[How to] Update Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 to Android 4.4.2

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 was released last year as Samsung’s flagship device. It was one of the few Samsung devices which would get the Android KitKat updates. Samsung has started to push out the Android 4.4.2 update for the Note 3. However it is only for the 3G version and not for the LTE version. It is already live in Russia and other regions will get it soon. You can still manually upgrade it. Follow the instructions given below.

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[How to] Install CM 11 (Android 4.4.2) on Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Galaxy Note 3 is the latest device in Samsung’s Note phablet series. It has a 5.7″ Super AMOLED 1080p display. The Galaxy Note 3 is powered by a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, with 3GB of RAM. Storage comes in at 32GB or 64GB, which can also be expanded with a 64GB microSd card. The camera is an impressive 13MP and is capable of capturing 4K video. The battery capacity is 3200 mAh.

Note 3 comes with the Touchwiz UI. If you are not happy with it, you can always try out a custom ROM. Besides the different UI, custom ROMs also offer better performance. CM 11 is one such custom ROM available for the Note 3. If you want to install CM 11 on your Galaxy Note 3, follow the instructions given below.

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[How To] Update Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005) to official Android 4.4.2

A few days back, Samsung started rolling out the Android 4.4.2 update for the Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005). The update included changes to the UI, such as the translucent status bar and the white icons on it. There were also some performance improvements, resulting in higher benchmark scores and faster unlocking of the device. The update was first made available to the Polish users via Kies and later to others in stages.

The Galaxy Note 3 was launched by Samsung in the month of October last year along with the Galaxy Gear. It has a 5.7″ display, 2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor, 3 GB RAM, 16, 32 and 64 GB internal memory options, 13 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front facing camera. It originally ran on Android 4.3. Let us now see how to update it to Android 4.4.2.

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Samsung begins Android 4.4.2 rollout for the Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005)

Android 4.4.2 On Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung have started rolling out the latest Android 4.4.2 version firmware for their devices, starting with the International Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005). It is the Snapdragon powered variant of the Galaxy Note 3 (both GSM and LTE) and the rollout has started in Poland where it is being made available via Kies. Continue reading