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Galaxy Nexus Update IMM76K Approved by Verizon and Ready to Rollout, No This is Not a Joke

Seriously, I do not even know what to say. But yes, the IMM76K Android 4.0.4 update for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon has been approved. The support doc is live and that usually means that update will hit devices within a few days.

This is the same update that leaked in early May, was then pulled briefly by Google, and then resurfaced last week. We were told that the update would finally start to rollout in small batches last week on the 22nd, but it appears now as if it will start at any moment. As a refresher, this update comes directly from Google, however, Verizon clearly was taking their sweet time signing off on it.Β 

As you can see from the changelog, they fixed a bunch of email and text issues, some calendar stuff, and hopefully, those pesky in-call audio bugs.

If you would like to manually update today, you can check out this instructional post.Β The update is approximately 39MB in size. More info.

Be sure to let us know the minute it pops up on your device!

  • EatUrCrap

    The update slowed down my phone so it takes longer for the screen to turn on when unlocking it πŸ™



  • Joshua

    Is anybody else having battery issues after “tricking” your G-Nex into updating?

  • RoadsterHD1

    Anyone get the OTA update yet? Any improvements?

  • Vmaster

    I finally got my update last night (June 4th).

  • GNex GURU


    disable wifi (so you are connected to 3g/4g)
    go to – app drawer >settings > apps > all > google services framework
    hit – clear data (don’t worry, NONE of your settings/data will be lost, πŸ™‚ )
    hit – force stop
    go back to – settings > about phone > system updates
    It should say the last update was checked on 12/31/1969
    hit – check now

    Your phone should recognize the new update and prompt you to download/install it. Some people report they have had to do it up to 10 times before it working… for me it worked first try, some people its 3, some people its 7 etc. But this really does work if you’re too antsy to wait like me.

    Update is only 40mb, fixes just about everything, is still rootable. Enojoy!

  • michellebg1212

    finally got the update today!!!

  • Jim

    Just received the update on my phone and installed,

  • Just got mine about 3 hours ago… Roseville, CA (basically Sacramento)

  • Oh no this update comes from Samsung not Google. Lol this is what they told me yesterday on the phone, I love big red cause they love to make sure they tell you lots of lies.

  • duke69111

    This list of fixes should of been 10 pages long after 5.5 months.

  • Jim

    Actually, i’d say Verizon’s commitment to the Galaxy Nexus IS a joke.

  • steveliv

    I updated using the leaked update, and am still having issues. Muted calls, dropping calls, choppy audio. Is anyone else in the same boat? If this official update is identical to the leaked one, then i guess i might need to go the store and get it checked out. I know they will end up giving me a refurbed device, and i’ve been so careful with this one, and i know i’ll get a scratched up one in return.

    • InyRules

      I’ve had them send me 3 refurbished phones, and none of them had any scratches. Basically when they get a phone sent back to them, they pretty them up and do a factory reset. Nothing more, which is why a lot of them get sent out with the same problems they originally had.

      • steveliv

        should i even bother with factory reset, or should i just go to the verizon store?

        • InyRules

          I would call them instead. It’s easier to tell them “yes, I’ve done the factory reset,” After they hear that, they will transfer you on over to tier 2 support, which is where they start the process to send you another phone. My worry with going into the store is that they’ll force you into a hard reset, and then tell you to come back if it acts up again. Really, it’s a game of roulette. I still believe my original device was the best out of the bunch. This 4th phone doesn’t want to play nice with my work’s Wi-fi.

          • steveliv

            i shouuld call *611?

            did you have the call dropping, mic muting, etc issues on you first device? did it happen on the refurb?

          • InyRules

            Yes, dial *611

            Not really. I had a lot of random reboots though. They were getting pretty bad toward the last few days I used it. It also had the slow 3g to 4g hand off. My 1st replacement we straight back as it had an AWFUL screen, about 40% darker than my first phone on highest brightness. My second replacement had terrible wi-fi issues, to the point where it just wouldn’t stay connected to any router. My 3rd replacement (4th overall) was pretty good in the beginning, but it has rebooted once, and currently hates my job’s wi-fi.

    • The official update is the same as the update that popped up on Google’s servers at the beginning of May, and again last week (IMM76K). I would do a factory reset, if that doesn’t work, call Verizon. I ALWAYS do a factory reset when I apply an update, no matter how minor.

