US Cellular Releases Android 4.1.2 Update for Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II

The update will hit both Samsung devices as Build MB1

By on March 9th, 2013 19:11 GMT

Wireless carrier US Cellular has made available for download new software updates for the owners of Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II smartphones on its network.

The company claims that the new update arrives on devices as build MB1, and that users will be able to download and install it both over-the-air and through a Windows PC.

The update for Galaxy S III sports version JR003L.R530UVXMB1 and will bring the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean platform to the device.

In addition to packing the various enhancements that said OS iteration was released with, the update will also provide users with a fix for an audio issue with streaming media.

“Samsung has released a new Android version for the U.S. Cellular Samsung Galaxy S III (SCH-R530), Jelly Bean 4.1.2 software version MB1,” Samsung notes on its website.

The company also offers full instructions on how to download and install the update, all available on this page on its support website. As the company explains, users should make sure the phone’s battery is fully charged before proceeding with the update, and that they have backed up all files on the device.

As for Samsung Galaxy Note II, it will be upgraded to software version R950VXAMB1 through this firmware release. Unfortunately, no specific info on what was included in this update has been provided as of now.

As Android Police notes in a recent post, the device was already running under Android 4.1.2, which means that other enhancements arrived on it now.

The news site also notes that the wireless carrier hasn’t provided details on how users could update the smartphone via their computers, and that they should wait for the file to arrive OTA.

One way or the other, users can always head over to this page on US Cellular’s support website for more info on updates for their devices.
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