Verizon Galaxy S3 I535 VRBMD3 Update to Release Soon

Verizon Wireless all set to out a major software update I535VRBMD3 for Galaxy S3. This update will bring the much awaited Samsung Multi Window update for Verizon Galaxy S3 I535. It is approximately 129.1MB in size and will become available for download via OTA or Samsung Kies software pretty soon. Verizon has already posted the support document which confirms the release of VRBMD3 update in coming days and also lists down the detailed insight into the enhancements and features that are part of the package.

What’s New in VRBMD3 for I535 VZW Galaxy S3

Along with multi window and multi screen, the update also brings some more useful features and enhancements to camera app. According to official post from Verizon, the update brings following new features and enhancements:

Software Version: JZO54K.I535VRBMD3

Key Device Enhancements enable you to:

  • Access your Wi-Fi connection easily on multiple devices when in Hotspot mode
  • Use “bill to my Verizon Wireless Account” when buying apps from Google Play.
  • Access phone screen without unlocking device when connected via Bluetooth headset
  • Use two apps simultaneously side-byside with Multi Screen and Multi Window
  • Categorize and display images, photos and videos with Samsung Gallery
  • Sync two devices and share content seamlessly with S Beam’s ‘Auto Share Shot’
  • Transfer content easily between devices with Samsung Smart Switch tool
  • Get popup suggestions from Page Buddy when connected to accessories like a wired stereo headset
  • Tag weather, people and place information in photos and video with Contextual Tag
  • Arrange apps in order of frequency of use for faster access with Contextual App Link
  • Pick the perfect group picture from five burst shots with ‘Best Shot’
  • Select and customize specific folders by category and file type with My Files tool
  • Save MMS attachments in your Gallery for quick posting and sharing
  • Create a variety of image styles with Paper Artist tool

Additional Updates Include:

  • Removed pop-up messages ‘Refreshing SIM Data’, ‘No SIM’ and ‘SD Card Inserted’
  • New message notification tone is no longer clipped
  • Devices remain in 4G mode without dropping to 3G when Hotspot is on
  • The Burst Shot setting is no longer the default setting in the Camera application
  • Consistent functionality of the Screen Time Out feature
  • Applications running prior to sleep mode will remain open when home key is pressed
  • Backspace button will no longer clear an entire sentence – only the intended word
  • Fixed an issue where web browsing would sometimes cause the device to reset
  • Lock screen function improved when screen is idle
  • NFC is now easier to turn on
  • Device is now recognized by the computer when connected via USB cable
  • Audio distortion fixed when connected to some Car Kits is resolved
  • All devices can now receive over-the-air software updates
  • Voice recognition performance is improved with the updated S Voice Application
  • ‘Remove All’ is now ‘Close All’ in  the Task Manager menu

Added Following Preloaded Applications:

  • Catch up on news easily with the Flipboard
  • Recognize contacts quickly with Caller Name ID application version 1.14.16


I535VRBMD3 OTA Update

Once the update becomes available, Verizon Galaxy S3 users will receive a notification on their devices which will look like this:

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You can then start the update process by tapping on “OK”.

You will also be able to defer the update and trigger it any time by navigating to Home > Applications > Settings > About Phone > System updates

Once there, tap on “Restart & install” to install the update.

This will update your device to latest Android 4.1.2 JZO54K.I535VRBMD3 for VZW SGS3 I535.

via Verizon


Rashid Saeed

I blog about the hottest and latest news updates and trends in the smartphone industry - in particular, the Android platform.

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