[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