How get an OTA upgrade on your Nexus phone to Android 4.3


Android-4 3 ScreenshotAs we have been getting lot of mails regarding the Indian users getting Android 4.3 upgrade in India from last evening, many Nexus device users have been trying with no success too to get the upgrade. Well, we found out a work around to upgrade your Nexus device to the latest Android 4.3 JellyBean, which will pull out the upgrade from the local server for you. First and foremeost is you need to have either Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 to get this upgrade. The below are the steps to force upgrade and get the OTA right onto your Nexus device.

1. Go to Settings->Apps->All

2. Look for the app Google Services Framework and click on Clear Data, and perform a Force Stop

3. Now Restart your phone by pressing the power button for few seconds.

4. After you Reboot you get the Android 4.3 OTA upgrade notification to Install the file which is 167 MB. 

5. Download the file and follow the steps provided to continue the installation which may require a reboot after downloading the file.

Please do let us know if it worked for you and if you could pull out the upgrade using these steps. To confirm we also tried on our Nexus device, and it worked just fine and smoothly installed the upgrade.

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Deepak Bhasin

Deepak is an editor at Phonemaya who is a web enthusiast with an experience on Android and Linux based devices to give you a better judgement and provide you with your daily dose of news and articles. Reach me out at: deepaknsam@gmail.com
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Deepak is an editor at Phonemaya who is a web enthusiast with an experience on Android and Linux based devices to give you a better judgement and provide you with your daily dose of news and articles. Reach me out at: deepaknsam@gmail.com