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Google recently released the official Android 4.1.2 JZ054K software update for Nexus 7. A similar Android 4.1.2 update is expected to be rolled out for the international variant of Galaxy Nexus soon. Interested users can still update their Galaxy Nexus to Android 4.1.2, thanks to efforts of XDA senior member known as kalo86 for releasing an Android 4.1.2 ROM for Galaxy Nexus.

Check out the steps below to install the Android 4.1.2 JZ054K Jelly Bean AOSP ROM on Galaxy Nexus. The custom ROM is based on AOSP release of the latest Android 4.1.2 and features SuperSu v0.96, BusyBox v1.20.2 and Flash Player. IBTimes UK will not be held responsible if any damage occurs to your device.

Requirements: Ensure that you have installed USB drivers for the Galaxy Nexus. Enable USB debugging and ensure that your phone's battery has charge of at least 80 per cent. Make sure that you have backed up all your data. The Galaxy Nexus should have ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery installed in it. Finally, your device should be factory unlocked.

Install Android 4.1.2_r1 JZ054K Jelly Bean AOSP ROM on Galaxy Nexus i9250:

  • Download Android 4.1.2 JZ054K Jelly Bean AOSP and Google Apps on your PC
  • Connect and mount the device USB memory on your PC via USB cable
  • Copy the ROM zip file and Gapps file to your device's SD card
  • Turn off the phone and enter into bootloader mode. To do so, press and hold Volume Up + Volume Down and Power keys
  • Choose Bootloder and then go to Recovery. In CWM recovery, wipe the data. Scroll to and select flash zip from SD card
  • Select choose zip from sdcard
  • Navigate to and select the ROM file. Tap on Yes to confirm the installation
  • Repeat the step for Gapps file as well
  • After the installation, go to +++++Go Back and reboot the device by choosing reboot system now from recovery menu. The phone will begin booting

Your Galaxy Nexus should now be running Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware.

[Information Courtesy: Team Android]