Android software updates

TELUS and the manufacturers of Android® smartphones and tablets release software updates on a regular basis to optimize the performance of your Android. To ensure that your Android smartphone or tablet has the most up-to-date software, refer to the table below.

Android model

Latest software version

Benefits and enhancements

Motorola G

Android 4.4.2

update now

  • Fixed temporary cellular network loss
  • Fixed wallpaper cropping issue
  • Resolved USB OTG support issue
  • Fixed voice call volume issue
  • Fixed issue with ending calls

Samsung GALAXY MEGA

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  • Samsung Knox application support
  • Samsung Gear application support

Sony Xperia Z1

Software v 14.2.A.0.290

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  • Generic stability improvements
  • Touch firmware updates
  • Performance improvements

Nexus 5

Android 4.4.2

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  • Addresses Android security issues

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

LG Nexus 4

Android v 4.4.2

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  • Addresses Android security issues

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

Samsung Galaxy S III™

Android v 4.3

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  • Galaxy Gear Smartwatch support
  • Samsung Knox support

Samsung GALAXY Note™ II

Android v 4.3

update now

  • Galaxy Gear Smartwatch support
  • Samsung Knox support

Samsung Galaxy S4

Android v 4.3

update now

  • Galaxy Gear Smartwatch support
  • Samsung Knox support

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Android v 4.2.2

update now

  • Galaxy Gear Smartwatch support
  • Samsung Knox support

Samsung GALAXY Note™ III

Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) - Build number JSS15JN900W8VLUBMJ1

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  • Handwriting recognition issues resolved

Huawei Ascend Y210

Build Number Y210-0151V100R001C546B878

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The software update provides the following enhancement:

  • Addresses Android security issues.
  • Addresses the problem where Android devices using a downloaded VoIP application dialer cannot connect to 911.
  • Update TELUS App House stub to My Account.

NOTE: Huawei is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

HTC One™

Android v 4.3

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  • This update is for Jelly Bean 4.3 along with some HTC bug fixes; enhancements include:
  • Improved camera functionality.
  • Improved Bluetooth stability.
  • Improved WiFi Direct functionality.
  • Swiftkey corrections/predictions bug fix.
  • New driver for a newly sourced camera (for brand new factory devices only).

Samsung GALAXY Note

Android v 4.1.2

update now

  • Actionable notifications will show up in the notification pane.
  • Jelly Bean makes your Android device even more responsive by boosting your device's CPU instantly when you touch the screen, and turns it down when you don't need it to improve battery life.
  • With Android Beam, you can now easily share your photos and videos.
  • As you place widgets on the screen, everything else automatically moves to make room. If they're too big, widgets resize on their own. If you choose to resize a widget, apps and widgets will now also move out of the way.
  • Google Now automatically delivers relevant real-time information.

LG Optimus Black

Android v 4.0.4

update now

  • Cool new Android widgets, notifications, multitasking and lock screen.
  • Share contacts, websites, apps, and games using Android Beam.
  • Data use management – Warning and usage limits can be specified to control and even turn off data usage.

4G Samsung Galaxy S II X

Android v 4.1.2

update now

  • Actionable notifications will show up in the notification pane.
  • Jelly Bean makes your Android device even more responsive by boosting your device's CPU instantly when you touch the screen, and turns it down when you don't need it to improve battery life.
  • With Android Beam, you can now easily share your photos and videos.
  • As you place widgets on the screen, everything else automatically moves to make room. If they're too big, widgets resize on their own. If you choose to resize a widget, apps and widgets will now also move out of the way.
  • Google Now automatically delivers relevant real-time information.

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

HTC One™ X+

Android v 4.1.1

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  • Bug fixes to improve Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Improvements for the Camera application to enhance photo quality
  • Minor bug fixes to address internal system errors

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

Samsung Galaxy Rugby™ LTE

Android v 4.1.2

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  • Notification Pane: Actionable notifications will show allowing for instantaneous actions without going straight to the app.
  • Fast & Smooth: making moving between home screens and switching between apps effortless, like turning pages in a book.
  • Android Beam: You can now easily share your photos and videos.
  • Resizable App Widgets: Home screen app shortcuts move to accommodate App Widgets which will automatically resize.
  • Google Now: Searching is faster and more relevant, as is taking photos and viewing content.

