AT&T pushes out Android 4.1 OTA for the Samsung Galaxy S III

AT&T pushes out Android 4.1 OTA for the Samsung Galaxy S III
If you're an AT&T customer, you might recall that in early December, the carrier offered an update to the Samsung Galaxy S III. The update brought Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the flagship Android handset, but there was a major caveat: AT&T only offered it through Samsung Kies, not OTA. Apparently, the carrier failed to promote the update and many of its customers probably were unfamiliar with Kies which requires users to connect their handset to a desktop PC to download software updates.

AT&T might have noticed a low adaption rate for the Android 4.1 update among their Samsung Galaxy S III users in deciding to push out the same update, but this time via OTA. AT&T customers with the phone will have to connect to a Wi-Fi signal in order to receive the new OS build. If you haven't received the notification that the update is ready to be installed, you can go to Settings>About Phone>Software Update to cajole the Jelly Beans into your phone.

While the update has started today, be reasonable. It takes time for the update to reach every customer's handset, so if it doesn't come today, eventually it will.

source: Engadget

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Galaxy S III AT&T
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(8.00h talk time)



1. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

No love for HTC One X yet :/

2. reyenrique

Posts: 99; Member since: Oct 07, 2012

AT&T Suck l got mine on december long live samsung an by T-mobile

4. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Jealous >"< Gonna Switch to T-mobile when my contract is up

6. BabyWade

Posts: 43; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

It's been out since december also for AT&T except that you had to use Samsung Kies in order to update.

3. idaman12000

Posts: 39; Member since: May 03, 2011

No love for HTC One X+

5. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

HTC One X+ came with JB out of the box @@

7. jmoney62987

Posts: 31; Member since: Mar 16, 2010

about time...att blows

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