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As we posted that Google is rolling out the Android 4.2 update for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus through OTA, it’s currently available for Takju variant. According to the report, all Galaxy Nexus users hasn’t received the Android 4.2 OTA update notification, might be that’s the reason Google has posted the Android 4.2 OTA update for Galaxy Nexus for manual installation. The newer Android 4.2 version comes with impressive features such as the gesture typing, photo sphere for panorama mode, better Google Now functions, quick setting option in status bar and more.
Those of you haven’t received the OTA notification, can install the update manually and here’s a step-by-step guide to learn how to install official Android 4.2 firmware update on Galaxy Nexus manually. Make sure your Galaxy Nexus is running Android 4.1.2 JZO54K firmware, you can check the device detail from Setting>About Device.
It’s November 13 today, new Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 are going to hit shelves, both comes with the latest version of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. But if you own an older version of Nexus, I’m talking about the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, we’ve got good news for you too. The Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update is being rolled out now, however not every user have received it. As Android Police reported that some of GSM Galaxy Nexus users have already got the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update having the firmware version – JOP40C.
Yesterday we brought the Nexus 4 system dump that runs Android 4.2 to you but if installation of apps one by one wastes your time, now you install the Android 4.2 apps package to get them, a senior XDA developer member tommrazek01 has just made it available for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus (GSM variant), the package includes many Android 4.2 apps such as Camera with PhotoSphere, Gallery, Stopwatch/Clock, Nexus 4 Sounds, App Install (Phonesky.apk), Gmail, and Launcher With Wallpapers.
Yesterday we brought the Android 4.2 camera and gallery app for you but it lack photo sphere feature but now here’s official camera app apk from Android 4.2 for you that is very stable and better than the previous one, even it includes Photo Sphere. This new feature lets you make fun for a long time. Unfortunately, it’s currently available for just the Galaxy Nexus.
As you know well that Android development community is expert to port goodies from other OS to Android devices, here’s lockscreen from BlackBerry for Android. BlackBerry operating system offers a beautiful interface, BlackBerry 10 comes with a stunning lockscreen as you can see the above image, it’s pretty attention-getting, when you need to unlock the device, simply drag from the bottom of screen to top and here’s great news for Galaxy Nexus users, the BlackBerry 10 lockscreen has just been ported to your phone via a custom MOD.
In recent times Google scheduled an Android event for the October 29, where we might see many major announcements and many rumors are circulating about them as we posted that Google will launch five nexus devices soon and it seems that it’s true according to a new report. Today, an unofficial Galaxy Nexus fan page on Google+ has posted that:
October 29th. The game is on ladies and gentlemen.
Happy birthday +Galaxy Nexus, you were born one year ago, on October 19th. Soon you are going to meet your younger brother(s)1 19th October, 2012 BY Abdur Rehman
Google has just rolled out the Android 4.1.2 update to Samsung Galaxy Nexus through OTA (over the air), the update brings some minor improvements such as the single digit expandable notification bar. You can upgrade your phone through OTA but those of you haven’t received the update or can’t install it trough OTA, can install Android 4.1.2 update manually.
Last week Google released the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean factory images for the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S, yesterday Google has rolled out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OTA (over the air) update for both smartphones too, it’s not an impressive firmware update, it just upgrade your smartphone to a newer firmware along with a few minor features like it adds the single digit expandable notification, it’s important to note that the update is just for the international models and there’s no information about other models but hopefully Google will push out the update for other models soon in near future. In recent times Google rolled out the update to Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi but just for some testers, then testers released the update to Xoom for manual installation but now you don’t need to install the update manually, Google has also rolled out the Android 4.1.2 software update to the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi, so you all Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S and Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi users, pick up your devices, go to Setting and check for the OTA update to upgrade your device to newer Android version – Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
Google has just released the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean build, firstly the Nexus 7 got the Android 4.1.2 JZO54K but now Android 4.1.2 JZO54K factory images are also available for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 and now can be installed manually through a custom ROM.
Here’s guide to learn how to install Android-4.1.2_r1 JZO54K build on Galaxy Nexus i9250, it’s important to note that it’s official OTA update but a custom ROM that based on JZO54K Android 4.1.2 AOSP and is rooted too, thanks to senior XDA developer member kalo86.
The LiquidSmooth ROM has become a bit popular series, so many Android devices has received a LiquidSmooth ROM build and got positive responses. Here’s a Liquid Smooth ROM build for the Galaxy Nexus. For those of you who’re unfamiliar with it, it’s Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean based AOSP ROM and it gives a attention getting look and feel to your Android smartphone and tablet.
The LiquidSmooth ROM adds a lot of useful features and apps such as Lockscreen text color, layouts, customizable time clock, customizable navigation Bar along with ring targets, customizable colors, custom Liquid Launcher with extra features, Liquid Splasher, theme manager, framework optimizations for better performance, forced Tablet Mode containing DPI changer, MODs for Status Bar, Battery, Clock, Provider Name Changer and as well as the Jelly Bean features and apps such as the Google Now search feature, advanced notification bar, improved camera app, a smarter keyboard, faster browser and more.
It’s time to try something, a new development team named Android Developer Alliance is trying to provide you something new like the team has made a new ROM called “AffinitySERIES” that based on Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean and has been ported to Verizon Galaxy Nexus by a senior XDA developer member purian23.
The AffinitySERIES ROM features Jelly Bean JRO03L built but with a lightning-fast UI and has a lot of useful features to give you a new Android experience, it’s really fast and responsive, the user interface is professional, there are many custom popup SMS options, it support Facebook contacts, power widgets are customizable and it has first-of-its-kind customized toggle icons.
The ROM is packed with exclusive ADA wallpapers that will give your Nexus a stunning look and feel, it features a beautiful weather lockscreen to increase attractiveness and theme chooser to apply new themes. The developer is still updating the ROM to add more features, the ROM has worth due to a lot of useful and impressive features, so you should give it a try to taste something new.
How many Galaxy Nexus variants are waiting for Jelly Bean update? Just Verizon Galaxy Nexus, but in Android world, you can find solution for almost everything like Android development has provided a custom ROM named AoCP for Verizon Galaxy Nexus for those of you who can’t wait for official Jelly Bean update, thanks to recognize XDA developer member dman3285.
The AoCP is pre-rooted custom ROM that has a lot of customizable features and custom apps that allow you to customize the interface, it support theme engine and has wallpapers to give a stunning look and feel to your Verizon smartphone, you can use screenshot feature in power menu. The ROM will give you a new Jelly Bean experience.