Software update: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Learn how to check the software version and update the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

 

 

Beginning July 31, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will have a software update to Android 4.4.2/ Baseband N900TUVUDNF4. Customers already on VoLTE software will be notified of the OTA software update. Customers not on a previously released VoLTE software will have to manually request the update via Wi-Fi due the file size. The update will be available for manual update via Samsung Kies on the same day.

New Features

Turns on VoLTE

Improvements

Network improvements

 

 

Software version

Software update: Automatic (OTA)

Software update: Download

 

 

Software version

Check the software version

To check the current software version, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the More tab or General tab.
  4. Under System manager or Device manager, tap About device.
  5. The software version is located in the Baseband field.
  6. Read the version on the phone, and check it below:

 

Software versionStatus

N900TUVUDNF4

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

 

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

N900TUVUDNF1

N900TUVUDNE6

N900TUVUCNB4

N900TUVBMI7

Your phone can update to software version N900TUVUDNF4:

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.

 

See: Rooted device identification and support.

 

 

Requirements to update

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

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Wi-Fi connection
  • File size of update
    • If updating from N900TUVUCNB4  is 25.79 MB
    • If updating from N900TUVUDNF1 is 188.00 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.

 

After receiving the OTA notification, follow these steps:

Note: You must be connected to Wi-Fi prior to completing the following.

 

  1. Fom the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap the More tab.
  3. Tap About device.
  4. Tap Software update.
  5. Tap Ok to check for the update.

 

 

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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: You must be connected to Wi-Fi prior to completing the update.

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the More tab.
  4. Under System manager, tap About device.
  5. Tap Software update.
  6. Tap Ok to start the device check for updates.
  7. Tap Ok to begin the update.

 

 

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 Note 3

  1. From the home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tab the More tab.
  4. Tap Developer options, if available. If not available, skip to step 8.
  5. Tap Ok
  6. Tap USB Debugging
  7. Tap the Home key to exit the settings menu.
  8. Insert the USB data cable into the phone and then into an available port on the computer.
  9. 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 Note 3

  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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