Sprint Galaxy Nexus L 700 has received leaked official Android 4.2.1 firmware update. The build update is OP40D.L700GA02 and brings Android 4.2.1 features such as Gesture Typing keyboard, 360 degrees panorama mode in camera, improved Google Now and more.
We will be going through step by step manual installation of official leaked Android 4.2.1 firmware update on Sprint Galaxy Nexus L 700.
This is a leaked official firmware so there may be bugs and issues.
The guide mentioned below is only for Sprint Galaxy Nexus L 700 and will not work on any other device. To check the Model of your device go to Settings >> About phone
We cannot be held responsible for loss of data or any damage done to your device while following the mentioned guide.
Install Android 4.2.1 Update On Sprint Galaxy Nexus L 700
Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.
Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.
Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.
Download Kies Software to install drivers.
Download Android 4.2.1 ROM for Sprint Galaxy Nexus from here (CODE_I9250XXSPH-L700GA02.tar.md5).
Download Odin required to flash the firmware.
Extract Odin to get “Odin3 v3.07.exe” file.
Switch off device.
Boot device into download mode. Press and hold Volume Down, Home, Power till device turns on and then press Volume Up to enter download mode.
Connect device to computer using USB cable. Odin will detect your device and ID:COM will turn yellow and a message appears saying “Added”. Re-install drivers if Odin fails to detect device.
Click on “PDA button” in Odin and navigate to select “.tar″ file which you have downloaded.
In Odin make sure that “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” are selected and “Re-Partition” check box is unchecked.
Click on Start button in Odin to start flashing Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.
Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.
Android 4.2.1 firmware update on Sprint Galaxy Nexus L 700 is installed.