The File Extensions Database

.FOTA File Extension

  • Developer by: Google
  • Category: System Files

What is an .FOTA file?

.FOTA is Firmware Over-the-Air File

Firmware file used for upgrading the operating system, theme, and other system data on mobile devices such as Samsung phones; delivered wirelessly on demand to the user's mobile phone during an update without requiring connection to a PC.

FOTA technology is often used on Samsung Android-based mobile devices. Firmware upgrades are completed through the software update option on the device.

Programs that open Firmware Over-the-Air File
Google Android

How to solve problems with FOTA files

  • Associate the FOTA file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any FOTA file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.FOTA files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the FOTA file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .FOTA is Firmware Over-the-Air File. Because only the current version supports the latest FOTA file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Google manufacturer website after an available .FOTA is Firmware Over-the-Air File update.
  • To make sure that your FOTA file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.