  • any truth to this rumor?……cyraus69 β€’ 11 hours ago β€’ Hide
    This update must of put some kind of toggling program where if u go past 5GB ur service is slowed down . Google probabley disnt want to put that on there, but verizon wanted it there

    • JohnPA2006

      That would occur at the carrier level not on the device.
      Thats called “Throttling” and time and again has proven to do nothing but piss off customers who pay for “unlimited” data plans.
      When you say something to the customer service people and you say
      “but I have an unlimited data plan” they turn their head and look at you funny like when you make a strange noise in front of a puppy. Drives me bananas.

  • Angry Edward

    If this is the same binary as the one leaked earlier this month, it DOES NOT FIX the one way call audio issue. $%&%&#(%#(%&!!!!!!!

  • Doug

    Anyone get the OTA yet? Nothing here yet in Metro Detroit.

  • RW-1

    On IMM30B, working great. Not going back to go forward.

  • Markuz

    Hey, F*** you Big evil Red!!!!

  • kfath1978

    Still nothing here in Columbus Ohio…..no this is not a joke : )

  • motouser

    It’s about time even though I abandoned the phone 2 months ago, my mother should be happy thou. VZW still sucks, greedy [email protected]

  • realfoxm

    Check out all the people who have received the update already.

  • wickets

    This post is muzik to my eyes! Now I can stop being jealous of all the techies and their rooted updates haha

  • Loren Cogar

    Too bad this update doesn’t fix the main issue with this phone which is not being able to make phone calls!! I have the one way audio issue within 5 minutes of pretty much every call I make still.

    • Q

      It does it on every call? Have you tried getting a new device? I’m sure they’ll give you another one if you’re having that kind of problem. I think Ive had the mic cut out problem a few times.. but not “pretty much every call”

    • skunk13

      Download the Market app Wired Headphone/Headset Fix by David Woods https://play.google.com/store/… This is a known android bug and happens on more devices than the Galaxy Nexus though it is more prevalent….

    • Ben Peterson

      File an FTC complaint at FTC.gov. Also contact your state attorney general and file an official complaint. Clearly state what’s been going on and how Verizon isn’t helping you out. I’ve done that and am now starting to get a serious response from Verizon. Negotiating right now for $150 credit and temporary use of a Maxx until the Nexus is actually fixed.

    • RoadsterHD1

      The GNEX was over-rate from the beginning. Never living up to the hype.

  • WVJammer

    I installed this update a few weeks ago hoping it would help with my mic muting in the middle of a call. No luck.
    I have read 100’s of forum pages trying everything & someone suggested this headphone toggle widget, the mic hasn’t muted once since I installed it.
    Hopefully it will work for some of you.


    • br_hermon

      I tried that app too and I’ve had limited success. It’s helped once, maybe twice. But there’s been several times it hasn’t helped at all. I’m not sure if you and I have the same problem though. When I’m on the phone, at random times I won’t be able hear the other end anymore. Or when listening to audio (say Google Music or Amazon MP3), the audio is stops. I literally have to go back and press the play button again. Even then it may only play for a half second or a couple seconds and stop again. I’m also noticing that as my audio gets choppy and skips, the phone can also get jerky (video isnt smooth or the screen “powering off” animation isn’t smooth). Sound familiar to anyone else?

  • Seeing is believing. The damn phone checks on its own every day, so there is no point in checking manually.

  • studwig98

    So what about the random reboot issue? Is that being addressed?


    does anyone know if it fixes restarts and battery life? those are two of my horrible issues.. i got restarts about 2 weeks ago and they are random though i feel like they are when i put the nex through heavy use.. and 3g kills the battery in 4-6 hours very quickly.. don’t know why but it just does. Battery as a whole using it heavy i get maybe 8 hours max, not full time use.

    • jodytamar

      i get nowhere near 8 hours on 3G. i don’t even bother using 4G since i’d probably get about an hour πŸ˜› i’ve had the random reboots for months

      • GNEX(MOTOX)

        Oh yea..no claryfing.. i get around 8 hours playing games actually for about 3 hours.. the rest is either music or idle ob wifi with sync bluetooth gps turned off and on low brightness..yea just checked but hope i get the update soon..the reboots suck as well..

    • Q

      Battery is still the same as far as I can tell.

  • Swag Daddy

    The Galaxy Nexus is my first smart phone purchase ever. I have to say that while it has been a great experience, it is not without its issues. It was a great intro to the Android World but this past week has been terrible. I have never had a problem with signal until recently completely dropping out of 3g and rebooting only twice since purchase randomly while booting the youtube app. Hopefully the update fixes these issues for the time being.

