T-Mobile’s Galaxy S3 Finally Gets Its Android 4.3 Update


Have a Galaxy S3 on T-Mobile USA? Then you’re in for a treat you probably thought was never going to arrive. The device is finally getting its long-awaited Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, which brings Galaxy Gear compatibility, Samsung KNOX, and more.

This update arrives more than three months after it first hit the Galaxy S3 with LTE (T999L), and it’s available to download over-the-air or via Samsung’s KIES desktop app for Mac and PC. It weighs in at just 37MB, according to T-Mobile’s support page.

Here are the release notes:

Android version 4.3/Baseband version T999UVUENC2 – Current version

  • Version:
    • Android version 4.3/Software version T999UVUENC2
    • Approved 03/15/2014
    • OTA manual pull down and Samsung Kies update available
  • New Features:
    • Software stability updates
  • Prerequisites
    • T999UVUEMJC
    • Device software is not rooted
    • 50% battery life
    • Latest version of Kies software downloaded on PC or MAC
    • Data connection
    • File size of update is 37 MB