How to Install the New GS4 Version of S-Voice on Your Samsung Galaxy S3
With the release of the Samsung Galaxy S4 right around the corner, us Galaxy S3 users also have reason for excitement. We already know that many of the S4 features will make their way to our devices, but who knew it would be this soon!
SamMobile has obtained the first full system dump of the S4, and one of the first goodies available to us is the new S-Voice app.
I know what you're thinking—why would I need S-Voice when I have Google Now? Well, I don't have an answer for you there. I use and love Google Now, but here's the thing—this is shiny and new!
Many of us SoftModders love to mess with the latest and greatest, and in that spirit, here are the super easy steps to install Samsung's new S-Voice app.
This will install over the current S-Voice app.
Go to Settings -> Security and make sure to check "Unknown Sources".
Download the S4 version of S-Voice app right here. You can download this directly to your GS3 or transfer it from your computer.
From there, install as you would any other app.
If for any reason you want to revert back to the standard S-Voice, simply go to Settings -> Application Manager and slide to "All", then scroll down and select "S-Voice".
Now just hit the "Uninstall updates" button and you should be good.
Not being a big S-Voice user myself, it's hard to know what's different here. There is a new weather widget (nice!), and a bunch of new tasks.
Unfortunately, still no "Note to self" functionality, so for the time being, I'll remain a Google Now guy.
If you give it a try and find some cool stuff, let us know in the forum or comment below!