By Shailesh Shrivastava | May 03, 2013 07:14 AM EDT
If you are an owner of a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 from Verizon, there's a really big new thing coming to your smartphone. Verizon has started rolling out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 devices.
The new firmware update comes with the JZO54K.I605VRAMC3 build number and takes your device's baseband to version I605VRAMC3.
The update also removes the Zappos application and improves the VZ Navigator, SMS text messaging, Verizon Wireless Backup Assistant Plus, ISIS Mobile Wallet, Exchange Active Sync (EAS) email and Wi-Fi connectivity.
The update also improves many other features of the phone, such as language options and support for multiple applications.
According to Verizon, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean brings the following enhancements to the Galaxy Note 2 devices:
* Download images via Enterprise Exchange email
* Download ring back tones through VZTones version 5.1.2 preloaded application
* Access downloaded languages on the Samsung keyboard
* Use Multi Window support for more applications (YouTube, Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon Kindle, Viewdini, Google Maps and Talk)
* Search or filter by Name in the dialer screen
* The snooze option in the Alarm Clock app is set to "ON" by default
* All Alarm Clock options are now viewable without the need to press the "more" button
* Added a Notification Panel editing menu under Display Settings
* Transfer content from your old device seamlessly with the Samsung Smart Switch application, now supported
The update brings additional supports such as:
* Android OS updated to version 4.1.2 - including several Google security patches
* Added support for IPV6 end-toend when using Mobile Hotspot application
* Improvements to Exchange email syncing have been made
* User is now notified when device is in airplane mode: "Outlook cannot send e-mail while in airplane mode. Email will be saved to Outbox."
* Fixed the over-sized text in S-Note when the phone is rotated to landscape mode
* Removed duplicate calendar sync events with applications like Facebook
* Back Up Assistant Plus now supports a setting to select the auto-back up time
* Group Cast preloaded application name has been renamed to Group Play
* The following preloaded applications (https://play.google.com/store) have been changed to stub applications for new activations or if a factory reset is performed: VZ Navigator, Viewdini, NFL, Amazon Kindle, IMDB
The firmware file size is very heavy and weighs 246.5 MB. The firmware is available over the air (OTA), but we suggest you to download the file using Wi-Fi to save your mobile data usage.
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