Ice Cream Sandwich features content-rich, adaptable Home screen widgets. View email and social streams, play songs, browse your calendar and more without launching apps. Group your apps and shortcuts however you want, and keep important items in your Favorites tray for instant access.
Release Date: October 19, 2011
Note: Ice Cream Sandwich version (Android 4.0 release) is not currently available on all devices.
Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0 release) brings powerful new ways to share and communicate to the platform. Its updated user interface makes common actions more prominent and gives you the ability to navigate with gestures. Customize your Home screen apps, do more without unlocking, take advantage of voice input and more.
The steps to find the current OS version varies by device. Below are general instructions that work for most Android devices. For detailed instructions about a specific device, please check the user guide.
To check your current Android OS version:
- Open your device's Settings
- Tap the About Phone or About Device option.
- Tap Android Version to display your version information.
It's the perfect companion for your usage-based data plan, like Share Everything®. Ice Cream Sandwich adds new controls for managing network data usage, with graphic displays of your mobile and Wi-Fi data use, in addition to data used by your apps. Set up warnings or limits and disable data use right from the Settings app.