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Samsung Nexus S

Are you a Nexus S owner that's been wondering where your taste of Ice Cream Sandwich is ever since Google detailed the update in October? Wonder no more, friend, as Google has announced that it's going to begin rolling out Android 4.0 to the Nexus S over the coming month, and the upgrade starts today. Google's also gone ahead and thrown together a handy little guide for Nexus S owners upgrading from Gingerbread to ICS, showing users how to do things like take screenshots and view recent apps in the new version of Android. You can find that guide right here.

It's no surprise that the Nexus S is being updated to Ice Cream Sandwich, but it's good to see an update happening already, especially considering all of the attention that the Android 4.0-preloaded Galaxy Nexus has been getting as of late. There's no mention of when Sprint's Nexus S 4G might be joining in on the update fun, but it's tough to imagine that Google will keep those users waiting too long. If you've got a Nexus S and the ICS update makes its way to your neck of the woods, be sure to give us a shout in the comments below!

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Jimmy Deal Not me because despite having the att version it won't update yet.
Nick Dames when i got my update thing at the top i flipped i was so happy !!!!
Alex Rua I got the I9023 european version(vodafone portugal) and used the update from the T-mobile that was released and it works no problem.
Josue Galan I moved to iOS now but I'll have an ice cream sandwich as a snack lmao
Martin Hernandez T-Mobile G2 Please .
Skylor Mitchell People, the update is for the GSM version of the Nexus S. They do have an At&t version, but it's not as common as the GSM version for T-Mo. As for Google Wallet, I don't see why anyone would use their phone to pay for something, and I believe Wallet is a waste of data space.
Jepoy Santiago yahhooo...!
Rick Johnson No love on my Nexus S yet (glad I unrooted and went back to the stock ROM yesterday - must have been intuition!) - but I imagine someone will capture the update archive *really soon* and put it up on AndroidCentral or XDA!
Frank Zambrano Fuck i have the 4g from sprint i guess it'll be a while cuz of the wimax support
Sergio Trotter just got the update!
Brittany Watson what about nexus s 3g fido canada?? anyone get the update yet???
Paul Alexandru I have an iPhone 4S
John Thomas I hope the inspire 4g gets it. Lol. The dhd already got a sense 3.0 update at least tht is wat CNET said
Nicolas Flores How about ICS for HTC DOUBLESHOT!
Ira Mitchell I'm manually updating now if you have the Nexus S GSM version you can download the update here: http://www.androidcentral.com/how-manually-update-your-gsm-nexus-s-ice-cream-sandwich
Nick Fife I just installed it. It's ok... Not enough to make me want to switch back from my 4s...
Vlad Mateescu When is it coming to sgs2??
Tony Luu Yes, but is this worldwide?
Ira Mitchell Yea I have it and I'm impatiently waiting! For the individual above tout cab actually pretty google wallet over to the Galaxy Nexus people are already doing it!
Michael Miller Lets do this shit.
Joe Dominguez How about ics update for the G2!
Rene Gil Is there a nexus s for att? O. O
Harold Bias Can't wait
Boyd C Adkins IV Nope, but I will now
Esaú Quero-quero Cordero Ill stick with my iphone 4s and dont need a ice cream sandwich LOL
John Stephens CDMA please.
Tony Cervantes Is the nexus s also getting the face unlock with android 4.0 update?
Emilio J Burgos I have the nexus s 3g. T-Mobile trying to trade for an iphone4 Google fucking up big time taking too long on there updates
Jeff Hollins How long for the skyrocket update?
Jesse Pitt what about the inspire?
Ville Vuo Nexus one should have it too!!
Tony Cervantes Waiting anxiously for it!
Hugo Contreras Lagos If you have the money...............emmm...get the GS II...nuff said!
Kris Sinclair Only if I can get it for tmo
Michael Singer Haven't got it yet up in Canada on rogers yet
Harsh Rajpal I have it, When will I get it ?? I9023
David McClellan I'm guessing they're holding off on the 4G due to a lack of Google Wallet for ICS. Unless of course someone can point me in the right direction for Google Wallet for the Galaxy Nexus GSM. I know the Verizon version didn't get it.
Dakota Jayne just the GSM right now , not sprints 4g
Nick Truskowski Is it the nexus s alone? Or is the nexus s 4g included?
Sergio Guerrero Lopez no lo tengo :(
Cody Hilton Yeas i will be able to have a better android os
Jesus G. Nolasco My girlfriend has it! Dam i have the evo 3D hope i get it soon
Marti Ruiz I m enjoyning my gs2
Marti Ruiz My grandfha
Greg Smart no i don't have one PhoneDog.com, thank you for asking. I need to upgrade my iPhone to the 4s.




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