The Samsung Galaxy Note Android 4.4.2 OTA update is now rolling out for AT&T users, so if you happened to own this particular device you’d better keep an eye on the notifications bar.
According to the changelog posted on Samsung’s support page the Android 4.4.2 update for AT&T Galaxy Note 2 arrives with full screen album and media art in the lock screen and lock screen camera shortcut, the ability to choose the default app for messaging, the new KitKat-specific immersive mode, transparent status and nav bars, new Location menu, color emoji support, and cloud printing. Besides the aforementioned KitKat-specific goodies, the new update also arrives with updated Samsung native apps, support for NFC-based transactions, improved Samsung Keyboard, and the ability to set sound for Samsung apps, while Beats Music is now pre-loaded. You’ll also get other security improvements, performance boost, and bug fixes.
The AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.4.2 OTA update is labelled I317UCUCNE5 and it should have a size of over 500 MB, so it’s recommended to use a stable WiFi network while downloading it to avoid unwanted data charges.
Just like any software update, the Android 4.4.2 update for Galaxy Note 2 is being rolled out in phases, which means that some users might have to wait a few more days until it lands on their devices. As you may know, once your terminal will become eligible to receive the new firmware, you should be able to see a system update message in the notification bar. Tap on it and follow the on-screen instructions.
In case the system update notification fails to show up, you should also perform a manual check under Settings > More > About phone > Software updates > Check for software updates. Alternatively, you can grab the USB cable, connect your Note 2 to the PC, and check for the Android 4.4.2 update via KIES.
Are there any AT&T Galaxy Note 2 owners reading this? Have you guys received the Android 4.4.2 I317UCUCNE5 update? Please let your fellow Note 2 owners know in the comments section below.