Sprint Nexus S 4G Ice Cream Sandwich build leaked, then removed

Sprint Nexus S 4G Ice Cream Sandwich build leaked, then removed

Good news for all the Sprint Nexus S users: an internal Ice Cream Sandwich ROM has been leaked for the NS4G, and word on the street is that it’s the final version, and sooner or later, Sprint will officially launch the update via an OTA for the Nexus S 4G. So far, the ROM is running perfectly and there is no problem at all, according to testers.

Of course, if you don’t like rooting or hacking, then it seems you’ll have to wait for awhile. The update will bring Google Voice Integration and Google Wallet to the device, so it may take time for Sprint to work all the bugs out. Unfortunately, the thread on XDA was locked, and the content was removed at the request of mrxkills, who originally posted the leaked build. This does prove that Sprint has an ICS build in the works, and it’s only a matter of time before it’s officially released.

So did anyone get a chance to download the ROM before it was taken down? Any Nexus S 4G users out there that have been waiting for ICS since its GSM cousin got the update? Drop a comment below!

Source AndroidCentral

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31 Comments

  1. Junktrunk
    February 01, 16:56 Reply

    I’ve got Nexus S 4G leaked build in my phone and it runs perfectly

  2. Grant Gubser
    February 01, 17:03 Reply

    I got it yesterday and would be wiling to share if anyone is interested! Works great.

  3. Gstryyder
    February 01, 17:30 Reply

    I have it =), but i can’t get my odin to see my phone thru my samsung cable… so i just have it.. =(

    • crashdavis
      February 11, 10:57 Reply

      Find a HTC cable and you will have no issues. Samsung cable are known to have issues with Odin.

  4. Jaap Haitsma
    February 01, 20:10 Reply

    So any news about an ICS update for the AT&T version

  5. Anthony
    February 01, 22:54 Reply

    If I install this leaked build on my Nexus S 4G, can I later uninstall it when the official OTA update is released by Sprint? If so, how exactly do I uninstall it?

  6. Mailorderbox
    February 01, 23:20 Reply

    Question.  The article said that Sprint is putting out the update.  I thought that the Nexus S 4G was purely a Google product?  I have Wallet already on my Nexus S and Google Voice so I don’t understand what the article is talking about.  

    • Marat Z
      February 07, 20:06 Reply

      Agree. I had Google Voice integration for a year now.  Some details do not appear to be correct

    • Bhough7
      February 11, 20:43 Reply

      Yeah, Google Voice and Wallet are on the gingerbread version already…so hurry the fuck up.  

  7. Rwest155
    February 01, 23:53 Reply

    Installed it yesterday and its been running great since. 4g works and actually data speeds have been faster and battery longer!

  8. Anonymous
    February 02, 00:24 Reply

    Downloaded yesterday. Installed on a rooted AND a stock device. Both are working perfectly.

  9. Shroomboy413
    February 02, 00:28 Reply

    I have it installed and running butter smooth. Somewrinkles need ironing but all phones running android always do. Either way there’s an ics rom of the leaked ota in xda that is the same thing just a few minor tweaks.

  10. Jwhistler
    February 02, 23:30 Reply

    I have installed this along with the companion radio update. running now for over 24 hours and rock solid. Great battery life too!

    • crashdavis
      February 11, 10:59 Reply

      can you provide the link for the companion radio download?

  11. Omari
    February 03, 00:57 Reply

    I love it! I’ve had a few problems with it but nothing major. I’ve had it installed for about 3 weeks now and can honestly say that I’m very impressed.

  12. Retiredfinally
    February 03, 11:45 Reply

    But if you have the newer flagship phone the Epic 4g Touch we get no love!

    • patientlyw8ting4ics
      February 05, 10:41 Reply

      Yeah. Sucks, but flagship device or not, it’s not a “pure” Google phone therefore it’s not a priority. I’m using an EVO 3D but I got a Ñexus S 4G just because it would get ICS first.

  13. Da'Neil Pitts
    February 04, 15:01 Reply

    can someone send me the download link email daneilpitts@gmail:disqus .com

  14. PdoGg Cibberto
    February 17, 23:40 Reply

    no lie.. i been waiting for a decent minute now.. come on now. i paid to not get updates? i want my ice cream sandwich.. its hot outside

  15. Jenelledenise
    February 29, 00:35 Reply

    I have been waiting for that update for too long. I’m to scared that if I di it the other way it nay not work properly

  16. guy
    April 14, 11:43 Reply

    The ics runs great, but battery life went from awesome to a pain. It dies way to fast

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