Android 4.3 hits T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Note 2 with Gear Support

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 2-Android 4 (6)Previously Samsung stated they would be releasing Android 4.3 updates for its major devices then when Kitkat 4.4 came out they backpedaled and said they would skip 4.3 and just head on to 4.4 with releases early next year. Looks like Samsung has changed their mind again and has been going forward with Android 4.3 updates on some of its models like we been seeing with the Samsung Galaxy S4 as of late.

So first off to obtain the update you either should receive a notification from it on your device if you havent already. If not you can mosey on down to Settings–>About Phone–>Software Update.

The OTA update is nice sized 614.55MB and is best to be downloaded via WIFI unless your data speeds are faster then that.

Once done I did notice some slight changes with Android 4.3 such as the different look in the menu I’m used to seeing in the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and also the option to now “Move to SD Card” for some of this hefty apps that have been taking space on your internal memory. This maybe of the more important updates and wished it was around when I was using the Note 2 heavy.

One of the main reasons I think of the Android 4.3 update also being pushed out is support for the Samsung Galaxy Gear. With the update I tested downloading the Gear Manager app and also syncing with the smartwatch and it works out any problems. A good part on Samsung & T-Mobile‘s part even if a little bit late. Now if we can see this rollout to other Samsung devices and carriers in a timely fashion maybe it will make the wait for Kitkat 4.4 a bit less painful to wait for.

Let us know how the Android 4.3 update to T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Note 2 worked for you and if any questions