Hello guys, if you are using a verizon Samsung galaxy s 5, then Check your phone’s notification panel today and see if there are any new updates for installing a new Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The new kikat update is being rolled out for all the Samsung Galaxy S5. Samsung and Verizon have come together to release this upgrade. Android 4.4.4 OTA Update is rolled out in phases and you will receive the new update by the end of this month. If you receive the KitKat 4.4.4 notification appears on your device, then you just have to download and installation it in your smartphone and have the new firmware.
The new Android 4.4.4 KitKat OTA Update KTU84P.G900VVRU1ANI2 arrives with various small adjustments and improvements that ensures your Verizon Galaxy S5 to work faster and better .Here are the few changes which have come with this new Android 4.4.4 KitKat OTA Update for your Galaxy S5 Verizon phone. You will get new extra tracking elements for the S-Health technology such as Weight, Sleep, Stress and Coach. The update offers support for accessing Emergency Call dialer directly from the Lock Screen by simply swiping over the Emergency button, The update gets you a camera shutter on/off button in the camera settings menu. Lastly you will also get the Advanced Calling 1.0 with this android update that allows the Galaxy S5 users to initiate native video calls.
The Android 4.4.4 KitKat G900VVRU1ANI2 update also gets various bug fixes like the audio loss in your Bluetooth headset, the issue of wrong unread email number displayed by the notification pull-down screen is also fixed . You must have encountered the problem of mismatching the Caller ID with the linked Contact info when using KNOX, this has been fixed in the new update. apart from these changes and improvements ,There might be some other minor fixes in the Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.4 Update.
If you don’t receive any notifications then then your can check it manually by visiting Software Update menu and checking for new KitKat firmware update files.
Before starting the update process you must keep these few things in your mind
- Create back up all your data to prevent any loss.
- You must ensure that your device has more than 60% battery back so as to avoid accidental shut down of your device.
- The update file might exceed several MegaBytes, therefore it’s recommended to download it using WiFi.
- You should not interrupt the update process