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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note II for AT&T receives Android 4.4.2 software update


The Samsung Galaxy Note II for AT&T is now receiving the Android 4.4 KitKat software update. The update is being pushed OTA (over-the-air) and brings Android 4.4.2 along with several new features and improvements.

You will be able to download and install the update once you receive the OTA update notification. Before updating your device make sure your battery is fully charged and that you are connected to your Wi-Fi network to avoid unnecessary data charges. If you don't receive the update notification, you can check for it under Settings.

The Android 4.4.2 software update for the AT&T Galaxy Note II has the following changelog:
  • New Lock Screen Access
  • Media Controls - full-screen album art and media controls when listening to music
  • Camera Shortcut - access the Camera application right from the lock screen
  • Improved user experience when multiple messaging apps are installed - All SMS and MMS messages are together in the same app, alongside other conversations and video calls.
  • Visual content such as photos, videos, maps, books, and games are even better with full-screen immersive mode. The UI stays hidden while interacting with the content.
  • Restyled Status and Navigation Bars - status and navigation bars are translucent and can sit on top of apps, along with simplified status bar icons
  • New storage access framework - Simple for users to browse and open documents, images, and other files, across most customer preferred document storage providers.
  • Consolidated Location Settings - location services are integrated and more detailed by new Location menu
  • Expanded Emoji Icons
  • Wireless Printing – supports printing over Wi­-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Prevention Information pop-up message is suppressed.
  • New platform support for secure NFC-based transactions through Host Card Emulation (HCE).
  • Beats Music is Preloaded
  • Video player closed captioning Settings > My device > Accessibility > Google subtitles (CC) and Samsung subtitles (CC)
  • Can set sound for Samsung apps (call/message/email/calendar) Setting > my Device > Sound > Samsung applications
Have you received this update on your Galaxy Note II on AT&T? Leave us a comment and share your experience installing the update on your device.


source - Samsung | AndroidCentral

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