The Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 OTA update is now available for download for Verizon’s customers, and, just like the software updates rolled out by AT&T, T-Mobile, or Sprint, it brings, among others, Galaxy Gear compatibility.
The Verizon Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 OTA update is being rolled out in phases, which means that you might not be able to download and install it on your devices right away. In case you didn’t receive the system update notification, you might also want to perform a manual check; who knows, maybe you’re lucky. The manual check can be performed in Settings > About phone > System update > Check for updates.
The Android 4.3 update for Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 is sized approximately 116 MB and it will change your firmware build number to I535VRUCML1. Given the size of the update file, it’s recommended to use a stable WiFi network while downloading it.
Besides Galaxy Gear support, the Android 4.3 update for Samsung Galaxy S3 also brings another Verizon-specific app called Verizon Cloud which will allow you to back-up text messages, call logs, contacts, music and multimedia files.
According to the official change log posted on Verizon’s support website, the Samsung Galaxy S3 Android four.three replace brings transfer-to-SD-card performance, a brand new mode for the Digicam app referred to as Sound & Shot, Team Play, Galaxy Be aware three-like Multi Window, song participant controls on the Lock Display, fortify for extra Bluetooth Good Equipment, and Straightforward Mode. Additionally, a few of Samsung’s apps had been renamed and up to date: AllShare Play is now Samsung Hyperlink, Starter Mode is now Straightforward Mode, and AllShare Forged is now Monitor Mirroring.
The identical Verizon report additionally informs that the Android four.three replace for Samsung Galaxy S3 will support Isis Pockets App, Name Settings, Lock Reveal Settings, and Notifications.
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