Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active gets Android 5.0 Lollipop

We weren't expecting Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active but I guess since the Galaxy S4 model has gotten a taste of its sweetness, it's rugged sibling should be getting it too. AT&T has started to release the Lollipop software update for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active (SGH-I537) yesterday, April 21. As with most Android 5.0 updates, this one will ready for download via Firmware Over The Air (FOTA).

CyanogenMod 11 nightlies land for international Galaxy S4 Active

One of the coolest things about CyanogenMod for fans of the software is that it is updated very frequently for many devices. One of the drawbacks is that you need versions of the software specific to your device. If your device is an international version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 active, nightlies are now available for your smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active survives lawnmower crunching

When I think of a phone made for “rugged”, I will most likely point back to my venerable old Nokia 6250, and not to the Galaxy S4 Active which Samsung purports to be a ruggedized version of its 2013 flagship phone. Believe us that when they thought of the moniker “active”, they were not thinking of being “crunched by a lawnmower” kind of active. But this unit, although a bit worse for wear (just a tiny bit), miraculously survived the lawnmower treatment.

AT&T Galaxy S4 Active users begin seeing Android 4.3 [UPDATE]

AT&T has yet to give the official nod for the update, however it seems Galaxy S4 Active users are in the process of getting Android 4.3. The update is on the larger size in terms of MBs, and will have your handset jumping from Android 4.2.2. Along with the bump to Android 4.3, the handset will also be sitting with baseband version I537UCUBML2 once the update has been installed.
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