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 receives 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.

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How to check what version of Android your phone is running

To check what version of Android you have:

1 Swipe up from the home screen
Swipe up to access your apps
2 Tap Settings
Tap Settings
3 Tap on the Search icon
Tap on the search icon
4 Type "Software information"
Type software information
5 Tap "Software information"
Tap Software information
6 Tap "Software information" again
Tap software information again
7 The Android version that your phone is running will be displayed
Your Android version is displayed
How to know what your Android version number is called

11: Versions 11.0 -

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

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