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

LG Optimus G

Android v 4.1.1

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  • Notification Pane: Actionable notifications will show allowing for instantaneous actions without going straight to the app.
  • Fast & Smooth: making moving between home screens and switching between apps effortless, like turning pages in a book.
  • Android Beam: You can now easily share your photos and videos.
  • Resizable App Widgets: Home screen app shortcuts move to accommodate App Widgets which will automatically resize.
  • Google Now: Searching is faster and more relevant, as is taking photos and viewing content.

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

HTC One™ S

Android v 4.1.1

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  • Actionable notifications will show up in the notification pane.
  • With Android Beam, you can now easily share your photos and videos.
  • Improves device stability.

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

Samsung GALAXY Note™ II

Software v 4.1.2

update now

  • Production issues related to the sensors performance were addressed
  • Chinese Language package is added

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

HTC One™ X

Android v 4.1.1

update now

  • Actionable notifications will show up in the notification pane.
  • With Android Beam, you can now easily share your photos and videos.
  • Google Now automatically delivers relevant real-time information.

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

LG Optimus G

Android v 4.0.4

update now

  • Touchscreen support
  • Various bug fixes

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

4G Samsung Galaxy S III™

Android v 4.1.1

update now

  • Actionable notifications will show up in the notification pane.
  • Jelly Bean makes your Android device even more responsive by boosting your device's CPU instantly when you touch the screen, and turns it down when you don't need it to improve battery life.
  • With Android Beam, you can now easily share your photos and videos.
  • As you place widgets on the screen, everything else automatically moves to make room. If they're too big, widgets resize on their own. If you choose to resize a widget, apps and widgets will now also move out of the way.
  • Google Now automatically delivers relevant real-time information.

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 8.9

Android v 4.0.4

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The release of Android® Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 provides the following benefits and enhancements for your tablet:

  • Cool new Android widgets, notifications, multitasking and lock screen.
  • Share contacts, websites, apps, and games using Android Beam.
  • Data use management – Warning and usage limits can be specified to control and even turn off data usage.
NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your tablet will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

HTC One™ V

Android v 4.0.3
Software v 2.22.661.2

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  • Improved device stability
NOTE: HTC is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

Samsung Galaxy TabTM10.1

Android v 4.0.4

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The release of Android® Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 provides the following benefits and enhancements for your tablet:

  • Updated Browser with faster rendering, zoom and pan.
  • Swipe to dismiss notifications, tasks, and browser tabs.
  • Improved text input and spell-checking.
  • Redesigned Gallery app with photo editor.
  • Richer, resizable widgets.

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your tablet will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

LG Optimus LTE

Android v 4.0.4

update now

  • Cool new Android widgets, notifications, multitasking and lock screen.
  • Share contacts, websites, apps, and games using Android Beam.
  • Data use management – Warning and usage limits can be specified to control and even turn off data usage.

NOTE: LG is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

Samsung Google® Nexus S™

Android v 4.1.1

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    The release of Android Jelly Bean v 4.1.1 will provide the following enhancements:

  • Faster user interface. Moving between home screens and switching between apps is smoother.
  • Improved performance including: Faster auto-rotate, quicker responses when switching between recent apps, and smoother and more consistent rendering.
  • Improved touch responses. Instantly boosts the device CPU when you touch the LCD, and turns it down when you don't need it to improve battery life.

NOTE: Google is releasing this update in stages. Your smartphone will receive a notification when this update becomes available to you.

Sony Ericsson Experia™ Ray

Android v 4.0.4

update now

  • Unlock your device with smile using new Face Unlock.
  • Share contacts, Web sites, apps, and games using Android Beam.
  • Data use management – Warning and usage limits can be specified to control, and even turn off, data usage.

