The Galaxy S3 has received an update to its OS through OTA and Kies methods. It’s available ON Telus, Koodo, Virgin, Rogers, Bell, Fido & MTS users. The OS remains at Android version 4.1.2 but is build MVLDMF1. Included is improvements to the gallery,
Improved download speeds when HSPA+ network coverage, Multi Window Feature, as well as addressing instances where third party VoIP apps could interfere when dialing E911.
So if you haven’t received a notification of the update yet hit the settings – about phone – and check for update, or fire up KIES on your PC & connect your S3 to grab the update now.
I haven’t had much time to check out the update myself & will be doing so later today, but until then if you’ve noticed any more changes feel free to let us know & we will add it to the list of improvements. As well let us know if battery or performance seem to be improved after updating. Just hit us up in the comments below.
If you have the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on Wind Mobile, Videotron or Mobilicity you might want to check your device for an update today. Samsung has announced on their FB Page that Android OS 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is finally being pushed out to Note 2 users with those carrier branded models. This brings Multi Window & a couple other small upgrades. Check your device by going to Settings – About device – Software update – Update.
Let us know what you think of this most recent update for your model in the comments below.
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Samsung announced today that indeed they have begun rolling out the 4.1.2 update to Galaxy Note 2 in North America.
With it comes a bunch of new features & optimizations to the Note 2. Most notable is the multi Window feature that until now has been absent from the carrier version of the device.
Below is a list of more of the features you can expect in the update.
Android 4.1.2 new features:
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-New Additions in Notifcation Toggles
-Notification Panel can now be customized
-Brightness Slider in Notification Panel Can Now Be Disabled
-Multi-View Can now be disabled
Browser Is Smoother Then Before
-Status Bar has been changed from Grey to Black
-Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
-New Ink Effect On Lockscreen
-New Group Cast Application
Check your Note 2 for the update, try it out & let us know what you think in the comments below. Was it worth the wait for multi Window?
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Samsung Canada reported yesterday that owners of the Galaxy Note 2 carrier models can expect a new update to Android 4.1.2 JB real soon.
This update brings the long waited for Multi Window feature those of us with the International model have been enjoying for months now. A few other features & optimizations should also be included.
More to come upon release.