How to update the latest software for your Galaxy mobile device?

Last Update date : 2023-08-01

Samsung periodically releases software updates. Software updates bring new features and more security to your device. Samsung recommends keeping your device's software up to date and backing up any important data before updating the software.


  • Software updates are regional.
  • Software updates are covered for a specified period depending on the model of the mobile device. 

Check for software updates


Go to Settings > tap Software update.


Tap Download and install

3 If new software is available, you can choose Install now, Schedule install or Later

Security updates are provided to strengthen the security of your device and protect your personal information. For security updates for your model, visit

1 Go to Settings > tap Biometrics and security 
2 Tap Security updates 

You can view the version of your device's software and check for updates. 

Note: The website supports only some languages. 

Not only is Smart Switch great for transferring data, it's also an easy way to update your device's software. When you open Smart Switch on your Windows PC or Mac, you will see an option to update to a new software version if one is available.  

1 Connect your device to your computer using the USB cable provided with your device.
2 Open Smart Switch on your PC.
3 If a software update is available, Smart Switch will automatically prompt you to update the software or display an option to update.
4 Tap Update and follow the on-screen instructions to download the necessary files and complete the update process.


  • Make sure your phone or tablet is charged to at least 20 percent before proceeding.
  • Do not disconnect the USB cable or use your device until the update is complete. 
  • Your phone or tablet may turn on and off during the update process. 


  • Charge your phone sufficiently before updating.
  • Some phones may show 'System updates' instead of 'Software update.'
  • You might need to repeat the process several times, depending on your software version.
  • Update schedule varies by model, Software update availability depends on your smartphone model.
  • If you still need more assistance, please call our contact center and our helpful agents will help you.

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