Samsung Galaxy S III owners with U.S. Cellular will be able to begin updating their devices with the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update this Friday, Dec. 21. Here's more info:
Features and benefits of the new update:
New User Interface
Android 3.0 is a new version of the Android platform that is specifically optimized for devices with larger screen sizes, particularly tablets. You will see many changes that will make your tablet experience even better.
Many applications including the Browser, Camera and Gallery as well as Contacts and Email have been updated for a large screen device.
New System Bar
A new System Bar showing the device status and notifications that will show at the bottom of the screen giving you quick access to notifications.
Quick Access to Recent Applications
A Recent Apps list is now included in the system bar so you can quickly switch between applications for easy multitasking.
New 3D experience widgets that not only provide live data, but also allow you to swipe change the size of many widgets and interact directly with the widget.
With the Samsung Galaxy S III you have two options to get this upgrade.
Option 1: Upgrade Without Having To Use Your USB Cable.
To upgrade using Option 1 you have to meet the following requirements.
Your device has to be registered to a Google account
Your device has to be connected to Wi-Fi to download the upgrade
To get started follow the steps outlined below
Go to settings & select About Device
From About Device select Software Update
Select OK and follow the on screen prompts
Option 2: Upgrade By Downloading The Upgrade To Your PC And Using Your USB Cable To Upgrade.
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