How to Update Samsung Mobile Software

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How to Update Samsung Mobile Software
Updates can be initiated over-the-air (OTA) by your mobile phone carrier. (satellite tower image by Pix by Marti from

Updating the software of a Samsung mobile can help improve the functionality of the device. Software updates are made available to fix security, data and other known issues of a Samsung mobile. Updates are also available for third-party applications and to improve hardware issues such as battery life. The updates can be initiated from a Samsung mobile handset.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Press the "Menu" key, then select "Settings."

  2. 2

    Select "About Phone," then "Update Profile." Wait for the update to complete.

  3. 3

    Select "Update Firmware," then wait for the update to complete.

  4. 4

    Turn off the Samsung mobile for about a minute, then turn it back on.

Tips and warnings

  • Depending on the model of the Samsung mobile, you may need to take the device to the store for an update.
  • Updates may also be performed by connecting the Samsung mobile to the computer. PC Studio is a program designed to help update the software on the Samsung mobile. Download the program, connect the device and follow the instructions to update the software (see Resources).

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