Bell, Rogers and TELUS Canadian carriers are releasing today the official Android 4.4.2 KitKat official update in Canada for Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphones.
Check your device's notification panel and see if there are any new KitKat firmware files available for your Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone. If the new official update is indeed available for download you can simply confirm the installation so that your device will take care of the rest automatically. Make sure to use a Wi-Fi connection in order to download Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for your device.
With the new Android 4.4.2 your Galaxy S3 smartphone will get the following changes no matter if you're on Bell, Rogers or TELUS: a new lock screen access menu, new white status bar icons, translucent navigation bar, improved notification slide, camera shortcut for the lock screen menu, better media controls for music players that are displayed on your phone's lock screen, video player closed captioning for Google and Samsung subtitles, new full-screen immersive mode, better multitasking, improved battery life.
There are tons of other features that will improve the overall Android experience for your Galaxy S3 model such as: expanded emoji icons, wireless printing, camera shortcut icon for lock screen menu, copy & paste support enhanced, email now support inline editing, new default SMS app chooser, phone / dialer tweaks, settings menu improved, better keyboard, UICC now set as default, HCE enabled, bluetooth tweaks, unified Location menu for easier access, and more.
The new update should arrive any time soon for all Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphones on Bell, Rogers and TELUS. Note that this update will be rolled out in phases and you don't need to panic in case the new firmware update won't arrive today. It will most probably be pushed for all stock Galaxy S3 devices by the end of this month.
Check yourself for new Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware updates by going to Settings> More> About Device> Software Update. If there is any new firmware available for download your phone will automatically download and install it.
Did you get the KitKat 4.4.2 update? If you did, then you should waste no time and start all of its new features and then tell us if the battery life is indeed better than it was on Jelly Bean firmware.