Software update for the Samsung Galaxy S III (I747)

Software update for the Samsung Galaxy S III (I747)


Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update


What's new: Device security improvements

  • Release date: August 18, 2015
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: I747UCUFNJ2
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-1514807
  • Build number: KOT49H.I747UCUFNJ2
  • File size: 5MB

Getting started

  1. You can download the update via Firmware Over the Air (FOTA). 
  2. You must connect your device to Wi-Fi to download the update.
  3. 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.

Update & verify software

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

Previous updates

DateDetails
Nov. 12, 2014
  • Android OS Enhancements
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: I747UCUFNJ1
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-1514807 
  • Build number: KOT49H.I747UCUFNJ1
  • File size: 69MB
June 2014
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat) update
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: I747UCUFNE4
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-1514807 
  • Build number: KOT49H.I747UCUFNE4
  • File size: 358MB
Nov. 2013
  • Galaxy Gear compatibility/4.3 Upgrade
  • Android version: 4.3
  • Baseband version: I747UCUEMJ2
  • Kernel version: 3.0.31-1804024 
  • Build number: JSS15J.I747UCUEMJ2
  • File size: 623MB-659MB
July 2013
  • Enhanced features (for Samsung Premium Suite)
  • Android version: 4.1.2
  • Baseband version: I747UCDMG2
  • Kernel version: 3.0.31-1300972 
  • Build number: JZO54K.I747UCDMG2
  • File size: 217MB-481MB

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