Google starts rolling out Android 4.0.4 update for multiple devices

By | 30 March, 2012

Google starts rolling out Android 4.0.4 update

Google has officially announced that it is now rolling out Android 4.0.4 update for multiple devices. These devices include Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ and Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi. These updates are only available in select countries right now, like Xoom Wi-Fi is getting ICS in the US. Other device versions will get it on a later date.

Indian users will have to wait for the Android 4.0.4 update on their Nexus S smartphones. This update brings stability improvements, better camera performance, smoother screen rotation, improved phone number recognition and many more fixes.

Your device needs to be running on the stock build of Android 4.0.3 or Gingerbread (if you haven’t received ICS update yet) to get this update. As the update is being released over-the-air, you will get a notification on your device to download and install it.

However if you can not wait for OTA and want to manually upgrade your Nexus S device  to Android version 4.0.4 here’s how to do it
( Note – ExtensiveIdeas will not be responsible for any data/functionality loss )
1) Download Patch file ( Click )
2) Rename the file to update.zip and copy it to your MicroSD card.
3) Switch off your phone
4)  Press the Volume key UP and Power Button to start your phone.
5) When the phone is on, using volume key scroll down to recovery and select using power button
6) Screen will show a triangle with exclamation mark, again simultaneously press power button and volume UP
7) Than select apply from sdcard and select using power button
8) Screen will display install from sdcard complete. reboot system now and nexus S will start again and you have upgraded to Android 4.0.4 version ( go to settings to check your current version )

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