Jun 11 AT 2:55 PM Dustin Earley 33 Comments

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note II receives update to KitKat


Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note II users, if you like chocolate today’s your lucky day. Verizon is pushing out a major update for Samsung’s last generation Galaxy Note that will bring the handset up to Android 4.4.2.

Like most major updates, you will be able to grab this one over the air by heading to the settings menu on your Verizon Galaxy Note II, followed by “About Phone” then “System Updates.” As for what the update to 4.4.2 includes, there are some slight visual changes, like white status icons, bug fixes, security fixes, support for Gear 2, and new app and service additions like Knox 2.0.

According to Verizon the update should be live now so get to downloading. Once you’ve download Android 4.4.2 and settled in, let us know how the update affects your handset in the comments below.

Via: Android Police

Source: Verizon (PDF)

Dustin Earley: Tech enthusiast; avid gamer; all around jolly guy.

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  1. dustinGuest 11 months ago

    Checked my phone and nothing so far. 3 o’clock central

  2. sugarfreeGuest 11 months ago

    Nothing yet. 4:20 eastern hehe

  3. jbkernerGuest 11 months ago

    Probably available on Friday, OTA. Verizon usually releases stuff on Friday.

  4. EmbalmfirstGuest 11 months ago

    9:01pm nothing…

  5. Nicholas PerezGuest 11 months ago

    Damn you guys are so lucky!!. Im hoping after this they will update my galaxy s3 SCH-I535. I just hope.

  6. DanboGuest 11 months ago

    845pm Pacific not yet good to hear that it’s on it’s way

  7. festerGuest 11 months ago

    What about the note 2 tmo update

  8. Kenneth HansonGuest 11 months ago

    Nothing yet hope it’s true

  9. meGuest 11 months ago

    3:40 nothing yet

  10. judyGuest 11 months ago

    Nothing yet….

  11. judyGuest 11 months ago

    Nothing yet

  12. JamieGuest 11 months ago

    8:15 New York. Where is it?

  13. Bethany ChaneyGuest 11 months ago

    And Verizon is once again silent. No update at 9:15 central time.

  14. Kenneth scottGuest 11 months ago

    I am downloading it now @9:10am

  15. Andrew RobinsonGuest 11 months ago

    Isn’t even on the sammobile firmware site yet.

  16. James SloatGuest 11 months ago

    Update now live in Los Angeles.

  17. Nicholas PerezGuest 11 months ago

    Congratz to all gn2 owners. Verizon better do the galaxy s3 next. :p

  18. Kyle MarshallGuest 11 months ago

    Updating now 12.54 pm in New York

  19. dustinGuest 11 months ago

    Downloading now. 11:30a.m central

  20. TaraGuest 11 months ago

    Mine is downloading now 1:00est.

  21. MichelleGuest 11 months ago

    Mine just started at 12:20pm CST here in Dallas.

  22. joeGuest 11 months ago

    Downloading mine at 1 30 in Boston Mass

  23. MikeGuest 11 months ago

    Just finished installing!

  24. SteveGuest 11 months ago

    Installed mine 1pm PST

  25. danielGuest 11 months ago

    How can I update? My note is flashed to page plus and I can’t update ota it says temporary unavailable

  26. AlyssaGuest 11 months ago

    I’m downloading it at the moment! finally!

  27. buckwheatGuest 10 months ago

    live and running kitkat in delaware 9:00am

  28. Music_GirlGuest 10 months ago

    Seems to have changed the color of the “charging battery” icon at the top of the phone. Internet very slow and I have plenty of data left.

  29. Sarah WatsonGuest 10 months ago

    Help, please! Kit Kat caused my email to stop synching. Not sure what to do.

  30. LArry ChenkinGuest 10 months ago

    Email not zworking with update

  31. Joel NGuest 10 months ago

    Kit Kat is not an improvement in the Verizon world

    Almost all formerly-saved passwords are lost. Doesn’t save them when re-entered, either.
    Battery goes flat faster
    email synch to non-google sources is even worse

    Probably has taken away ability of non-google apps to access the SD card directly.

    consider yourself warned.