Software updates: Samsung Galaxy S III

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

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

LTE version: T999LUVUBOH1

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. If available, tap the More tab.
  4. Tap About device.
  5. Scroll down to Baseband version to view the software version of the phone.
  6. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Standard version: T999UVUEOH1

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. If available, tap the More tab.
  4. Tap About device.
  5. Scroll down to Baseband version to view the software version of the phone.
  6. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

LTE version

T999LUVUBOH1

August 24, 2014

Messaging & security enhancements

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

Standard version

T999UVUEOH1

August 31, 2014

Messaging & security enhancements

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

 

Determine update requirements

Your device must meet the following requirements to update your software to the most current version:

 

LTE version

  • T999NUVAME4
  • Device software is not rooted
  • 50% battery life
  • Latest version of Kies software downloaded on PC or MAC
  • Data connection
  • File size of update 4MB

 

Standard version

  • T999UVUENC2
  • Device software is not rooted
  • 50% battery life
  • Latest version of Kies software downloaded on PC or MAC
  • Data connection
  • File size of update is 4 MB

 

Update software versions

 

Update automatically over the air (OTA)

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

 

Update automatically over the air (OTA)

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Tab the More tab.
  4. Touch About device.
  5. Touch Software update. If the update is not available, you will receive the message The device is up- to-date.
    • Follow the on-screen prompts.
    • Wait as your phone restarts and completes the update.

     

    Update from a computer

    Use Samsung Kies to update via computer.