Better Late than Never: Motorola Milestone to Receive Froyo Update

March 16, 2011 - Written By Jordan Yost

Motorola Milestone Finally Gets Android OS 2.2 (Froyo) Update

Remember the recent update Motorola Droids received, concerning technical difficulties with texting and messaging? Well it looks like select Motorola Milestone users will finally be receiving the Android OS 2.2 (Froyo) update that all of us Droid users have been spoiled with for close to a year. Motorola Europe made the announcement via their Facebook page (a growing trend amongst networks and manufacturers).

Motorola has provided a page on its site to show you how to update your phone here.

Now for what you can look forward to:

Software Upgrade for the Milestone Android 2.2 Release

We are pleased to announce the new Androidâ„¢ 2.2 (Froyo) software upgrade for Motorola Milestone users. The Android 2.2 (Froyo) software update includes numerous new features, tons of shortcuts, and enhancements. Upgrade today for peak performance.
For more information on Motorola support for the Motorola Milestone, visit us at
Additional Milestone support can be found at
Who can use this Release: ALL Motorola Milestone users

After downloading and installing the Android 2.2 (Froyo) software release, you will enjoy:


  • Improved Web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1, currently available for download via Android Market
  • Enhanced browser performance for faster loading of JavaScript heavy pages.New security options including remote wipe and device lock, complex password, and minimum password length.
  • 3G Mobile Hotspot connectivity.
  • New tips, shortcuts, and assistance from a home-screen widget help users better navigate theirphones.
  • Easily switch between the eight most recently used applications.
  • Improved Wi-Fi performance and connectivity.
  • Rotate the screen 270 degrees to work with compatible apps in any direction.
  • Preserve apps and settings using Google Backup and Restore.
  • Downloaded apps can now be automatically updated and you can choose to store applications in the device’s memory or on a SD card.


  • Management of password policies for Microsoft Exchange administrators across all devices.
  • Increased ring and notification volume.
  • Edit recurring Corporate Calendar meetings with a large number of invitees.
  • Improved Hotmail® sync for accounts with a large number of emails.
  • Streamlined efficiency in Microsoft Exchange Active Sync®

Improve your communication with smarter functions from Android 2.2

  • Android 2.2 boosts mobile organization and response time.
  • And now Microsoft Exchange administrators can manage password policies across all devices, making sure company information stays secure and safe. Android 2.2 now supports Exchange calendars in the Calendar application.


How to Install the Upgrade
For update instructions (US) –

For Update instruction (non-US) –

Upgrade Installation Support
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Certain features, services and applications are network dependent and may not be available in all areas; additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply. Specific functionality and features with each software version of Android may vary. Contact your service provider for details.
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