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Nexus S Android 2.3.6 Update Starts Rolling Out

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It appears that Nexus S owners have a nice Friday surprise on their hands courtesy of Google and the Android 2.3.6 update that it has apparently started rolling out to selected handsets. According to Phandroid and backed up by evidence on Google’s support forums, the latest version of Gingerbread has started rolling out over-the-air (OTA) which means if you’re lucky, you might just see it pop up today.

More likely though, you’ll be waiting a few days before you are upgraded to the latest and greatest piece of Android software.

Nexus S

So what’s new in the update? Well, the details aren’t clear at the moment but it appears that the update is mainly geared towards fixing that nasty voice search bug where the app would just open periodically while other applications were being perused. Sounds like nothing but believe me, it’s an extremely irritating bugger and Nexus S owners will be delighted that it’s finally been taken care of.

Other than that, the update remains a mystery although you should expect a some bug fixed and maybe some improvements at the very most.

It seems Nexus S owners on Canadian carriers have started seeing the update, how about the rest of you?

9 Comments

  1. Ryan

    09/02/2011 at 7:09 pm

    The software update does *NOT* fix the voice search update as I am from Canada and installed the update, and the problem is consistant! Anyone else?

  2. Ryan

    09/02/2011 at 7:10 pm

    The software update does *NOT* fix the voice search update as I am from Canada and installed the update, and the problem is consistant! Anyone else?

  3. Ryan

    09/02/2011 at 7:10 pm

    The software update does *NOT* fix the voice search update as I am from Canada and installed the update, and the problem is consistant! Anyone else?

  4. Ryan

    09/02/2011 at 7:10 pm

    *Voice search bug

  5. twiggy

    09/24/2011 at 6:34 am

    Just received it today on my Nexus One

  6. sarah

    09/25/2011 at 7:53 pm

    fido, vancouver, stilll havne’t recieved it. :(    

    my bf’s N1  has got it yesterday tho… 

  7. Noth

    09/27/2011 at 1:48 pm

    I just got it today. Don’t notice anything yet. Never had that problem before either

  8. Anonymous

    09/30/2011 at 6:43 am

    Same here, got 2.3.6 update this morning. Went down to my underground parking and the search goes off like crazy as always!

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