  • cyraus69

    I am telling the truth ! I did some testing ! KELLEX ! check ffor ur self

    • joe

      you have to make this public, tell anyone that will listen, news papers , tv, what ever, make this very embarrassing for verizon

  • cyraus69

    This update must of put some kind of toggling program where if u go past 5GB ur service is slowed down . Google probabley disnt want to put that on there, but verizon wanted it there

  • cyraus69

    I got the IMM76K update when it leaked. I notice two things. Number 1 : The is signal is way better ! Everything is great .But what verizon didnt tell u is that now after 5GB there gonna toggle u . This mostly for the unlimited users . I notice extreme toggling in my service after this update . And yes i am unlimited as well. I bet google as nothing to do with this. Its all verizon.

    • I put this on verizons website, in the review section

  • Todd

    That kills me. Ive not had a single problem with anything the update lists a “fixes.” Im more interested in better battery usage and stronger radio performance. If i get where the phone is constantly fighting to grab a 3g signal (forget 4g….my GNex doesnt even know what that is), my phone will heat up due to super fast battery drain. I dont root and stuff, so may be time for Razr HD to come along.

    • Todd

      Oh, and random reboots and lockups.

  • mic muting.. dropping call issue is not fixed wit this update… don’t know why they say it is…

  • jdrch

    I’ll believe it when I see it on my phone.

  • BunchaDummies

    I am very surprised to hear so many even care about this. This is a Nexus phone and the leaks have been out for a long time which means we should all be running it already. Those that are sitting around waiting for updates and not taking advantage of what they have should have just purchased any phone. Really folks it takes all of a half an hour the first time you do it and minutes every time thereafter.

    • mustbepbs

      Because there are yuppies who bought this phone and decided not to root/ROM. Those few are the ones who want this official update.


  • Bodhiballer

    The funny thing is out of the issues listed on the image in the OP, I wasn’t aware that most of the existed.

  • Biohaz7331

    Ha I finally got tired of waiting and switched from BAMF to AOKP. AOKP is freaking amazing and it already had 4.0.4. Way to take for ever on the update like basically 5-6 months for an update and they skipped 4.0.3

  • ejflyingeye

    Updated to the leaked IMM76K last week using the Gnex tool kit. Phone is faster, better battery life, etc. Question: when prompted for this update it will not matter if I install or not? New to the whole unlocking and rooting world so just checking.

    • Scott

      If you’re already running it, you won’t receive the OTA. If you have any type of custom recovery installed, you also won’t receive the OTA. You’ve got it, now sit back and enjoy.

  • bachinphx

    If big red keeps this shit up, I could see an HTC One X and AT&T in my future! I hate dominant control like this. It’s BS!

    • wickets

      tried the one x……its horrible and so is att. Luv my razr though and the new one coming out looks like its worth thinking about

  • Chronon7364

    I’m curious: to what extent does Verizon really have control over phone?
    Is it simply that they can refuse to activate a customers phone on
    their network? Is CDMA Verizon proprietary in that a hardware manufacturer needs to license the chipsets/tech from Verizon? I hope this isn’t an overly redundant question, but it would seem beneficial to customers if manufacturers were enabled to do what they do best: manufacture. And Verizon can do what they do best: provide infrastructure.

    It’s understandable that a company like Apple -or Google as we may find- would demand total control over their product , but Verizon (obviously) doesn’t make hardware and, of course, Verizon’s software is a nuisance. It should be a symbiotic relationship, however, it is not.

    • Daniel Milton

      I think it more has to do with the Qualcom CDMA radio files. AFAIK, the GSM, UMTS radio files are open, Anyone know more details.

    • Q

      Well the issue is Verizon provides the support for the phone, not Google or even Samsung. When people have an issue with a device, they go back to the carrier. Even “enthusiasts” who end up bricking their devices go back to Verizon to get another one.

      • William_Morris

        I would agree with this, but I’m more inclined to go to Samsung for any repairs to my phone because Verizon just pushes me off to make a claim with the insurance company. The reps wouldn’t even give me the time of day when I dropped my phone and cracked the screen. (Of course I don’t root and rom so I don’t brick my phone)

    • cphilano

      The problem is that Google doesn’t have licenses to certain CDMA signed keys (Qualcomm technology) so Google writes the code, sends it to Verizon and then Verizon must insert signed keys. That’s where the problem lies. At this point it is in Verizon’s hands waiting.

