Official Ice Cream Sandwich OTA update for Sprint Nexus S 4G
Some days back Sprint has announced Ice Cream sandwich OTA (over the air) update and Nexus S 4G also received this update. But some people are still not quite acquainted with this update and they face certain issues in doing that. In order to get out of this issue we just came across an OTA link at one of the popular Android forums and this will surely help you out. This is an OTA update and so you will be able to get an update successfully no matter what you are currently having on the handset.
Disclaimer: We have produced the given info with complete care. We expect that you follow all the instructions mentioned here properly. If at all you do not follow them properly then you may not be able to successfully update your phone with the OTA update for ICS.
How to update
In order to progress with this you will need the following download (143MB):
Step by step guide:
- The first step towards this update will be to download the file and rename it to update.zip
- Now, mount the phone as disk using a USB cable and move the file to your phone’s /sdcard directory. This is really very easy.
- Once you are done with the above two steps you need to reboot your phone. As soon as the device boots back, you must hold Volume Up + Power.
- Make selection of Recovery.
- With this the Android device nexus S 4G will reboot into recovery. But before that you will come across the exclamation point and a triangle. At this point, you will have to use the Power and Volume Up buttons. You will have to do this till the recovery screen is seen.
- Now go for selecting Apply sdcard update.zip, and this will start the process of update.
- With this, the process gets completed and you will be able to enjoy your ICS.
So now you will be able to enjoy all the benefits of Ice Cream Sandwich from Sprint. Facial recognition unlock, network data usage monitoring and control, photography enhancements, social networking contacts, offline email searching, app folders etc are some of the amazing features that now you will be able to use after an ICS update. So, we recommend you to install this new update and let us know as to how is, the Sprint Nexus 4G ICS experience. We will be very happy to share your views and get an idea about how your over all experience is? Are you satisfied with the update?