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Samsung Galaxy S3 Now Receiving New Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update at Sprint

Starting this week, Google starting pushing up the newest Android 4.4.2 update for its Sprint Samsung Galaxy S3 device.

The Sprint carrier officially announced on their official website that a new Android 4.4.2 firmware is now starting to be released for their users.

The new iteration is expected to add all the Android 4.4.3 KitKat specific goodies such as cloud printing, transparent status bar, immersive mode, white status bar icons, new location menu, movie art in the lock screen, full screen album and movie art in the lock screen and more. In addition the new update comes to update HD Voice Icon and to add new Google Security Patches.

As you probably know that the new Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Sprint Samsung Galaxy S3 device is rolled out in stages, which means not all users will receive it in the same time. Once your device becomes eligible to receive the newest update, your device will display a system update message in its notification bar and all you need to proceed to download and install the same is to tap on this message and then to follow all on-screen step by step inductions.

If the new automatically system update message is not displayed, you would also want to do a manually check under Settings > General > About phone > Software updates > Check for software updates now. Another possibility to install the new firmware is to use the use the KIES software.

Note that the new Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Samsung Galaxy S3 device has build number L710VPUCNJ2 and comes such a file with weigh in around 100 MB. So, because its dimension we are recommending you to download the file by using a stable WiFi network in order to protect your mobile data plan.

Did you receive the new OTA update in your Samsung Galaxy S3 device?


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