update 4.4 for Samsung Galaxy S4

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy S4' started by neckbreak, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. jshaw42

    jshaw42 New Member

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    Not until after the isssue corrected itself when I did the on/off thing with Mobile data. I do switch battieries once a day, as a rule. So, that should put me in a safe place. Thanks for the tip.
     
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    Any word on when Verizon will get the update?
     
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    does it matter? really no changes from 4.3 to this. Verizon is just going to add more crap to your phone along with these minimal changes.
     
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    It's still nice to get an update for a phone, wether it's a big update or not. At least it's nice to know that my phone gets attention from Samsung and isn't out dated yet lol
     
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    It's like Christmas every time I get an OS update or app update! Never know what you'll get.
     
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    4.4.2 is still a bit unstable with the GPS. A couple of times after updating an app, it started searching for no apparent reason. If I turn GPS off then back on, it clears up.
     
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    I'm on Verizon. My phone is still at 4.22? Why am I not receiving updates?
     
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    You should have gotten 4.3 a while back. Should have at least seen the download, and an upgrade attempt. It might refuse to install if you've rooted or had an install issue but you would at least have seen it try. What happens if you go into settings/more/about phone? Does it show 4.22 or 4.3? If 4.22, then try software update and see what history it shows. Can also check for new updates and see if that triggers anything.
     
  9. deputc26

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    Can anyone report on sd card functionality? 4.4 apparently breaks the ability to write to the sd card, if this issue is confirmed I'm going to be looking for a way to block the update.
     
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    It seems to me that if you don't set your phone to update automatically you will not be required to update to 4.4. I could be wtong about yhis so fellow forum members plesse correct me if I am mistaken
     
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    Yes you always have to select "agree and install" but I would like to avoid the persistent notification bar nag which means commanding the phone not to download the update.
     
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    I just checked the developer's page of pdanet and found that my hotspot will no longer work via Wi-Fi. So needless to say I'm out of this update for sure. Hopefully, they can update it to function with kit Kat...
     
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