Software updates: Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Use this page to identify software versions for the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active as well as details on recent software updates.

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

Android 7.0 / Baseband version G892USQU1AQK5

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings > About phone.
  3. Scroll to the Baseband version field.
  4. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Android 7.0 / Baseband version G892USQU1AQJ7

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings > About phone.
  3. Scroll to the Baseband version field.
  4. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

Android 7.0

Baseband version: G892USQU1AQK5

December 21, 2017

December security updates
License Assisted Access (LAA) enabled to use LTE Advanced technology
Various improvements

Available December 21, 2017

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

Android 7.0

Baseband version: G892USQU1AQJ7

November 17, 2017

Original OEM software version

Available November 17, 2017

 

Determine update requirements

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

 

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Data connection
  • File size: 230.09 MB

 

Update software versions

 

Update automatically over the air (OTA) for G892USQU1AQK5

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Software update.
  4. Tap Download updates manually.
  5. Tap OK.
  6. Tap Start.
  7. A restart message will appear, tap OK.

 

Update from a computer

Follow the update 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.