Galaxy Note 3 users on T-Mobile receive KitKat update, see all the changes detailed by Samsung
According to reports from Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners on T-Mobile, their phablets have begun receiving an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Weighing in at a hefty 495MB, the update will bring features from the latest Android version to Note 3 users, in addition to tweaks and various changes.
For starters, Galaxy Gear owners will have to update Gear Manager to version 1.6 to make it compatible with their Note 3. Music album art will be displayed on the lock-screen. Location services are integrated in a new location menu. Wireless printing support is added. New Emoji icons are available, and the option to switch between Messages and Hangouts as your default messaging app is now included.
That's just the tip of the iceberg. For the most curious of you, Samsung's official Customer Consultant Guide for the Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.2 update details all the changes that are in tow. Most of them aren't immediately obvious, but with this guide in hand, we believe you'll have a lot of fun discovering them for yourself.
Galaxy Note 3 KitKat update changes
via Android Central
1. cleat-glitch (Posts: 109; Member since: 07 Feb 2014)
come on at&t...yall brought the note to the north american market first
5. JGuinan007 (Posts: 634; Member since: 19 May 2011)
AT&T super slow with updates almost as bad as Verizon.
8. bigdawg23 (Posts: 388; Member since: 25 May 2011)
Not true AT&T was one of the first for JB 4.3 on S4 and Note 2 and KK on S4 those are just the recent.
7. nicknack84 (Posts: 15; Member since: 02 Dec 2011)
I've been trying for days checking for updates, and then today I finally don't check while I'm still home, get to work and check and get the message "Download failed. Wi-Fi network disconnected. This software update is not available via mobile networks." This day will now seem like the longest day in history.
9. KingDingaLing (Posts: 324; Member since: 11 Oct 2013)
Sneak over to Starbucks during lunch or something.
13. PapaSmurf (Posts: 8794; Member since: 14 May 2012)
Literally the exact same thing just happened
Luckily my college has wifi. Downloading it during my midterm right now. :)
10. hellobib (Posts: 14; Member since: 20 Nov 2013)
Tmobile's cheap bottom making ppl downloading this thing over WiFi when I have unlimited data...... hate tmobile yo
11. bfuller2006 (Posts: 36; Member since: 31 Oct 2011)
I'm with Verizon whom has been the most Hush Hush of the, all
12. wilsong17 (Posts: 1052; Member since: 10 Mar 2013)
Head over to xda people and download the zip and manually update if you dont have wifi
15. rj.gabrillo (Posts: 5; Member since: 13 Jun 2013)
Just finished installing Kitkat on my note3 OTA 4.4.2.
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