Last Updated: December 27th, 2012

While Samsung may have started pushing the ICS update to international Galaxy Notes back in May, AT&T owners of what is essentially the same device were left wanting. Today, however, that all changes; Samsung has made available Ice Cream Sandwich for the AT&T version of the Note.

Aside from all the added benefits and enhancements of Ice Cream Sandwich, Samsung has also includes its "Premium Suite" of apps designed specifically for the Note. After the update, users will find a few new applications, including S Note, an application that "enhances productivity and professionalizes communications" and My Story, an app that allows users to create customized greeting cards and notes.

The update is available now via Samsung's Kies software, so simply plugging your device into the computer and launching the application should immediately prompt to perform a software update. For more info, including a detailed walkthrough of how to update, head right here.


Samsung Galaxy Note with AT&T Receives Powerful New Functionality

With Premium Suite, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Upgrade

Premium Suite enhances productivity and creativity with new S Note

and My Story™ applications and S Memo™ update

July 10, 2012 – DALLAS – As of today, AT&T Galaxy Note™ users have access to Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and exclusive new features with the Premium Suite upgrade from Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) 1.  The Premium Suite upgrade includes S Note, a new application that enhances productivity and professionalizes communications; a widget that enables one touch access to all S Memo™ features; and My Story™, an application which uses the S Pen™ to create customized greeting cards and notes. 

The S Note extends the S Pen™ capabilities to make everyday tasks and communications simpler and more professional looking.

· New productivity features such as Shape Match, which refines hand-drawn shapes – such as circle, square, lines and arrows; Formula Match, which recognizes and completes complex math formulas; and Knowledge Search, which enables the user to quickly research information from a hand written note via Wolfram Alpha®database.

· To help to professionalize communications, S Note provides templates for seven commonly used documents such as an idea note, travel notes, diary entry, meeting notes and recipes. An idea note not only captures ideas, it can record the creation process and replay it in the order it was developed. Meeting notes captures agenda items and attendees and will link the meeting to a calendar entry.  

· S Note also allows users to import and annotate a PDF file and convert dictated or hand- written memos to text with the Continual Voice Input and Handwriting-to-Text features.

The S Memo upgrade includes one-touch access to all S Memo features – including typing, writing, voice dictation, search and adding an image. The user can place the widget on any of the multiple home screens of the Galaxy Note, which makes accessing and using S Memo faster and easier.

My Story, which is available through Google Play™, is an S Pen optimized application that allows users to create personalized digital birthday cards, thank you notes and sympathy notes by combining hand written notes, video content, photos, text and voice.

In addition, the update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich includes NFC and Android Beam capabilities, better multitasking through the Recent Apps menu, the Face Unlock security feature and data usage monitoring.

For more information on Premium Suite for the Samsung Galaxy Note, visit ww.samsung.com/galaxynote. To update the Galaxy Note, visit http://www.Samsung.com/us/attgalaxynote/update.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • Andrew Pearson

    Downloading now...I've been checking every day.
    Great site, it is a daily read.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=806322383 Ed Jaegers

    got it early this morning - just getting everything set back to "normal" so far so good:)

    • Jon Garrett

      "normal" can you please install Go SMS pro and tell me if it works properly? I need this app to keep my wife from snooping. currently ICS breaks the pattern lock on my GS2 so I will NOT (among other things) upgrade my Note to ICS.

      also, have your lock screen lock and unlock sounds stopped working--like they have on the GS2 with ICS?

  • Tyler Jones

    How does it affect root?

  • digitalguy

    What about Rogers Wireless in Canada? We are still waiting. Any word?

  • zgraph

    Come on Kernel Source Code! My CM9 needs overclock!

  • MXVBison

    If you have a rooted device with clockwork recovery can you simply flash this rom?

  • http://www.facebook.com/kua.eric.7 Eric Kua

    What do i do if it keeps saying battery low even when the battery is 98% charged? Cannot upgrade via kies