Sprint Rolls Out Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean Update for GALAXY Nexus

The update is pushed OTA (over-the-air), is deployed in stages

By on January 31st, 2013 14:01 GMT

It looks like Sprint’s Galaxy Nexus is now eligible for another software update. The carrier has just announced customers who own the smartphone that a small update is now pushed OTA (over-the-air) onto their devices.

This will upgrade the phone’s software to Android 4.2.1 build JRO03U.L700GA02 and will bring the following new features and improvements:

- Redesigned camera interface and new Photo Sphere feature (a 360-degree panorama mode);
- Notifications Shade accessible by swiping top screen edge downwards; swipe down with two fingers to view notifications; tap the notification to expand and take action on it;
- Lockscreen widgets to access certain apps without unlocking the screen; side-scroll right for camera or left for other widgets (time and weather, Gmail, etc.).

Those who have yet to be notified on the update can manually check for it by going to Settings / About phone / Software update.

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