Software update for the Samsung Galaxy Mega (I527)
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Samsung Galaxy Mega (I527)

Software update for the Samsung Galaxy Mega (I527)


Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

  • What's new: Android device security updates

 

  • Release date: March 10, 2017
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: I527UCSBNJ4
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-1711751
  • Build number: KOT49H.I527UCSBNJ4
  • File size: 19.3MB
  • Previous version required: I527UCUBNJ2

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 I527UCUBNJ2. If not, repeat the update process until you've installed I527UCUBNJ2, 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 Details
Aug. 14, 2015
  • What's new: Device security improvements
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: I527UCUBNJ2
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-1711751
  • Build number: KOT49H.I527UCUBNJ2
  • File size: 9.48MB
 Nov. 11, 2014
  • Android OS Enhancements
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: I527UCUBNJ1
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-1711751
  • Build number: KOT49H.I527UCUBNJ1
  • File size: 77.3MB
 June 2014
  • Available via FOTA
  • Upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: I527UCUBNE7
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-1711751
  • Build number: KOT49H.I527UCUBNE7
  • File size: 538MB
 Nov. 2013
  • Available via FOTA
  • Galaxy Gear compatibility/4.2 Upgrade
  • Android version: 4.2.2
  • Baseband version: I527UCUAMK2
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-2052936
  • Build number: JDQ39.I527UCUAMK2
  • File size: 178MB
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