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    Default changes in note 2 4.4.2 update??

    What are the changes noticed in 4.4.2?

    Posted from Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500)
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    Default Re: changes in note 2 4.4.2 update??

    Are you jumping the gun, or is that version already available in your country??
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    Default Re: changes in note 2 4.4.2 update??

    I received an OTA update for my Note 2, today. Have not installed it yet, as I am Rooted, and am waiting to see how to keep Root.

    Note: I am in the U.S.A. on Verizon.
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    I updated today (on verizon), BUT THAT'S TO A MINOR UPDATE. It's NOT to 4.4x
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    I got the OTA last week in India. The size was about 450 odd mbs. No major changes, I found. Appearance is exactly the same as on 4.3. I'm kinda confused coz i read on this forum that kitkat update was about 1.3 gigs in UK i think. Wonder whats happening?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsmat View Post
    I got the OTA last week in India. The size was about 450 odd mbs. No major changes, I found. Appearance is exactly the same as on 4.3. I'm kinda confused coz i read on this forum that kitkat update was about 1.3 gigs in UK i think. Wonder whats happening?
    Check your OS version on the phone
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    Default Re: changes in note 2 4.4.2 update??

    My coworker installed the update, and it did take away his root privileges. I'm holding off. Supposedly, all this update offers is roaming in Canada?! No thanks.

    Does anyone know how to disable the notifications and prevent the update?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DWooderson View Post
    My coworker installed the update, and it did take away his root privileges. I'm holding off. Supposedly, all this update offers is roaming in Canada?! No thanks.

    Does anyone know how to disable the notifications and prevent the update?
    Exactly.

    No, not without root.
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    Default Re: changes in note 2 4.4.2 update??

    Quote Originally Posted by 1812dave View Post
    Check your OS version on the phone
    Yes that 450 mb update is kitkat. I am from india having unlocked unrooted note 2. Update has rolled out. So I am asking if there's any visible change except smoothness improvement.

    Posted from Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ranajit saha View Post
    Yes that 450 mb update is kitkat. I am from india having unlocked unrooted note 2. Update has rolled out. So I am asking if there's any visible change except smoothness improvement.

    Posted from Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500)
    New camera widget on homescreen
    White icons in status bar at top of screen
    Album art is full screen on lockscreen when playing music
    Emoji in keyboard
    Cloud Print app

    I'm not sure what else. There was no Kitkat dialer w/the "Smart" caller ID
    I have the i317 (AT&T) version and we just got a rooted Touchwiz Kitkat ROM over the weekend.
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    I wish they had gone with the s4 and note 8 and put in reading mode. It's software based so shouldn't have been to difficult. Hopefully next time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1812dave View Post
    Check your OS version on the phone
    changes in note 2 4.4.2 update??-2014-05-07-19-56-30.jpg
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    Default Re: changes in note 2 4.4.2 update??

    New icons, but not those seen in s5. Sadly the app hide option is gone.
    After hard reset the performance is superb.
    The multi window feature is now on by default in two supported apps instead of dragging.
    Camera seems faster
    File management is different thanks to kitkat.
    Camera seems quicker

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    Default Re: changes in note 2 4.4.2 update??

    Quote Originally Posted by Nishant Sirohi View Post
    New icons, but not those seen in s5. Sadly the app hide option is gone.
    After hard reset the performance is superb.
    The multi window feature is now on by default in two supported apps instead of dragging.
    Camera seems faster
    File management is different thanks to kitkat.
    Camera seems quicker

    Posted via Android Central App
    So...does the camera seem speedier? Or to ask it another way: does the camera seem snappier?

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