What is the software version on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

The Galaxy S5 for Sprint operates on Android™ version 6.0.1, Marshmallow (G900PSPT3CPE2). When an update is available, this page will contain information on how to obtain the update as well as details on what is included in the update.

The Samsung Customer Care team cannot speculate when a future software update may be released. The information provided is for U.S. models only; unlocked, rooted, or non-U.S. devices are not supported.

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Software Version History

To check the software version on your device:

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .
  2. Touch Settings .
  3. Scroll to and touch About device .
  4. Compare the Baseband version on your mobile device to the list below.
Version Date Released Description


G900PSPT3CPE2

TBD
  • TBD

G900PVPU3CPCA

TBD
  • Update to Android 6.0.1, Marshmallow

G900PVPU3BOK4

12/3/2015
  • Sprint Global Roaming
  • Security Updates
  • Minor UI Updates

G900PVPU3BOG1 

8/10/2015
  • Google™ Security Patch (Stagefright)

G900PVPU3BOF6

7/6/2015
  • Reactivation Lock Updates
G900PVPU2BOF2 6/18/2015
  • Enhancements made to Setup Wizard and Captive Portal
G900PVPU2BOD3 5/5/2015
  • Factory Reset Protection added
G900PVPU1AOA6 2/5/2015
  • Android OS update to v5.0 Lollipop
  • Enhanced VoWiFi UI
  • Lumen tool bar removed
G900PVPU1ANK4 11/19/2014
  • Android 4.4.4
  • HD Voice Icon
  • International Wi-Fi® Calling Support
  • Google Security Patches
G900PVPU1ANE5 06/18/2014
  • Wi-Fi Calling
G900PVPU1AND2 04/23/2014
  • When customer does a search using S Finder, Google search results are no longer included in the list.
  • Fixed device responsiveness when using S-View Cover
  • Enable camera capture during voice call
  • Fixed alarm failure when deleting alarm
  • Fixed email duplication: When moving an email from original folder to another folder, the email should only be viewable in the moved to folder.
G900PVPU1ANCB 04/11/2014
  • Initial Release

Recommendations for Updating

Review this section before updating your device.

We recommend the following before you update your device: 

  • The battery should be charged to 50% or higher.
  • Connect to a Wi-Fi network to avoid unnecessary data charges.
  • Ensure there is available storage space on the device memory. The space required will be determined by the update.
  • Use a Samsung USB cable. 
  • Back up your data using Smart Switch.

During the update, we recommend the following:

  • Please do not use the device or press any keys.
  • Do not remove the battery.
  • Do not turn off the device.
  • Do not disconnect the USB cable until the update is complete.

Note: You will not be able to place a call during the update, not even an emergency call.

Update via Mobile Device

Before proceeding, we recommend you connect to a Wi-Fi network to avoid unnecessary data charges. File size can vary depending on the update.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .
  2. Touch Settings .
  3. Scroll to and touch System update .
  4. Touch Download updates manually.
  5. If a system update is available, follow the prompts to download and install the update.
    Note: Depending on how many versions your software is behind the latest version, it may be necessary to repeat this process multiple times.

Your device may turn off and on a few times during the update process. After the update is complete, your data are preserved, but if you stop the installation by removing the battery or turning off the device, your device may not work normally. To avoid data loss, we recommend you back up your important data before you begin the update.

You cannot downgrade the software after the update has been completed.

Update via Computer

You can easily update your mobile device's software using your PC or Mac® via USB cable.

  1. Download and install Smart Switch for your computer. For older devices, it may be necessary to download and install Kies.
  2. Connect the cable to a compatible USB port on your computer.
  3. Connect the other end of the cable to your mobile device.
  4. Allow your computer to install any required drivers for your device. This process may take a few minutes.
  5. Open Smart Switch on your computer, and allow it to make the connection.
  6. If a software update is available for your device, Smart Switch will automatically prompt you to update. At any time, you can click Update.
  7. Click Update to begin downloading the necessary files.
  8. Click OK to proceed.

Your device may turn off and on a few times during the update process. After the update is complete, your data are preserved, but if you stop the installation by removing the battery, turning off the device, or unplugging the USB cable, your device may not work normally. To avoid data loss, we recommend you back up your important data before you begin the update.

You cannot downgrade the software after the update has been completed.

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