Samsung starts rolling out stability update for the Galaxy S4

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Samsung is currently pushing out a relatively minor over-the-air stability update to all unlocked variants of the Galaxy S4 currently located Europe. Sadly, this upgrade doesn’t bring much in terms of added functionality, but it does include the latest builds of KNOX and Silent Mode, as well as a handful of ‘system stability improvements,’ all aimed at making a user’s experience better when using the handset.

Hit the break for the complete changelog.


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Samsung starts rolling out Lollipop OTA for Galaxy S4’s in France

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Samsung is now pushing out the long-awaited Lollipop update to all unlocked models of the Galaxy S4 located in France. The 729.59MB, upgrade which carries version number 7.18.531.2, transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.


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Samsung Norway halts buggy Lollipop update for Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5 handsets

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When you have an Android smartphone, receiving a notification saying that there is an OS update available is a great feeling, even more so when it means your handset will soon be running Android 5.0 Lollipop. That feeling quickly turns sour though when the much-anticipated update ends up breaking things, as Galaxy S4 and S5 owners have experienced in Norway to such an extent that the Norwegian arm of Samsung has decided to halt the Lollipop rollout. Samsung Norway halts buggy Lollipop update for Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5


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Samsung may begin rolling out Android 5.0 to devices starting next month

samsung_logo_with_peopleAccording to a leaked email from a Samsung employee, the company is looking at starting their Android Lollipop rollout as early as next month. So far there have only been a few very specific models that have gotten the update, so this wave of updates should be pretty widespread.

The email suggests that the Galaxy S 5 will be first on the list, with the Note 4 and Note Edge right behind it. The Galaxy S4 and Note 3 shouldn’t be far behind that. No info on what other phones will be getting the update, but Samsung will supposedly begin working on their tablets after their current crop of phones is updated.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S4 to get Android Lollipop

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Samsung’s official web site for Finland has posted a list of Samsung devices that will eventually receive Android 5.0 Lollipop updates. The newer devices listed like the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 or even the prior generation Samsung Galaxy Note 3 are no surprise. However, for users clinging to older or more obscure devices, there appears to be some good news.
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GPe Samsung Galaxy S4 starts receiving the Android 5.0 update

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Samsung has officially begun the roll out of Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Google Play Edition Galaxy S4. Since it’s a GPe device, it is first in line among OEM handsets to receive the latest updates. Strangely, the Galaxy S4 is one of the last GPe handsets to get the update with the likes of the HTC One M8, One M7, Sony Z Ultra, the LG G Pad 8.3, the Moto G etc getting the update already.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Note 4, Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5 LTE-A to get Android 5.0 by early 2015

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Samsung has already begun the rollout of Android 5.0 for the Galaxy S5 in Europe starting yesterday, while the American units are expected to get it sometime in the coming weeks. A source has now spilled the beans on the rollout schedule for other devices such as the Galaxy Note 4 as well as the Galaxy Note 3.
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‘Project Zero’ is allegedly the codename for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S6

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Now that Samsung has unveiled and released all its flagship smartphones for 2014, reports are starting to emerge claiming that the Galaxy S6 is now in the early stages of development.

Although exact specifications are currently unclear, the handset has officially been dubbed ‘Project Zero’, which is a strong indication that Samsung is trying to achieve something unique and different with the Galaxy S6.


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