How to Update Nexus One to latest Android 2.3.4 Version

The latest version of Android 2.3.4 finally arrived to the Nexus One, and as usual, we offer a way to update manually for those who do not want to wait for the update over the air (OTA).

To update Nexus One does not provide new exciting features, but offers some reforms, including:

  • Improvement in performance and battery life.
  • Fix GPS problems encountered by some users after updating to 2.3.3.

Nexus One 2.3.4

Here is some of our usual observations to avoid any potential problems:

  • This update works on Nexus One exclusively. Do not apply to any other device.
  • Your existing Android version  must be  2.3.3 (build number GRI40), if your version is older than this you need to update to 2.3.3 before doing this update.
  • This update does not delete data on the device, but it is always better to take a backup of your important information in case of any emergency.
  • This update only works on devices that are not modified (which are not rooted) .

Now here is how to Update Nexus One to Android 2.3.4

  1. Download the update file from here. After the download is finished, rename the file to
  2. Copy the file to the SD memory card  . Put the file on the main  root of the memory and not inside any folder.
  3. Turn off your phone , and then press power button + the trackball at the same time.
  4. From the menu that appears select the Bootloader and then  Recovery.
  5. Will show you a picture of exclamation mark inside a triangle, then press the power  button + Volume UP  button  again until you see the list of Recovery.
  6. Choose the option: Apply sdcard
  7. Will apply the update and will reboot when finished .

Congratulations  you have now Android 2.3.4 on your Nexus One.

Update, and then tell us if you notice any differences.

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