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    Default How do I update prepaid Android's OS?

    I have a Samsung Galaxy Proclaim from Straight Talk.I have Android 2.3.6 installed.Whenever I click 'check for updates' it just says "Your system is currently up to date".

    I want the latest version or at least Android 4.0
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    Default Re: How do I update prepaid Android's OS?

    There is a chance that the device in question has not had a OS optimized for it, and therefore will not receive the update in the normal fashion. The only other way to go about the update would be to root and install a custom room that is based off 4.x.x. However if you choose to root be sure to read up on things first as there is some risk involved.

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    Default Re: How do I update prepaid Android's OS?

    It would have to be pushed by either the manufacturer or the carrier. Prepaid does get OTA though, my Verizon moto g was updated to 4.4.2 I believe

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3
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    Default Re: How do I update prepaid Android's OS?

    I wouldn't be too surprised either if 2.3 is up to date for that device. I can try to remember to check later when I get done with work.

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