How can I check what version of Android I have on my device?

All Samsung smartphones and tablets use the Android operating system, a mobile operating system designed by Google. Android typically recieves a major update once a year, bringing new features and improvements to all compatible devices. It's always a good idea to update your device to the latest operating system possible to make sure that your phone or tablet is the best it can possibly be.

 

Depending on when your device was made, it may not be able to update to the latest possible version of Android, but this will depend on your specific device. Follow the steps below to find out how to check which version of Android your device is using.

 

Find out how to check if there is an operating system update for your device.

 

Nougat and above operating systemsClick to Expand
1 Swipe up on the home screen, to access your apps
Swipe up to access your apps
2 Tap Settings
Tap Settings
3 Tap About phone or About tablet
Tap About phone
4 Tap Software information
Tap Software information
5 Your Android version is displayed
Your Android version is displayed
Jellybean and below operating systemClick to Expand
1 Tap Apps
2 Tap Settings
3 Tap About phone or About tablet
4 Scroll down to Android version

 

How do I know what the version number is called?

 

10: Versions 10.0 - 

Pie: Versions 9.0 -

Oreo: Versions 8.0-

Nougat: Versions 7.0-

Marshmallow: Versions 6.0 -

Lollipop: Versions 5.0 -

Kit Kat: Versions 4.4-4.4.4; 4.4W-4.4W.2

Jelly Bean: Versions 4.1-4.3.1

Ice Cream Sandwich: Versions 4.0-4.04

Thank you for your feedback!

Not finding what you're looking for? We're here to help.

Online

Twitter

Tweet us | 9am-9pm, 7 days a week

Facebook Messenger

We are here to help | 9am-9pm, 7 days a week

Live Chat

Smartphone support | Mon-Sun | 8am to 8pm
All Products support | Mon-Sun | 8am to 8pm

Order Status & Tracking

Send us an email to get an update on your Samsung Shop order.

Track my repair

Check the status of your repair with Samsung

SmartThings Support

Help with Hubs, Kits, Sensor and Outlets

Call

0818 717100Phone Support

Smartphone support | Mon-Sun | 8am to 8pm
All Products support | Mon-Sun | 8am to 8pm

0818 302 016Samsung Shop

For new and existing orders | 9am - 5pm, 5 days a week

0124 75161B2B Support

For business support
8am - 6pm, Mon - Fri

Calls to 0818 numbers are a National Call number.
These are subject to call charges which vary by network and are subject to change.
Calls maybe recorded for training and quality purposes.
For information on how we collect and use your details, please refer to our Privacy policy

* For any printer related enquiries please visit the HP website.

Face-to-face support

Samsung Support Centres

Find out more about how you can get face to face help.

Contact Us