Android 4.4.2 KitKat Official Firmware Released Checkout the Features & Tutorial to Install It

Samsung (KRX:005935) began rolling out the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware update for the T-Mobile (NYSE:TMUS) variant of the Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900T) on Wednesday. The new firmware is currently available as an Over-The-Air, or OTA, update as well as through Samsung KIES.

It was reported earlier this week that Samsung released the Android 4.4.2 KitKat kernel source for T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 3, indicating that an OTA update was around the corner.

Tutoria To install New Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Version

Manually, users who interested for new OS update they can check manually from Settings> About Device> Software Update to confirm whether there is an update available.

Step 1: Download the firmware package and Odin v3.09, and extract the zip files.

Step 2: Run Odin3 v3.09 as an Administrator.

Step 3: Restart the Galaxy Note 3 and put it in Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down, Home and Power buttons.

Step 4: Connect the Galaxy Note 3 to the computer via the USB cable and wait until a blue sign appears in Odin.

Step 5: Click on the AP button in Odin and select the .tar.md5 file that was extracted in Step 1.

Step 6: In Odin, ensure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are checked, and not the re-partition check box.

Step 7: Click on the Start button in Odin to begin the installation process.

Step 8: After the installation is complete, the device will restart automatically.

Step 9: Once you get the Samsung logo on the home screen, you can unplug the device from the computer and close Odin.

Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Version Features

- New Lock Screen Access.

> Media Controls - full-screen album art and media controls when listening to music.

> Camera Shortcut - access the Camera application right from the lock screen.

- SMS App Chooser - select a default application for sending and receiving SMS text messages.

- Restyled Status and Navigation Bars - status and navigation bars are translucent and can sit on top of apps, along with simplified status bar icons.

- Consolidated Location Settings - location services are integrated and more detailed by new Location menu.

- Expanded Emoji Icons.

- Wireless Printing: supports printing over Wi­-Fi and Bluetooth.

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