LG Shine Plus™ with Google™

Android v 2.3.3

update now

  • Improved phone dialer & Gmail user interface
  • Improved word prediction
  • Improved power management for better battery life

HTC Amaze™ 4G

Android v 4.0.3

update now

  • Unlock your phone with your smile by using face lock.
  • Monitor your data usage and know what activities consume more data.
  • Place one app/shortcut on top of another on the home screen to quickly create a folder.
  • Improved phone stability and battery life.

HTC Status™

Software v 1.24.661.2

update now

  • Fixes a security vulnerability on the device.

MOTOROLA XOOM™ with Wi-Fi

Android Ice Cream Sandwich v 4.0.3

update now

The release of Android® Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 provides the following benefits and enhancements for your tablet:

  • Updated Browser with faster rendering, zoom and pan.
  • Swipe to dismiss notifications, tasks, and browser tabs.
  • Improved text input and spell-checking.
  • Redesigned Gallery app with photo editor.
  • Richer, resizable widgets.

HTC Desire™

Android v 2.2

update now

Build: 2.25.661.2

  • Portable Wi-Fi hotspot capability
  • Improved browser performance
  • Apps storage to your memory card

HTC Desire™ HD with HTC Sense

Android v 2.3.5

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  • HTC Sense 3.0 (improved Calendar, Messages, Camera, Gallery, Music, Weather, Lock screen, Reader and more)
  • HTC Watch – Rent or buy the latest movies and or shows
  • Google Video Chat
  • Improved stability

HTC Hero™

Android v 2.1

update now

Build: 3.36.661.2

  • Improved Call Performance
  • Blur Login
  • Improved Stability and Responsiveness
  • Improved Battery Life

LG Optimus One with Google™

Android v 2.3.3

update now

Software version: LG-P500h-V20a

  • Improved power management for better battery life and device performance.
  • Back up even more features on your Google account and remember things like Wi-Fi passwords, wallpapers, text messages and more.

Motorola Backflip™

Android v 2.1

no updates

Check back soon for available updates.

Motorola Charm™ with MOTOBLUR™

Android v 2.1

update now

  • Improved Call Performance
  • Blur Login
  • Improved Stability and Responsiveness
  • Improved Battery Life

Motorola Defy™ with MOTOBLUR

Android v 2.2.1

no updates

Check back soon for available updates.

Motorola Milestone™

Android v 2.2.1

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  • Portable Wi-Fi hotspot capability.
  • Apps storage to your memory card.
  • Improved Web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1, currently available for download via Android Market.
  • Enhanced browser performance for faster loading of JavaScript heavy pages.
  • Improved Wi-Fi performance and connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Apollo™

Android v 2.2

update now

  • Enhanced portable Wi-Fi hotspot capability to share data with multiple devices
  • Improved browser performance and Adobe® Flash 10.1 support
  • Apps storage to your memory card
  • IT policy support for Microsoft Exchange Users

Samsung Galaxy S Fascinate™ 3G+

Android v 2.3.3 update now

  • User interface refinements: theme color change, better visual effects, changes in dialer and Gmail, and easy text input with multi-touch
  • Ability to make calls over the internet with Voice over IP (VoIP), when connected to Wi-Fi

NOTE: If you are unable to upgrade your device, please call Samsung Social Hub support.

Phone: 1-888-751-4078

Hours: 8:30AM - 12:00AM. Monday to Sunday.

Samsung Galaxy S Fascinate™ 4G

Android v 2.3.4
update now

  • Make phone calls over the internet with VOIP when connected to Wi-Fi.
  • Improved power management for better battery life and device performance.
  • Back up even more features on your Google account and remember things like Wi-Fi passwords, wallpapers, text messages and more.

NOTE: If you are unable to upgrade your device, please call Samsung Social Hub support.
Phone: 1-888-751-4078
Hours: 8:30AM - 12:00AM. Monday to Sunday.

Samsung Galaxy Ace™

Android v 2.3.4

no updates

Check back soon for available updates.

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