With just over 1.5 Million Android phone activations, users will be excited to get the updates. So, if you too have an Android smartphone and would like to know on how you can force an Android to check for Updates. Most of the times we are on the GPRS / EDGE data connections which have low data speeds and via which the OTA (Over the Air updates) can’t be downloaded. Generally, if you are latched onto the Wi Fi / 3G /4G networks, the OTA updates can be downloaded. So, let’s check out on how you can check for updates manually which is nothing but to force update your Android. So, be it your Android Smart phone or an Android Tablet, you can apply this work around to get the latest OTA updates right on yuor device in a forceful manner.
- To Force Latest OTA Update on Android Devices & Download Firmware you will have to press the menu Button in your phone, select “Settings” > “About Device” > “Software Updates” > after which you will find two options “Auto Update and Wi Fi only”, you can select any option upon your choice.
- Now, once you tap on “Update”, you will get a prompt regarding the Software update which is shown below.
Now, all you need to do is to select the option of “Ok” after which the firmware update will be searched. If there is no update it will show as the below mentioned screen capture. And just in case if there is any update available, the update will be downloaded over the Wi Fi or 3G.
So there you go, you have now successfully learnt on how you can Force Latest OTA Update on Android Devices & Download Firmware. Do share with us in the comments section just in case if you need any more help about forcing the updates as we will be more than happy to assist you.