Learn how to check the software version and update the Samsung Galaxy S 4.
Understanding the software version
Learn how to check the software version and see official versions for the Samsung Galaxy S 4.
Beginning December 8, the Samsung Galaxy S 4 will have a optional software update to Android version 4.4.4/ Baseband M919UVUFNK2 via manual pull down or Samsung Kies over Wi-Fi only. This update provides new features.
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T-Mobile and Samsung will not send you a software update.
Devices with non-T-Mobile software versions are out of warranty and do not receive updates.
Download update via OTA
Note:Update to M919UVUFNK2 requires a Wi-Fi connection.
Download update via Kies
Note: All troubleshooting support for the Kies desktop experience including installation, connectivity between handset and Kies as well as device OS updates should be forwarded to Samsung. See Samsung Kies for more information.
Note: USB Debugging is only needed when using a MAC to Update via Kies.
Important: Verify you have backed up all of your data, including the contents of the internal (non-removable) SD card, to prevent unnecessary data loss.
If you are experiencing any difficulty completing the software update after downloading the OTA, contact Customer Care for further assistance.
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