Software versions & updates: Samsung Galaxy S 5

Learn how to check the software version and update the Samsung Galaxy S 5.

 

Beginning August 27, the Samsung Galaxy S 5 will have a software update to Android 4.4.2/ Baseband G900TUVU1BNG4. Devices already on VoLTE software will receive an OTA software update. Devices on a VoLTE or non-VOLTE software can manually update via Samsung Kies. This update provides features and improvements:

New Features

N/A

Improvements

Audio and software stability

 

Software version

Software update: Automatic (OTA)

Software update:.

 

 

Software version

Check the software version

To check the current software version, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap About device.
  3. Read the Baseband version on the phone, and check it below:

 

Software versionStatus

G900TUVU1BNG4

Your software is up to date. There are no updates available.

 

This document will be updated if and when new software is available.

G900TUVU1BNG3

G900TUVU1BNF6

G900TUVU1ANE6

G900TUVU1ANE5

G900TUVU1ANCH

G900TUVU1ANCD

Your phone can update to software version G900TUVU1BNG4:

If the update fails, contact Customer care.

Other versions

Your phone has non-T-Mobile software, and it is unsupported. The manufacturer and T-Mobile cannot update your software.

 

 

Requirements to update

To be able to update to the current software version, the below requirements must be met:

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Data connection
  • Available space
    • If updating from G900TUVU1BNF6, 108.1 MB
    • If updating from G900TUVU1BNG3, 86.5 MB

 

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Software update: Automatic (OTA)

Update automatically Over-The-Air (OTA)

This software update will be available to download to your phone between July 31 and August 5 if you are in an available VoLTE market. To complete the OTA update Software update: Download below.

 

 

 

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Software update: Download

Download and install software update

You can download and install the software update:

From the phone

From a computer

 

 

 

Update software from the phone

To check for updates and download the update from the Samsung servers, follow these steps:

Note: If your device is currently on a previous VoLTE software version, you can update by following these steps:

 

  1. From the home screen, tap Settings
  2. Tap About device.
  3. Tap Software update.
  4. Tap OK.
  5. Tap Start.
  6. A restart message will appear, tap OK.

 

 

Update software from a computer

To download updates for your phone and install them using a computer, follow these steps:

 

Installing Kies

  1. Download the most recent version of Kies by visiting http://www.samsung.com/us/kies/ (Select the SAMSUNG Kies version compatible with the PC)
  2. Double click the Kies file. The program will self extract, no action is required
  3. Select the desired Language and Location, then click Next.
  4. Read the license agreement, check the box for "I accept..." and click Next.
  5. Kies will begin the installation. No action is required.
  6. When the process is complete, click Finish.

 

Prepare the Samsung Galaxy S 5

  1. From the home screen, tap Settings
  2. Tap Developer options, if available. If not available, skip to step 8.
  3. Tap Ok
  4. Tap USB Debugging
  5. Tap the Home key to exit the settings menu.
  6. Insert the USB data cable into the phone and then into an available port on the computer.
  7. Select Media device(MTP) at the phone prompt. The PC should recognize several devices and begin installation. This is normal and may take a few minutes. Unplug the data cable when completed.

 

Update the Samsung Galaxy S 5

  1. Open the Samsung Kies application.
  2. Allow the application to detect the device and display an available update notification.
  3. Follow the on screen prompts to complete the update.
          Note: Using Samsung Kies to update the device software is support by Samsung. If there are any questions about the update process via Kies, escalate to Samsung for further assistance.

 

 

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