Verizon: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition now receiving KitKat updateAlex Wagner - Editorial Director of News and Content
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.