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  # 718822 17-Nov-2012 17:14
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Oh man, 4.2 is great, although a little slower than 4.1.2,

 

The new rendering engine is fantastic, completely alleviates the pentile jaggies you would get with earlier versions of the OS.  Everything seems super smooth and sharp with no gross pentile edging.

 

I upgraded my Yakju 4.1.2 build to Takju 4.2 (keeping all user info and settings) using this tutorial.  If you previously moved from a non Yakju/Takju to one of those (unlocking the bootloader in the process) then its just some simple ADB commands and you're good to go.   Otherwise you will need to unlock bootloader which clears all user info so probably would be easier to just flash 4.1.2 takju.

 

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1995482

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  # 719061 18-Nov-2012 15:14
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i havent even got 4.1.2 update yet

stop mucking around google and give me my 4.2 OTA update  now

 
 
 
 


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  # 719067 18-Nov-2012 15:49
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MindTheTech: i havent even got 4.1.2 update yet

stop mucking around google and give me my 4.2 OTA update  now


What phone do you have and which build?





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  # 719069 18-Nov-2012 15:51
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus
build number: JRO03C

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  # 719072 18-Nov-2012 15:56
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My galaxy nexus updated to 4.1.2 many weeks ago - YAKJU build





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  # 719073 18-Nov-2012 15:57
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then why havent i got mine????

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  # 719087 18-Nov-2012 16:47
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MindTheTech: then why havent i got mine????


You need to flash yakju or takju. You can find your build by going to Google maps, settings , about and your build will be under 'device' if its not yakju or takju you will be waiting months for every update...mine was a different version but flashed to yakju to get jelly bean then takju update as described to get 4.2


 
 
 
 


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  # 719090 18-Nov-2012 17:13
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looking there tells me under platform android:samsung-maguro-Galaxy Nexus

but under Device its says yakjuxw

what does this mean for me??



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  # 719091 18-Nov-2012 17:17
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MindTheTech: looking there tells me under platform android:samsung-maguro-Galaxy Nexus

but under Device its says yakjuxw

what does this mean for me??


It means you have a long wait unless you flash yakju or takju. The yakjuxw is a slightly different build possibly ex Asia.




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  # 719095 18-Nov-2012 17:36
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guess i'll be flashing my phone then

this guide seems easy enough

http://webtrickz.com/easiest-way-to-change-galaxy-nexus-from-yakjuxw-non-yakju-to-android-4-0-4-yakjutakju/

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  # 719403 19-Nov-2012 11:16
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Just one word of warning about the 4.2 update: There's a bug in the People app that prevents you from assigning birthdays or anniversaries in December. The month is completely missing from the date picker.

http://www.engadget.com/2012/11/18/android-4-2-bug-omits-december-from-the-people-app/

If you don't use this feature then you're ok. You can probably get around it by editing your contacts via the web interface for whatever account the contact comes from (e.g. Google Contacts, Windows Live Contacts, Exchange, etc).



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  # 719468 19-Nov-2012 13:07
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Interesting. I did encounter the same bug when I tried to update a person who's birthday is in December but without this posting I would never had known. Strange bug to be sure.




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  # 720650 21-Nov-2012 11:04
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FINALLY available for yakju OTA. Was just about to go back to takju. Applying now!!

edit: Whoa, snazzy lock screen... and liking the camera app, big improvement.

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  # 724229 28-Nov-2012 15:04
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ubergeeknz: FINALLY available for yakju OTA. Was just about to go back to takju. Applying now!!

edit: Whoa, snazzy lock screen... and liking the camera app, big improvement.


I'm on yakju as well, but still haven't received it... I've tried turning off WiFi, force stopping Google Services Framework, then turning WiFi back on and checking for System Updates, but nothing...

How'd you get it?

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  # 724247 28-Nov-2012 15:47
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bryceknz:
ubergeeknz: FINALLY available for yakju OTA. Was just about to go back to takju. Applying now!!

edit: Whoa, snazzy lock screen... and liking the camera app, big improvement.


I'm on yakju as well, but still haven't received it... I've tried turning off WiFi, force stopping Google Services Framework, then turning WiFi back on and checking for System Updates, but nothing...

How'd you get it?
I have a yakju set as well. yesterday morning no update available but checked again last night and it was there ready to be downloaded and installed




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