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The Android 4.1.2, JellyBean update began rolling out for the Galaxy Victory smartphone this week.
The update was issued by Sprint to owners of the device who use it on the carrier's LTE network. The JellyBean update will automatically download to the Galaxy Victory once it is eligible for the advanced software. Once it is downloaded, the smartphone will prompt the user to install it. The device will be disabled during installation.
The Android 4.1, JellyBean update for the Epic 4G Touch, also known as the Galaxy S2 on Sprint, is now available for download.
The update can be accessed over-the-wire using Samsung's Simple Upgrade Tool.
JellyBean will bring many new features to the smartphone including enhanced graphic capabilities. Other new additions that come with the software include Smart Stay, which tracks eye movement to ensure the device screen is always on whole is viewed; Direct Call, which converts text message to interface to the voice call interface by raising phone to the ear; Pop Up Play, which allows users to watch video content while operating any application at the same time; and different operation modes which allow users to modify the device functions to meet their always-changing needs.
Android 4.1.2, JellyBean has also made its way to all Galaxy S2 models on both T-Mobile and AT&T including the LTE Skyrocket variant.
T-Mobile released its specific version that can be accessed on the Galaxy S2 when users check new on their settings and see if they received a "New Updates" available message. AT&T users have the option to update via Samsung KIES or OTA.
The Galaxy S2 is one of few devices from 2011 that will receive Android 4.1.2, JellyBean thanks to its overwhelming popularity.