Software update for the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini (G730A)

Software update for the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini (G730A)


Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

  • What's new: Android device security updates

  • Release date: February 8, 2017
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: G730AUCSBNG5
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-1954737
  • Build number: KOT49H.G730AUCSBNG5
  • File size: 16.1MB
  • Previous version required: G730AUCUBNG4

Getting started

  • You can download the update via Firmware Over the Air (FOTA).
  • You must connect your device to Wi-Fi 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 (from the Play Store), prior to upgrading the software.
  • In order to receive this software update, your device must be on baseband version G730AUCUBNG4. If not, repeat the update process until you’ve installed G730AUCUBNG4, and then you should be able to install the latest software update.

Update & verify software

To update the software
  1. Make sure your device is fully charged and connected to Wi-Fi.
  2. From the home screen, press the Menu key, and then tap Settings.
  3. Tap the More tab.
  4. Scroll to and tap About device > Software update > Check for updates.
  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. From the home screen, press the Menu key, and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap the More tab.
  3. Scroll to and tap About device.
  4. The device has the latest software if the Baseband version and Build number match the current update details.

To troubleshoot the software update

Previous updates

Date Description
 Aug. 14, 2015
  • What's new: Device security improvements
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: G730AUCUBNG4
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-1670137
  • Build number: KOT49H.G730AUCUBNG4
  • File size: 8MB
 Aug. 27, 2014
  • Android 4.4.2 KitKat offers improved performance and new features
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: G730AUCUBNG3
  • Build number: KOT49H.G730AUCUBNG3

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