OTA Update Center is a useful app that can help you in downloading the latest ROM updates for your Smartphone in a simple and easy manner. If you are a developer looking for a way to get OTA updates as soon as they are made available then this over-the-air update app is exactly what you need. It will provide you the opportunity to get OTA updates both quickly and easily. OTA Update Center has a smart user interface which makes navigating the various features of this app a breeze. However, do keep in mind that this app does not support all ROMs and Kernels and is only applicable for a handful of customs Kernels and ROMs.
The home screen of OTA Update Center contains links to all of the features of the app. There are three tabs available on the home screen which are About, ROM and Kernel. The About tab provides you information regarding the app and the project that this over-the-air update app is a part of. Under this tab, you will find various pieces of information that include OTA Updater, Version, Open-Source License, Contributors, Feedback and Keep Up-to-Date!
The OTA Updater offers a link to the website of the project which contains a complete list of the supported custom Kernels and ROMs. The Version and Open-Source License provides details of the version of the app and the license respectively. The Contributors offers names of the people who have contributed to the project while Feedback is for providing your feedback about the project and the app.
The ROM and Kernel tabs provide information regarding the device's ROM and Kernel respectively. The information you will find under the ROM tab includes Device, ROM, ROM version, OTA Updater ID and Available Updates.
OTA Update Center provides you the chance to set checks for getting an over-the-air update. You can either choose to check for OTA updates once every day or can manually set a time when the app should look for updates. You can use the customization tools for this purpose. These tools can be accessed by clicking on the option which is located at the top-right corner of the screen. When a ROM update is available, this app will provide a prompt to you for downloading it.
You will be provided three options out of which you will have to pick one. The three options are Cancel, View Changelog and Download. Clicking on Cancel will abort the download procedure while tapping on Download will start it. Pressing the View Changelog option will result in the display of the changelog while the download is taking place.
When downloading a Kernel or ROM update, you will have the opportunity to either flash it as soon as the download is complete or to download it without flashing. You will need to make sure that the cache and data are wiped before the update is flashed. You must have a working internet connection in order for you to download the over-the-air update. The time taken by the downloading depends on the speed of your internet connection.
- Smart user interface
- Easy-to-use features
- Centralized database for adding and removing OTA updates
- Frequent checks for updates
- Absolutely free to use
- Download Kernel or ROM and directly flash it
- Download Kernel or ROM without flashing
OTA Update Center is an over-the-air update app that is marketed towards developers looking to update their phone's ROM quickly and easily. It can help them in downloading Kernel or ROM updates with or without flashing. It is a good app to have on your phone if you are a developer.