Google Nexus S Android 4.0 ICS Update Out [How-To Guide]

By now you would have heard that Google has started rolling out the long awaited Google Samsung Nexus S Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. The update, Android 4.04 to be exact, should begin to trickle down to your phone very shortly.

Google Nexus S Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update

However if you wish to see if it is already available you can do so by navigating to Settings > About Phone to trigger it. If this doesn’t work then you can consider just uploading the ROM update to your Samsung Nexus S right now (instructions below via AndroidAndMe) instead of refreshing your About Phone screen throughout the day.

Grab the update file from Google; Place on the root of your SDcard; Power off your Nexus S, then once it’s off, hold volume up and power to boot into the bootloader; Navigate with the volume buttons to recovery, and use the power button to select it; You should see a warning triangle shortly after that, from there, hold down the power button and press volume up; Select apply update from /sdcard and choose the update file; Reboot your Nexus S with the menu option provided; and Enjoy!

Anyone received the update OTA yet? If so, tell us your experience with Android 4.04 Ice Cream Sandwich on your Nexus S in the comments below.

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