Samsung Galaxy Note gets Hindi keyboard via OTA update


Ever since its launch in November, the Samsung Galaxy Note has become India’s favourite ‘phablet’. Now adding to its Indian charm Samsung has just released an OTA update for the hybrid, which adds a Hindi keyboard. The guys at the XDA Forums are claiming that the new build is Android Gingerbread 2.3.6 with the kernel version being, which brings a number of new features.

In addition to the Hindi keyboard, the English keyboard has also been updated with it sporting a new five-row layout in contrast to the previous four-row layout. XDA users are also claiming that the update has improved battery life and has also added a new unlock screen and a new torch widget.

Admittedly we are yet to test this upgrade, but we will file a post on this at the soonest, once we ourselves check out the update. In the meanwhile, if you guys get to try out the update, do ping us in the comments section below.


After installation I observed the following changes:
1. Hindi keyboard available
2. One hand operation mode available
3. 5 rows intead of 4 in keyboard. New symbols also added.
4. New unlock screen
5. Torch widget added with 3 different light modes
6. The stock music player (finally) sorts according to the track number in albums view (abirsharda)
7. Even better battery life

Some more changes :
1.Stock music playes now has a nice feature which is ‘AUTO OFF’, its in the settings.
2.The stock music player (finally) sorts according to the track number in albums view.

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