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Insert the SIM Card into the Galaxy S5 Active

Insert the SIM Card Gently pull the cover off the device, using the slot at the top(1). Lift the cover up and away from the device (2). Remove your device's battery. Carefully...

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Data & Backup

How Do I Perform a Factory Reset on My Samsung Galaxy S5 Active? (SM-G870A)

Perform a Factory Reset Your personal information cannot be recovered after using this feature. Please save any information you need prior to using this feature. From the Home...

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How Do I Access the Application Manager on My Samsung Galaxy S5 Active? (SM-G870A)

Application Manager Use the Application manager settings to manage your downloaded and preloaded apps. From the Home screen, touch Apps. Navigate to Settings > Applications >...

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How do I configure the power saving modes on my Samsung Galaxy S5 Active?

Turn On Power Saving Mode Power saving mode limits performance to conserve battery power. You can choose which features you want to restrict. From the Home screen, touch Apps ....

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AT&T GS5 Active SM-G870A

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Software Version

The Samsung Customer Care team cannot speculate on when a future software update may be released.
03/30/2017

Version

Date Released

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4/27/2017

  • Android device security updates

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3/31/2017

  • Android device security updates

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3/10/2017

  • Android device security updates

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2/1/2017

  • Android device security updates

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1/12/17

  • Android device security updates

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10/26/2016

  • Android device security updates

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9/19/2016

  • Android device security updates

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8/26/2016

  • Android OS 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Wi-Fi Calling
  • Video Calling
  • Android device security enhancements

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5/17/2016

  • Device security improvements
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5/3/2016

  • Device security improvements

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3/17/2016

  • Device security enhancements
  • Device performance enhancements

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11/10/2015

  • Upgrade to Android OS 5.1.1
  • Android for Work
  • Security updates
  • Fix to Ultra Power Saver mode for devices using On Device Encryption

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(Lollipop OS)
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(KitKat OS)

8/5/2015

8/12/2015

  • Android OS Security Enhancements (Stagefright)

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7/15/2015

  • Find My Mobile and Reactivation Lock enhancements
  • Android OS security enhancements

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4/15/15

Effective April 15, 2015, AT&T will release Android 5.0 (Lollipop) software for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active. The update is available to customers to download via Firmware Over the Air (FOTA). Wi-Fi is required for update and the file size is 1.4GB.

Android 5.0 Lollipop Highlights

    • Songs, photos, apps, and even recent searches from one Android device can be immediately enjoyed across all of your Android devices.
    • New User Interface look and feel, more fluid motions
    • Priority mode to only allow certain notifications to get through
    • Battery saving features and remaining time left to charge or deplete indicators
    • Smart Lock to secure phone or tablet by pairing it with a trusted device like a wearable or car
    • Most frequently used settings available with just two swipes down from the top screen
    • Details at: http://www.android.com/versions/lollipop-5-0/ enhancements

Although there should be no impacts to settings or data, we recommend that you back up your media files to an SD card, a PC, or using a favorite application (from the Play Store), prior to upgrading the software. You can also backing up and restoring your phone using Samsung Kies.   

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2/5/2015

  • Android KitKat 4.4.4
    • Miscellaneous improvements, bug fixes, and security updates
  • HD Voice capability
  • AT&T Service additions:
    • Mail - ATT Mail (att.net mail)
    • AT&T Live
    • Uber
    • Remote Support

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8/22/2014

  • Android version 4.4.2, KitKat
  • Visual Voice Mail (VVM) enhancements
  • Security updates and patches
  • Application installation enhancements
  • Accidental emergency dial fixed on the lock screen
  • Several lower layer modem crashes and sluggishness improvement enhancements
  • E-mail UX enhancements
  • Re-activation lock improvements

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6/7/2014

  • Android version 4.4.2, KitKat

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