Android is an evolving and improving platform. Staying in touch with the latest OS updates is highly vital because of the new features which strengthen the security level and brings other goodies as well. Thanks to Google, as it always keep on improving every aspect of mobile systems. Receiving updates comes with a sense of excitement for most Android phones. This article shows how to receive Android updates easily.

Ways to receive Android updates easily

 1. Method I - Automatically

Turn on Automatic Updates – Most of Android handsets come with automatic update turned on. In case yours isn’t, go to the settings and if your handset has an update, you’ll automatically see the notification in the notification bar. This may be the simplest way to receive updates on your smartphone. The updates will automatically download and you’ll be informed when it is ready to roll.

2. Method II – Manually

Update Now – In case you haven’t gotten an update in your handset and you need to check one; first go to the settings, select the general tab. From there scroll down to the bottom and you’ll find device info. Click on that to enter another menu. After this, you’ll be able to see the ‘Update Now’ option on your right at the top. Further down you’ll be able to see the ‘Auto Update’ option. If it’s unchecked, tap on it to see if there is an update of your handset of not.

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What's my model number?

There are several ways to locate your model number:

Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool

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