How To Update Android To Latest Version Via Over The Air (OTA)

Android - Guide
Android - Guide

You can easily update the firmware in your Android devices to the latest version via over the air (OTA). However, since downloading software via a mobile network may result in additional charges, it is recommended for you to use a Wi-Fi connection when downloading software.

You have to remember that firmware updates require at least 3GB of free space in your phone and also make sure that your battery is fully charged or at least 70% so that your phone will not turn off while downloading or updating software.

To update Android to the latest version via OTA, follow the below steps

  • Open the settings menu.
  • Tap About device
  • Tap Software update.
  • Tap Update now.
  • A pop up window appears to give you some information about the software update. Tap OK button to continue.
  • Your phone will check for the latest update. If it is available, your phone will download the software. It may take several minutes to download the software, depending on how fast your Wi-Fi connection is.

Note: You still can use your phone while downloading.

  • Once the download process is completed, a pop up window appears to ask you to install the software. Tap Install button to install the software right now.
  • Tap OK button to reboot the phone.
  • Your phone will begin to install the software. Wait until it is completed.
  • When the installation process is completed, your device will reboot again and then continue to optimizing apps in your phone. Wait until it is completed.

Once it is done, you will be presented at the lock screen from there you can unlock your device and use it.

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1 Response

  1. kalakki says:

    3 GB data on mobile network?