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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Mackinon, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. Mackinon

    Mackinon Well-Known Member
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    has nay one got this update for tab 2?
     

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  2. WS1

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    Just got it last night for my Tab 2 7 (gt-p3100). Two new apps that I've noticed: Paper Artist, and Group cast. The Gallery app has changed. Noticed a new feature in the display settings (At least I don't remember it) call smart stay. Keeps the tab on regardless of screen timeout if the tab can detect your eyes. Tried it and a lot depends on lighting.
     
  3. saptech

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    WS1, where are you located, in the States? I'll have to check mine when I get home in the morning.
     
  4. Mackinon

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    Thanks for the reply.... so looks like even tab will have the same features like the note 2 and the s3. i am sure there should be a multi-window feature included then there two.

    can wait to get this update on my tab.
     
  5. WS1

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    I'm in Canada with an unlocked tab 2 international version (updates by way of Hong Kong). There is no multi-window feature that I can find. The only change in the display settings is the "smart stay".
     
  6. saptech

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    I haven't gotten any new updates yet.
     
  7. shelliewnj

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    no updates here (in the states) either
     
  8. Jxx

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    In Canada, got the update a while ago.
    Didn't like it, so I downgraded back to 4.0.4
     
  9. kbbru

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    You were on 4.1.1, upgraded to 4.1.2, and then went back to 4.0.4?:thinking: Why?
     
  10. AnciusD

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    Hong Kong, Taiwan and Croatia(!) so far. You can track it here (there are different dropdown selections for the various model #s):

    Firmwares SamMobile

    You might not be able to update your device to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean right away as the update is rolling out in phases. So, it might not yet be available for your country or network provider (If Your device is Carrier branded) but don
     
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  11. Jxx

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    No, I I was on 4.0.4 and updated to 4.1 but I didn't like the notification bar at the top, in addition to some other changes.
     
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  12. kbbru

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    This thread is about the next upgrade... :smokin:
     
  13. Jxx

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    Ohhh, I clued in after I posted. Does the new one feature a proper tablet ui?
     
  14. kbbru

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    I'm looking for the same information. (I also went back to 4.0, like you.)

    From the screenshots in the article linked by AnciusD there seem to be some new options regarding the notification bar. But it looks as if the bar itself is still stuck at the top.

    Can anyone using 4.1.2 confirm this please?
     
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  15. WS1

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    Yes, the notification bar is still at the top.
     
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  16. Jxx

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    Damn!
     
  17. Mackinon

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    looks like samsung is going to stick to nexus7 UI style with the seven" tablets.. notification bar will be always on top now.. I have learned to leave with that.. so this update will bring all the features from note and the S3. the multi-window and the new notification bar is gr8 on s3 and i always wanted the smart stay feature on the tab.

    no sign of the update here in India though...
     
  18. Rock_Strongo

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    What I want to know is when the Verizon model Tab 2 is going to get JB?
     
  19. shelliewnj

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    When is any tab 2 in north america going to get JB? Mine, which is not on a cellular service, doesn't have it yet, either.
     
  20. jwither

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    Not sure what you're talking about, got 4.1.1 weeks ago, the wifi only version. In the U.S.
     
  21. shelliewnj

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    Where did you get it? Mine hasn't come through the push notification system yet.
     
  22. jwither

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    Have you manually checked, or plugged it into a PC with Kies installed? What version are you on? Model GT-P3113? Is it rooted?

    If it came from your carrier (AT&T, Verizon etc.) I'm not going to be much help, because mine is the wifi-only version, purchased from a retailer. It's possible the carrier is responsible for pushing out updates, and not Samsung. I just don't know.
     
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  23. saptech

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    You haven't gotten 4.1.1 yet? I got mine around Jan. or Feb. The wifi only, GT-P3113 model.

    I'm waiting on 4.1.2. Try manually updating if you haven't.
     
  24. shelliewnj

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    yeah, thanks! just checked kies and that did the trick :) upload, here I come......
     
  25. BKline2003

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    When are they saying we are going to get 4.1.2 here in N. America?
     

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