1. acsurfer's Avatar
    Today I received a software update in notifications of my phone.

    If I use my phone data SIM card to update, how big is the file size and how long will it take to update?

    There will be no interruption to my phone during update correct?

    In "notifications" it only says "Software Update", what is the update for?

    Does it matter what SIM card I use when I am updating? I mean if I use SIM card A to update the phone, when I use SIM card B in the same phone, I will still see the updated software? or will I need to update again when I use SIM card B?

    Thanks. (Newbie here. First time encountered an update)
    10-20-2014 02:12 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Which phone do you have? This is a system update being pushed by your wireless carrier, correct? The SIM card doesn't figure into the download or installation, so it shouldn't matter which SIM card is inserted.
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    10-20-2014 11:11 AM
  3. acsurfer's Avatar
    Which phone do you have? This is a system update being pushed by your wireless carrier, correct? The SIM card doesn't figure into the download or installation, so it shouldn't matter which SIM card is inserted.
    Samsung Galaxy S4.
    10-20-2014 07:28 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Verizon always has a PDF file in the device support section of their website that details the latest update. Here's the page for the S4: Software Update: Samsung Galaxy S® 4 | Verizon Wireless.

    And here's the document: https://forums.androidcentral.com/e?...token=hgIXS36z
    acsurfer likes this.
    10-20-2014 07:35 PM
  5. Rukbat's Avatar
    1) The SIM you have to have active is the one that was active when you received the notification. (If you switch SIMs, you'll have to wait until that SIM gets an update notification.)

    Note: If you bought the phone from a carrier, only that carrier will be updating the phone.

    2) The file size and the time it takes depends on the update. Some are small fixes and are quick, others are new Android versions and take a while.

    3) You can not use your phone during the update.

    4) We can't tell you what the update is for without knowing the current ROM version in the phone and who your carrier is (and probably only someone with that same situation and carrier can tell you for sure, after getting the update and seeing what that build number is for).

    5) The primary carrier will send the update. The phone will then be updated no matter which SIM you use.
    acsurfer likes this.
    10-21-2014 11:05 PM

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