Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets its Android 4.4 KitKat update at AT&T
Just one day after it started rolling out KitKat to its HTC One mini, AT&T is now ready to update its Samsung Galaxy Note 3, too. Owners of AT&T’s Note 3 should be able to update their device to Android 4.4.2 as of today (though it's possible that not everyone will get the new version of the OS right away).
Launched by AT&T last year, the Galaxy Note 3 initially ran Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. At the moment, AT&T is (still) selling it for $299.99 on contract.
Here’s the changelog for the 4.4.2 KitKat update:
- Improved user interface: The latest version of Android includes enhancements such as re-styled status and navigation bars, a new full-screen-immersive mode, color emoji support, improved closed captioning support, stronger security and smarter power use.
- Default messaging app: Choose a default messaging app when multiple messaging services are installed.
- Improved GPS performance.
- Enhanced music access: Full screen album art and media controls are available from the lock screen when listening to music.
- Camera access: The camera can also be accessed directly from the lock screen.
- Location menu: An integrated location menu enables users to easily activate GPS and share location details.
- Wireless printing: Integrated support for wireless printing available in enhanced settings.
- New sound controls: Set sound for specific Samsung applications in enhanced settings.