Support New S4 - how long does OTA update take?

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  1. rfortson

    rfortson Well-Known Member
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    Just got an ATT S4 yesterday, and tonight I noticed it's downloading an OTA update. Seems like it's taking a while ~45 minutes or so. The phone is not locked up, and I seem to have both wifi and network traffic, but I can't believe the update takes that long. Any comments/advice?
     

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  2. Rxpert83

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    Its going to depend on the speed of your network and the size of the update.

    If you try to browse the internet, does it connect?
     
  3. Darnell0216

    Darnell0216 Well-Known Member
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    If you tap on the download, it will usually tell you the update size. If it's over ~300MB (ROM update), it'll be a while.
     
  4. rfortson

    rfortson Well-Known Member
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    Thanks gang. It never would tell me the DL size or status, just "Downloading update. Please do...." and the rest was off the screen. I gave up and went to bed and this morning it's downloaded and I just started the install. Seems to be working. I was just worried it was hung up somewhere.
     
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