The Official Android 4.4.2 OTA Update is now available for the International Note 3 Exynos 5 Octa model. Keep an eye on your phone’s notification panel to find out first when the new updating files are pushed to your phone.
Check at the end of the article for a link that takes you to a guide that teaches you how to manually update Note 3 Exynos to Android 4.4.2 KitKat.
Android 4.4.2 KitKat adds several new elements and tweaks to your phone, making it run smoother and better than it did with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. With KitKat you will get white status bar icons and notifications replacing the multi-colour scheme that Samsung used until now for all devices released until now.
The locks creen in Android 4.4.2 now features a small camera icon in the right-hand corner, tap and swipe to the in order to launch the camera app. Also, on the lock screen you will be able to see album art for whatever media application is playing on your device. Better Keyboard layout when using the Note 3 N900 in landscape mode.
The latest build of KitKat for Note 3 Exynos model will also provide better benchmark scores due to the small tweaks added to the overall system performance which manages to better use CPU power. Other changes are as following: support for new emojis, wireless printing, set default SMS / MMS application, change home launcher via Settings menu.
The official Android 4.4.2 OTA Update is rolling out in phases. At the moment the new update has been launched in Russia, but all the other regions should start getting it in the next couple of days or later this month.
Check your device’s Settings menu to find out if there is any new Software Update files available OTA. The firmware version of Android 4.4.2 released for Note 3 Exynos features the N900XXUDNA6 build number. Also, if the new update is not available Over-the-Air, then you can use the Samsung KIES software to check for new files.
The news regarding the official KitKat update for Note 3 Exynos has been posted first at SamMobile. If you didn’t get the notification for your smartphone, then you can get Odin 3.09 and download the N900XXUDNA6 firmware update file. Use Odin to connect to your phone and then use it to flash the new firmware update. Keep an eye on our website as we will post a full working ‘how-to’ guide in an hour, a guide that will teach you how to flash new OTA Updates for your Galaxy Note 3 Exynos.
UPDATE: Guide here for users who want to manually update their Note 3 Exynos with a KitKat 4.4.2 official firmware.