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AT&T’s Galaxy Note Getting Android 4.1.2 Update….Now! [SGH-I717]

May 2, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Samsung and AT&T are beginning to push the Android 4.1.2 update to the Galaxy Note on AT&T. This is the original Galaxy Note on AT&T, for those interested it’s model SGH-I717. This was Samsung’s first venture into the “Phablet” world and it did very well internationally that Samsung brought it to AT&T about 6 months later, and T-Mobile got it later on for about a week or two. The changelog for this update is rather huge and includes more than just Jelly Bean. Let’s take a look at the changelog.

Some of the Enhancements in the new Jelly Bean Update:
– Android 4.1.2 – Build JZO54K
– Buttery Smooth Performance & Great Stability (Thanks to Project Butter)
– Multi-View (Multi Windows Multitasking, same as in Note II)
– Multi-View can also be disabled
– Page Buddy
– Notification Panel can now be customized
– New Additions in Notification Panel
– Smart Rotation (Screen Display adjusts to your angle of sightings)
– Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
– Samsung’s Cloud services
– Features like Direct Call, Smart Stay and Pop-up Play
– New Widgets From the Galaxy S III
– 2 Home screen modes
– New Notifications bar
– Google Now

This update will be available through Kies and Over-The-Air. Keep in mind you’ll need to be stock to be able to apply the update. If you’re rooted and/or running a custom ROM, you’ll want to use ODIN to go back to stock and get some Jelly Bean goodness. Here are the firmware details:

Firmware Details:
Android Version: 4.1.2 – Build JZO54K
PDA:  I717UCMD3
CSC:  I717ATTMD3
MODEM: I717UCMD3
Build date: 6 April 2013
Changelist: 1117019

For those of you still running the OG Galaxy Note, let us know in the comments below what you think about this update. Also let us know if you find any bugs so other readers can be aware and decide if they want to update to this new version of not.