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Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Hi there,

 

Any idea when the Galaxy S4 will get the upgrade to android 4.4 (kitkat?

 

 

Thanks.

Gold Newbie
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Hi! Did you get any info on this? Dying to get it on o2.
Bronze Contributor
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

any update on this ???

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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Hi @Chenz116

 

No update on this release as of yet. You can also try checking for a software update via Kies software on PC/Laptop.

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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Any idea how long we will be waiting for this ?

Community Manager
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

I am checking this now.
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

thanks Lisa

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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

It will be due out early April.
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

That's great thanks Lisa

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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Hi Lisa

 

I am in the O2 Store in newbridge and my area manager was in the other day she has an S4 on O2 and it updated while she was here and is now running Kitkat 4.4.2 i tried kies with my S4 nothing ha.

 

Thanks

Daryl

O2 Newbridge

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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Hi Daryl

You should have it next week it gets rolled out so everyone does not get it at the one time.
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

No worries thanks :smileyhappy:
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Lisa

How do you decide who gets it first ?
Bronze Advisor
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

I would imagine it goes buy serial numbers stating with the most recent numbers sold
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Has the rollout start yet ?
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Hiya

 

It would be done in batches (randomly) :smileyhappy: and as far as the update goes, theres nothing yet.

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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Hi starz

I am aware of the way updates are rolled out by o2 thanks. Reason I was asking for info on this is because updates were due to commence last week just wanted to know if they had started or is there some hold up
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

This will be rolled out in the next two weeks.
Bronze Contributor
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

hey i got 4.4 yesterday thanks for that

 

Just wondering if there is any plans to give the S4 the same looking status bar that is on the S5

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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Hi @chenz116 not that I am aware of. You would need to check with Samsung about.

Bronze Newbie
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

This update to kitkat has bricked my phone. Off to the O2 store today with a prayer they have the details in the system as I can't find my receipts :smileysad:

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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Hi have you tried the restore function in samsung kies ?
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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Yes, unfortunately my phone model is identified as not supported for initilisation and nothing else I could do helped. I dropped it into the O2 store today and they are sending it in for fixing.

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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Hiya

 

Ive not got the update to 4.4...

 

can someone in the o2 team help with this?

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Re: Android 4.4 update for Samsung Galaxy S4

Hey is there any any news on on the rollout. Still havnt got the upgrade and kies is saying I have the latest firmware but I don't. Im still on 4.3. Thanks