According to this XDA Developers thread, a new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.2 update is now being pushed to users. The new firmware has build number N9005XXUFNF4 and a size of around 185 MB.
The new Android 4.4.2 update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is being rolled out in phases, which means that some of you might still have to wait a few more days. As you may know, once your Galaxy Note 3 N9005 will become eligible to receive the new firmware, you should receive a system update notification. Tap on it, then follow the on-screen instructions. If the system update notification failed to show up, you would also want to perform a manual check under Settings > More > About device > Software updates > Check for software updates.
Alternatively, you can also grab the USB cable, connect your smartphone to the PC and check for the N9005XXUFNF4 update via KIES.
Because all the KitKat-specific goodies such as transparent status and nav bars, white status bar icons, new Location menu, immersive mode, full screen album art in the lockscreen, camera shortcut in the lockscreen, color emoji support, or Caller ID for Phone App, the new Android 4.4.2 update for Galaxy Note 3 arrives with improved battery life, Download Booster (combines WiFi and LTE to improve download speeds), and Kids Mode.
The XDA Developers users are also pointing out that the the new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.2 update arrives with Knox 2.0 and “improved animations.”
As I was mentioning above, the Android 4.4.2 N9005XXUFNF4 update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 has a size of around 185 MB, therefore it’s recommended to use a WiFi network while downloading the update file in order to avoid unwanted data charges.
Are there any Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners reading this? Have you guys received the new Android 4.4.2 update on your devices? Please let your fellow Note 3 owners know in the comments section below. Also, don’t forget to mention your location.
If you want to learn how to successfully flash this update yourself without waiting for Samsung to roll out Android 4.4.2 firmware in your region, then you can our guide here.