How to update latest software for your Galaxy mobile device?

Last Update date : Aug 12. 2020

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

Check for software updates

Step 1. Go to Settings > tap Software update.

Step 2. Tap Download and install

how to update software

Step 3. If new software is available, you can choose Install nowSchedule install or Later


If you already have software up to date, latest update information will appear as below. 

latest update information

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

Step 1. Go to Settings > tap Biometrics and security 

Step 2. Tap Security updates 

How to check for security updates

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

Note: The website supports only some languages. 


  • Make sure the battery is sufficient before updating.
  • On some phones, it may say 'System updates' instead of 'Software update.'
  • Depending on your software version, it may be necessary to repeat this process multiple times.
  • Device screenshots and menu may vary depending on the device model and software version.

If you're experiencing unusual behavior on Samsung mobiles, tablets or wearables, You can send us an error report or ask us a question in the Samsung Members app. 


This allows us to take a closer look at what is happening. The data is anonymized and only held for the duration of the investigation. Find out more about sending an error report thorugh the How to use the Samsung Members app. 

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