Software update for the Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (J120A)

Software update for the Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (J120A)


Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

  • What's changing: Android device security updates, including Meltdown & Spectre mitigation patches (on Jan. 1 SPLs or later)

  • Release date: February 5, 2018
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): January 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: J120AUCS5ARA1
  • Build number: MMB29K.J120AUCS5ARA1
  • File size: 19.2MB

 

Getting started

  • You can download the update via Firmware Over the Air (FOTA).
  • You must connect your device to the AT&T data network to download 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 using a favorite application, prior to upgrading the software.

Update & verify software

To update the software
  1. Make sure your device is fully charged and connected to the AT&T data network.
  2. Swipe down from the Notification bar and tap the Settings icon.
  3. Swipe to the System tab and tap About device.
  4. Tap Software Update > Update Now.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the update.
  6. The device automatically restarts once the new software successfully installs.

To verify the software update
  1. Swipe down from the Notification bar and tap the Settings icon.
  2. Swipe to the System tab and tap About device.
  3. The device has the latest software if the Android versionBaseband version, and Build number match the current update details.

To troubleshoot the software update

Previous updates

DateDetails
Nov. 29, 2017
  • What's changing: KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability fix
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): October 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: J120AUCS4AQJ2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.9-7662162
  • Build number: MMB29K.J120AUCS4AQJ2
  • Previous version required: J120AUCS3AQE1
  • File size: 23MB
June 8, 2017
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: J120AUCS3AQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.9-7662162
  • Build number: MMB29K.J120AUCS3AQE1
  • File size: 29.56MB
March 28, 2017
  • What's new: MCC/MNC support (310/030, 310/280)
  • What's changing: Fixes for issues with VoLTE mute, RTCP jitter, and Rx audio (market reported issue)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: J120AUCU2AQC1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.9-7662162
  • Build number: MMB29K.J120AUCU2AQC1
  • Previous versions required: J120AUCU2APJ2 or J120AUCS2AQB1
  • File size: 21MB
Feb. 23, 2017
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): January 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: J120AUCS2AQB1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.9-7662162
  • Build number: MMB29K.J120AUCS2AQB1
  • File size: 21MB
Nov. 8, 2016
  • What's new: Fullscreen virtual preload
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): October 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: J120AUCU2APJ2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.9-7662162
  • Build number: MMB29K.J120AUCU2APJ2
  • Previous versions required: J120AUCU1APC4 or J120AUCU1APC8
  • File size: 47.27MB
April 27, 2016
  • What's new: Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and AT&T Messages enhancements
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): April 2, 2016
  • Baseband version: J120AUCU1APC8
  • Kernel version: 3.10.9-7662162
  • Build number: MMB29K.J120AUCU1APC8
  • File size: 30MB

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