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Which version of the Android™ platform does my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 use?

This device operates on Android version 5.0, Lollipop (N900VVRUEOF1). When an update is available, this page will contain information on how to obtain the update.

Update History

VERSION DATE RELEASED Description
N900VVRUEOF1  8/20/2015
  • Android OS Security Enhancements (Stagefright)

N900VVRUEOB6  4/14/2015
  • Android version 5.0, Lollipop
N900VVRUDNJ6 12/09/14

Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a software update to Android KitKat 4.4.4 that will improve the performance of your Samsung Galaxy Note® 3 device.

THE FOLLOWING IMPROVEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE:

  • Verizon Support & Protection (VSP) has been updated
  • Caller Name ID has been updated
  • Isis Wallet changed to Softcard

THE FOLLOWING APPS/SERVICES ARE NOW PRELOADED:

  • Samsung KNOX™ 2.0 for enterprise support
  • Find My Mobile
  • Side Sync Call Forwarding Framework
  • Virtual Tour Camera Mode
  • Kids Mode stub (in Widget Tray) - a parental control capability to manage phone usage

THE FOLLOWING ISSUE HAS BEEN SOLVED:

  • 4G data connectivity has been improved
  • Voice call performance has been improved
  • Fixed Bluetooth® audio issue when device is connected to a Wi-Fi® network
  • Fixed the SMS issue
  • Fixed data disconnect issue when using VPN

For step-by-step instructions on how to perform the download, please visit www.vzw.com/galaxynote3support.

N900VVRUCNC4 5/13/2014

Samsung and Verizon Wireless are pleased to announce a software update designed to update your device to KitKat and improve the performance of your Galaxy Note 3.

What Will This Update Do?

OS upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat

  • New Lock Screen Access
    • Media Controls–full-screen album art and media controls when listening to music
    • Camera Shortcut–access the Camera application right from the lock screen
  • SMS App Chooser–select a default application for sending and receiving SMS text messages
  • Restyled Status and Navigation Bars–status and navigation bars are translucent and can sit on top of applications, along with simplified status bar icons
  • Consolidated Location Settings–location services are integrated and more detailed by new Location menu
  • Expanded Emoji Icons
  • Wireless Printing–supports printing over Wi­-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Prevention Information pop-up message is suppressed.
  • Copy & paste improvements
  • Email allows inline editing
  • Phone/Dialer user interface enhancements
  • Settings changes
  • Bluetooth technology enhancements
  • Immersive mode addition
  • Keyboard enhancements

How Do I Get This Update?

Your battery should be fully charged before starting the software update. Do not remove the battery during the update process.

  1. You will be notified that a system update is available on your device. Touch Download now to continue. 

    If you choose "No, Thanks" this will delay installation and you will be taken back to the home screen. The system update message will appear every 30 minutes until you install the update.

  2. Once download is complete the below screen will appear, touch Install now.
  3. The update has begun once your device powers off and back on and you see Software update complete.
N900VVRUBMJE 12/10/2013

This software update is a mandatory update for the Galaxy Note 3.

This update is being pushed via OTA (Over-The-Air).

DEVICE ENHANCEMENTS

  • Band 4 enable w/ MBSFN
  • Improved connectivity
  • Improved sound quality
  • VMWare library preload
  • Additional APIs for My Info Widget
  • Handwriting keyboard
N900VVRUBMJ7 11/6/2013

This software update is a mandatory system update for the Galaxy Note 3.

The update is being pushed via OTA (Over-The-Air)

DEVICE ENHANCEMENTS

  • Software change applies to improve audio quality during call
  • Software change applies to block custom kernel being downloaded on device
  • Software change applies to resolve no service issue due to invalid channel
N900VVRUBMI9 10/10/2013 Initial Release

Check the Software on Your Mobile Device

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Swipe 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. Swipe to and touch About device.

    To switch to the tab view, touch Menu > Switch to tab view.

  4. Touch System updates.

  5. Touch Software update.

    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.

    Software 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.

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