Install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update of Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE now! Official Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE has been released.
However, the firmware is currently available only to Samsung Galaxy S3 in Nordic countries.
Particularly, the official Android 4.4.4 KitKat update can be installed to Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE bearing the model number I9530N.
Accordingly, Norway is the first country to receive the official Android 4.4.4 KitKat update, according to Android Geeks.
Those who wish to install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update on Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE, I9530N model, can access the firmware via OTA notification.
Once the update notification arrives, users can simply confirm the download and install the firmware.
Make sure to have stable Wi-fi connection when downloading and installing Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for the Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE.
However, it may take a while for the OTA notification to reach the Nordic variant of Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE.
To manually check if the update is already available, go to Settings > General > Updates > Check for updates.
Aside from the OTA update, Samsung Galaxy S3 users who wish to install Android 4.4.4 update can also access the firmware by the Samsung KIES desktop tool or flash the firmware via the manual installation process using the Odin tool.
Visit this post on International Business Times to learn the detailed installation process.
Those who will decide to manually install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update should make sure that the battery level is at least 80 percent to avoid power interruption issues.
Also, users need to create a backup of the data and settings stored on the Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE.
ClockWorkMod and TWRP are the highly-recommended custom recovery tools that can be used to make a backup.
The Android 4.4.4 KitKat update comes with build version I9305NXXUFNI4.
Those who will install Android 4.4.4 KitKat update on Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE can find “various KitKat features including wireless printing support, faster performance, reduced memory consumption, white status baricons, full-screen lockscreen album art, updated Samsung apps, closed caption support and general stability improvements,” as noted on IB Times, citing SamMobile.