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Which version of the Android™ platform does my Samsung Galaxy S® 4 Active™ use?

This device operates on Android version 5.0.1, Lollipop (I537UCUCOC7). When an update is available, this page will contain information on how to obtain the update.

Update History



(Lollipop OS)


(KitKat OS)


This software update includes:

  • Android OS Security Enhancements (Stagefright)
I537UCUCOC6 4/21/2015

Update summary   

Effective April 21, 2015, AT&T will release the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) software update for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 Active (SGH-I537). The update is available to customers to download via Firmware Over The Air (FOTA). Wi-Fi® is required for the update, and depending on the customer's current Android version, the file size is 974MB–1.0GB.

What's changing?

  • Android 5.0 Lollipop Highlights
  • Songs, photos, applications, and even recent searches from one Android device can be immediately enjoyed across all of your Android devices.
  • New User Interface look and feel, more fluid motions
  • Priority mode to only allow certain notifications to get through
  • Battery saving features and remaining time left to charge or deplete indicators
  • Smart Lock to secure phone or tablet by pairing it with a trusted device like a wearable or car
  • Most frequently used settings available with just two swipes down from the top screen
  • Details: http://www.android.com/versions/lollipop-5-0/


What to expect after the update

Although there should be no impacts to settings or data, we recommend that you back up your media files to an SD™ card, a PC, or a favorite application (from Google Play™ Store), prior to upgrading the software. You can also back up and restore your phone using Samsung Kies.

How to Update Your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

  1. Upon receipt of the Software Update notification, which reads: A new software update from AT&T is available for your device. This software update will take several minutes and will not delete any personal data on your device. All service (including emergency calls) will be suspended during the installation. To initiate the update manually, go to Settings > MORE tab >About device > Software update > Check for updates.
  2. Touch Continue or Remind Me Later.
  3. The device will automatically restart with a status message of "Installing."
  4. The device will automatically restart once the new software has successfully installed.
  5. The device will automatically start downloading the software update. Once complete, the device will restart.
  6. Status Message: Update Complete: The software has been successfully installed. Your device is now ready to use.
  7. To verify the updated software version, go to Settings > About device. The following information will be displayed:
    • Android version: 5.0.1
    • Baseband Version: I537UCUCOC6 
    • Kernel Version: 3.4.0-4554112
    • Build#: LRX22C.I537UCUCOC6
I537UCUBML2 1/14/2014
  • Android 4.3 OS upgrade
  • Samsung Galaxy Gear™ compatibility
  • Drag and drop to uninstall or disable applications
  • AT&T Signature Experience preloads, such as Kindle™, Lookout, City ID, Password Keeper, Games, and AT&T Mobile Protection
I537UCUAMF3 06/21/2013
  • Fixes problem of device not powering on after being charged while powered off (user had to pull the battery and reinsert it to correct the issue)
I537UCUAMF2 06/21/2013
  • Initial Release

Check the Software on Your Mobile Device

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Scroll to and touch About device.

4. The Baseband version and Build number show the software version on your mobile device.

Check for Updates

The Samsung Customer Care team cannot speculate on when a future software update may be released, and the team can provide information only on available updates in the U.S.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch the MORE tab.

4. Scroll to and touch About device.

4. Touch Software update.

6. Touch Check for updates.

7. Touch OK.

 When an update is available, this page will contain information on how to obtain the update.

We will also relay news about software releases on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

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