Software updates: Samsung Galaxy Avant

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

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

Android version 4.4.2 / Baseband Version G386TUVU1AQD2

  1. Verify that the device is connected to Wi-Fi; this update requires a Wi-Fi connection.
  2. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Under 'SYSTEM,' tap About device.
  5. Tap Software update.
  6. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Android version 4.4.2 / Baseband Version G386TUVS1AQA1

  1. Verify that the device is connected to Wi-Fi; this update requires a Wi-Fi connection.
  2. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Under 'SYSTEM,' tap About device.
  5. Tap Software update.
  6. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband version G386TUVU1AQD2

May 2, 2017

Various system improvements

Available May 2, 2017

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

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband version G386TUVS1AQA1

February 15, 2017

Android Security updates

Available February 15, 2017

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

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband version G386TUVU1AOH3

September 8, 2015

Messaging security improvements

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

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband version G386TUVU1AOD7

May 11, 2015

Band 12 support

VoLTE E911 support

If the device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband version G386TUVU1ANK3

December 8, 2014

Chinese language support

If the device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband version G386TUVU1ANHAC

September 10, 2014

T-Mobile Free Inflight Texting

Turns on VoLTE

If the device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband version G386TUVU1ANG6

July 30, 2014

Software stability

If the device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 4.4.2

Baseband version G386TUVU1ANFD

July 30, 2014

Launch software

If the device meets the update requirements below, you 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
  • W-Fi connection
  • File size: 15.44  MB

 

Update software versions

 

Update automatically over the air (OTA) for Baseband G386TUVU1AQD2

  1. Verify that the device is connected to Wi-Fi.
  2. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Under 'SYSTEM,' tap About device.
  5. Tap Software update.
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts.
  7. 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.