T-Mobile has just released an update for Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5 owners this week. According to the T-Mobile, these updates will bring the new Android security updates. On T-Mobile Galaxy S4 SGH-M919 update, it is dubbed as version M919UVSFQA1. While on the other hand, the T-Mobile Galaxy S5 SM-G900T got the update version G900TUVS1GQA2. Both devices will moved the Android security patch level to January 1, 2017.
Anyway, if you aren’t familiar with the Android security patch updates yet, it is basically a monthly security maintenance released for Android devices. Each month Google will eventually release the new security packages just to improved the device security against any Android vulnerabilities. While each of these security updates is consist of various security patches for Google and Samsung common vulnerabilities.
Here are the technical details of the two device updates:
T-Mobile Galaxy S4 SGH-M919
- Android version: 4.4.4 (KitKat)
- Baseband version: M919UVSFQA1
- Kernel version: 3.4.0-6281449
- Build number: KTU84P.M919UVSFQA1
The T-Mobile Galaxy S4 has stayed in Android 4.4.4 KitKat, and there’s no hope that this device will get the Android Lollipop updates as we compares to Sprint and AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S4.
T-Mobile Galaxy S5 SM-G900T
- Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow OS)
- Android security patch level: January 1, 2017
- Baseband version: G900TUVS1GQA2
- Kernel version: 3.4.0-7500527
- Build number: MMB29M.G900TUVS1GQA2
So if you’ve got a T-Mobile Galaxy S4 or a Galaxy S5 better check the update right now by simply firing up the update menu.
To get the update you may only simply head over to your device Settings >About Device > Software Update.
- From the Home screen, touch the Settings icon.
- Touch About device.
- Touch Software update.
It will automatically tell you that a new update is available or your software is up to date when there is none yet. You can simply tap install now when you want to perform an update or install later. The update usually take in stages and will take into several days. SO if ever you did see the update yet, just keep on eyeing out of it, or at-least give it a day or two.