Software updates: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Use this page to identify software versions for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 as well as details on recent software updates.

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

Android version 5.0/N900TUVUFQD2

  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 > About device.
  5. The software version is located in the Baseband field.
  6. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Android version 5.0/N900TUVSFPL1

  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 > About device.
  5. The software version is located in the Baseband field.
  6. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

Android version 5.0

Baseband Version: N900TUVUFQD2

April 28, 2017

Various system improvements

January 18, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 5.0

Baseband Version: N900TUVSFPL1

January 18, 2017

Android Security Updates

January 18, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 5.0

Baseband Version: N900TUVSFPH3

October 6, 2016

August/September Security Updates

October 6, 2016

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 5.0

Baseband Version: N900TUVUFOL1

December 28, 2015

E911 update

Android text message security updates (Stagefright)

December 28, 2015

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 5.0

Baseband Version: N900TUVUFOB6

March 5, 2014

Lollipop

Wi-Fi 2.0

March 5, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband Version: N900TUVUENK3

November 24, 2014

Chinese language support

November 24, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband Version: N900TUVUDNF9

November 21, 2014T-Mobile Free Inflight Texting

November 21, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband Version: N900TUVUDNF4

July 31, 2014Turns VoLTE nationwide

July 31, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband Version: N900TUVUDNF1

June 19, 2014Improves VoLTE

June 19, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband Version: N900TUVUDNE6

March 22, 2014Turns on VoLTE

March 22, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband Version: N900TUVUCNB4

March 5, 2014

KitKat

Google wallet tap and pay

User Improvements

SD card file changes

March 5, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 4.3

Baseband Version: N900TUVBMI7

October 2, 2013Original software

October 2, 2013

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

 

 

Determine update requirements

Customers' devices must meet the following requirements to update their software to the most current version:

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Wi-Fi connection
  • File size is 285.38  MB

 

 

Update software versions

 

Update automatically over the air (OTA) for Android version 5.0/N900TUVUFQD2

  1. From 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.

 

Update from a computer

Follow the device requirements above, along with the following:

  • Use a Samsung USB cable.
  • Back up your data prior to completing the update.

 

During the update, do not:

  • Use the device or press any keys.
  • Remove the battery, if applicable.
  • Turn off the device.
  • Disconnect the USB cable until the update is complete.

 

You will not be able to place a call during the update, not even an emergency call.

  1. Download and install Samsung Smart Switch that is compatible with your computer from http://www.samsung.com/us/support/smart-switch-support/#!/
  2. Connect the cable to a compatible USB port on your computer.
  3. Connect the other end of the cable to your mobile device.
  4. Allow your computer to install any required drivers for your device. This process may take a few minutes.
  5. Open Smart Switch on your computer, and allow it to make the connection.
  6. If a software update is available for your device, Smart Switch will automatically prompt you to update. At any time, you can click Update.
  7. Click Update to begin downloading the necessary files.
  8. Click OK to proceed.Your device may turn off and on a few times during the update process. Once complete the device will return to the Home screen.