Google announces official Froyo 2.2 update for Nexus One today

We saw all the posts earlier today regarding an update going out for the Nexus One but weren’t sure if it was official. Now we have confirmation from Google that build number FRF85B, Android version 2.2 is going OTA out to Nexus One users as we speak.

Starting today, Nexus One users will begin to receive the Android 2.2 (codenamed Froyo) over-the-air software update on their phones. This update provides some great new features including support for making your handset a portable hotspot and support for Adobe Flash within the browser. For a complete list of everything we’ve included in Android 2.2, please see the Android 2.2 Platform Highlights.

In order to access the update, you will receive a message on your phone’s notification bar. Just download the update, wait for it to install, and you should be all set. This update will be rolled out gradually to phones – and most users will receive the notification by the end of the week . We hope you enjoy these new features.

In case you are running a custom ROM on your Nexus, you may want to check out the forums at Android Central on how to proceed with your updates.

[via Android Central and Google]

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