How To Disable / Stop OTA Update Alerts For Google Nexus S


04.01.2011

How To Disable / Stop OTA Update Alerts For Google Nexus S

The Google Nexus S smartphone has been released in December 2010 and as its title says, it has been created by Google and the manufacturer is Samsung OEM. This smartphone has already been rooted, as there are many users that love to add something extra, such as apps, games and other 3rd party files that will enhance the overall user experience.

This post contains a guide on how to disable the Over-The-Air update alerts from being displayed whenever their is a new update available for the stock Android phone, as all those alerts are being sent for the un-rooted Nexus S devices and at first it won’t bother you much, but after a while, the OTA alert updates will become to nag you. So, there was someone who thought about this and decided to create a small application, NoMoreNags, that will disable and block all the OTA update alerts and, you won’t be bothered anymore.

The ‘NoMoreNags’ app works for all rooted Nexus S devices and this app is a patched version of the ‘GoogleServicesFrameworks.apk’, which will help you stop the OTA alerts for your smartphone. Now, if you wish to learn how to do it for your Google Nexus S, then you should follow the steps listed below:

  1. Download ‘NoMoreNags’ from here.

  2. Now you have to restart your Google Nexus S and boot it into recovery mode.

  3. Now you have to run the following code :

Run this code

That’s all that you have to do, in order to block all the OTA alert updates for the Google Nexus S. Remember that this will work only for the rooted devices.

Google Nexus S

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