Canadian Samsung Galaxy S5 users are about to see the new Android 4.4.2 KitKat OTA update the brings the software build version G900W8VLU1ANF3. The new G900W8VLU1ANF3 is now held available to all Candian carriers, including Rogers, Bell Mobility, Telus, Wind, Virgin-Mobile and among other carriers. There are no other reports or official announcements has yet to come but the 4.4.2 G900W8VLU1ANF3 is out there and are ready to be pushed as we already spotted it on Samsung Kies firmware server. It might to roll out in phases on the next 24 hours or on the next couple of days.
As I already mentioned that there is no official release note about this update, so we aren’t have no idea of what benefits could it bring on the Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900W8. The firmware packaged is still in Android 4.4.2 but one thing for sure this might add some few improvements to the device. So better try to perform a manual check under your Galaxy S5 Settings >> System update >> Update Now.
You can also do a manual software update check via Samsung Kies if yo have Kies 3 installed on your computer.
Here are the software build info of the
Device: Samsung Galaxy S5
Model number: SM-G900W8
Android version: 4.4.2
Baseband version: G900W8VLU1ANF3
Kernel version: 3.0.4-1947824
Build number: KOT49H.G900W8VLU1ANF3
The new 4.4.2 G900W8VLU1ANF3 will replaced the previous 4.4.2 G900W8VLU1AND1. So make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S5 N900W8 device has not been rooted prior to received the OTA update, or otherwise if your device has root or has been modified you may faced software update failures and you may need to unroot your Samsung Galaxy S5 N900W8 so you can received the OTA update again.
If anyone out there might perhaps already got the new 4.4.2 G900W8VLU1ANF3 KitKat update, just do share us some info so your fellow Canadian Samsung Galaxy S5 users may know how the update performs or might have any other new features you have found on it. I’ll just update this post if can gather additional info about this update.