Verizon is rolling out the official Android 4.4 KitKat OTA update right now for the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 model.
Check your tablet’s notification bar and see if there is any new alert telling you that the brand new KitKat firmware version is live for your tablet device. The firmware version of this update is listed as KOT49H.P605VVRUCNC2 which confirms that the model updated is the LTE Note 10.1 2014 edition.
Android 4.4 KitKat update adds several improvements and tweaks that should improve your overall Android experience. S Note widget will be more stable, Chrome’s tab bar will stop flickering while you’re using the tablet in portrait mode. Also, there are multiple new additions such as the white status bar notifications icons, the full screen immersive KitKat mode, Google Cloud Print support, S applications updated, overall redesign of toggles and Settings icons, improved battery life, etc.
KitKat is the best thing that could happen to your Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 tablet, as it also provides security tweaks that should protect you from malware apps and, from other things that could make your device vulnerable to those who might want to benefit from security flaws. Security bugs that were present in previous Jelly Bean builds.
The new multi-tasking mode has been greatly improved as multiple new applications are now 100% supported by multi-window mode. Besides all these changes there is also the addition of Samsung’s Multi-User Mode. This will allow you to make different user accounts with custom permissions which are great for families and users who like to share their tablet with others.
Verizon has launched the official Android 4.4 KK update for Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 in phases, so you shouldn’t worry in case your device didn’t receive the official notification just yet. All devices should be updated in the next few days / weeks.
You can also choose to verify for new updates by yourself, open Settings, go to About Device section. Next you should open the Software Updates menu and here simply press ‘check now’ button. If there are any new firmware files available for download then you simply need to confirm that you wish to update and then the tablet will take care of the rest.
If the update didn’t reach your tablet, then you can choose to use our manual update guide. Note that you should be an advanced user in order to flash a new update using Odin method.