Monday Need To Know: Samsung is testing Android 4.4.3 on the Galaxy S4 & S5


A leaked internal document has surfaced on the internet disclosing that Samsung is in the process of internally testing the new, unannounced Android 4.4.3 update on both the Snapdragon and Exynos-powered variants of the Galaxy S5, together with the LTE-A edition of the Galaxy S4.

In addition to the 4.4.3 update, the document also reveals that the South Korean company is preparing to rollout the much-anticipated 4.4.2 upgrade to several of its former flagship smartphones, including the Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 3 Neo, Galaxy Grand 2 and Galaxy Mega.

Thanks to Android Police and its source running a test build of the much-anticipated upgrade on a Nexus 5 we have the full, rumored changelog for the upcoming 4.4.3 update, which can be seen below:

  • Frequent data connection dropout fix
  • mm-qcamera-daemon crash and optimization fixes
  • Camera focus in regular and HDR modes fixes
  • Power Manager display wakelock fix
  • Multiple Bluetooth fixes
  • Fix for a random reboot
  • App shortcuts sometimes got removed from launcher after update
  • USB debugging security fix
  • App shortcuts security fix
  • Wi-Fi auto-connect fix
  • Other camera fixes
  • MMS, Email/Exchange, Calendar, People/Dialer/Contacts, DSP, IPv6, VPN fixes
  • Stuck in activation screen fix
  • Missed call LED fix
  • Subtitle fixes
  • Data usage graph fix
  • Internet telephony fix
  • FCC compliance fix
  • Miscellaneous fixes

Be sure to check back as we’ll you know the minute the over-the-air update starts rolling out.