Monday, September 26, 2011

Nexus S 4g 2.3.5 & 2.3.7, Nexus S 2.3.6 updates

Before you start updating, you should know if your phone needs an update or not?
Google released its 2.3.5 update for Nexus 4g which had a fix related to 3g singals and wifi which was not a issue in its 3G Nexus, So dont complaint about your phone not getting 2.3.5 update.

For Nexus S 3g Google rolled out 2.3.6 update which had fix for certain builds of phone related to voice search. So only the phones with this issues will be getting this update on their devices.

So before you update your phone please verify the phone falls in below mentioned category.
in case there is an error in updating (Certificate error) don't worry this one is not for you. :) May be you deserve a better update. So relax.

So go in your phone Settings, click on About Phone and check for following:

Nexus S 4G:
Version 2.3.7 : Build Number GRJ90 (2.3.5) model: Nexus D720  - > GWK74 (2.3.7) Released
Version 2.3.5:  Build Number GRJ22 (2.3.4) model: Nexus D720 -> GRJ90 (2.3.5) Released

Nexus S 3G:

Version 2.3.6: Build Number  GRJ22(2.3.4)  model : I9020A -> (2.3.6) Released

Update Procedure: 
1. Download the files from the provided link.
2. Rename to update and paste it at root of sdcard
3. Shutdown your phone.
4. While holding the volume up, press the power to turn on the phone.
5. use the up/down volume to select recovery press power to make the selection.
6. Your phone will now reboot into recovery.
7. When you see the little droid, while holding the power, press the volume up to bring up a menu.
8. Select "Apply update from /sdcard"
9. Scroll down to the update file you downloaded it, make sure it's highlighted then press power to select.

The update should be performed smoothly. In case the update is not performing this means only 2 things
1. Wrong version
2. Your phone is rooted. 

For rest of you you already are at top of Hierarchy for now as there is no new version for you.

Cheers... :)

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