Sprint announces that Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, is now available for the Nexus S 4G

Posted on Apr 5 2012 - 4:49pm by Mike Wewerka

Sprint just announced via twitter, that the Android 4.0 update is now rolling out to the Nexus S 4G, below are some of the fixes and enhancements that users can expect to experience after they’ve been updated.

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

Enhancements/Fixes:

  • - 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 app
  • 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

Source: Sprint Community Boards