How To Manually Update Google Nexus One To Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread
Like all OTA updates, the official OTA Android 2.3.3 Update to Google Nexus One customers takes time to hit their devices. If you don’t like to wait for the OTA update to reach your device, you can manually update your Google Nexus one to official Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update.
Here is a guide to download update and install it on your Nexus One.
MANUAL UPDATE NEXUS ONE TO ANDROID 2.3.3 GINGERBREAD
Disclaimer: Proceed at your own risk. dkszone.net is not responsible if your device gets bricked during the process. This is manual method only for the experienced. Otherwise, we suggest you to wait for the OTA update to hit your phone.
2. Connect your Nexus One to computer via USB cable.
3. Copy the downloaded file to phone’s internal SD Card at root level. Don’t extract the zip contents or rename it.
4. Power Off your Nexus One and disconnect USB connection to computer.
5. Reboot the phone into Recovery mode. To do it, press and hold “Volume Down” key and “Power” button simultaneously.
6. Once your phone reboots into Recovery mode, use volume button to navigate through “Recovery” and press “Power” button to select it.
7. You will see the “!” symbol. Then hold the “Power” button and then press the “Volume Up” button.
8. In the recovery options, choose ““apply update from /sdcard” option.
9. Select the update file (GRI40-from-FRG83G.81304b2d.zip) on your sdcard and then press the “Power” button to flash it.
10. Wait for the Android 2.3.3 upgrade process to complete.
You need to reboot your Nexus One for the Android 2.3.3 upgrade to take effect. That’s it you have successfully upgraded your Google Nexus One to official Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread firmware.
You may be Interested : Head over to our guide on manually updating your Nexus S to official Android 2.3.3 update.