Jelly Bean to arrive on your Galaxy Nexus over Verizon's network (some more patient than others), you will be pleased to know that it's finally happening. We got word today that Verizon has been rolling out the latest Android OS out to its LTE Galaxy Nexus owners.
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Jelly Bean they stated multiple devices would be getting upgraded to the latest and greatest around mid July. While the Galaxy Nexus was listed everyone knows Verizon likes to take their sweet time. Now it's nearly September and we still don't have Jelly Bean. Don't worry thought because late last night it leaked and is now available to all.
Galaxy Nexus, and in all that time the majority of users have been stuck on Android version 4.0.2. Meanwhile, the rest of the official developer devices (you know, the ones that Google "officially" supports) got updated to 4.0.3 and 4.0.4 ages ago. Now unconfirmed rumors are saying that tomorrow (May 22nd) is the day that it'll finally land.
ending out the 4.0.4 update to its Galaxy Nexus customers, as noted earlier today. But it appears they're taking their sweet time about it. If you're still running the official 4.0.2 release, you can click here for the official download of the updated ZIP file. It's about 40 megabytes, so even those with tiered data plans should be able to grab it without issue. You'll need to be rooted and running a custom recovery to apply it.
Verizon's Galaxy Nexus, which is still running Android 4.0.2 while version 4.0.4 sits on the open source repository. Or at least most of Verizon's Nexus units are: more than a few have rooted and are running custom ROMs, and this morning a few lucky customers received the genuine article in an over-the-air download. It looks like the 4.0.4 rollout on Verizon might finally be beginning in earnest.
Verizon's Galaxy Nexus LTE and feeling a little left out of the Android 4.0.4 party, you're not alone. Yesterday Google updated the GSM version of the Galaxy Nexus, along with the Nexus S and XOOM WiFi, to the latest version of Ice Cream Sandwich. Thankfully they updated the code in the Android Open Source Project at the same time, happily allowing anyone to download and compile Android 4.0.4 for themselves. And you know what that means. Droid-Life spotted the latest build of the Android Open Kang Project (AOKP) ROM and at least one stock ROM rocking the updated software.
CyanogenMod is MIUI, and today we have good news regarding their development of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and the Galaxy Nexus. MIUI has been available for multiple devices for a long time and we've seen a few hacked or ported ROM's for the Galaxy Nexus but now the official MIUI ICS for "toro" the Verizon Galaxy Nexus is available in all its glory.
Ice Cream Sandwich begin because we are now hearing Verizon is beta testing the next update for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Yes this is Android 4.0.5 according to @Black_man_X, a man that needs no introduction in the world of Android. We saw version 4.0.4 leak back in January but it never officially was released by Google or Verizon.
Samsung.com is all set and has recently started shipping the desktop dock for the Galaxy Nexus. Looking at the compatibility list the Verizon model is clearly listed.
Wirefly has the Verizon Galaxy Nexus for just $229 -- a cool $70 cheaper than Verizon.