Verizon: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition now receiving KitKat update

Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content from Omaha, NE
Published: April 28, 2014

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition

At the tail end of last week, Verizon began pushing an Android 4.4 update to its version of the Galaxy S 4. Now Verizon is kicking off this new week with a KitKat update for another, slightly larger Samsung device.

Verizon announced this morning that an Android 4.4 update is now rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition. Big Red has also posted a changelog for the update, which bumps the slate up to software version KOT49H.P605VVRUCNC2. The goodies that are packed into the update are as follows:

UPGRADE THE OS TO ANDROID 4.4 (KIT KAT)

  • Immersive Mode automatically provides full screen viewing
  • Faster multi-tasking
  • Print services for HP ePrint, Google Cloud Print and other printers in the Google Play Store
  • Multi-User Mode allows you to create user accounts and permissions for others to set up and customize their apps, wallpaper and so on

KEY DEVICE ENHANCEMENTS

  • Delay in opening S-Note file from Home screen widget fixed
  • Tab bar in portrait mode flicker issue in Google Chrome fixed
  • Fixed Google Account sign in error during Setup Wizard
  • Fixed access limit for enforcing PIN or Pattern attempts when unlocking the tablet
  • Fixed issue where decryption password failure did not erase SD card

Verizon says that the Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition’s serving  of KitKat is now rolling out in phases. If you own the Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition and you’re hungry for your treat right now, you can manually check for the update by heading into Settings > About device > Software update > Check for new software update.

Via +Verizon, Verizon Wireless

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