Tips

Find and update the software version on your Samsung Instinct

Last Updated: Nov 18, 2013

Just like your computer, the software on your phone needs to be updated periodically to make sure you have all the latest fixes and enhancements to keep it running at optimal performance. Follow the steps below to check your current version and perform any needed updates.

Version history

Current version: m800.CH27

Version

Date Released

Description of fixes

m800.CH27

09/15/2009

This update includes: An "open" API policy update for Java developers, Sprint TV enhancements, and RSS reader enhancements within the browser. This release will also remove the customer "Privacy" settings which limit customer access to sites and content that require Sprint user authentication.

m800.CA10

02/10/09

This upgrade includes several updates to improve device performance.

m800.BK14

11/20/08

GPS Enhancement; pre-support for Outlook Calendar

m800.BH29

09/24/08

Browser Enhancements

m800.BF30

07/30/08

Application optimizations for Picture Mail, Browser, TV, Radio, Push Info Services, Navigation, Visual Voicemail, Mobile Sync, E-Mail, and Music; also fixes Samsung UI issues

m800.BE09

06/20/08

Initial Release

Check the version on your phone

To check the current version, perform the following steps:

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Main tab, located at the bottom of the screen
  2. Touch Settings
  3. Touch General
  4. Touch Phone Information. Under Version, on the second line of text, the software version is listed in the format SW:XX.XXXX XXXX. For example, if your device is loaded with software version BE09, the second line of text appears as SW:ES.M800 BE09.

NOTE: The software version shown above is for example only and may not reflect the most current version on your device.

Update your software

To update your phone, perform the following steps:

  1. From the Home button, touch the Main tab, located at the bottom of the screen
  2. Touch Settings
  3. Touch General
  4. Touch Update Software. The message Checking for software update. Please wait appears.
  5. When prompted, install the update after it has been downloaded to your device.

NOTE: Upon completion of the update, the message Device configuration has completed appears.

Average User Rating
3.6
(534 ratings)

My rating

Contact us

Find a store


Recently Viewed