Samsung Galaxy S4 gets Android KitKat update in India and Russia
Samsung has finally released Android KitKat update for Galaxy S4 I9500 in India and Russia. The update started seeding from today in both the countries.
The update version I9500XXUFNB3 brings all the KitKat’s features. Some of the features with the update include camera shortcut on lock screens, music album art on lock screen, User Interface improvements and many more. The download is about 1.5 GB in size. Galaxy S4 has received a performance boost and an increase in benchmark scores.
Samsung’s has improved the layout of keyboard for better accessibility in landscape mode. Other options include default launcher option, wireless printing, ability to use Hangout as the default messaging app etc.
The firmware can be downloaded through Samsung Kies by connecting your phone to PC and then downloading the firmware. Alternatively, you can download the firmware directly from your Galaxy S4 by going to Settings > More > About Phone > Software Update > Update.
If for some reason, you don’t get the update, wait for some time. Samsung has recently released the firmware update and will take some time to roll in specific regions. Always ensure that your device is charged to atleast 75% before you start the updating process so that your device doesn’t run out of battery while the update takes place. Do let us know if you received the update and what changes do you see in the comments section.
However if you don’t own a Samsung Galaxy S4, check out this official list of devices that will be getting Android KitKat update. We also have list of devices to get KitKat specially for US.