Software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note (I717)
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Software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note (I717)

Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

  • What's new: Device security improvements

  • Release date: September 18, 2015
  • Android version: 4.1.2
  • Baseband version: I717UCMD2
  • Kernel version: 3.0.31-1117019
  • Build number: JZO54K.I717UCMD4
  • File size: 0.62MB

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 your data, we recommend that you back up your media files to an SD card, a PC, or your 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 Home screen, tap Menu > Settings.
  3. Tap the More tab.
  4. 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 update
  1. From the Home screen, tap Menu > Settings.
  2. Tap the More tab.
  3. Tap About device
  4. The device has the latest software if the Baseband version and Build number match the current update details.

Previous updates

May 3, 2013 
  • Android 4.1.2
  • Popup note: Allows you to capture directions, phone numbers, and other information instantly while on a call.
  • Popup Video and Browser: Allows user to watch video or browse the web while performing other tasks.
  • Photo note and frame: Allows user to write down notes on the front and back of a photo.
  • Easy clip: Allows user to crop an image from any screen and save or share easily.
  • Paper artist: Provides an emotional & aesthetic photo editing experience.
  • Handwriting on S planner and email: Handwrite memos or send handwritten notes via email.
  • Enhanced S note: More effects & templates were added.

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