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Galaxy Note 3 Android update in the US
AT&T Galaxy Note 3 update
Following T-Mobile's rollout earlier this month, AT&T is now updating its Note 3's (SM-N900A) to Lollipop. It's a big download, over 1 GB, so make sure your phone is charged to over 50 percent and that you are connected to Wi-Fi before beginning the download process. Android Lollipop brings battery improvements, smart-lock functionality, lock-screen notifications, plus the new Material Design look and feel, making this one of the biggest updates to hit the Note 3 in the past couple of years.
Go to Settings > General tab > About device > Software updates > Check for updates to see if your device is ready for the update yet. Find full instructions at the AT&T support page.
T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 update
T-Mobile was the first US carrier out of the gate, updating the Note 3 to version N900TUVUFOB5. Go to the "About Phone" page in your settings menu and tap "software update" to see if you can download the latest version and you can view the T-Mobile-specific changelog on Samsung's cell phone update FAQ.
Verizon Galaxy Note 3 update
The Verizon Galaxy Note 3 Android 5.0 Lollipop update has not been released yet. We will update this article when we learn more.
Sprint Galaxy Note 3 update
Sprint Note 3 update expected soon according to a leaked internal document. We'll keep you posted.
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How to get Lollipop on the Galaxy Note 3
Instead of waiting for the Galaxy Note 3 update to arrive OTA, you can just download and install it yourself right now. We've put together a handy install tutorial for the international model Galaxy Note 3 model (SM-N9005) in our how to get Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Galaxy Note 3 article. Give it a go yourself - it's easier than you might think.
Have you got Android 5.0 Lollipop on your Galaxy Note 3 yet? Are you excited to get it? Let us know in the comments below.