Samsung suspends Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S3

After receiving a lot of complaints from users who updated their Galaxy S3 to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, Samsung has decided to suspend the Android 4.3 roll out for their Galaxy S3 devices. Samsung has made a statement to Sammobile explaining the suspension of the roll out.

“As we are currently investigating the reported issues with Galaxy S3 4.3 Jelly Bean update, the upgrading service has been temporarily suspended. We are committed to providing customers with the best possible mobile experience, and will ensure to resume the upgrading service at the earliest possibility.”

If you’re device hasn’t been updated yet, that’s good then. You just have to wait until Samsung comes up with an update with no issues. But if you have already updated, then you don’t have much to do other than waiting for Samsung to release a fix for all the issues you have been facing. The issues which the Android 4.3 update causes are different for various users. Here is a list of problems majority of users found after the updation.

  • Wake up lag
  • Random Freezing
  • Huge battery drain
  • Bluetooth Audio issues during playback in car
  • Stuttering music playback with stock Samsung music app
  • Device freezes as soon a call is received (Black screen issue)
  • Poor RAM management (very difficult to multitask)
  • Wi-Fi issues

Are you a victim of this Android 4.4 roll out gone bad? Let us know by commenting below.

Source: Sammobile

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