Samsung Galaxy S4 Cat 4 (GT-I9506) - Android 4.4.2 MR Software Update

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New features for your Galaxy S4 (Cat 4)

From 1:00pm AEST on 10/10/2014, you’ll be able to update your Samsung Galaxy S4 Cat 4 (GT-I9506).

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What’s in the update?

  1. Update to KitKat (4.4.2)
  2. Improved user experience when using the Vodafone Network in Regional Areas
  3. Camera lock screen shortcut & shutter sound OFF when phone set to silent
  4. Editable home dock icons
  5. Samsung applications update
  6. Other global bug fixes, stability and security improvements 

Things to do before you update your phone

  1. Make sure your phone is charged, or is plugged into power
  2. Remember to back up any important info

How do I install the update?

  • This update is available via either Firmware Over the Air (FOTA) or Samsung Kies desktop companion software
  • The update is released in a staggered process, meaning not everybody will be able to update at the same time
  • Updating via Samsung Kies is roughly 2.32GB (2320MB)
  • Updating via FOTA is roughly 512MB

Roll-out details

The update will be released according to the following schedule:
  • Day 1-3: 30,000 phones are selected at random to be eligible for update
  • Day 4-13: An additional 20% of phones are selected at random per day
  • Day 14: The update is now available to all users

What are the technical details?

Android version: 4.4.2
Kernel version: 3.4.0-2587343 dpi@SWDD5919 #1 Fri Aug 22 19:04:34 KST 2104
Baseband version: I9506XXUCNH1
Build number: KOT49H.I9506XXUCNH4

If you need support

Our Technical Support teams are here to help should you experience any problems or don’t feel comfortable performing the update yourself. They can be reached by contacting us, or join the conversation in the Vodafone Community forums.

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