How to check & find what Android version I have on my Galaxy 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 a good idea to update your device to the latest operating system possible to make sure that your phone or tablet functions correctly.

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.

How to check what version of Android your phone is running

To check what version of Android you have:

1 Open the Settings app
Settings icon
2 Tap on the Search icon and type "Software information"
Search icon selected in settings menu
3 Tap Software information
Software information selected in settings search results
4 Tap Software information again
4Software information selected in About phone menu
5 The Android version that your phone is running will be displayed
Android version highlighted in Software information menu

How to know what your Android version number is called

12: Versions 12.0 -

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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