How to Update Manually Your Sprint’s Google Nexus S 4G to Android 2.3.5 (GRJ90) Gingerbread
At last, finally after 2 weeks delay, the Android 2.3.5 (GRJ90) Gingerbread update for the Sprint’s Google Nexus S 4G has rolled out since July 25. However, it might haven’t reached your Google Nexus S 4G yet. So, if you don’t want to wait to get the lightning-fast 4G speeds. Here is the instruction to update your Google Nexus S 4G to Android 2.3.5 (GRJ90) Gingerbread:
The first thing to be noted is to make sure your Google Nexus S 4G run on Android 2.3.4 (GRJ22), since the steps below won’t work on rooted device.
- Download the update file GRJ90-from-GRJ22 and rename it to “update.zip”.
- Move the file to your phone’s /sdcard directory using your whatever method suits you the best.
- Reboot your phone and when it starts booting back up, hold Volume Up + Power.
- Select Recovery.
- The phone will reboot into recovery but first it’ll show an exclamation point and a triangle. At this point, mash the Power and Volume Up buttons a few times until the recovery screen shows up.
- Select “Apply sdcard update.zip”, that should start the update process.
- Reboot and enjoy Android 2.3.5.
Well, just like every update does, the Android 2.3.5 (GRJ90) Gingerbread update also brings some improvements. Those improvements include:
- Fixes for the Google Nexus S 4G’s signal reception issues
- Speakerphone audio quality improvement
- Indicators of tuned signal strength
- TTY support
- The NFC secure element that is very important to Google Wallet
So, how is it? Have you updated your Sprint’s Google Nexus S 4G to the latest Android 2.3.5 (GRJ90) Gingerbread?
tags: Android 2.3.5
, google nexus s 4g