Samsung Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean update on all networks 'in weeks'

Jelly Bean will be coming to all networks "over the coming weeks", Samsung has confirmed.

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be coming to the Samsung Galaxy S3 on all networks "over the coming weeks", Samsung has confirmed to CNET UK.

Samsung delivered the news every Galaxy S3 owner has been waiting for in a statement, saying: "Samsung UK can confirm that the roll out of Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) has begun for our Galaxy S3 customers."

The South Korean tech giant goes on to say that the much-desired update, "will be available across all networks over the coming weeks, pending software testing and approvals."

We already know that the Jelly Bean update has begun on Three , with the numerical network confirming that the fresh new software had commenced its glorious roll-out.

If you're a Galaxy S3 owner on a different network, expect to see the update winging its way to your mobile soon. We'll be keeping a weather eye on how networks are doing with the update, so fix your peepers here.

If you want to check whether the update is available for your S3, connect to Wi-Fi (the install file is a big 'un), go to 'Settings', then 'About Device' and tap on 'Software Update'. This will let you check for any new available software.

The Jelly Bean update isn't a radical upgrade from Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich , but introduces new features like Google Now. 

Have you managed to update your S3 to Jelly Bean already? Tell us in the comments or on our Facebook wall.

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