Ice Cream Sandwich Finally Comes To The Sprint Nexus S 4G, OTA Rolling Out Now

It’s been a long time coming, and many of you have waited patiently while the rest of you well… didn’t. If you own a Sprint Nexus S 4G, you can now officially join the Ice Cream Sandwich club thanks to an update rolling out now. Sprint has announced software update IMM76D (Android 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich), bringing the much anticipated Ice Cream Sandwich and all of its tasty treats:

  • Customizable favorites tray visible on all 5 home screens just above the hard keys
  • Contacts application replaced with a People application that provides improved integration with Gmail, Email, Google+ and other apps
  • Multitasking allows users easy access to switch between recently used applications by tapping and holding the Home key
  • Create folders on the home screen by dragging and dropping one app onto another to create a folder
  • New lock screen actions allow users to jump into the camera or pull down notifications to check messages, without unlocking the device
  • Swiping from left to right can dismiss individual notifications, close apps from the recent apps list, and close browser tabs
  • Data usage provide controls for monitoring and managing network data usage
  • Camera enhancements include capturing panoramic photos, continuous focus, zero shutter lag exposure, stabilized image zoom and decreased shot-to-shot speed
  • Android Beam allows two NRC-enabled devices to exchange favorite apps, contacts, music, videos and more

The update is being pushed OTA and should hit your device soon. If you’d like to check for it manually, simply go to Settings > About phone > System Updates. Happy updating!