Recently one of the AT&T’s most popular device, Samsung Galaxy S3, received the KitKat 4.4.2 OTA update. Currently the device is running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with firmware version I747UCUEMJB which was released in the month of November last year. AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 KitKat 4.4.2 OTA update will bump the existing firmware version to I747UCUFNE4.
Since this update is a major OS update, with this update you will receive tons of new features and functionalities. This Android 4.4.2 update will bring the new Lock Screen access, new white status bar icons, camera shortcut on the Lock Screen menu, DriveMode, Beat Music, Video player with closed caption ability, SMS App Chooser, navigation bar toggles, Expanded Emoji icons and more.
This update also brings some major improvements such as copy & paste improvements, inline editing on Emails, some changes in Settings menu and Host Card Emulation (HCE) enabled. There are also major enhancements such as Phone Dialer UI enhancements, Bluetooth enhancements, Keyboard enhancements and much more.
Since it has been a while since the update was officially rolled out, if you haven’t received the update yet, keep checking your notification screen for an official OTA update notification message. If you see this notification on your device’s notification screen then just tap on this notification to download and install this update.
In case you want to check for the KitKat 4.4.2 OTA update manually, go to Settings > More > About Device > Software Update > Check for updates. If an update is available for your device at the moment, you will receive the OTA update notification, just tap on this notification message and follow the onscreen prompts.
All the updates are released in gradual steps, thus you might have to wait for a couple of days before the update is available on your device. Although, you should keep this fact in mind that an update will only be presented to you if you are running a stock ROM. If you are running a custom ROM, then you will have to revert to stock ROM and then check for an update.
Have you already received AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 KitKat 4.4.2 OTA update? Please review the update for us. How’s the battery consumption and performance? Do you see any lags or battery drain?