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Android Updates On Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 came out of the pack using the Jelly Bean Android OS. Samsung also offers software upgrades up to Android 5.0 Lollipop for standard Note 3. However, Note 3 NEO also gets a later repetition using Android 5.1.1. Then Galaxy stopped offering system updates to all Note 3 devices. Hopefully, it is also possible for you to get more current models such as Android Nougat or Android Marshmallow on Note 3.

Android model Jelly Bean KitKat Android 5.0 Lollipop Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Marshmallow Nougat
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Yes True Yes No False No
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 NEO Yes True Yes Yes False No

Samsung Galaxy Note 3:

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Android 7.0 Nougat

Samsung can’t offer system upgrades after the development of Android Lollipop but if you like to Android Nougat on your Note 3. Then don’t fret. You can simply flash a custom ROM on your mobile – through this will blank your warranty. So, remember this is definitely the route you like to take before moving in.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Unfortunately, The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is not available. But like Android Nougat update, you can aslo get Marshmallow on your Galaxy N3 (Note 3) via custom ROM.

Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update

Hopefully, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the only version to officially get this update is the Galaxy Note 3 NEO. Officially, the standard version support stopped at Android 5.0. Also, you can upgrade to 5.1.1 through custom ROM.

Android 5.0 update

AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint all offer the Galaxy Note 3 update to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

The Lollipop update brings battery performance, the functionality of smart-lock, lock-screen alerts.  Not just this but also the latest Material Design look and feel. No doubt it makes it the biggest update to hit the Note 3.

If you want to check if you have it. Then head over to the About phone page in your Settings menu and click Software update to view if you can install the newest model.


What Android model are you using on your Galaxy Note 3 yet? If you have Marshmallow, are you thinking about getting Lollipop or Nougat? We really like to read your suggestions in the comments section below.

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