Late last Thursday, Sprint started rolling out the Jelly Bean update (FH05) for its Samsung Galaxy Nexus handsets. We also talked about the manual installation process of JB for GNex handset. Users that are left wondering about the Sprint branded Samsung-made Google Nexus S 4G handsets have finally got something good to look forward to. If you are wondering, Nexus S 4G is, in face, receiving its Jelly Bean treat now, according to the documents on Sprint’s Nexus S 4G support page. The update was supposed to roll out on September 6th along with the Galaxy Nexus handset’s OTA roll out.
Sprint has mentioned that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update (JRO03R) will be pushed out over-the-air (OTA) only and it will releasing in phases over a 10-21 day period. Here are the release notes of the Jelly bean update for the Nexus S 4G handset:
# Notification Bar: Expanded view of emails
# Meeting Makers: more information to notification bar. Provides the ability to snooze and dismiss meetings from the notification bar.
# Addition of Google Now (online search): Voice search, Integrated approach to search features within Google services.
If you’re in the U.S. using the Sprint’s Nexus S 4G handset and eagerly itching to get your hands on Jelly Bean, you know the procedure to pull it from the sky. So, head over to hit Settings –> System Firmware Update –> Check Update and follow the on-screen instructions to finish the upgrading process successfully. After upgrading to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, the software version should be shown as JRO03R. Good luck guys.