T-Mobile Galaxy Note II (SGH-T889) getting Android 4.3 update


Last updated: December 9th, 2013 at 16:28 UTC+01:00

The Android 4.3 update for various Samsung devices is slowly but surely making its way to users in the past few weeks, and now it’s the turn of the T-Mobile variant of the Galaxy Note II to receive the much-awaited new version of Android. The update (build number T889UVUCMK7) is appearing on users’ devices since a few hours, and is available as an over-the-air update as usual. For those that haven’t received it yet, a check in the Settings » About phone » Software updates menu might help, or they can simply download the firmware from our firmware section and update manually.


The Android 4.3 update brings the following changes and features:

  • – GALAXY GEAR Support
  • – TRIM Support (Makes the device much faster)
  • – Samsung KNOX
  • – Samsung Wallet (Pre-loaded)
  • – Better RAM management
  • – Core UI elements updated to the ones on the Galaxy S4 (Galaxy S4′s theme all over)
  • – New Samsung Keyboard
  • – GPU drivers have been updated (Higher GPU benchmark scores)
  • – New Lockscreen: Multiple Widgets, improved ripple effect than Android 4.1.2, ability to change clock size and set a personal message
  • – New screen modes (From S4): Adapt Display and Professional Photo
  • – Daydream
  • – Driving mode
  • – Actionable notifications
  • – Move-to-SD-card feature
  • – New Camera mode : Sound and Shot
  • – New Additions in Notification Centre
  • – Completely revamped Settings UI (Tabbed interface – Exactly like the Galaxy S4)
  • – Implementation of Voice controls (Let’s you control various parts of the phone using voice commands – Galaxy S4 feature)
  • – New Samsung Apps: Calculator, Clock, Contacts, Gallery, Music
  • – Full screen Samsung apps
  • – New S-Voice (from Galaxy S4)


Firmware Galaxy Note IISGH-T899T889UVUCMK7
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