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Description of Enhancement/Fix

- Google operating system upgrade to Android 4.1.2 Jellybean

  - Google Now™

  - Expandable, actionable notifications

  - Android Beam™ to send photos and more

  - Automatic re-arranging or re-sizing of widgets on the home screen

- Swype keyboard

- Text-to-speech voice (English)

- Voice typing without an internet connection

- Create/manage Google+ events

- Google maps includes indoor walking directions and Zagat ratings

  and reviews


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- Improvements to device management functionality for business users


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9/16/2012- Initial Release


Important Notes:

- Updates may be released in stages; if you do not receive a notification on your device immediately, please check back later

- If the battery on your device isn't charged to at least 30%, connect the device to a charger before beginning the udpate 

- If available, connect to Wi-Fi or 4G to apply the update

- Update consists of a download and an install process:

  - Download time in the background will take approximately 5 minutes.  The device may be used while the update is downloading.

  - Install time could take up to 15 minutes.  The device will not be usable during the install.  Prior to the initiation of the install, the

    the following message will be displayed on the device as a reminder: “Your device will be out of service while installing the  download”.


WARNING: During the upgrade process the device may reboot multiple times and show software upgrade screens.

Do not remove the battery as this will stop the update and your device may be rendered inoperable!  Do not

attempt to use the device until the “Congratulations” screen appears.


Update your software:

Software will be automatically downloaded to your phone

1.  A system update screen will prompt the user to 'install now' or 'install later'

    If 'install later' is selected, a reminder will be sent once or twice a day to install the update

     If 'install now' is selected, the phone will power off and back on to complete the software update


Check for updates (only available if 'install later' was selected in step 1 above)

1.  Go to the Home screen

2.  Tap Apps > Settings > About phone > System Update > Update Samsung Software > Check now

3. Your phone will automatically download and install any available updates.  You may need to power your phone off and back

    on to complete the software update.


Check the software version on your phone:

1.  Go to the Home screen

2.  Tap Menu > Settings > About phone

3.  The build number will show the current software version in IMM76D.XXXXXXXXXX format


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