Learn how to check the software version and update the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
Beginning December 28, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will have an optional software update to Android version 5.0/ Software N900TUVUFOL1 via manual pull-down over Wi-Fi only or Samsung Smart Switch or Samsung Kies. This update provides features and improvements
Software update: Automatic (OTA)
Software update: Download
Design changes only
To check the current software version, follow these steps:
Your software is up to date. There are no updates available.
This document will be updated if and when new software is available.
Your phone can update to software version N900TUVUFOL1:
If the update fails, contact customer care.
Your phone has non-T-Mobile software, and it is unsupported. The manufacturer and T-Mobile cannot update your software.
See: Rooted device identification and support.
To be able to update to the current software version, the below requirements must be met:
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To check for the software update, follow these steps:
Note: You must be connected to Wi-Fi prior to completing the following.
You can download and install the software update:
From the phone
From a computer
Update software from the phone
To check for updates and download the update from the Samsung servers, follow these steps:
Note: You must be connected to Wi-Fi prior to completing the update.
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, do not:
You will not be able to place a call during the update, not even an emergency call.
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