Android 4.2.2 JDQ39 Update for the GSM Galaxy Nexus – Manual Installation Instructions [How to]

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Here, is a one good news for Nexus smartphone owners. They are now received the Android 4.2.2 update. There is not much changes in this update when compared with the previous one. However, some notable changes are made.

Android 4.2.2 JDQ39 Update for the GSM Galaxy Nexus

Pre Requisites:

  • Your device should be running build JOP40D before trying to install the update manually. If you for some reason don’t JOP40D, Google has it available in factory image form here.
  • For those ready to download and install manually, the process is easy. If you

– have a custom recovery, just download the zip (linked below), move it to your device, and flash as usual

– have the stock recovery, keep the zip file on your computer and follow a few easy instructions below

DISCLAIMER : Best Android Blog would not be held responsible/liable for any damages that occur to your device by following the given below procedure. So, do everything at your own risk.

Instructions:

  • Reboot the Galaxy Nexus, holding the Volume Up and Volume Down buttons while it boots up. Once you see fastboot menu and start press the Volume Up button to navigate to “Recovery” and press the power button.
  • Once you see an Android with a red exclamation point icon, press Volume Up and the Power button together, which will bring you to a new menu. Then go to “apply update from adb.”
  • Then connect your Galaxy Nexus to your computer with a USB cable.
  • Make sure you have a recent version of ADB that supports the sideload command. (If you don’t, download the latest Android SDK to ensure your adb is up-to-date).
  • Open a command prompt (cmd in Windows, regular shell in Linux and Mac) in the same directory as the zip file you’ve downloaded.

Then type the following:

Quote:

adb sideload 472aafeb9fe3.signed-takju-JDQ39-from-JOP40D.472aafeb.zip

  • You should see a progress bar, which will eventually hit 100%. At this point, your device is installing the update.

Reboot and enjoy! You are now running Android 4.2.2 on your Galaxy Nexus.

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