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Nexus 7, 10, and Galaxy Nexus may also be getting security update

Nexus 7, 10, and Galaxy Nexus may also be getting security update
Yesterday, we heard about a very small security update that has started pushing out to the T-Mobile variant of the Google Nexus 4. The update was a minor package, only clocking in at about 2MB and bumping the version from JWR66V to JWR66Y. But, now it looks like the update may be coming to the entire Nexus family.

The update has been confirmed for Samsung Galaxy Nexus yakju models, which are those not sold directly by Google. The good folks over at XDA have even posted the update.zip so you can manually flash the update if you haven't received it yet. There are also unconfirmed reports that the update is pushing out to the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. 

The update is assumed to be a security update, and the actual features and changes are unconfirmed as well. If your Nexus is running JWR66Y, let us know in the comments, or send us a screenshot of your about page, along with your device and location. 

source: XDA via Android Police 1 & 2

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posted on 21 Aug 2013, 10:50

1. md227a (Posts: 121; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)


Haven't gotten it for my Nexus 7 yet.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 12:22 1

2. jove39 (Posts: 1264; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


No update for N7...current build number is JSS15J...Sytem update doesn't show anything new!

posted on 22 Aug 2013, 02:04

4. scriptwriter (Posts: 396; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)


Haven't received any yet. Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 10

posted on 22 Aug 2013, 11:07

5. HildyJ (Posts: 96; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


My Galaxy Nexus got JWR66Y pushed to it yesterday afternoon (US, Washington, DC).

I have not seen any changes to any features so far.

posted on 23 Aug 2013, 22:52

6. yucil (Posts: 2; Member since: 23 Aug 2013)


Just got it this morning on my nexus 7

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