  • Typical Google minion says:

    ive been on 4.0.4 for weeks haha too bad it doesnt matter because Ive had my gnex since launch and never had 1 issue so I dont know what people are talking about. this phone is perfect, this just makes it official

    • oh and i bet your speaker is real loud too huh … yea right

    • epyon0

      so never an issue with random reboots?

      • Q

        Mine has rebooted maybe 3 times since I got it six months ago.. no big deal really.
        My Droid X used to reboot every couple days. My buddy’s TB rebooted twice within 3 hours yesterday. My Droid Bionic would go black every day or two and I’d have to do a battery pull to recover it lol…. When I compare the GNex to other phones Ive had, issues like a reboot or two are totally insignificant IMO.

      • Typical Google minion says:

        “_____the galaxy nexus is without fault because I purchased it and must not show remorse_____google made this phone therefore it is without fault_____”

  • Shouldn’t most of you have had a rom on your phone for a while now with android 4.0.4?

    While this is good for the regular user…I’d assume most of us on Droid Life are rooted and have had 4.0.4 for quite some time.

  • I need stability this update made my phones keyboard slow

  • neiander

    Wow! Word from the man behind the curtain. Let’s keep our fingers crossed that this is true.

  • jer85008

    OK, this is great – but let’s get to the real issue here…where is the Rezound update??!!
    Just kidding, glad this is happening though.

  • dragon04

    I wish it was something new ie. not what i’ve had for weeks. Verizon really needs to get on the damn ball. Watch now that this is “official” that rumored 4.0.5 will leak.

  • Michael G

    You have got to be kidding me! I just spent yesterday evening unlocking boot, rooting and flashing the update from Google because I was sick of waiting. Go figure…

  • Brian Barcus

    It is about time. The only reason I have not rooted and updated my GNex is that I don’t want to deal with the nuisance of recreating all my application passwords for Google’s 2-way authentication to get the Authenticator app working again. As soon as I have an official v4.0.4 to use as a fall-back it is time to root this thing and get back to a really owning my phone.

    • Stingray

      Same here brother!

  • Greyhame

    Finally. Happy I didn’t wait for VZW to push it. Sad it’s the same as the leak; was wondering if the delay was for an even newer release, as I’m still having network issues in the fringe area I moved to. Curious as to how it could’ve taken SO long for VZW to give this the thumbs up.

    • Greyhame

      I’m sure the community would’ve gladly helped share some of the testing burden to shorten up the delay. Plenty of willing recruits here at Droid-Life! Would love to hear Google’s thoughts on their VZW nexus.

      • Cowboydroid

        They don’t consider it an actual Nexus, they’ve already told us that.

        • Greyhame

          Understood, but this can’t be how they intended this to all workout.

          • Cowboydroid

            I agree, and it’s probably a huge factor in Google expanding their Nexus program this fall and selling through their own site.

    • Q

      In the grand scheme of things, has it really been that long? 4.0.4 went out to the GSM Nexus on March 31st I believe.. So it’s taken another two months for Verizon to get it ready for the CDMA GNex. 2 months isnt that long in the world of Android updates.. I remember my Thunderbolt had an issue where it wouldnt show the VM notification and that took AT LEAST 3 months to fix.. just a VM notification lol

      • Greyhame

        Valid point. But not being able to place calls due to mics cutting out is a serious issue for a phone. There’s no excuse for letting that bug linger for that long, especially with a much more stable version already out in the wild.

        • But at least for me, 4.0.4 doesn’t fix it πŸ™ Unless something in this OTA wasn’t pulled into AOKP b37…

          • Greyhame

            Really? I’ve been running the leak and have had zero mic issues.

      • Mikeinatl

        I disagree. 2 months is very long time when you have literally thousands and thousands and thousands of phones with critical issues such as random reboots, complete loss of signal, mic cutting out, etc. If they were just inconveniences and annoyances 2 months wouldn’t be that big of a deal. But with the problems with this phone, it has been too [email protected] long!!!!!

      • cphilano

        Yes, it has been that long. It’s been 2 months since the GSM update, but it has been 6 months since launch. You can’t just disregard the other 4 months because the update came to another version of the phone. We’ve waited 6 months not 2 months, and that’s a long time for an update to a smartphone that clearly had problems for a lot of owners.

  • Bout time. Not getting anything @1555 MST, Phx AZ yet. Anyone actually receive it?

    • achaf86

      Nothing here in northwest ohio!

  • Sweet. Now my phone will run more smoothly for the 4 hour battery life.

