Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.1, JellyBean Update Released for I535 Model on Verizon

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.1, JellyBean update for the I535 model on Verizon started rolling out this week.

The update is available OTA (over-the-air) and can be accessed when users connect their devices to a Wi-Fi network. Once they are connected, they should receive a notification to update.

It brings the Android 4.1.1 build of the software to the device along with the latest version of TouchWiz.

Galaxy S3 owners in Poland and Korea have already begun to receive the JellyBean 4.1.2 update with Premium Suite on their smartphones.

The first reports of the Android 4.1, JellyBean update rolling out for Verizon customers started last week. The carrier confirmed the news on its website Dec. 14.

The exact statement made said that the JellyBean update for Verizon S3 users would begin rolling out on Dec. 14 and that all users will not have access to the update right away.

The carrier plans on releasing the software in phases and users that wish to download it manually can do so from the Settings menu within a week.

The Android 4.1, JellyBean update is also now available on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.

It was pushed out by Samsung this week and is currently available via Samsung KIES software and OTA (over-the-air).

The update is 441MB in size and is available only in Germany for now. The firmware update is expected to hit the rest of Europe in the near future.

Android 4.1, JellyBean is also expected to hit the Samsung Galaxy S2 and Galaxy Note sometime in January, according to recent reports.

Samsung is in the last phases of testing the software and plans on rolling it out at the beginning of next year.