Not to be beaten by AT&T, Verizon Wireless also announced that they are offering their customers an Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for their Samsung Galaxy Note 2. According to our news source, the OS update will bring out several features like fixes for glitches, improved support for Multi-Window functions and more.
Here are the updates revealed by the carrier based on the report:
1. The Multi-Window support is now compatible with more apps like the Amazon, Kindle, YouTube, Gmail, Viewdini, Twitter, Facebook and other Google-based apps like the Google Maps and Google Talk.
2. The dialer screen now features name filtering.
3. The addition of the Samsung Smart Switch will enable users to move their files from their old smartphones to their tab.
4. More notification panel customization options will be available in the Display Settings.
5. The alarm clock updates include setting it “ON” in its default setting. Then, its options can now be accessed easier without the need to tap the “More” icon.
6. Wi-Fi connectivity, S Note app, EAS email, ISIS mobile wallet and others will gain enhancements too following the update.
How the Updates will be Provided
Based on the source, Verizon will provide the updates for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 over the air (OTA). The updating will take up around 250MB of the device’s memory, so it would take some time for the download and installation processes to finish.
How to Check the Updates
If you are not sure if you already received the OTA update for your Samsung Galaxy Note 2, follow just follow this step by step guide:
1. Go to the options in the Settings.
2. Select the “About Device” option.
3. Tap the “Software Update” from the next selection.
4. Lastly, choose the “Check for Update” in the menu. This will display whether you already have the update or not.
Source: iTech Post