T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S4 starts receiving Android 4.3 today
posted by Alan F. / Nov 26, 2013, 4:01 PM
Besides sending Android 4.3, the update will make the phone compatible with the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch. It also adds Samsung KNOX to the device. This offers a number of applications that are fenced in to prevent a security breach. Tapping the icon offers a secure browser, contacts list, email and calendar applications.
Considering the large size of the file at 781MB, your best bet is to make sure you have a Wi-Fi signal when downloading the update, and your battery should be at least half filled. These types of updates are usually sent out on a staggered basis, so if you don't get the update today, or tomorrow, it will come soon.
source: T-Mobile via AndroidCentral
- 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)
Posts: 459; Member since: Sep 14, 2013
781mb? That is one massive update. Cyanogenmod nightlies are only 200mb at most.
posted on Nov 26, 2013, 5:07 PM 0
Posts: 112; Member since: Mar 31, 2011
The T-Mobile Galaxy S3 got the 4.3 update last Tuesday. 6 days before the S4 got it haha. But PhoneArena didn't post anything about it. Odd.
posted on Nov 26, 2013, 6:10 PM 2
The reason for that is the initial batch of 4.3 cooked up the S4 was found to be very glitchy. It was pulled very shortly after it started.
posted on Nov 26, 2013, 6:30 PM 0
Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 13, 2009
My Note 2 is still on the exact same version of android that it had over a year ago when I bought it. Comon Samsung what gives!
posted on Nov 26, 2013, 6:15 PM 0
Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013
What about KitKat? Again, users HAVE TO beg for updates and be patient. Why are people so forgiving? They seem almost brainwashed into believing it to be just natural this way.
posted on Nov 26, 2013, 9:19 PM 0
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