Sprint announced it's rolling out the latest version of Android to Samsung Galaxy S III customers with an over-the-air (OTA) update. Galaxy S III customers should have the update in the next few weeks. Here's more info on the update:
The updatee provides a number of innovative, easy-to-use features that enhance the Samsung Galaxy user experience, including a more intuitive user interface, enhanced messaging capabilities and updated applications:
-Location Menu: An integrated location menu enables users to easily activate GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile networks, while simultaneously checking the battery usage of apps running location service capabilities.
-Enhanced Messaging: Hangouts now includes SMS and MMS and a larger assortment of updated Emoji icons. Upgraded Google Mobile Service (GMS) apps: Users can automatically back up photos and video and can open, view, rename and share Google Docs and files.
-Updated Lock Screen Features: The lock screen now allows users to quickly access the camera with a new shortcut and view album art while music is playing.
Additionally, Sprint plans to update Samsung Galaxy Note II, Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, Samsung Galaxy Mega and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 to KitKat. Exact timing of these updates will be shared at a later date. The Android 4.4.2, KitKat updatee for Samsung Galaxy S4 (released Feb. 13) and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (released Feb. 20) should be complete for Sprint customers.