Since the very first Android 4.4.2 KitKat update roll out commenced for the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2, numerous users have been facing severe issues that sometimes even make the smartphone unusable. After hearing a lot of complaints over the weeks in our article “Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Android 4.4.2 update issues” we reached out to Samsung’s customer care division and we have some good news. A senior executive responsible for Software Optimization for Samsung Smartphones in India has guaranteed, that the Android 4.4.4 update will resolve all the issues present in the current software version, making you love you galaxy smartphone again.
When questioned about the plans for Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Galaxy Grand 2, it was revealed that at present there is no on going process that enlists the smartphone to get Android Lollipop 5.0 in the near future and hence we may consider the possibility of Android 4.4.4 being the final version of Android for the second generation galaxy grand. The Roll out is expected to commence in 3-4 weeks, which is in line with the leaked update roadmap that we obtained in the past.
Issues in the Android 4.4.2 update for Samsung Galaxy Grand 2
- Random Reboots
- Entire screen Turning Red/Blue/Purple
- Soft Key Light’s not working
- Not able to connect to Wifi Networks
- Dual SIM Network Failure
- Power & Lock Keys not responding
- Longer Charging times
- Poor Battery Life
- Not able to change Lock Screen/Home Screen Wallpapers
There have been some successful workarounds like Factory Reset and Wiping cache, but a software fix is still the better or rather the easiest way to go. Stay tuned for more updates and feel free to share your views in the Discussion section.