Android 4.4.2 Update now available on AT&T for Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was pre loaded with Jelly Bean when it was launched. While others got updated the AT&T launched device was leftover and remained on the old Android version. Samsung realized this problem and now issued the 4.4.2 Android update for AT&T version of 8 inch Galaxy Note 8 tablet.
Samsung website has given this information about this change and update. The Android 4.4.2 update issued for Galaxy Note 8 includes security patches, multi-user mode, GMS apps update and Beat music is already pre-loaded. This new update includes all the good features of KitKat and contains transparent status and nav bars, white status bar icons, immersive mode, cloud printing, new Location menu, full screen album and movie art in the lock screen, or color emoji support, along with updated Samsung apps and a smarter Samsung keyboard.
This fourth coming update is identified as JZO54K.I467UCANI2. Samsung has not very specifically said anything about the size of the update file. It is expected to be more than 600MB. The users are advised to use stable Wi-Fi network while downloading the update. This is to prevent any data charges while downloading the update.
The update is not being issue compact as a whole and is rather issued stage wise in parts. Therefore don’t expect download it complete in one step. You will be informed through a notification on your device about the illegibility of your device to receive the update. Therefore the stage wise update will be provided to the devices. Once you see the notification, tap it, and chose “Download now”. Downloading will start and you have to wait till it is completed. Now select “Install now.” Your device should reboot and install the update. If the system update notification fails to show, you may perform a manual check under Settings > About device > Software updates > Check for software updates. You can also check for the new update using KIES. Grab the USB cable, connect your Note 8 to the PC, then launch KIES and search if a new update is available.