Galaxy Note 2

Updates rolling out for GT-N7100 and GT-N7105 in some countries

There might be a few issues with the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S3, but htat hasn't stopped Samsung pushing ahead with updates for other 2012 handsets. Today the international Galaxy Note 2 — both 3G and 4G variants, GT-N7100 and GT-N7105 — have started receiving their Android 4.3 updates in some regions, according to reports from XDA and SamMobile. As with previous 4.3 updates for Samsung devices, the new firmware brings Galaxy Gear smartwatch support, along with Samsung's KNOX enterprise security layer and all the new OS-level features you'd expect from Android 4.3.

The upgrade will be a significant jump for Note 2 owners, who have been running Android 4.1 since the phone's release more than 12 months ago. SamMobile reports that the 3G Note 2 should be getting its update in India first, while Nordic countries will be first to get the update for the 4G version. Meanwhile in the U.S., a leaked update timetable that's proved mostly accurate in recent weeks points to a rollout for the Sprint and AT&T Note 2 possibly commencing as soon as tomorrow.

Source: SamMobile, XDA

 
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coinmanmat says:

I hope Samsung tested this firmware properly before releasing it. I still feel bad for the GS3 users who are having issues from that 4.3 update

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Duncan1982 says:

Unfortunatly these things do happen and great that Samsung has suspended the update. Perhaps more attention to detail before the role out ( lessons learned ) next time. Hope this update is tested properly for all you Note 2 owners.

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SEGROUKIN says:

Great news for the Note 2 users. I hope we Note 3 users get kitkat latest January.

Sent from the Android 5.0 Milkshake

#Verizon!!! Why joo no wub us?

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Nev says:

According to the leak, it'll be on the 29th.

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VDub2174 says:

An official release means better ROMs for me :)

zaydabarber says:

At&t get their tomorrow then

"AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2"

anthonok says:

Anyone know if it adds air command like on the note 3?

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UJ95x says:

I doubt it. I'm sure they could make of work but the S3 didn't get any of the features

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Yes, it is supposed to.

Shane Gibson says:

No it doesnt. It would ruin the note 3 sales. For now its staying a note 3 feature.

grk007 says:

Nope..disappointing. ..

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Nope! I can confirm that after receiving the official 4.3 update for Note 2 N7100 in India

hasanzian says:

yes i got the update notification(700.21mb) on 20th nov 13 but that time i m using 3G network so i dnt download it next day when i connected to wifi and check for update there is update
can anybody having same issue .plz tweet me @hasanzian

hasanzian says:

yes i got the update notification(700.21mb) on 20th nov 13 but that time i m using 3G network so i dnt download it next day when i connected to wifi and check for update there is update
can anybody having same issue .plz tweet me @hasanzian

Well, I updated mine (note 2 4G nordic). The s-pen is the same as it was before and now my 1 week old device feels more sluggish.

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There are 3 different methods that help to update your galaxy note 2. Want to know what are they? Vist here - http://goo.gl/YGuCoA

Synycalwon says:

No interest here. My Verizon Note 2, still on original release software, runs like a champ yet. There's nothing in these updates for me to risk screwing that up. If it ain't broke.... :D

GameBoi says:

I'm with you. 4.1 runs like a champ, and I have little to no issues (only thing it the browser won't download and crashes alot.) I'm sure there's a way to downgrade if 4.3 acts up. But like you said, if it ain't broke...

Mines to I completely agree with you 100%.

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IAMZWANEE says:

There is a spelling error within the first sentence. That*

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I started w/Galaxy Nexis.now 4.3.now also T3 but no DT or LT what next?

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ragz_mln says:

Installed it about an hour ago. So far some issues. Multi window is not working. My personal dictionary is lost. The new feature of answering the call by voice also doesn't work.

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Rajendra C says:

dude i am faceing same problem..is there any way to enable multiwindow

Numair Ahmed says:

For those who have problems with multi-window after the software update, try factory resetting your phone once your upgrade your firmware. It helped me :)

Ryde04 says:

Do you get the new Samsung keyboard with it? I just miss auto correct on the Samsung keyboard (I'm a big SwiftKey fan but prefer Samsung on the Note)

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SoreAintya says:

I just want two simple things fixed.
-Keyboard resetting to default after each reboot
-Screen rotation works intermittently

If those aren't addressed and resolved my Samsung days are probably over.

When is Verizons update coming?

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Omar Diaz says:

Seems like they included lots of the galaxy Note 3 features but they forgot to change the weather clock on the home screen. .

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dizzle16 says:

Moto x gets kit Kat, gaudy note 2 gets 4.3, galaxy s3 4.3 gets suspended. Not my android week. It seems Samsung is FORCING me to buy another brand.

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dizzle16 says:

Moto x gets kit Kat, gaudy note 2 gets 4.3, galaxy s3 4.3 gets suspended. Not my android week. It seems Samsung is FORCING me to buy another brand.

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grk007 says:

I updated it..its very stable than gs3 update..very smooth n gud battery life..disappointing thing was no note 3 spen features added..

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kg4icg says:

People forget that the Note 2 has the Samsung Exynos soc and the S3 has a Qualcom soc.

SubhradeepB says:

Thanks android central for info tat was fast and accurate.so happy to see new update on my note 2 n7100.
Thanks again

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Karan Chugh says:

Updated to 4.3 on my note 2 gt n-7100 in india, phone is hell lot faster than 4.1.2 but many of teh features not working like multi window or lock screen widgets etc. If u guys come to know of any solution plz share!!!
Thanks

saurabh1599 says:

Try to change the home screen mode to standard. There is a bug in 4.3 due to which the multi window doesnt work in easy mode.

Hope samsung fixes this soon.

Hi. After 4.3 update for note II i see a small box kind of line as soon i wake up the screen. The line just stays for a second though. But would like to know if this is same case with everyone. Please reply. Thank you.

Thank u dear i m very happy by ur advice as my multi window started working now...

i have abig problem after updating which is make me note lighted randomly with no reason while iam sure there are any notifications or any program works in background
any help pls.

i have abig problem after updating which is make me note lighted randomly with no reason while iam sure there are any notifications or any program works in background
any help pls.