Android 4.0.4 ICS for Nexus S – There are two devices from Samsung that will have this special opportunity to get the latest update from the Android Ice Cream Sandwich, Android 4.0.4 ICS. It is Nexus version that will have this special update. For those who have Nexus S on your hand this is your lucky day bacause you will know how to get the updates of Android 4.0.4 ICS for your Nexus S. There will be tutorial that will help you to update your Android. You need to provide 18MB more free space to be able to put the update file on your phone. This update can only be installed over the stock IML74K 4.0.3 firmware.
How to Download and Install Android 4.0.4 ICS for Nexus S
The first step you need to do to update to Android 4.0.4 ICS, you need to download the update file from here and rename it ‘update.zip’.
The second step, you need to copy that .zip file to the root directory of your Nexus S via USB and then power off your device.
The next step, you need to turn on your device by holding Volume up and down button and Power button together. With Volume keys on your Nexus S, navigate the RECOVERY option and select using the Power Button.
The next step you need to follow is to hold the power button and volume up button together when you see the exclamation mark on your screen.
Next, in the Nexus S Recovery Menu select the update from the SD card option and select the ‘update.zip’ you copied on in step 2. Then hit the Power Button to confirm. After finishing all the steps, select the ‘reboot the system now and you will boot into Android Android 4.0.4 ICS. Those step are the step that won’t need you to connect your device to connect your computer. Very easy step to update Android 4.0.4 ICS for Nexus S.