T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S III getting Android 4.1 update now

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S III getting Android 4.1 update now
A few days ago, Sprint users celebrated being the first to receive the Android 4.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy S III. Now, it is time for owners of the flagship Android phone on T-Mobile to be excited as the Jelly Bean update comes to their device. A number of T-Mobile customers say that software version T999UVDLJA is being sent to their Galaxy S III OTA.

The update brings the smooth scrolling of Project Butter, information you need when you need it from Google Now and a sizable Pop-up play screen. A new notifications system is on board and there is a revamped settings menu. Verizon customers might be next to get the update as a leaked version of Android 4.1.1 recently was made available at Xda developers forum and was believed to be the final version of the update.

If you're a T-Mobile customer who has updated his Samsung Galaxy S III today, let us know what you think about the new OS build by leaving a comment in the box below.

source: SamMobile via AndroidCentral

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Galaxy S III T-Mobile
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(10.00h talk time)



1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Buttery smooth!

16. richardyarrell2011

Posts: 510; Member since: Mar 16, 2011

Gotta say it's pretty amazing. I got my update notification from Tmobile this morning at 6:49 am and by 7:15am the update was completed. The stock browser is so much better. Gmail operates faster, the notifications shade has a very nice glow and when the update was completed all my old folders with games and apps were separated into circle folders similar to stock android but better. Pop up player is smoother. My Google plus and Facebook applications are more fluid for some reason. Gallery seems smoother. Great update I have to say. I can only imagine how much better it is on my Galaxy Note 2 that i will be purchasing Thursday since that is quadcore 1.6 Exynos 4412 processor instead of the current dualcore snapdragon s4 on the Galaxy S3.

2. FranksGT

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

Smooth as butter.

3. lzsbleach

Posts: 155; Member since: May 20, 2012

Im really jealous now! Come on At&t

4. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

I'm jealous too (on Verizon) could someone tell us how well this improves battery life?

8. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Battery life is definitely better. I'm at 95% when I would usually be at 85ish. The change in speed is ridiculous. I think my phone is on crack or something.

5. Midi116

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

just got finished downloading mine and what can i say....it smooth

6. ghoriich

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 30, 2011

Its..... really smooth. ...almost like whenever I would see videos of people saying oh yea its really smooth and it looks like nothing is different.... u can definitely tell the difference when you have it in hand! !!

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9. archangel9

Posts: 233; Member since: Feb 07, 2010

Sweeter than Willy Wonka and the CHocolate factory.Just got it 4 am this morning when I thought it was a maintenance upgrade til I saw 4.1 and I finally got Google Now!!BEAUTIFUL!!Peanut Butter smooth!! T Y Tmobile and Samsung(yeah I sound like a kid at a candy store but hey it's Android 4.1 JB..FTW. Right on!!

10. Android

Posts: 21; Member since: Dec 04, 2010

Just got my update.

11. clintius

Posts: 12; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

So smooth!!!

12. Panta

Posts: 13; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

I'm on Sprint, and it's been weeks since the 4.1 update supposedly started and I still haven't received it?

13. oister85

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

You probably need to reset your phone. That happens to me when the htc evo got updated to 2.3 . I waited for month after the update was realese.

14. Panta

Posts: 13; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

I don't think so, I checked the Sprint thread and nobody has mentioned that they've gotten the normal upgrade from Sprint?

21. archangel9

Posts: 233; Member since: Feb 07, 2010

Panta it's time to bounce from the YellowGang . Tmo has it:Nwide 4g speeds unlimited at that up to 42mbps,cheaper rates,better penetration and coverage and have merged with Metro PCS to get LTE 1st qtr of 2013


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Come on AT&T, I want me some jelly bean!!!

17. davidpoitier

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 07, 2012

It's great I replaced s voice on the home button with Google now! ...smooth like butter!

18. masterchina

Posts: 55; Member since: Sep 27, 2011

Smoove like the tip of my $? #!

19. Lboogey6

Posts: 281; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

come on i want it!! how do i force it lol

20. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

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