Software update: Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G

Learn how to check the software version and update the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G. Find out more on this page:

 

Understanding the software version

How tos

 

 

Understanding the software version

Beginning August 14, the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G will have a software update to Android version 2.3.6 / Baseband version T679UVLG3 via Samsung Kies only.  This update improves device performance and stability.

 

You can update in one way:

Manual download to T679UVLG3: If you want to update to T679UVLG3, you can update via Samsung Kies. Ensure you are on the latest version of Kies prior to attempting the update. See http://www.samsung.com/us/kies/ to confirm the version.

 

Current Software Version
Update Status

T679UVLK2

T679UVLG3

Both software versions are current. Your device software is up to date.

T679UVLE1

T679UVKJ1

You can manually update to Android version 2.3.6/ Baseband version T679UVLG3. See above for steps to manually update via Kies.

Other versions

T-Mobile and Samsung will not send you a software update.

 

Devices with non-T-Mobile software versions are out of warranty and do not receive updates.

 

 

Software versions

 

Android version 2.3.6 / Baseband version T679UVLG3 and T679UVLK2 - Current Version

  • Version
    • Android version 2.3.6 / Baseband version T679UVLG3
    • Samsung Kies Only
    • Approved 8/14/12
  • Improvements:
    • Device stability improvements
    • Bug Fixes
  • Prerequisites
    • Android version 2.3.5 / Baseband version T679UVLE1 update
    • Latest version of Kies software downloaded on PC or MAC
    • At least 50% battery life

Android version 2.3.6 / Baseband T679UVLK2 - Current version

  • Version
    • Android version 2.3.6 / Baseband version T679UVLK2
    • Preloaded only. Cannot update to this version.
    • Approved 12/14/12
  • Improvements:
    • Pinch and zoom backend change - no visible user changs
  • Prerequisites
    • You cannot check for Samsung software updates or download this software. T-Mobile will not push this as an OTA, because it does not offer new benefits.
    • This software is only on a newly purchased or exchanged devices.
    • This software was created for new devices only in order to meet a Samsung requirement for all carriers.
    • Preloaded on devices produced after 12/14/12

Android version 2.3.6 / Baseband version T679UVLE1 - Approved 5/30/12

  • New Features
    • Re-brand to Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G

Android version 2.3.5 / Baseband version T679UVKJ1 - Approved 10/20/11

 

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How tos

Check software version

To check the current software version, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu.jpg key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap About phone.
  4. Scroll down and view the Baseband version.

 

 

Manually update over USB using [update method, such as Kies]

You can [describe manual update process]. To manually update over a USB cable, follow these steps:


    1. Download the most recent version of Kies by visiting http://www.samsung.com/us/kies/.
Note:  Save the file to a desired location - the Desktop is recommended for easy access.
  1. Double click the Kies file.  The program will self extract, no action is required.
    KiesInstall1.JPG
  2. Select the desired Language and Location, then click Next.
    KiesInstall2.JPG
  3. Read the license agreement, check the box for "I accept..." and click Next.
    KiesInstall3.JPG
  4. Kies Mini will begin the installation.  No action is required.
  5. When the process is complete, click Finish.

 

Prepare the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit

Note: USB Debugging is only needed when using a MAC to Update via Kies.

  1. From the Android home screen, press the Menu key and tap Settings.
  2. Tap Applications.
  3. Tap Development.
  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 Samsung Kies 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.

 

Upgrade to LG3

Important:  Verify that you have backed up all of your data, including the contents of the internal (non-removable) SD card, to prevent unnecessary data loss.

  1. On the PC, open the Kies  application.
  2. Connect the device to the computer using the included USB cable.
  3. Once Kies recognizes the device, a popup window will appear.
  4. Click Update.
  5. Read the Caution statements and select the I have read... check box.
  6. If desired, select Allow saving to back up the device. If not, select Proceed without saving.
  7. Click Start Upgrade.
  8. The software will download to the PC, and then to the device.
  9. When the update completes, the 'Firmware Upgrade Complete' window will appear.
  10. Click OK to confirm.

 

 

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