AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 Active receives update to improve connectivity

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 Active receives update to improve connectivity
Last year, the AT&T exclusive Samsung Galaxy S4 Active was a very important handset. It was the only variant of Samsung's Android flavored flagship smartphone to be dustproof and waterproof. With its IP67 certification, the phone could be submerged in water to as deep as 3.2 feet for as long as 30 minutes, without sustaining any damage to the phone.

This year, the regular Samsung Galaxy S5 features IP67 certification, and the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport (an AT&T exclusive in the U.S.) comes with rubber bumpers and some protection from drops. Meanwhile, on Thursday, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active received an update from AT&T. The update improves connectivity on the device, allowing for improved reception of calls and texts. The update is coming OTA and AT&T is demanding that you use a Wi-Fi connection while downloading and installing it.

Before you proceed with the update, AT&T recommends that you backup your media files to a microSD card. You can also backup your content using Samsung Kies. While the update started rolling out on Thursday, don't panic if it doesn't come to your phone immediately. Updates like this one are sent out on a staggered basis, so if it doesn't come today or tomorrow, you will get it shortly.


source: AT&T via AndroidCentral

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Galaxy S4 Active
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(15h 3G talk time)

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1 Comment

1. gorkapr

Posts: 74; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

The Galaxy S5 Sport is a Sprint exclusive. The Galaxy S5 Active is a AT&T exclusive.

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