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It looks like Google and Sprint finally got around to updating the NExus S 4G to Ice Cream Sandwich.  The update, certainly expected for awhile, is detailled below.

4/5 – Nexus S Software Update – IMM76D (Android 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich)

Nexus S Software Update – IMM76D  (Android 4.0 –  Ice Cream Sandwich)


– Upgrades device operating system to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

– Customizable favorites tray visible on all 5 home screens just above the hard keys

– Contacts application replaced with a People application that provides improved integration with Gmail, Email, Google+ and other apps

– Multitasking allows users easy access to switch between recently used applications by tapping and holding the Home key

– Create folders on the home screen by dragging and dropping one app onto another to create a folder

– New lock screen actions allow users to jump into the camera or pull down  notifications to check messages, without unlocking the device

– Swiping from left to right can dismiss individual notifications, close  apps from the recent apps list, and close browser tabs

– Data usage provide controls for monitoring and managing network data usage

– Camera enhancements include capturing panoramic photos, continuous focus, zero shutter lag exposure, stabilized image zoom and decreased shot-to-shot speed

– Android Beam allows two NRC-enabled devices to exchange favorite apps, contacts, music, videos and more

Important Notes:

– Software version is: IMM76D

– Please DO NOT remove the battery during the update

– Refer to the Samsung Nexus S Software Update blog for install instructions

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