    • There’s always the maxx

    • chazzdjr

      The update it great… Signal is WAY stronger. 10 hours today on 4G/3G & 18+ hours on WiFi (standard battery)… I havn’t had a reboot yet. I do suggest a Factory Reset after the update. It cleaned up a weird “sdcard” process that was constantly running.

  • achaf86

    I’m glad to see that the update will finally get released, my gnex has been going nuts these past few days!! Hopefully i’ll get the update tomorrow!!

    • now that cant be true, everyone here always says how perfect it is,never a problem lol

      • achaf86

        I know lol, my ex always bragged about his iphone how its the best phone ever!! Then it fell out of his pocket and the screen broke he blamed it on his otterbox I have dropped my gnex on the sidewalk with an otterbox on it and it works fine expect for now, I can’t open any apps.. so I have to do a factory reset Lol

        • sometimes when i press the text message icon, the camera or something will start, have to reboot to stop it

          • rhdz

            i’ve never had to reboot to stop it. have you tried going into the recent apps and swiping away the two apps.

          • no,just rebooted, hope the radios are better, was on the beach and the only one with no signal was me, was very close to throwing it in the ocean

        • InyRules

          Last night I hit the Google Music app, and for some reason it kept opening my XDA app. NO CLUE how/why that happened. A quick restart fixed it right up.

  • taglogical

    Pretty sure this was Motorola’s fault… AMIRIGHT?! Motorola rabble rabble!!

    On a serious note, congrats applicable Nexus owners!

  • Ricky

    All manufactures smart phones with none replaceable batteries should be held accountable.

    If and when my batteries kicks the bucket and I’m being forced to buy another
    $700 phone simply because the battery is not replaceable, I will be
    filing a lawsuit ASAP.

    • verizon can open it up and replace the battery

  • If you’re not bitching about moto phones potentially getting updated “before” the nexus (which obviously isn’t happening), you’re totally dissatisfied with the updates you do get. typical nexus fanboi retardation.

    • Q

      Cant please cell phone “enthusiasts” lol.. other than the OG Droid, has there been a single device these guys didnt hate incessantly on?

      • Jwhap

        Droid incredible…. it did not get hated on much.

  • Waiting GNex Owner

    It’s a glorious day!

  • Haas

    hmm would I get it I flashed to that other 4.0.4 build?

  • Jasonreloaded

    Does this fix the radio issues? Like there are times where I just lose signal and it’s weird and frustrating.

    • Yes that use to happen to m

  • so how many people are sitting around right now and keep hitting the ‘check now’ button for updates? lol

    • msnight04

      Sadly… me…

    • Stingray

      1 here… haha

    • palomosan

      I started doing that since the 22 when the update was supposed to roll out.

    • achaf86

      I was lol then I gave up and started doing other stuff

    • For like the last month…still nothing.

    • That would be me

    • Jae Sajor

      you need to clear the framework and then try it again

  • thatguyx

    Lol I just updated using the temporary root method yesterday… somehow I knew this would happen. Oh well…

    • Q

      Heh, I used that method 4 weeks ago. Same thing happened with my old Droid Bionic. I got tired of waiting for months for the update and just installed the leak. Once the update came out, it was identical to the leak.

    • David Cosme Jr.

      Do you know if this will break rooting?

      • Jwhap

        Yes….try ota root locker

        • David Cosme Jr.

          Tried Voodoo OTA Rootkeeper. We’ll see if it works after the update comes through. Nothing so far.

    • KleenDroid

      Good… You want to be rooted so you can take full advantage of what you have. There is no reason to sit around and wait for updates while most everyone else has had them for months. The roms are amazing for this phone and I don’t know why anyone is sitting around with the original software. Visit Rootzwiki, DroidHive, for some really good roms.

  • Prime7

    Screw Verizon. After waiting and waiting for the OTA, I finally updated myself last week and will never wait for that crap again.

    • Droosh

      Now you’re learning Boyo.

  • All the Nexus owners were crying because the RAZR was gonna get updated to 4.0.4 first lol.

    • Q

      hahaha.. yea.. I’m wondering where all the Razr owners who were hating are now?

      I imagine the RAZR wont be seeing ICS until summer lol

      • Pfigurella

        In Florida it’s been summer for a month already!

  • Ricky

    All manufactures smart phones with none replaceable batteries should be held accountable.

    If and when my batteries kicks the bucket and I’m being forced to buy another
    $700 phone simply because the battery is not replaceable, I will be
    filing a lawsuit ASAP.

