Google Announces The Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 Update : Nexus 7 Tablet gets it first

Google launches the update Jelly Bean 4.1.2 and is available for the Google Nexus 7 tablet and the Android Open Source Project mirrors. The update comes with the an OTA for the Nexus 7, which now benefits from a landscape-capable default launcher. Another feature present is a one-touch notification center.The update is merged into CyanogenMod 10 and is too fast for the merge which is just announced.

(Thanks to http://www.xda-developers.com)

The build number is JZO54K and the AOSP tags are android-4.1.2_r1 and jb-mr0-release. 

Google says the update improves performance and stability and fixes bugs. But its reported that it is not much useful, but definitely it is a start and many more updates are to roll out. Google request to make the update soon it arrives and the future variants of the grouper hardware will have a minor change in one of the components that will not be compatible with 4.1.1.

We give here the manual method of rooting the update.



1. Root your Nexus 7

2. flash ClockworkMod Recovery

3. Download Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean JZO54K

4. Place it directly under /sdcard

5. Reboot to ClockworkMod (CWM) Recovery.

6. Navigate to install zip from sdcard
    (choose zip from sdcard and then select the file you transferred in Step 4)

7. Select reboot system now from the main menu.


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