Verizon pushing out Android 4.3 for Galaxy Note 2

Version bump, Galaxy Gear support and other smaller features come with build G8FJ20LB0Q02

Verizon has begun pushing out Android 4.3 to Galaxy Note 2 owners. The update comes in the form of build G8FJ20LB0Q02 which not only brings Android 4.3 to the device, but also support for Samsung’s Galaxy Gear. In addition to Gear Support the update bumps Samsung’s Pen Up app to the same version that is found on the Galaxy Note 3, as well as enhances the Multi Window mode on the device by adding support for more apps.

This update also brings a number of smaller fixes like enhanced WiFi performance, extended battery life when using exchange, and updates to many of Verizon’s included apps. The update is hitting many devices right now as an OTA update, but it is also available through Verizon’s Upgrade Assistant on the computer.

Have you already received the update on your Verizon Note 2? Sound off below and let us know how things are working out for you.

Jared DiPane
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