Earlier today, Google announced that it was bringing Android 2.3.4 and video chat capabilities through Google Talk to the Nexus S in the next couple of weeks. Well, Nexus S owners, good news. You don’t have to wait for the update because there is a way to get it right now.
Android Central has discovered the official file and after a couple of quick steps, you can get Android 2.3.4 up and running on your Nexus S in no time at all. If you feel like taking the plunge, here is what you need to do:
- Download the file here.
- Place it in the root of your storage.
- Turn your phone off, reboot into the bootloader by holding volume up while you turn the phone back on.
- Using the volume buttons, choose “Recovery” from the list and use the power button to select it.
- You should see a triangle appear on your screen and at that point, hold down power and press the volume up button and you should see a list of options. Choose the file you just downloaded to update to Android 2.3.4.
Painless, right? Enjoy the update Nexus S owners and for those of you with the Nexus One, the update for your device should surface soon.