  • AndroidUser00110001

    Maybe the next update they can officially change the name from Nexus to something else. This is not a true Nexus device and Verizon just watered down the Nexus brand…

    • blu

      true, but what are you going to do about it? “NOTHING!”

  • yellowcanary73

    Took them 7 months to put this out what a joke. Not impressed no mention of fixing rebooting.

    • Been running it for about 2 months now and my phone hasn’t rebooted itself once

      • yellowcanary73

        Mine does every day even after removing everything and setting back to factory.

        • Prior to the update mine eebooted a couple times since I applied update 0

          • Robbie Adams

            I am not running the Verizon Galaxy Nexus.
            I have it from Rogers and prior to it sitting at 4.0.1 for MONTHS without updates from Samsung or Rogers, (even though they had the update in their hands) I took the problem into my own hands and flash it to the Yakju build and 4.0.4 update and ALL the problems I had with the phone before (Rebooting daily, Low signal strength, Slow boot up time, slow rotation, poor battery life) have been fixed.

            It’s a bloody shame that Google let Carriers and Samsung deal with the updates. This is a NEXUS phone and as such should have never been handled by the above mentioned.
            With the update I FORCED myself…which was out already…The Phone is now A NEXUS PHONE and simply amazing.
            It’s how the phone SHOULD have been at launch.

            Google do not screw up the next line of Nexus phones with the same type of Tom Foolery you pulled this time around

          • Robbie Adams

            I am not running the Verizon Galaxy Nexus.
            I have it from Rogers and prior to it sitting at 4.0.1 for MONTHS without updates from Samsung or Rogers, (even though they had the update in their hands) I took the problem into my own hands and flash it to the Yakju build and 4.0.4 update and ALL the problems I had with the phone before (Rebooting daily, Low signal strength, Slow boot up time, slow rotation, poor battery life) have been fixed.

            It’s a bloody shame that Google let Carriers and Samsung deal with the updates. This is a NEXUS phone and as such should have never been handled by the above mentioned.
            With the update I FORCED myself…which was out already…The Phone is now A NEXUS PHONE and simply amazing.
            It’s how the phone SHOULD have been at launch.

            Google do not screw up the next line of Nexus phones with the same type of Tom Foolery you pulled this time around

  • ayyyyyyyyy

    …HOLY CRAP! Waiting for Verizon to replace that change log with a document saying nothing but….”jk bishessss!”

  • I’m going to wait for the problems to arise. I’ve been on the leak from a few months ago with no problems whatsoever. Not that I want it to be bad, I’d like to be on the same field as everyone else again.

  • King of Nynex


  • tech247

    I dont see a mention of the low volume issue that a lot of folks fixed with volume+.

  • SilentPatriot

    Great! Now that that’s done and over with, there are many of us waiting for the NEXT update that will hopefully address issues still present in this 4.0.4 release; namely, the radio signal strength and switching, although better than previous, is still FAR from optimal…

    • Q

      Nothing’s ever going to be perfect man. I have a GNex running IMM76, my girl has a Bionic, and two of my buddies have Thunderbolts. I’d say the network performance between the three phones is equal. If I dont have 4G, then dont either. If I’m in a dead zone, they are too. If anything Ive noticed the Gnex is quicker to swtich over to 3G. On the Bionic and TB, their phones will often say “4G”, but they wont get any data transfer. After about 30 seconds of trying, their phones will drop down to 3G while my GNex will have already done so..

      • Exactly I think he lives in a shitty network area and he magically thinks the network coverage will some how be better from a phone update

    • so what you are saying is that all these fanboys who have been running this updates for months and saying how woderful it is and it fixes everything and its now so perfect, we in effect lying? .. figures

      • EC8CH

        Joe Buck… figures

        • hoping for the best,,, we will see

    • Are you kidding me? Signal was never the problem it was the 3g to 4g hand off and vice versa….if you have shitty signal they can’t fix the betwork

  • BK

    Talk about BS – I just got off a conference call with a VZW tech service supervisor and a Samsung tech supervisor, literally not even 15 minutes ago. Both said they had no knowledge of an update happening soon (or ever). They also said that there were few known issues for this phone, which I laughed out loud at.

