Finally, you got the delicious Samsung Galaxy Nexus handset from Verizon Wireless? Then, your handset will alert you about a new firmware update within 2 hours of activation. Verizon has started selling the handset for $299 and the third party retailers are offering cool price discounts(1), (2). Right after the launch of the handset, Verizon has posted the details of the new firmware update on its support page for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus handset. Verizon will roll out Android 4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich OS update, bringing the new build number ICL53F. The full changelog of the new firmware update for Galaxy Nexus is as follows.
# Improved 3G/4G data sessions for faster response times.
# Improved Mobile Hotspot feature when used with VPN.
# Addition of the Visual improvements to the lock screen.
# Addition of the special visual effects feature for front-facing camcorder.
# Fixed an incorrect notification error.
# When returning to Access Point, Wi-Fi will automatically reconnect to it.
# Bug Fixes for Email & Messaging features.
# DivX support has been removed, but it will be supported in a future upgrade.
# Improved audio volume in Google navigation turn-by-turn navigations.
The ICL53F software update for Samsung Galaxy Nexus is just 10.7MB of size and it has already started rolling out to random users. Keep checking your handsets for any notification about the new software update. When the update is available for your handset, press “Install Now” button. The device will now restart and the installation process will begin. Let the phone download the update fully. Then go to Home –> Menu –> Settings > About Phone –> System Updates and Choose “Restart & install” button. The phone will now restart and the installation of the update will continue.
Don’t forget to let us know if you have received this software update successfully.