AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 to receive Android 4.4 update starting on Wednesday

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 to receive Android 4.4 update starting on Wednesday
Starting tomorrow, AT&T customers with the Samsung Galaxy S4 will start receiving the update to Android 4.4. The update can be downloaded over Wi-Fi only. Why? Consider that the size of the update ranges from 412MB to 824MB and AT&T would rather see you using your monthly data allowance for something else. The carrier also recommends that you back your media files using a microSD card or an app from the Google Play Store.

So what is coming with the update? According to AT&T, the update consists of Android 4.4, the ability to drag and drop to uninstall or disable apps, and call reliability improvements. We should note that out of the four major U.S. carriers, this update on Wednesday will leave Samsung Galaxy S4 owners on T-Mobile and Verizon, still stuck on Android 4.3.

With all of the attention focused the last few days on the Samsung Galaxy S5, let's not forget that the Samsung Galaxy S4 remains quite a formidable handset in its own right. And starting tomorrow, AT&T's version of the Galaxy S4 will leave the land of Jelly Bean behind for the chocolatey goodness of KitKat.

source: AT&T via AndroidAuthority

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Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

I guess what's old is new again... Updates are awesome!! And, when its at&t,,,,,, it's a miracle............... ......................... Posted from my AT&T 1520.. ;-)

2. Atrixboyyy

Posts: 595; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Now my Note 3 is next... Right?...

5. nothingmuch

Posts: 201; Member since: May 03, 2013

I'm hoping

3. harvardale

Posts: 51; Member since: Jul 22, 2011

What about the Active?

4. TBomb

Posts: 1400; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

I hate verizon sometimes....

6. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

Boring when u have to wait a year before a update

7. KingDingaLing

Posts: 324; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

I just had an AT&T update to my Note 3...damn, wasn't KK....

8. mramo

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

did anyone install the 4.4 on 1337 yet?

9. deadinside

Posts: 27; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Just got the update!!

10. primeone1

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

My update just got here and so far so good...no SD card problems or anything :-) 487mbs

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