Android Phone Tips
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Nexus one owners are reporting that Android 2.3.4 – the Gingerbread version which reportedly brings voice chat to GTalk – has begun rolling out as an OTA update. We’re not responsible if your phone becomes an expensive paper weight.
If you’ve got questions regarding either phone or any upgrades, head on over to the Nexus One Forum or the Nexus S Forum at AndroidForums where you can collectively create world peace in addition to hooking up your phone however you want. If you don’t feel like waiting until a notification pops up on your phone letting you know your download is ready, you can go ahead and install Android 2.3.4 manually. Here’s how:
- Download the update file directly from Google’s servers and save the file to your desktop.
- Change the file name to “update.zip.”
- Copy the file to the root directory of your microSD card.
- Turn off your Nexus One.
- Hold the trackball and press the power button to turn on the phone.
- When you see a white screen with three Androids on skateboards use the volume buttons to move up and down. Choose “bootloader” and then press the power button.
- On the next screen choose “recovery.”
- The phone should reboot and show you an exclamation point inside a triangle.
- Press the power button and volume up button at the same time.
- Use the trackball to select “Apply sdcard:update.zip.”
- Once the update has been applied, choose “reboot system now.”
That should do the trick. Note that while Google Android 2.3.4 for theNexus One should fix some bugs, it won’t bring voice and video chat to the Google Talk messenger. That feature is currently only available for the Google Nexus One
By. Android Phone Tips