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/N900TUVUFOL1

    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. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

     

     

    Review software version details

     

    VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

    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 415.39 MB

     

     

    Update software versions

     

    Update automatically over the air (OTA) for Android version 5.0/N900TUVUFOL1

    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.