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  1. blanier98's Avatar
    Just got an OTA from Verizon for the Note 3. Anyone else?
    Verizon Note 3 OTA update-screenshot_2013-12-10-12-51-13.jpg
    12-10-2013 11:55 AM
  2. Nakrohtap's Avatar
    Yes. I. Checked mine about 20 minutes ago and just rebooted and up about 5 minutes ago. It wasn't pushed to my phone, though. I checked for the update. Nothing different that I can tell visually. I guess it's mainly maintenance update for better connectivity from what I've read.

    Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk
    12-10-2013 12:02 PM
  3. celljunkie's Avatar
    12-10-2013 12:12 PM
  4. GANote3's Avatar
    It's mainly to install bloat ware with some bug fixes.

    Sent from my SM-N900V using AC Forums mobile app
    12-10-2013 12:48 PM
  5. nismo591's Avatar
    Beware of the update if you have the hack to toggle hot-spot, it disabled it for me.

    Sent from my SM-N900V using AC Forums mobile app
    12-10-2013 01:00 PM
  6. sezaro21atpa's Avatar
    I excepted the update and found out to late that it breaks the mobile hotspot hack. Will the app be updated to fix this?
    12-10-2013 01:05 PM
  7. Almeuit's Avatar
    I excepted the update and found out to late that it breaks the mobile hotspot hack. Will the app be updated to fix this?
    I'd assume they would if they could.

    The fool proof way is rooting and hacking the hotspot.

    If you have no reason to update (like those bugs never affected you or you didn't notice anything) and want to keep the hotspot working just don't update.

    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
    12-10-2013 02:46 PM
  8. anon8126715's Avatar
    Thanks for the heads up. I'll go ahead and update even though I doubt there are really any "bugs". I'm sure it has more to do with fixing the Mobile Hotspot workaround and is just disguised as a fix to some "bugs". Verizon tends to force these updates down our collective throats whether or not we like them.
    12-10-2013 02:48 PM
  9. anon8126715's Avatar
    I'd assume they would if they could.

    The fool proof way is rooting and hacking the hotspot.

    If you have no reason to update (like those bugs never affected you or you didn't notice anything) and want to keep the hotspot working just don't update.

    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
    Verizon is bad about forcing the update. It would be nice if they were like Windows in that you can delete or refuse the update, but Verizon is the evil empire these days.

    Verizon Note 3 OTA update-cxyhgipllsdlpic-556x313-nopad.jpg


    btw, does anyone believe the last part of the update?


    The following apps are pre-loaded:

    MyInfoZone widget
    VMware
    Verizon Support & Protection (VSP) version 2.0.0
    Verizon Cloud
    The following issues have been resolved:

    Incoming call displays Picture Me on
    screen when using Call Waiting
    Handwriting data entry issue for email and SMS messages has been resolved
    Email sync issue has been fixed and connectivity has been improved
    BT audio continues after a call is missed
    Mobile Hotspot reliability has been improved
    Samsung keyboard crash issue has been resolved
    Notification Panel responsiveness has been improved
    The following additions have been made:

    Voicemail Notification has an Urgent Priority notification
    The following areas have been improved:

    Connectivity
    Sound quality
    12-10-2013 02:50 PM
  10. Nakrohtap's Avatar
    All I know is tonight I had my first lockup where the phone was unresponsive and the screen wouldn't come back on. After about a minute or so trying to get it back to life, I held down the power button and it rebooted after about 10 seconds. I hope this isn't a sign of things to come.

    Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk
    12-10-2013 08:26 PM
  11. anon8126715's Avatar
    All I know is tonight I had my first lockup where the phone was unresponsive and the screen wouldn't come back on. After about a minute or so trying to get it back to life, I held down the power button and it rebooted after about 10 seconds. I hope this isn't a sign of things to come.

    Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk
    Was this after the update and not during, or shortly after you thought the update was complete? I noticed mine had a black screen for a few minutes during the update. I just let it do its thing for about 20 minutes or so and I was good to go.
    12-10-2013 08:37 PM
  12. sux2bu's Avatar
    Do you guys mean this hotspot trick?
    http://forums.androidcentral.com/sam...scription.html

    If so, I'm not updating.
    12-10-2013 08:44 PM
  13. wrich2005's Avatar
    How would sound quality improve? Did they install beats audio? Sounds like two agendas here: breaking root+hotspot and installing some extra bloat ware. Mission accomplished vzw

    Posted via Android Central App
    12-10-2013 10:07 PM
  14. Gator352's Avatar
    All I know is tonight I had my first lockup where the phone was unresponsive and the screen wouldn't come back on. After about a minute or so trying to get it back to life, I held down the power button and it rebooted after about 10 seconds. I hope this isn't a sign of things to come.

    Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk
    I'm with Sprint and my Note 3 has done this a couple of times where it just stopped and became unresponsive. Hitting the power button made my screen go black and after holding it for 10 seconds, it rebooted. I think it's software related....4.3 to be precise.
    12-11-2013 03:22 AM
  15. Gator352's Avatar
    How would sound quality improve? Did they install beats audio? Sounds like two agendas here: breaking root+hotspot and installing some extra bloat ware. Mission accomplished vzw

    Posted via Android Central App
    Could they be talking about call quality as opposed to actual speaker sound quality? I know on Sprint, we got the update that improves call quality.
    12-11-2013 03:25 AM
  16. Almeuit's Avatar
    I'm with Sprint and my Note 3 has done this a couple of times where it just stopped and became unresponsive. Hitting the power button made my screen go black and after holding it for 10 seconds, it rebooted. I think it's software related....4.3 to be precise.
    I can't recall this happening on my T-Mobile Note 3 yet.

    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
    12-11-2013 06:19 AM
  17. dpham00's Avatar
    Does this unlock advanced wireless services?

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3 via Tapatalk Pro
    12-11-2013 07:50 AM
  18. dt81's Avatar
    Damn thought it would be kitkat

    Posted via Android Central App
    12-11-2013 09:47 AM
  19. Almeuit's Avatar
    Damn thought it would be kitkat

    Posted via Android Central App
    Lol you're dreaming :P

    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
    12-11-2013 10:57 AM
  20. Nakrohtap's Avatar
    Was this after the update and not during, or shortly after you thought the update was complete? I noticed mine had a black screen for a few minutes during the update. I just let it do its thing for about 20 minutes or so and I was good to go.
    This was about 8 hours after the update. Never had it lockup before then. Coincidence?

    Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk
    12-11-2013 11:39 AM
  21. Nakrohtap's Avatar
    Does this unlock advanced wireless services?

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3 via Tapatalk Pro
    I was just checking this thread to see if anyone asked this yet. You would think it might be covered under improved connectivity. I would hope that this would be something worth mentioning if they did though.

    Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk
    12-11-2013 11:42 AM
  22. dpham00's Avatar
    I was just checking this thread to see if anyone asked this yet. You would think it might be covered under improved connectivity. I would hope that this would be something worth mentioning if they did though.

    Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk
    Yeah it does enable advanced wireless services. Mid day and I can see mid to high 20 . before that, it was always in the single digits at work.

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3 via Tapatalk Pro
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    12-11-2013 11:54 AM
  23. anon8126715's Avatar
    My keyboard is black with white lettering. I could've sworn it was white on black prior to the update...



    Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk 2
    12-11-2013 12:13 PM
  24. PNUT MnM's Avatar
    My keyboard is black with white lettering. I could've sworn it was white on black prior to the update...http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/12/daga2eme.jpg

    Sent from my SM-N900V using Tapatalk 2
    It was white with black lettering. I am on Verizon and haven't received the update yet.



    ~Sent from my GNote3
    12-11-2013 12:33 PM
  25. senorjavier22's Avatar
    My keyboard also changed. I've been having trouble with the keyboard not remembering words lately so hopefully it fixed that.
    12-11-2013 12:37 PM
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