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Samsung pushes out the first Galaxy S III OTA update to "improve stability"

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Samsung has already began to push out the first OTA update for the Galaxy S III, shortly after launch, and it has a pretty short changelog, only indicating "improved stability". Just hit the Software Update button in Settings and the phone will download and install it for a few minutes.

The update size depends on your initial configuration, ours was about 9MB, but there are reports for 31MB+, and whatever it improves is really not noticeable. We played around with the phone in the office before and after, and the Galaxy S III was smooth as ever.

Still, the first update is coming very short after launch to iron out any teething problems that might have risen with daily usage, showing dedication on Samsung's part to keep things in prompt order with its flagship Android handset. After the update, our software version changed from I9300XXLEF to XXLF2, and that's about all the change we noticed.

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posted on 12 Jun 2012, 07:07 1

1. plgladio (Posts: 311; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


Will be happy if they update OS too whenever a new version arrives.

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 07:34

3. ph00ny (Posts: 586; Member since: 26 May 2011)


Did they not update the s2 and note to ics?

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 07:36 1

4. sorcio46 (Posts: 394; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)


Non for all US variants of SGS2 :-(

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 08:14

5. hung2900 (Posts: 769; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)


Don't worry. All variants will get the latest firmware at the time they release.

posted on 23 Jun 2012, 12:05

8. sqboy (Posts: 1; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)


So the Samsung Galaxy S3 cant update OS via ota??? No jellybean!!! :-( THAT SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 07:13

2. s.mrabet (Posts: 117; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


Just checked, no update available.

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 12:27

6. Kengkoy (Posts: 5; Member since: 03 Jun 2012)


Me too, just checked, no update available. My sgs3 version is. I9300XXLE8..

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 14:19

7. taz89 (Posts: 2009; Member since: 03 May 2011)


still no ota update but does show on kies but that way you have to download the whole 750mb file which i dont want to really

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