Manual update instructions for Google Nexus S to Android 2.3.4!

Apr 29, 2011
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I'm many things and none of them is patient. I want what I want right now. Don’t judge, you know you are the same way. If you have a Nexus S smartphone and you have been checking over and over to see if the OTA update for your device to Android 2.3.4 was available for you yet, you can stop waiting. The official 2.3.4 update file has been found and you can get the directions for installing it manually below.

The big new feature of the is version of Google for users is added video chat capability. The user can now video chat via Google Talk with the 2.3.4 update. The update process even looks fairly simple. The downside to anything manual is if you make a mistake, you could be risking your smartphone. Follow the directions below from Gottabemobile and let us know how things work out for you.

1. Download the file here.
2. Place it in the root of your storage.
3. Turn your phone off, reboot into the bootloader by holding volume up while you turn the phone back on.
4. Using the volume buttons, choose “Recovery” from the list and use the power button to select it.
5. You should see a triangle appear on your screen and at that point, hold down power and press the volume up button and you should see a list of options. Choose the file you just downloaded to update to Android 2.3.4.

[via Android Community]


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