Software updates: Samsung Galaxy A6

Use this page to identify software versions for the Samsung Galaxy A6 as well as details on recent software updates.




Identify the device's current software version


Android 9.0 A600TUVU1BSD3

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings > About phone > Software information.
  3. View the Baseband version and compare it to the section below.


Review software version details



Android version: 9.0

Baseband version:


November 10, 2019
  • September security patch string
  • RCS and WiFi calling enhancements
  • Other fixes

Available November 10, 2019

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

Android version: 9.0

Baseband version:


July 23, 2019Available July 23, 2019

Android version: 9.0

Baseband version:


May 24, 2018
  • Android 9.0 update
  • April 2019 Security update
  • Support for CA 66B and 71B

Available May 24, 2019

Android version: 9.0

Baseband version:


January 20, 2019Available January 20, 2019

Android version: 8.0

Baseband version:


November 9, 2018

Release software



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: 407 MB


Update software versions


Update automatically over the air (OTA)

It is recommended to connect to Wi-Fi before completing the update.

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings > Software update > Download updates manually.
  3. Wait for the device to check for updates.
  4. Tap OK > Start.
  5. When the restart message appears, 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!/.
  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.
  9. Your device may turn off and on a few times during the update process.
  10. Once complete the device will return to the Home screen.


Issues after updating

If you experience issues after updating to the latest software version, follow these steps:


  1. Wipe your cache partition to make sure that all system files on your device are put back in order.
  2. If wiping the cache partition does not work, you may need to perform a master reset.