    Hopefully this update will actually do something. Like, for example, being able to hold a call without the microphone cutting out for more than 15 minutes…

  • mcdonsco

    Figures…All these nexus owners running ICS for months bitching and moaning about not getting the .0.4 update meanwhile us on the Motorola side with the Razr(s) have been waiting a hell of a long time for ICS at all, tons of rom leaks, tons of “confirmed release dates” come and gone and we’re still waiting and VZW updates the crappy ass nexus?
    I know, I know, Samsung vs Motorola – Still, come on!

    • Migamix

      you may be missing the point… we are on a “nexus” device, you are not, we EXPECT to have the latest and greatest before its even made…. where is mah jelly bean damnit
      so yes, we got our devices with that expectation… period

    • Richard Jackson

      You sound mad Bro? Are you jimmies rustled?

  • Bionicman

    f*k is it weird that i feel like crying lol

  • Q

    Awesome.. Been running this since May 1st and it helped my signal and reception greatly.

  • Two words: YEE HAA

  • Jack

    And on the 7th Day…the creators had decided that it wasn’t ready to be released, thus making us wait longer…

  • Migamix

    cover your ears/eyes/nose
    and this is why im leaving you after my contract is up…..sigh…. (goes into a corner to flash a rom)

  • fgclolz

    No word on random reboots. Looks like we might be seeing more of them. :S

  • EC8CH

    This is why the pogo dock is back on sale!

  • EC8CH
    • Thelulz

      Verizon Approves update to the galaxy NEXUS? Seriously google this is supposed to be your product, not taking a backseat to verizon. Sometimes I wish they’d take an apple-like stance and control their nexus

      • Trueblue711

        This is probably why Google is going to directly sell Nexus phones when the next one comes out.

        • BulletTooth_Tony

          Won’t help on Verizon. CDMA is closed source. Kiss the Nexus goodbye.

          • you are wrong. Just wait a few months. #nexusisnotdeadonVZ

          • BulletTooth_Tony

            Nope. Not wrong. Unless we’re counting the Nexus 7 tablet, and it’s only LTE with absolutely no CDMA support. Without CDMA, a phone is useless. And since Google isn’t a licensee of CDMA, and has dropped it from AOKP… all CDMA radios are supplied by Verizon, and Verizon will forevermore control the update process for any phone released in the next decade until they finally turn off 1x voice.

          • robles1972

            Google has nothing to do with AOKP. You mean Google has dropped support for Verizon Galaxy Nexus on AOSP.

          • BulletTooth_Tony

            Thanks for spamming. Yes. AOSP. Shoot me.

          • robles1972

            Google has nothing to do with AOKP. You mean Google has dropped support for Verizon Galaxy Nexus on AOSP.

          • robles1972

            Google has nothing to do with AOKP. You mean Google has dropped support for Verizon Galaxy Nexus on AOSP.

          • robles1972

            Google has nothing to do with AOKP. You mean Google has dropped support for Verizon Galaxy Nexus on AOSP.

          • robles1972

            Google has nothing to do with AOKP. You mean Google has dropped support for Verizon Galaxy Nexus on AOSP.

          • Droosh

            Hopefully, this changes with VoLTE.

      • Not their network so they cant

        • thelulz

          Last time I checked its not apple’s network either. There must be a way that they get away with this tactic that google can use

          • Updates are applied via iTunes.

          • solomonshv

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          • solomonshv

            you haven’t used an apple product recently, have you…

            I installed the 5.1.1 update on my verizon ipad 2 and verizon iphone 4s over the air today. the reason i waited ’till now was because a stable version of the jailbreak is only now available for these devices and requires an update to 5.1.1

          • Honestly, other than the Macbook that I’m using right now, no.
            I haven’t touched an iOS device since the first or second gen iPod touch.

          • solomonshv

            ok, that makes sense then. since the release of iOS 5 updates can be done over the air just like on android, blackberry, windows, etc.

      • WickedToby741

        Verizon is the reason the original iPhone launched on AT&T. It wasn’t until Verizon came crawling on their knees begging promising Apple full control that they got the iPhone. Sadly, there’s not that kind of demand for a Verizon Nexus device, so Google still has to appease Verizon and let them have some control. Just be glad that LTE is a SIM-based technology so we may some day see a Verizon compatible Nexus that Verizon doesn’t get to get their greasy hands all over.

        • Tony Allen

          LOL Verizon didn’t go begging to anyone.

          • blu

            yes they did…verizon was loosing customers to at&t. I was about to switch to at&t, needed to get a smart phone; then og droid saved the day. now verizon is ruining it again.

  • Got this running last week, works great!

  • OG Droid

    Bout MF’ing time!!!

