Samsung Galaxy Note 2

One of the coolest features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, multi-window, still isn’t available with some carriers. T-Mobile users will be the next to get the feature, with a software update arriving Wednesday, December 19th.

The update brings the Galaxy Note 2 to Android version 4.1.1 / baseband version T889UVALK8. In addition to adding multi-window, the software update fixes a few issues. The bug where Exchange calendar events wouldn’t show up in the Calendar app has been fixed, as has the issue where users were unable to swipe through Gmail messages.

When the update rolls out, it will be available either via an over the air update or via Samsung Kies. Most users will likely find it easier to use the OTA method. To check on your device, go to Settings > About Phone > Software Update. If the update is available, simply follow the on-screen prompts until your device reboots.

If this method fails to work, the slightly more complicated method of using Kies should work for you. For detailed instructions on both methods of installing the update, check the T-Mobile link in the sources section below.

Have you used the multi-window feature of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2? Did you find yourself using it often, or did you ignore it?

Kristofer Wouk
Kristofer Wouk is a tech writer, gadget reviewer, blogger, and whatever it's called when someone makes videos. In his free time, he likes to make music, read and write short fiction.