Jelly Bean rolling out now for unlocked GSM Galaxy Nexus

Posted Jul 11, 2012 at 1:42 pm in Threads > News

The Nexus Google+ Page reported yesterday that the Jelly Bean update is rolling out now for all unlocked GSM Galaxy Nexus phones.

Has anybody been lucky enough to get the update yet? If so, any impressions of the new sweet treat? If not, what are you most looking forward to try once you get the OTA?

Sadly, my plan of jamming on the “check for updates” button every 15 minutes hasn’t been met with positive results. Repeatedly turning off/on my phone hasn’t worked either =)

  • Hue Three of Five

    I have the GSM Nexus and have not gotten the update yet either. I too have been hitting check for update every so often.

  • Herb

    I thought I could keep myself from clicking “Check now” too often, but my friends keep bugging me so I haven’t stopped.

  • Robonaut

    Yea I also have the GSM galaxy nexus and still haven’t received the update. Does anyone have an idea why?

    • Zagrash

      They said it’d be rolling out over the next few days, so I’d expect it will happen sometime soon, but that’s not stopped me from being impatient, that’s for sure.

      • Robonaut

        Yea so basically the update can come anytime. Thanks

  • Richard

    Oooh, I can’t wait! its on its wayyyyyyyyyyyyyy.

    *keeps pressing update*

  • LukeT32

    I downloaded the update for my VZW Gnex on XDA Developers.

  • Zagrash

    Just finished the OTA a few minutes ago, if I hadn’t been up since 3am, I’d play with it more and post some impressions. I’ll hopefully do that a little bit later.

  • Jesse Moreno

    Sweet it’s here! But over Wi-Fi only! Bummer!

    Let’s see who’s nearby Wi-Fi can I hack?…

  • Zagrash

    Project Butter is fantastic, it’s very very smooth. Haven’t gotten a chance to mess with Now too much, but it’s definitely very pretty. I am anxious to try it out more. Woo!

    • Archie

      What build of nexus do you have? I have Yakju and I dont have it yet :(

  • bawa62

    I got my jellybean update today after doing Google Services Framework > Clear Data, Stop App 3 times (this trick does work!).

    I had switched from YAKJUUX to YAKJU yesterday (GSM, HSPA+).

    I gotta say Jellybean is freaking buttery smooth!
    (Vancouver, Canada, Fido carrier)

    • memo83

      what happens when i Clear Data from Google Services Framework? it’s warning me that it will delete all files, settings, accounts and database.

      what will I lose exactly??

    • Angelo

      I tried this and it worked first go!!!!!!

      Running YAKJU in Australia


    • seen

      I tried Clearing Goolge Service Framework data many times. i didnt get the OTA notification. what exactly it should show once i clear the data?? after clearing the data and force stopping it shows:
      Total….1.21 MB
      App……1.21 MB
      USB storage app ….0.00 B
      Data ….0.00 B
      USB storage data ….0.00 B

      Should all the detail be 0.00 B ???

      Or is what showing on mine is correct?

      If not what should i do?

  • Zagrash

    I still currently only have my Weather card in Now, but voice search is MUCH better. The video of the guy asking it 47 questions is pretty spot on, it really is that fast and accurate. I can’t wait to get more Now cards =)

    • pekosROB

      Thanks for the initial first impressions. Is your GNex camera better after the JB update?

      • Jesse Moreno

        Hm haven’t tried that. Better as in how? Quality? Responsiveness? Features? I’ll try now if you tell me what you’re looking for.

        • Zagrash

          I read that you were supposed to be able to swipe from the camera and go directly into the gallery, but it didn’t seem to do that for me, thought I haven’t messed with the camera too much. I don’t remember seeing any other camera improvements listed, but I might have just forgotten.

          Today I got my first “traffic to home” card, I was excited =)

          • Zagrash

            here’s the official change log:


            Looks like there are definitely some updates/improvements to the camera, I should pay more attention…

          • LukeT32

            The swipe to gallery worked for me…

          • Zagrash

            I took a ton of pictures this weekend, and found that swipe to gallery does, in fact work (and quite nicely, I might add).

            Has anybody else noticed any change in battery life? Mine was worse than normal this weekend, but I was also in an area where it was constantly searching for signal. it’s maybe drained a bit quicker today (back in civilization) than it had on ICS, but that could just be because I’m checking Steam frequently for updates on the summer sale…

  • Robonaut

    If I have yakjuxw, then when am I supposed to get the 4.1 update? I know that Samsung is supposed to give it to me.

  • Maximus

    Interestingly enough im running the Google I/O JB leak from Koush and i received the JB update via the system update today

    Not sure how that happened

    Im a bit reluctant to even install the official OTA seeing as the Koush version from Google I/O is buttery smooth and is essentially the same thing

    If i do install the update i will back up the current JB im using

    Not sure if i will

  • Richard

    OOoh its updating now!
    144mb. It say “Via Wi-Fi only until July 16″ ? Interesting.

  • LukeT32

    Probably trying to keep traffic down on there servers…

  • Richard

    Sadly, the voice search is unpossible for a New Zealand accent. I kind of want to post a video of how annoying it is.. but well, still might.

  • golfpedaler

    Got my JellyBean love last night…I gotta say…”AWESOME” This is why a have a Google Nexus phone.

  • Claire

    I have done Google framework service thing and still have not received the update. Why? I am on rogers and live in Canada.

  • Claire

    I have done Google framework service thing and still have not received the update. Why haven’t I got it yet? I am on rogers and live in Canada.