Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is updated to Android 4.4.4

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is updated to Android 4.4.4
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is an exclusive for AT&T. The device is the version of Samsung's flagship phone designed for the user with a devil may care personality. Sporting a military specification of 810g and an IP67 certification, the Galaxy S5 Active is designed to survive drops, falls and submersion in up to 3.2 feet of water for as long as 30 minutes. The handset is made with stronger plastic than the regular version of the Galaxy S5, which came with its own IP67 certification last year. 

On Monday, AT&T started rolling out Android 4.4.4 for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active. Version G870AUCU1AOA1 will bring "Miscellaneous improvements, bug fixes, and security updates" to the phone. Samsung suggests that the battery be fully charged before the update process is begun. The manufacturer also says that the update can be postponed three times, but will automatically be downloaded and installed on the fourth try. In other words, there is no escaping Android 4.4.4 for owners of the Galaxy S5 Active.

Since the update is being sent out on a staggered basis, not everyone will receive it immediately. You can try to manually get the update process started by going to Menu > Settings > More Settings > About device > Software update > Check for updates. Touch OK. Eventually, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active should receive the Android 5.0 update.

source: Samsung via AndroidCentral

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Galaxy S5 Active
  • Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 16GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(29h talk time)

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6 Comments

1. Ninetysix

Posts: 2966; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

That's what happens when you release way too many phones. Your updates will lag just like the phones. There's no excuse whatsoever that this is not 5.0.X. Fail.

2. FlyingDutch

Posts: 97; Member since: Jan 30, 2015

You mean 5.1, don't you?

3. iushnt

Posts: 3176; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

is it 5.0 or 4.4.4? Is there a typo?

4. Elfmonster unregistered

I also used to get angry at Samsung for lagging behind updates, but then the hideously buggy and decrepitly slow lollipop on my Nexus has me hoping Samsung never updates out of kitkat. Lollipop is that bad.

5. FlyingDutch

Posts: 97; Member since: Jan 30, 2015

And what are those people swear on Lollipop?

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