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17-01-2012, 10:23 AM
Hey all,

I am sick of waiting for ICS to come out on a OTA update so am looking at manually updating it on my Nexus S.

I am on 2.3.6
Baseband: I9023XXKF1

I have heard some stories of it bricking certain phone versions so wondered if anyone has done it and what their experience of ICS on their Nexus S is like.

Thanks Heaps.

17-01-2012, 11:13 AM
Had a couple of mates done it. I've done it on my i9000.

Go for it :D

..just do a backup and you should be fine, those phones are pretty damn hard to brick, even if you intentionally fubar the flashing process.

The Error Guy
17-01-2012, 02:53 PM
Yup, chill's right. The galaxy is fairly robust. I have had a few go through a borked flash process and as long as it can get to download mode you can reflash again correctly. Once accidentally flashed the wrong firmware (lots of different ixxxxx named phones :p) and it survived nicely.

That being said, there is still that possibility it can go bad for you, I say go for it but its not completely foolproof!