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.