Upgrading the software on your android smartphone or tablet is quite important as that can allow you to use the latest software in your device. Updating not only improves your device’s security, stability and speed but also improves the features and functionalities as well. Generally your device informs you when there is an update available. However, that process could be delayed. When you know that there is an update available the process below can help you to do that immediately:
Before going to follow the below steps you should check the version of Android you’re using on your smartphone or tablet. Now just start following the steps one by one-
Updating your Android device does not affect the data stored within your smartphone. But you know prevention is always better than cure. So just take the backup of all possible data stored in your device.
Open the settings section. You can get this section when you press the menu button or can go through any notification bar.
Now just scroll down to ‘About Phone’ or ‘About Tablet’ section. Tap it and open the information screen.
Now go for Software Update option. Here you’ll get the version of Android you’re using.
Now you’ve to select check for updates option. Your smartphone or tablet will now search for the available updates. If any updates are available, your device will ask you whether you want to install it. You can then download and install it in your Android smartphone or tablet.
Once the download process is complete you should restart your device for successful installation of the latest updates. It’s advisable to plug your device into its charger just to ensure that the battery won’t run out while the update process will go on.