Sprint Samsung Galaxy S III getting yet another update

For the third time in less than a month, Sprint is rolling out an update for the Samsung Galaxy S III phone. The last two updates consisted of security updates and another security update is included in this latest round. According to Sprint, this update also includes or addresses:

  • KI – Touch Wiz home has stopped
  • Single picture MMS no longer displayed as slideshow
  • Optimized LTE system selection
  • Enhanced Smart Stay function
  • Enhanced Voice recognition algorithm
  • All-Share Cast (All-share accessory hub) support
  • Music Hub support

This particular update is version L710VPLG4. To check the version currently on your Galaxy S III:

  1. Press Home > Menu
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Scroll up and tap About Device
  4. Scroll up. Software version is displayed under Baseband Version.

If you haven’t received the update yet, be patient. It will surely be arriving on your device in the next few days.

source: Sprint

About the Author: Jeff Causey

Raised in North Carolina, Jeff Causey is a licensed CPA in North Carolina. Jeff's past Android devices include an HTC EVO, a Samsung Note II, an LG G3, and a Motorola Moto X Pure Edition along with a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 10.1. He currently uses a Samsung Galaxy S8 and (very rarely) a Nexus 7 (2013). He is also using a Verizon-branded Motorola Moto Z Play Droid supplied by his job. Jeff used to have a pair of Google Glass and a Moto 360 Sport in his stable of gadgets. Unfortunately, his kids have all drunk the Apple Kool-Aid and have i-devices. Life at home often includes demonstrations of the superiority of his Android based devices. In his free time, Jeff is active an active runner usually training for his next marathon, owns a MINI Cooper, and plays Dungeons & Dragons. Jeff has three mostly grown kids and a golden retriever.

  • apple sucks

    the update ends with LG8, not LG4…LG4 is the 2nd update

  • Swezlo

    Samsung is Good company. Care for users. Not like Motorola!!! I thinking 2 seel my Motorola razr and buy Samsung phone.

    • Ben

      You realize that Samsung is famous for its lack of updates of all manufacturers?
      And that Sony and HTC are the best with the updates ? =)

      • Swezlo

        Thats good 2 know .Thank you very much for the tip .Sony or Htc it is .