.FOTA File Extension

File Type:
Firmware Over-the-Air File

Having trouble opening .fota extension? Don't panic! This page explains what fota files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open fota files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a FOTA file?

Fota file extension has Firmware Over-the-Air file type, developed by Google, which is associated with the "system files" category.

These are firmware files for upgrading the operating system and other data on mobile devices like Samsung smartphones. Users can download FOTA files for upgrading wirelessly when needed; there is no need to connect a phone to a computer. This technology is often used by Samsung in their mobile gadgets running on the Android. After downloading you just use the software update option on your phone and complete the procedure.  

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

fota file icon
File Type:
Firmware Over-the-Air File
System Files

How to open FOTA file?

Double click the fota file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .fota extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the fota extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the fota file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open FOTA files

  • Android Android
    • Google Android Google Android

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the fota file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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