Learn how to check the software version and update the Samsung Galaxy S 4.
Beginning December 14, the Samsung Galaxy S 4 will have a optional software update to Android version 4.4.4/ Baseband M919UVUFOK3 via Wi-Fi, OTA, Samsung Kies or Samsung Smart Switch for PC. This update provides
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Software update: Automatic (OTA)
To check the current software version, follow these steps:
You can manually update to Android version 4.4.4 Baseband version M919UVUFOK3. See above for steps to manually update via Samsung Kies or Samsung Smart Switch for PC.
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.
To be able to update to the current software version, the below requirements must be met:
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To check for updates and download the update from the Samsung servers, follow these steps:
You can download and install the software update:
From the phone
Update software from a computer
To download updates for your phone and install them using a computer, follow these steps:
Follow the device requirements above, along with the following:
During the update:
Note: You will not be able to place a call during the update, not even an emergency call.
If you are experiencing any difficulty completing the software update after downloading the OTA, contact Customer Care for further assistance.
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