Which version of the Android™ platform does my Samsung Galaxy Note® II use?

This device operates on Android™ version 4.4.2, KitKat (L900VPUCOH3).

    Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.  

  • Update History
    Version Date Released Description
    L900VPUCOH3 08/31/2015
    • Patch for critical security vulnerability ('Stagefright')
    L900VPUBNK2 01/06/2015
    • HD voice icon added
    • Google security patches (SSL, Towelroot, and TrustZone)
    L900VPUBNE2 05/29/2014

    Android version 4.4.2, KitKat

    • New Lock Screen Access
    • Media Controls - full-screen album art and media controls when listening to music
    • Camera Shortcut - access the Camera application right from the lock screen
    • SMS App Chooser - select a default application for sending and receiving SMS text messages
    • Restyled Status and Navigation Bars - status and navigation bars are translucent and can sit on top of apps, along with simplified status bar icons
    • Consolidated Location Settings - location services are integrated and more detailed by new Location menu
    • Expanded Emoji Icons
    • Wireless Printing – supports printing over Wi­-Fi and Bluetooth
    • Prevention Information pop-up message is suppressed.

    Samsung Knox 2.0

    L900VPAMK4 11/22/2013
    • OS upgrade to Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)
    • Samsung Galaxy Gear™ Compatibility - for detailed information about Galaxy Gear features, please visit the Galaxy Gear page
    • Samsung Knox Compatibility
    • HD Voice enhancements
    L900VPAMC2 04/17/2013
    • Home Screen security
    L900VPAMA7 02/13/2013
    • Samsung security patch - Resolves minor security issues and vulnerabilities with the processor.
    L900VPALJC 11/07/2012
    • Multi Window - This feature allows you to run two applications on the screen at the same time.
    • Email goes to outbox when in airplane/no coverage.
    • Message notification while in a voice call is beep only.
    L900VPALJ1 10/25/2012
    • Initial Release
  • Check the Software on Your Device
    1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .
    2. Touch Settings  .
    3. Touch About device  .
    4. The Build number and Baseband version show the software version on your device.
  • Check for Updates
    1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .
    2. Touch Settings  .
    3. Touch System update .
    4. Touch Update now.

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