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Samsung Galaxy Note II for Verizon gets its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update today

Samsung Galaxy Note II for Verizon gets its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update today

Verizon Wireless today started rolling out an official Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for its Samsung Galaxy Note II (model number SCH-I605) - less than a month after the carrier also updated the newer Galaxy Note 3 to KitKat.

Apart from including all the new stuff that KitKat has to offer, the update brings support for Samsung Knox 2.0 to Verizon’s Note II. It also fixes some issues and small bugs, while removing apps like S Suggest and Samsung Music. Moreover, support for the new Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch has been added.

All in all, Verizon is delivering Android 4.4.2 KitKat to its Samsung Galaxy Note II before AT&T and T-Mobile, but after Sprint, which started rolling out the update at the end of May.

Released in November 2012, the Galaxy Note II is no longer available to buy at Verizon. And that makes perfect sense, as the Note 3 was launched in October 2013, and there’s a new Galaxy Note 4 that’s supposed to be announced as soon as September.

Samsung Galaxy Note II for Verizon gets its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update today

source: Verizon (PDF) via Droid-life

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posted on 11 Jun 2014, 16:00

1. galanoth (Posts: 339; Member since: 26 Nov 2011)


How many 2012 phones are on 4.4 now?

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 17:29

6. Finalflash (Posts: 1896; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)


More phones than the total number of iPhones and Windows phones that will sell this year combined.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 16:19

2. fzacek (Posts: 2182; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


I'm appalled by that Verizon logo on the home button. That's why I will never buy a phone from Verizon...

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 16:23 1

3. McLTE (Posts: 714; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


It's really not that big of a deal. I don't even notice it.. and after having it for so long, Note II's without it look a bit odd to me.

It's not like they etched it across the screen!

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 17:09 1

4. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1650; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Yea I dont even notice it anymore. There are DIY videos to remove it but that's too much effort.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 19:42 1

8. Shatter (Posts: 2031; Member since: 29 May 2013)


Wow 2 people are actually defending/saying its okay for it to be there...

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 19:47

9. fzacek (Posts: 2182; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


Yep, brainwashed by Verizon, I guess...

posted on 15 Jun 2014, 22:18

13. gritt (Posts: 1; Member since: 15 Jun 2014)


Some people don't find end of world for something like this. Easily get or make home button to cover up and wow things are restored back to goodness. I've bought one for $4 or so and I just keep with adhesive and keep on using. Is really not a big deal or maybe you just see something like that meaning so much with everything else in world. You maybe should just really get a iPhone and start to be happy, they do have round home button so really think on this.

posted on 12 Jun 2014, 08:57 1

10. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


Make that 3 people; if all you can do on your phone is focus on a small button that takes you back to Home then you deserve to have an iPhone. I've had the Note II since November 29, 2012, and the Home button, for me, serves its' purpose.

You need phone lessons, Homey!

posted on 12 Jun 2014, 11:01 1

11. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1650; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


It's a damn button, you nerds are so picky about stupid stuff that doesn't matter. Get some help for your OCD.

posted on 12 Jun 2014, 11:37

12. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


lol ... so true (damn wittle babies)

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 17:16 3

5. PK1983 (Posts: 195; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)


Needs moar Verizon logos.

posted on 11 Jun 2014, 18:45

7. fzacek (Posts: 2182; Member since: 26 Jan 2014)


Lol...

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