Samsung has finally resumed the roll out of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S III a few days after it had to suspend it due to some issues faced by users, BBC reports. The update was causing excessive battery drain and some other glitches with the software. The company claims to have now fixed the bugs and is once again releasing the update, however only to select users in the UK. Also Read - Samsung unveils ‘Reward Yourself' program and interactive e-catalogue for safe shopping in India
Samsung had to pull back the update after users started complaining about a number of issues with the features on the phone. This iteration of Android on the Galaxy S III also brought along a visible lag in the display’s wake-up time, quick battery drainage, random freezing and black-out of the screen and other problems related to the Wi-Fi- connectivity and with the stock music player as well as multi-tasking, which made it problematic for users.
In its statement, Samsung apologized for the trouble caused and mentioned that “The fix for the issues with Galaxy S III Jelly Bean 4.3 upgrade has begun rolling out to selected users in the UK, and will continue to do so.” However, “Specific upgrade schedules will vary by mobile operators. Please check your phone for the upgrade.”
However, the company has not cleared when exactly it will release the update for all users.