Nexus S Android 2.3.6 update new build rolling out

Google has started rolling out a newer build of Android 2.3.6 update for Nexus S, after the previous build was pulled after several issues. The newer GRK39F build does not seem to be creating problems.

As the update is rolling out OTA, you will soon get a notification on your device to download the update else you can follow the following instructions to manually update your Nexus S to Android 2.3.6 now.

First, you need to be on GRJ22 build to update manually, else just wait for the OTA.

  • Download the update file.
  • Update it to
  • Move it to the SD card root using anything
  • Switch off your phone
  • Switch on by pressing Volume Up + Power
  • Select Recovery
  • When the exclamation sign and triangle comes, press Power and Volume Up buttons until you see the recovery screen.
  • Select Apply SD card
  • Reboot and enjoy


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16 thoughts on “Nexus S Android 2.3.6 update new build rolling out


    (September 28, 2011 - 9:43 pm)

    my Nexus S model i9023 too received this update today morning..


    (September 28, 2011 - 11:36 am)

    @pawan hv u rooted ur nexus?


    (September 28, 2011 - 3:59 am)

    not me


    (September 28, 2011 - 3:58 am)

    still waiting for OTA on my I9023 ๐Ÿ™


    (September 27, 2011 - 10:45 pm)

    Anybody got OTA in India


    (September 27, 2011 - 9:36 pm)

    @Utkarsh Patel Which model u r having…???


    (September 27, 2011 - 9:33 pm)

    wifi hotspot also working fine…crazze


    (September 27, 2011 - 9:28 pm)

    my indian I9023 is updated now. thanx.

    good job…

    Pawan Nimje

    (September 27, 2011 - 9:17 pm)

    Is it for India as well?

    Utkarsh Patel

    (September 27, 2011 - 9:08 pm)

    Jus Got dis update this morning only ๐Ÿ™‚


    (September 27, 2011 - 9:00 pm)

    “to manually update your Nexus S to Android 2.3.4 now”, recycling posts? c’mon 2.3.4?


    (September 27, 2011 - 5:20 pm)



    (September 27, 2011 - 4:04 pm)

    Is this for i9023?


    (September 27, 2011 - 3:49 pm)

    any update on change log??

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