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


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Raised in North Carolina, Jeff Causey is a chief financial officer and licensed CPA in Durham, North Carolina. Jeff has owned an HTC EVO, a Samsung Note II, and a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 10.1. He currently uses an LG G3 and a Nexus 7 (2013). Recently Jeff added Google Glass to his stable of tech gadgets. Unfortunately, his wife and 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 in his church, a local MINI Cooper car club, and his daughter's soccer club. Jeff is married, has three 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 .