Sprint announced that the new Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OTA Update will be released in the next ten days for all the LG Optimus G smartphones. Check the notifications menu to be able to flash the new update right away.
Sprint says that the update will be rolled out in the next 10 days for all owners of LG Optimus G stock devices.
The new Android 4.1.2 update will be packing the new Google Now, Expandable and actionable notifications, Android Beam to send and receive and media file, QuickTranslator app that can get installed on your device via the App Manager, Project Butter UI that should make sure the entire phone interface run smoother and better than ever before, keyboard maps that you can set to suit your needs, bluetooth data transfer via Android Beam, Improved voice search, added new camera functions and many many other features and functions.
Google Chrome will be the stock Internet web browsing app as you will see that the Android stock browser has been removed completely. After updating to Android 4.1.2 JB you will be able to add any widgets from any custom launchers directly from the app drawer screen. You can do that without the need of rooting your smartphone.
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Sprint Optimus G phone has the build number LS970ZVB and you should be getting it in the next few days on your device. The OTA update will be pushed only for the stock devices that are running the original Android OS, which means that you won’t get the update in case your phone is rooted or running any custom ROMs.
If your Sprint Optimus G runs stock OS and you didn’t get the OTA Update notification, then you can open the Settings app, then About and check for updates manually using the System Update menu. If you’re told that there is no new Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update then you can’t do anything else as you simply have to wait until Sprint launches the files for your area.
Did you receive the OTA Update to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean? How does your LG Optimus G run after updating it to its first version of Jelly Bean firmware?