INTERNET SEARCH GIANT Google has put the rollout of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) on hold for some users.
At the beginning of the week we reported that the Samsung Nexus S was the first device to get upgraded to ICS, but Google has stopped some of the upgrades. Some users received a notification for the upgrade but were unable to actually get the upgrade over the air.
Paul Wilcox, community manager at Google said, "If you received an update notification a little while ago but the update isn't currently available for your phone, this is likely the result of Google pausing the update in your area while we monitor feedback. The Android 4.0 update is continuing to roll out around the world so your phone will receive another update notification when it's available again in your region."
Various Nexus S owners have reported being able to download the update but unable to go on to install it afterwards. Monitoring feedback seems to be a bit of an excuse from Google or a cover up for problems to us.
It's unclear which areas are being shunned and some users on the forums have reported problems using WiFi and getting network signal after completing the upgrade. One INQUIRER reader said, "Updated to 4.03....on the Nexus S, and now I get no network signal,"
Neither Google nor Samsung, which manufactures the Nexus S smartphone, has got back to us with any further information on the issue yet. µ
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