Software updates: Samsung Galaxy S4

    Use this page to identify software versions for the Samsung Galaxy S4 as well as details on recent software updates.

     

     

     

    Identify the device's current software version

     

    Android 4.4.4 / Baseband version M919UVUFOK3

    1. From the Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
    2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
    3. Tap the More tab.
    4. Scroll down to and tap About device.
    5. View Baseband version.
    6. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

     

     

    VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

    Android version 4.4.4

    Baseband Version: M919UVUFOK3

    December 14, 2015

    Google Security update

    December 14, 2015

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

    [Platform] [version number]

    Baseband Version: M919UVUFOH3

    August 31, 2015

    Stagefright fix

    August 31, 2015

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

    Android version 4.4.4

    Baseband Version: M919UVUFNK2

    December 8, 2014

    Chinese language support

    December 8, 2014

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

    Android version 4.4.4

    Baseband Version: M919UVUFNH7

    September 10, 2014

    Changes the OS to Android 4.4.4

    T-Mobile Free Inflight Texting

    September 10, 2014

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

    Android version 4.3

    Baseband Version: M919UVUFNB4

    November 26, 2013

    Improved stability

    New camera shortcut on the lock screen

    Improved on screen keyboard

    November 26, 2013

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

    Android version 4.3

    Baseband Version: M919UVUEMK2

    March 10, 2014

    KNOX

    Samsung Galaxy Gear Support

    March 10, 2014

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

    Android version 4.2.2

    Baseband Version: M919UVUAMDL

    May 7, 2013

    Visual Voicemail app improvements

    ISIS app improvements

    May 7, 2013

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

    Android version 4.2.2

    Baseband Version: M919UVUAMDB

    May 1, 2013

    5" Super AMOLED

    13 MP front facing/2 MP rear facing Camera with Dual shot

    Enhanced Camera experience

    Air Gestures

    S Health

    Watch ON

    May 1, 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 133.29 MB

     

    Update software versions

    Update automatically over the air (OTA) for Android 4.4.4/M919UVUFOK3

    1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap the More tab.
    4. Tap About device.
    5. Tap Software update.
      • If you are not connected to Wi-Fi, you will receive a prompt to connect.
      • If Wi-Fi is not available, tap on OK.
      • If the update is not available, you will receive the message The device is up-to-date.
    6. Follow the on-screen prompts.
    7. Wait as your phone restarts and updates.

     

    Download update

    1. You will receive a notification message when the update is available for you.
    2. From the message Notification Screen, tap Download.
    3. Tap Install Now.
    4. Wait as your phone restarts and updates.

     

    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.