wildstang83 · Dec 12, 2013 at 08:30 am

Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy Note ll Gets Android 4.3

We have seen a few modern Samsung devices receive firmware updates recently. Looking back to November, we brought news that the Samsung Galaxy Note II N7105 was in the process of receiving the Android 4.3 update. The Samsung Galaxy Note ll (i605) from Verizon Wireless is certain not to be left out in this recent batch of Android 4.3 updates.

The update for the Samsung Galaxy Note ll i605 brings the device up from the previous version (Android 4.1.2 – VRAMC3) to version Android 4.3 – VRUEMJ9. Along with bumping up the Android version, a few new features and bug fixes have been included. One notable feature is easy access to Blocking mode, which Samsung had previously hidden from the settings menu.

Verizon has not yet officially begun pushing the update to all i605 owners, but they do appear to be conducting a splash test. It was through this splash test XDA Senior Member kwhodson received the update and was able to capture it. He pulled the files from his device and provided them to XDA Recognized Contributor beanstown106, who then converted the update into a flashable ROM.

While the ROM can be flashed normally, the update does include new firmware that must be flashed through Odin in order to insure that WiFi works. Head on over to the development thread for more info and to check out the ROM.


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wildstang83 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. It could be said that wildstang83 has always been fascinated by anything electronic. It could also be said that he has destroyed his fair share of electronics by taking them apart just to see what was inside and then forgetting how they go back together again. wildstang83 currently provides his services as an XDA Forum Moderator and an XDA News Writer (although we still aren't sure who let him in here). He is also an XDA Recognized Developer.
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