An acronym for "Over The Air" update, an OTA update generally refers to a firmware upgrade that is distributed to phones or other devices wirelessly, usually by a cell carrier or device manufacturer.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
3answers
1k views

OTA update failing after rooting phone

I have an unlocked Nexus One that I rooted to remove a system application (Twitter), but now the OTA system update fails with the message Verifying current system ... assert failed: ...
2
votes
2answers
376 views

Failure upgrading a rooted stock Nexus One to Android 2.2.1

I have a root Nexus one, that at one point ran a custom ROM, but now has the stock Android 2.2 release. I just got an update to 2.2.1, and it fails with: Build : RA-nexus-v1.5.3 Finding update ...
2
votes
3answers
632 views

If I buy an unlocked sim-free HTC Desire HD can I still get Android updates OTA?

I currently have a HTC Desire with T-Mobile. If I buy an unlocked HTC Desire HD (Sim-free) and pop in my current T-Mobile SIM will I get OTA updates for the Desire HD or the standard Desire that I ...