3.   Choose Settings
    4.   Click Applications
    5.   Choose Development
    6.   Press USB debugging




To root the device, with the Android Commander go to Tools > Root Device.
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Click Root.




Once SuperOneClick launches click ROOT and wait until the process finishes. (If prompted to run a test,
click NO).




If SuperOneClick gets stuck, simply restart the rooting process. If successful, click OK to return to the
main menu.
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Step Three: Backup Data (Optional)
This step installs Titanium Backup.. This application allows for all user data, applications, etc. to be
backed up on the handsets SD card, so that after a firmware or other upgrade it can be restored to the
phone.




Click Backup Data,, and a dialog box will appear asking iif you have rooted your device. Click OK.




Another dialog box will then appear asking if you would like to install Titanium Backup. Click Install.
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Once Titanium Backup is installed, follow the steps below on your handset.




 1. Run the application on       2. You will be prompted        3. In order to backup user
    the device.                     to allow Super User            data and applications,
                                    access; click Allow.           click the menu button
                                                                   on your device and click
                                                                   Batch.




 6. You will see a list with     5. Click Run the batch         4. Backup will begin.
    many types of data to           operation.
    back up. Choose the
    data types you would
    like to back up. If you
    would like to backup
    all, choose “Backup all
    user apps + system
    data.” Click RUN.
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Step Four: Flash Firmware

A. Extract Flash Files to SD Card:
Extract the contents of XT720_Flash_CBW.Zip to the root folder (main folder) of an SD card with at least
200mb of free space and insert it into the device before flashing. This file can be found in the software
folder as well as the Android Commander
                                 mmander Installation folder under /Resources/XT720.




Once you locate the CBW.zip file, double click on the file and then click Extract all files..




Insert the SD card into your computer or change your USB Connection to Memory Card Access.
    1. Drag notifications
                     ations bar down
    2. Choose USB Connection
    3. Choose Memory Card Access
    4. Click OK

Click Next until the Select Destination page. Choose Browse…
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Choose Removable Disk drive. Save to main file folder. Click OK and finish exporting the files.




Click Finish.
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B. Flash Files:
NOTE: Make sure the phone has been rooted since the last time it has been rebooted. Also, make sure
that device is in ‘USB Debug’ mode.

Change the USB connection mode is set to ‘Portal & Tools:’
   1. Drag notifications bar down
   2. Choose USB Connection
   3. Choose Portal & Tools
   4. Click OK

                 onnect the phone to Android Commander and click Flash Firmware.
If necessary, reconnect




Click Flash. Read pop-up
                      up instructions and click OK.
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Follow the prompts given by Android Commander and the necessary application/files will be copied and
installed to the phone. Complete the following steps on the device:




               1. Run the “System Recovery”          2. Once open, click the top option
                  application on the device.            (Install recovery system).




               3. Click Allow.                       4. Once complete, you will be
                                                        notified. Then click Recovery
                                                        Boot below. The phone will
                                                        then reboot (power cycle) in
                                                        recovery when you click OK.
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Once in recovery, scroll with your volume keys and select with the camera key. Scroll to and click Wipe
Data/ Factory Reset. Then follow the steps below.




  1. Select Nandroid.                                     2. Choose Restore.




  3. Choose CBW.                                          4. Click Restore All and select the flash.
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Once complete navigate to root directory and reboot. You can then return the main menu. To do so, go
back 3 screens and follow the steps below.




 1. Choose Wipe data/factory reset.                    2. Choose Yes delete all user data.




                             3. Click Reboot system. The phone will
                                restart.
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Place device back in USB Debugging mode.
    1.   Device must be plugged into computer
    2.   Click Menu
    3.   Choose Settings
    4.   Click Applications
    5.   Choose Development
    6.   Press USB debugging




Next, access the Android Commander
                         Commander.. You will need to root the device again. To do so, click
Tools > Root Device.




Once SuperOneClick launches click ROOT and wait until the process finishes. (If prompted to run a test,
click NO).
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If SuperOneClick gets stuck, simply restart the rooting process. If successful, click OK to return to the
main menu.




Step Five: Restore Data (Optional)
This step re-installs Titanium Backup
                               Backup.. This application allows for all user data, applications, etc. to be
backed up on the handsets SD card, so that after a firmware or other upgrade it can be restored to the
phone.




Click Restore Data, and a dialog box will appear asking if you have rooted
                                                                        ed your device. Click OK.
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Another dialog box will then appear asking if you would like to install Titanium Backup. Click Install.




NOTE: a root of the device is required in order for Titanium Backup to work, so before you install, be
sure to go to Tools > Root Device.. Once SuperOneClick launches click ROOT and wait until the process
finishes. (If prompted to run a test, click NO). If SuperOneClick gets stuck, simply restart the rooting
process. If successful, click OK to return to the main menu.

Once Titanium Backup is installed, follow the steps below on your handset.




 1. Run the application on        2. You will be prompted          3. In order to restore user
    the device.                      to allow Super User              data and applications,
                                     access; click Allow.             click the menu button
                                                                      on your device and click
                                                                      Batch.
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 6. You will see a list with    5. Click Run the batch         4. Restoration will begin.
                                                                                   begin
    many types of data to          operation.
    back up. Choose the
    data types you would
    like to back up. If you
    would like to backup
    all, choose “Restore all
    missing apps + all
    system data.” Click
    RUN.



  nce your data is restored, unroot your device by going to the Android Commander and choosing Tools
Once
> Root Device.
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Once SuperOneClick launches click UNROOT and wait until the process finishes. ).




If SuperOneClick gets stuck, simply restart the unrooting process. If successful, click OK to return to the
main menu.
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