US Cellular Samsung Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean Update Now Available


When the Samsung Galaxy S3 arrived it had Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as the operating system. Since the release, Android Jelly Bean 4.1 launched with the Nexus 7, and more recently 4.2 Jelly Bean also arrived. While Ice Cream Sandwich had loads of great features, Jelly Bean was a smaller update – but what it brought were refinements and loads of under-the-hood updates that once used become essential. Over the last month all of the US carriers have rolled out Jelly Bean 4.1 for the Galaxy S3 … and as of yesterday US Cellular has the update available as well.

Head to US Cellular to get started with the update, or you can head to Samsung’s Software Upgrade Page for all of the info.

I upgraded using the USB option and have spent some time working with the updated OS. Everything I liked better from the Nexus 7 is present here now and works very well. Also, the overall feel of the phone is more responsive and quicker, which is excellent since the phone was already very fast.

This is an easy upgrade to recommend, and Samsung and US Cellular have made it easy to upgrade your phone. If you have a Samsung Galaxy S3 you definitely want to update your phone!

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Michael Anderson
I have loved technology for as long as I can remember - and have been a computer gamer since the PDP-10! Mobile Technology has played a major role in my life - I have used an electronic companion since the HP95LX more than 20 years ago, and have been a 'Laptop First' person since my Compaq LTE Lite 3/20 and Powerbook 170 back in 1991! As an avid gamer and gadget-junkie I was constantly asked for my opinions on new technology, which led to writing small blurbs ... and eventually becoming a reviewer many years ago. My family is my biggest priority in life, and they alternate between loving and tolerating my gaming and gadget hobbies ... but ultimately benefits from the addition of technology to our lives!