Google launching Galaxy Nexus bug fix “in the coming week”

Google has updated Galaxy Nexus owners on its plans to fix that odd 900MHz volume glitch, claiming that an over-the-air update will arrive within the next week or so. According to The Verge, this is Google’s latest official pronunciation on the issue:

“We’re currently rolling out a fix for the volume issue which will reach everyone in the coming week.”

Plenty can be read into those few words. Given that it will “reach everyone” it has to be an imminent OTA update, right?

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Of course, we already know the software update for the Galaxy Nexus is being tested, with the unofficial official release already available for brave users who don’t mind a bit of manual OS updating.

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  1. Dave Chambers

     /  November 30, 2011

    At time of writing (6:50pm Wed) two people have had the update

    http://www.thegreenrobotblog.co.uk/2011/11/samsung-galaxy-nexus-volume-bug-fix.html

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  2. Stephen

     /  November 30, 2011

    have to say.. i use a 900mhz network and apart from putting a 2g phone 2mm from my phone the problem doesnt happen in “real life”

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    • MarkG

       /  November 30, 2011

      sssshhh, lots of people have been getting very rich reporting the scale of the story… sensationalist advertising is BIG business… Who cares what reality is…

      Reply
    • Dave Chambers

       /  December 1, 2011

      Great – but it happens for me when the phone switches from 3G tp 2G or a call or data is initiated in 2G

      Reply
  3. mark

     /  December 1, 2011

    just got my phone delivered this morning :)

    dont think i’ll be experiencing the problem, as its on tmobile, but i will give it a test :-p

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  4. Dave Chambers

     /  December 2, 2011

    Got my update this morning (O2 issued phone) So far – so good.

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  5. mark

     /  December 2, 2011

    got my phone, and as soon as the sim was in, the update downloaded installed after a restart. tmobile network.
    tried to emulate the problem by turnign off 3g on my iphone 3g and moving it close to the nexus, but it was fine :)

    Reply
  6. Stephen

     /  December 5, 2011

    Got mine on the 3rd. No problems, but then i didn’t have any anyway (bought online from o2uk)

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  7. Vince

     /  December 5, 2011

    no updates for a week ? Is Eurodroid dead?

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  8. mark

     /  December 5, 2011

    seems eurodroid is dead :(…and i just started here as well!!!

    well, i’ve had one weird experience so far. as i was listening to a song, my nexus just decided to die on me, after going through some screeching noise and the screen going all crazy/static!!!

    taking out the batter and rebooting seemed to fix the problem, and i’ve had no issues since.

    it think this may be the “force GPU” error that i’ve seen mentioned in some site :(

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  9. Stephen

     /  December 5, 2011

    Yeha force GPU does def stuff some stuff up.

    I’m sure GaryC is just a bit busy and will be back in Android action asap.

    Reply
  10. battyman

     /  December 5, 2011

    From the Eurodroid Twitter: “My “Working from Home” dream is being a bit ruined by a 0.1Mb connection. Can you push some buttons for me?”

    Reply
  11. Stephen

     /  December 5, 2011

    Ouch!

    Reply
  12. Gary_C

     /  December 5, 2011

    Not dead. A tree snapped my phone line so I’ve just had FIVE WHOLE DAYS without the internet.

    There’s quite a bit to catch up on, it seems!

    Reply
  13. mark

     /  December 6, 2011

    while gary gets back up to speed (a bit of pun there :-p), here’s my review of the nexus:
    hardware: good, but not as good as the s2
    ICS : fast, smooth, visually crisp and clear and with lot of things to play around with (literally!! the “silly faces” option my neice and nephew have been playing on it since they got their hands on it, as well as showing off the “face unlock” to their friends lol)

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