Android 4.0.4 update hits Verizon owners of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.0.4 update hits Verizon owners of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Five month ago, Verizon released the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. It is Verizon's first (and still their only) Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone, which came with Android 4.0.2 on-board. Though the HTC DROID Incredible 4G LTE will also come with ICS once it is released.

It's hard to believe that it has took this long, but it appears that the anticipated update to Android 4.0.4 has now started to hit Verizon customers with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, though it was rumored that it was going to start earlier this week. The official Build Number is IMM76K and should be available for over-the-air update on your Galaxy Nexus starting today.  But often times updates are rolling, which means it may not hit every phone at once. If you are looking to update the device manually, or happen to be rooted, you can check this Droid-Life link for instructions.

Let us know in the comment section if you get the Android 4.0.4 update on your Galaxy Nexus - and what changes you notice on the device.

source: Droid-Life and AndroidCommunity



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28 Comments

1. shadowcell

Posts: 300; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Just a fair warning to those who are reading this article: THIS IS NOT AN OTA (Over-the-AIr) UPDATE. You would have to follow the instructions, both non-rooted and rooted devices, in order to install this update. This isn't official instructions and there is no guarantee this update will be the same one as Verizon provides. If you heed my warning and still eager then please go right ahead and enjoy your radio fix you so have longed for.

3. FAUguy

Posts: 78; Member since: Apr 09, 2008

We did get an email from a person that stated they did get this update today via over the air. We would like other owners to let us know if they get the OTA update as well. Thank you.

5. shadowcell

Posts: 300; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

That's understandable. I've been following this story off-site and a couple of readers were acknowledging receiving OTA updates but merely a handful: http://alturl.com/gtbyz Edit: Also I checked any recent firmware updates announcements Verizon tends to release but so far nothing. Edit 2: Fixed URL link.

2. Andman314

Posts: 61; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

No update yet......

4. ChafedBanana

Posts: 409; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Nothing yet here either. :-(

6. RushFan2112

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 16, 2011

I got rid of my Nexus last week because of the radio issues on 2 different phones. Doe this update ACTUALLY fix the problem?

7. shadowcell

Posts: 300; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Most, if not all, of the people who are claiming to have this update are stating the radio issues are definitely fixed but there isn't an official confirmation on that. I've been eagerly awaiting for this release myself before buying this phone.

11. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Depends on what radio issues you were having. I had hand off issues between 3G and LTE and the other way around until I installed the 4.0.4 radios. I did that months ago from the leak and have not had a single issue. Both of my parents have Motorola phones (RAZR and X) and whenever I visit them our signal is always the same.

8. mrdudeguy

Posts: 1; Member since: May 24, 2012

Still dont have it on my nexus

9. android1234

Posts: 203; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

I'll give it until tomorrow then manually update it.

10. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

Had 4.0.4 for two months now on my Verizon Nexus. Wish i could convince everybody to root and rom because the devs at XDA and Rootzwiki are insane.

12. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Have you looked at the Paranoid Android ROM? It's incredible. I've been loyal to AOKP the majority of the time with this phone (although i've experimented with a few different devs) and this is a total game changer.

20. mozes316

Posts: 144; Member since: Sep 30, 2011

My God yes, thats what I'm running now. Love it.

13. Cha7520

Posts: 222; Member since: Oct 31, 2010

OH GOD...REALLY???? Here we go again! LOL

14. KTaylor115

Posts: 2; Member since: May 24, 2012

Nothing - nada - in Dallas - skeptical to say the least.

15. Cha7520

Posts: 222; Member since: Oct 31, 2010

I'm not worried about getting my update. I'm doing away with this phone May 31 and going back to Pre-pay...I'm tired of drama..lies...a defective phone, the speaker going out...reboots...6 seconds for the screen to rotate to landscape..oh and my $106 bill .........IM SOOOO DONE WITH THIS HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE!!!!

16. KTaylor115

Posts: 2; Member since: May 24, 2012

don't get me wrong - the phone has been great for me - a little fine tune on the signals is all I see a need for...but the rumors about upgrade are a distraction - going to bail out of reading these posted rumors & wait patiently for OTA update to hit me

17. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Shocked that I still haven't gotten the update yet lol. NOT

18. issa8

Posts: 54; Member since: Jul 26, 2011

Nothing yet out here in the Bay Area

19. fhatdawuck

Posts: 1; Member since: May 24, 2012

Not yet for me. Silicon Valley/South Bay.

21. solidsnakeduds013

Posts: 221; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Dam you guys just now getting that update..

22. exo2u

Posts: 27; Member since: May 10, 2012

@ solidsnake Nice at least you got it. What area do you live in?

23. dmbfan42

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

nothing in the Milwaukee area

24. vzwincred

Posts: 29; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

nothing here in Oregon. Ory-Gun

25. Slappye

Posts: 3; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

Does it come to your phone if you're unlocked & rooted (no roms)? Verizon GN - mid-atlantic area.

27. Andman314

Posts: 61; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

I think you will need to un-root your phone...... I don't believe the update has been pushed yet to all users.

26. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Still waiting. Come on Verizon. This is BS !

28. Toomanyrumors

Posts: 1; Member since: May 28, 2012

There is NO OTA update available yet and posting that there is only makes customers more angry. The snowball keeps getting bigger and bigger as other sites link to this site making people think that 4.0.4 has actually been released by Verzon for an OTA. It would be nice if sites like this would stop posting theses unstubstantiated/inaacurate rumors.

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