Previously, I wrote a guide on installing Android 2.3.3 on Nexus One. This guide will teach you how to install Android 2.3.3 on your Google Nexus S. Please keep in mind that you are going to do this at your own risk. I am not responsible for any kind of harm to your device.
Just follow these simple steps below to install Android 2.3.3 on Google Nexus S.
- Download Android 2.3.3 (GR140)
- Rename the file you downloaded above to update.zip
- Connect Nexus S with your computer via USB cable and mount the SD card
- Copy and paste the “Update.zip” file on the root of the SD card.
- Turn off your Nexus S.
- Now you have to be in the bootloader menu. To do so, turn on Nexus S by pressing and holding power and Volume Up button
- Now go to recovery in Bootloader menu by using Volume keys and select it by using power button.
- When you see an exclamation mark on the screen, simply press the Volume up button and then the power button.
- your device is now in recovery mode. Select “Apply sdcard:update.zip” in order to update your phone by using the “Update.zip” file from SD Card.
- Now let the update finish its task. Once the process is done with the update, restart your device and congartulations, your Nexus is now running on Android 2.3.3
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