If you are still on holidays with your feet up, you now have a new cure for boredom if you own the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and are a subscriber to the Sprint phone carrier network. The Software Version KTU84P.N900VVRUDNK1 is rolling out to devices over the air, meaning you don’t have to do anything but keep your eyes peeled for a new notification. They roll out in stages to all owners, so there’s no telling when it’s arriving to you.
The new software update is another version of Android 4.4.4 KitKat. While still considered a minor update, the feature list is a long one. You can view the full changelog from this page. Inside users are finding Verizon and Support protection updates, Isis (that’s what it says) Wallet moves to softcard and updates to the caller Name ID. You also get Knox 2.0, Side Sync, Find My Mobile, Kids Mode and a new “virtual tour” camera mode which likely takes you around the features better than the last version.
Of course, one of the main reasons people search for fresh updates is because their current OS is lagging or filled with bugs they want fixed. The following update comes with several bug fixes including better 4G data connectivity, improvements to the Voice call, Bluetooth audio fixed and the bug from the SMS text messages solved.
While AT&T are not doing anything productive and just changing around the bloatware lately, the ‘Big Red’ are making some great improvements. Sadly, this isn’t the Android 5.0 Lollipop update that users likely preferred, but it still is always nice to see new features coming.
Those erring on the side of caution should backup the device data before accepting the OTA notification. Once you have the phone contacts, settings, WiFi passwords, call logs, SMS texts, pictures, music and video stored you can tape the “download,” followed by “install now’ options from the phones display.
As usual, we love hearing your take on proceedings. Let us know in the comments if you are one of the lucky ones who already have the latest software update running on your device. Do you notice the improvements? Were you suffering from earlier bugs? Tell us what you think.