  • EvanTheGamer


  • Austin

    5 months in the making

  • Already running it, works great.

  • G-Nex_User

    Please fix radios issues…please…

    • It doesn’t improve the signal at all, at least not for me. I’ve been on the radios and AOKP-merged changes from this for weeks and the signal is the same.

      • It wasn’t suppose to improve signal it was suppose to fix the 3g to 4g and vice versa handoff which it has…signal was never.the problem.

        • blu

          signal is still the probl, and the 3g to 4g is still not fixed, no mention in the update.

          • Derek Rodriguez
          • Liderc

            Signal may be a problem where you live but it isn’t for everyone, aka it’s not a problem.

            The transition has always been the problem.

            You’re just used to seeing 3G bars and DBM, so when you see actual 4G bars and DBM you think the signal is bad, but it’s not.

            Tested my signal and speed against my cousins Rezound this weekend, they were literally within +-1 of each other and the speeds were exactly the same except my speedtest finished before his.

          • blu

            wrong, in san diego we get 4g just the conection still sucks, my og droid at 3g is faster then my g nexus acording to speedtest.net

          • Well obviously you dint have 4g

    • Mike

      It does fix the random connection issues and the 3G/4G handoff issues that plagued the device before. It’ll also make it appear like there’s more bars, but the overall signal is the same.

      • Bodhiballer

        What about handing off from Wi-Fi to cellular? IDK if that’s the same as the 3g/4g issue, but it’s the one I get from time to time.

  • Yawn Not again !!!

  • Too bad it doesn’t fix the mid-call muting bug. πŸ™

    • ayyyyyyyyyy

      it doesn’t? WTH!!

      • JoYu

        Nope! Sometime I can go a week without a problem, then the next day I get muted 5 calls in a row. (Latest leaked radio with original leaked 4.0.4)

    • Unless Google sneaked in an update in this version of IMM76K that wasn’t in the May 1st version… that’s not unheard of.

    • KleenDroid

      I’ve had my Nexus from day one and I wish I had a clue what you are talking about.

      • Ben Peterson

        This is a huge issue for many of us. It seems to be a “regional” bug having something to do with towers and their communication with the Nexus. For example, I have this issue at home ALL the time, but never at work. There seems to be a large concentration of this issue in the Carolinas as well.

        • KleenDroid

          I guess it’s like some of us were having dropped calls and poor signal while others said everything was fine. I do believe some of this stuff has to do with
          Verizon and their towers or network. Hope they get things fixed for you guys.

  • qwerty


  • sru571

    So glad I updated on May 2nd:)

  • jstew182


  • sahilm

    My favorite part “No, this is not a joke.”

    I am a galaxy nexus owner, and I mean, I guess that might be exciting. And by that I mean, it’ll be exciting when AOKP merges any changes.

    • They already have…

      • sahilm

        I meant if there is anything different from the leak.

        • Unless they pull the existing file (again) then replace it and it has a new md5, I wouldn’t count on it. In fact, I’d say there is about a 0.0000000001% chance it’ll be any different from the leak. πŸ˜‰

          • BIMOCHI

            MD5 THIS AND MD5 THAT

      • cguella

        So the AOKP M5 already has this code? If I am on AOKP M5 and the latest radios FC04/FC05 then this update is already reflected? If so I can report awesome stability in the device with 4.0.4, great features with AOKP and I still have the one-way-mic-mute-while-in-call issue. If you have this issue STAR it on

    • 4n1m4L

      It is pretty likely this will be identical to the leak.

      • sahilm

        Yeah, my original comment should have been clearer, and that I meant if there are any changes from the leak.

        • mustbepbs

          Don’t you love how you get down voted for no reason?

          This post is going to get down voted to hell.

          • sahilm

            Oh well. As a redditor, I’m used to getting downvoted into oblivion.

          • mustbepbs

            Amen lol

          • Seriously, I commented something that, well, wasn’t trolling but a good comment and it gets voted down. Anywhore, I do hope AOKP updates by the nex milestone!

  • Dlongb13

    Holy crap. Now just release the Razr HD so I can give the Nexus to my wife.

    • August my friend slane time as the Droid x and x2

      • Dlongb13

        As long as it is before they force you onto tiered data I will be happy.

  • Haha! No really, this is a joke right!?

    • ckeegan

      Actually, it is kind of a joke considering this is a Nexus device, and it’s getting its first update in 5 months.

  • *suck

  • Finally πŸ™‚

  • They still stuck…