Have A Verizon Galaxy Nexus? Install/Flash Android 4.0.4 ICS (IMM30B) With This Guide

When we talk about getting the latest updates for Android OS, the first thing that comes to our minds is Google’s Nexus series of “Android experience” smartphones Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which is on Android 4.0.2, is the latest addition in the Nexus devices. Only today, a news related to this addition came up, which was about a leaked build of Android 4.0.4 for Verizon Galaxy Nexus.


Source says that many features have been added that make it more user-friendly and easy to use. Things like fast pace, addition of new radios resulting in an increase of signal strength and faster shifting between 3G and 4G, quick boot up time, fixed Android OS battery bug, increased volume, Multitouch issue resolved, Browser performance improvements and many more to go. The official changelog is available here.

Explained below is a step by step guide on how to make use of this leaked build by your device but before that it has to be clear that this is a leaked version therefore, unofficial.

It is, hence, advisable to wait for its official launch by Verizon. However, if you go for the unofficial ROM, you need to have rooted Galaxy Nexus on Android 4.0.2 (ICL53F) with ClockworkMod in order to make it workable:

Disclaimer: Follow this guide at your own risk, Linkeduplife is not going to held responsible

for any loss or damage to the device.

Step 1: First of all, for Verizon Galaxy Nexus, you need to download Android 4.0.4 ICS (IMM30B) [MediaFire]. Please note this doesn’t work for other Galaxy Nexus phones. Once downloaded, change its name to update.zip and transfer it to /sdcard on your Galaxy Nexus.

Step 2: Switch it off and to power it on keep both the buttons pressed i.e

power and volume up and down until it boots to ClockMod Recovery.

Step 3: You need to take a backup of NANDROID.

Step 4: Then access the sdcard and install zip i.e apply /sdcard/update.zip.

Step 5: When you see ROM being flashed, reboot the system.

If you make sure that the steps are being followed exactly, you will surely be able to boot your Galaxy Nexus into Android 4.0.4 (IMM30B) ICS.

If you have any queries, you can head over to the official XDA forum


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