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Find and update the software version on your Samsung Rant

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: m540.CG10

Version

Date Released

Description of enhancements/fixes

m540.CG10

9/1/2009

General maintenance release that also corrects the issue where customers were not able to receive the firmware and PRL upgrade notification when the data lock was on.

m540.CB23

3/10/09

Addresses the following issues: deleting PictureMail messages in Spanish mode, No Caller ID ringer not functioning as designed, call history disappearing and One Click ##RTN# issue.

m540.BK03

12/01/08

Enhancements to Sprint One Click

m540.BI09

10/19/08

Initial Release

Check the version on your phone

To check the version on your phone, perform the following steps:

  1. Press the Menu/OK key, select Settings, and then press the Menu/OK key.
  2. Select Phone Info, and then press the Menu/OK key.
  3. Select Version, and then press the Menu/OK key. The software version is listed in the format m540.XXXX.

Update your software

To update your phone, perform the following steps:

  1. Press the Menu/OK key, select Tools, and then press the Menu/OK key.
  2. Select Update Phone, and then press the Menu/OK key.
  3. Select Update Firmware, and then press the Menu/OK key. The message Checking for firmware update will appear. Please wait appears.

NOTE: You are prompted to install the update after it is downloaded to the device.

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