Official Verizon Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean Update: How To Trigger It

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There is good news for those in Verizon who have the Samsung Galaxy Nexus as it is finally getting the Jelly Bean update. The GSM version of the device got the update just after its announcement at the IO of Google; however those on Verizon have been stuck with Android 4.0 for some time now.

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean update now out

The update will be pushed out OTA to owners of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon in the form of an update package of 146.6MB. Along with the update will come many new features, including Google Now. If you want to get the new OS head over to settings, about phone and then choose system updates and check for the update. However before initiating the update, do make sure that the battery is at least 75%.

Features of Android 4.1 includes: Voice search that has been improved; Dictation service that is quicker and recognizes speech better; A new keyboard which guesses the next word you are typing; Better notifications which reveal more information and provides links so that users are able to respond to text messages and notifications from calendar; Face unlock that has been improved and now requires a check for liveness; Home screen has been improved with widgets that auto arrange.

So if you are with Verizon, check out the settings on your handset and update to get access to a more improved Android thanks to the latest OS (head over to Settings > About Phone)

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