How to make software update icon at upper-left corner of screen of GALAXY S III disappear?

Last Update Date : Apr 18. 2018

If an icon with two arrows appears on the upper-left corner of the screen, that indicates that the software update feature is activated and there are updates for your applications now. Follow the steps below to make the icon disappear: 

1 Tap the Menu button at the left-bottom of your phone and then select Settings.
How to make software update icon at upper-left corner of screen of GALAXY S III disappear?
2 Scroll the screen upwards and select "About Device".
How to make software update icon at upper-left corner of screen of GALAXY S III disappear?
3 Select Software Update (If you have not bound your phone with a Samsung account, the system will give an update failure message and the icon will disappear.)
How to make software update icon at upper-left corner of screen of GALAXY S III disappear?
How to make software update icon at upper-left corner of screen of GALAXY S III disappear?
4 Click Update.
How to make software update icon at upper-left corner of screen of GALAXY S III disappear?
5 If you want to update the software later after reading the disclaimer, just tap Later and the software icon on the screen will disappear. However, the system will automatically remind you again if you leave the software unupdated for a certain period.

After completing the above steps, the software update icon will disappear.

Note: 
If you want to update the software right now, please tap OK. After finishing device registration, you can follow the instruction on the following website address to carry out software updating: 
http://www.samsung.com/hk_en/support/fota/

 

Samsung GALAXY S III also supports Kies-based software updating. The detailed procedure is provide on the following website address: 
http://www.samsung.com/hk_en/support/usefulsoftware/SWUP/JSP

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