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Nexus S (GSM) android 4.0.4 Official update (with download links !!)

28th March 2012, 03:31 PM |#1  
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Yes here it is the nexus s official android 4.0.4 from google
this needs to be flashed over the stock 4.0.3 official rom from google it's a 17.8 mb update not a full rom so you can only flash it over stock 4.0.3 i repeat only over stock or else it will fail.
i managed to get the download link from google servers here it is http://android.clients.google.com/pa...o/hR7QFEtn.zip as you can see an official google link.
so far i noticed that the recovery is fixed (no longer disappear on i9023 devices)
and battery problems solved too.

ONLY FLASHABLE VIA CWM
the reason is here:http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=24198556
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28th March 2012, 03:59 PM |#2  
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Is it worth going back to stock 4.0.3 and update to 4.0.4?

I am rooted running Codename Android 1.5.5 and Air Kernel 3.7. Pretty happy with that set up. Very smooth and stable and decent battery life (20+ hrs).

I love the tweaks and mods included in CNA. Is it worth it not having them?
28th March 2012, 04:08 PM |#3  
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Is it worth going back to stock 4.0.3 and update to 4.0.4?

I am rooted running Codename Android 1.5.5 and Air Kernel 3.7. Pretty happy with that set up. Very smooth and stable and decent battery life (20+ hrs).

I love the tweaks and mods included in CNA. Is it worth it not having them?

Hmm of course it does not have the tweak of custom roms,but if you want a stock experience this is way better than 4.0.3 lots of issue fixed,it's smoother now and battery issues all gone plus the recovery now works again on i9023 devices.
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28th March 2012, 04:13 PM |#4  
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Getting a Status 7 error trying to apply this update to a stock unrooted GSM Nexus S. Hmm...
28th March 2012, 04:16 PM |#5  
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guys how i should istall it on my nexus s i9023 if i can't use my recovery? mmm i have 4.0.3 stock
28th March 2012, 04:25 PM |#6  
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guys how i should istall it on my nexus s i9023 if i can't use my recovery? mmm i have 4.0.3 stock

is your bootloader unlocked ?
if it's unlocked use fastboot to boot clockworkmod recovery and flash from there.

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Getting a Status 7 error trying to apply this update to a stock unrooted GSM Nexus S. Hmm...

you must be completely stock,no stock kernel or modified system apps or files,you can try flashing the 4.0.3 rom,even if you are unrooted with a modified stock system it will not work.
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you must be completely stock,no stock kernel or modified system apps or files,you can try flashing the 4.0.3 rom,even if you are unrooted with a modified stock system it will not work.

Totally stock.
28th March 2012, 04:32 PM |#8  
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is your bootloader unlocked ?
if it's unlocked use fastboot to boot clockworkmod recovery and flash from there.

no, damn it....other solution?
28th March 2012, 04:39 PM |#9  
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how does one with a 9020a do this? I dont have a stock 4.0.3. Any ideas??
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28th March 2012, 04:42 PM |#10  
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Much better if you all wait for the devs to handle this.

Sent from my Nexus S
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