If a few hours ago we saw how Android 4.0.4 was coming to the U.S. Motorola Xoom WiFi now see as they also started to update via OTA the Nexus S to the latest version of Ice Cream Sandwich.
We remind you that the Nexus S He began to upgrade from Gingerbread to Ice Cream Sandwich last December, but the OTA was paralyzed because excessive consumption of the battery in that version of ICS, until today, which has become to launch is detected the OTA directly to version Android 4.0.4 with that problem solved.
As usual update will come progressively to all Nexus S within a period of a couple of weeks. If we do not want to wait, and our model is the i9020T or the i9023 (Vodafone) you can manually update if you have installed the version of Android 4.0.3. By now direct 2.3.6 Android update has not leaked to Android 4.0.4.
Installing Android 4.0.4 on Nexus S
To carry out installation correctly, we have to have a Nexus S with Android 4.0.3
1 download the file “ .zip ” official update Android 4.0.4 (IMM76D) for the Nexus S.
2. rename the downloaded file to Update.zip and copy it to the directory root of the internal memory your Nexus S. [Note: make sure that the file is named Update.zip and not Update.zip.zip.]
3 turn off your Nexus S.
4 press the button & #8220;Volume up“ to turn on the phone.
5 a white screen with several options will appear. Go to the option & #8220;recovery“ by pressing the key & #8220;Volume down“ and press the button on the phone again.
6. when the mobile boot and show another screen showing a triangle with a small Android at his side, press the power button and the button “ upload volume & #8221; At the same time.
7 will be shown a menu, you must now select & #8220;Apply sdcard: update zip..“.
8. wait until installation is complete and restart the phone (it will take a little more than usual). You have Android 4.0.4 on your Nexus S!