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Through Clockwork, go to Backup & Restore -> Backup

For the OTA update, here's a root version: http://www.mydroidworld.com/forums/d...-everyone.html
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There's supposed to be a list of functions within Clockwork, one of them is "backup and restore". So yeah, just make a backup (make sure you have ample storage space) before flashing a ROM from your SD card.
Backup is done. Just worried about flashing since it says I need the OTA update. Even the link you provided ref says I need to be on 2.3.3. I am on 2.2.1..

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Backup is done. Just worried about flashing since it says I need the OTA update. Even the link you provided ref says I need to be on 2.3.3. I am on 2.2.1..

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Yikes, you may need to sbf your phone from Froyo to Gingerbread given the provided files. This involves installing Motorola drivers as well as RSD Lite to your PC to get the sbf files to flash the update.

Here's another guide to updating the Droid X: Droid X Wiki
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Backup is done. Just worried about flashing since it says I need the OTA update. Even the link you provided ref says I need to be on 2.3.3. I am on 2.2.1..

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Only the third update requires you to be on 2.3.3, the other 2 will get you to 2.3.3 from Froyo.
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Yikes, you may need to sbf your phone from Froyo to Gingerbread given the provided files. This involves installing Motorola drivers as well as RSD Lite to your PC to get the sbf files to flash the update.

Here's another guide to updating the Droid X: Droid X Wiki
Say what? LOL. What is SBF? Can't I just restore the phone to factory somehow? And then download the OTA update and then root/download new rom?

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Patched update.zip (not signed)
You must follow the directions exactly to the letter, if you do not I can not guarantee the results. Please do not post questions here if you have not read the directions below. Before beginning ensure that you understand the directions that you have read.

Good now that you have read above the you are ready to proceed.

1. Your phone must be in the following condition before you can use the patched updater.

1.Your phone is running the 2.3.340 official Froyo Firmware
2.Your phone has been rooted
3.Your phone is using the Droid2 Bootstrap program (Do Not Use DroidX Bootstrap)


Well I am not on 2.3, and I have droid x bootstrap...?

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Say what? LOL. What is SBF? Can't I just restore the phone to factory somehow? And then download the OTA update and then root/download new rom?

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You can restore the phone to factory settings, but I don't know if you will retain OTA capability since you already have your phone rooted. Try to do it, but bear in mind you have a big chance of losing root functionality when updating to an official update. Luckily you have made a backup, so if the wipe to factory didn't give you the option to OTA you can flash back to your previous ROM.
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Method One
The first method to upgrade to gingerbread from froyo is to sbf you phone back to stock froyo (2.3.340) and await for the upgrade OTA. (BAD IDEA)

Method Two
The second method to upgrade to gingerbread from froyo is to sbf you phone back to stock froyo (2.3.340) and use the 2 install files from below.


It says I need to SBF back to stock Froyo 2.3.340?

Method Three
The third method is for anyone currently running a Gingerbread leak (588/591/595). You can just install the appropriate zip right over the top of your previous build.
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Method One
The first method to upgrade to gingerbread from froyo is to sbf you phone back to stock froyo (2.3.340) and await for the upgrade OTA. (BAD IDEA)

Method Two
The second method to upgrade to gingerbread from froyo is to sbf you phone back to stock froyo (2.3.340) and use the 2 install files from below.


It says I need to SBF back to stock Froyo 2.3.340?

Method Three
The third method is for anyone currently running a Gingerbread leak (588/591/595). You can just install the appropriate zip right over the top of your previous build.
Yeah, SBF. The guide I provided has the thread about it. Here's the direct link.
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Yeah, SBF. The guide I provided has the thread about it. Here's the direct link.
Thanks ya'll. Let me give it all a go and see what happens...

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It's probably best to just start over from scratch.

I had instructions all typed up but then POS firefox replaced the tab that was open when I opened a saved session. God damn.

Anyways, I have all the files for doing this if you want me to email them to you. They're spread around the internet like easter eggs and on ****ty hosting so they're hard to get.

The work flow goes like this: flash stock froyo>root it>install bootstrap>flash the pre-rooted leaked gingerbread in 2 parts

1. SBF using THIS and flash to stock froyo. With this CD around it is impossible to brick your droid x.

2. Root it using the z4root app.

3. Once rooted install the droid 2 bootstrap app.

4. Reboot into bootstrap and wipe data/factory reset/wipe cache/dalvik cache

5. Then go to "install zip from sdcard" and install the leaked gingerbread zip in 2 parts. First flash part 1. Don't do anything after that except for flash part 2.

6. Reboot and now you're on the pre-rooted leaked version of gingerbread. From there you can flash any GB rom you want or just run the stock version. The OTA version is not rooted, yet.

7. If you want to theme and all of that you can install the deodexed version over the top of it.
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