If no update was available it is worth noting that sometimes the new version is made available sooner if you update your phone through Kies from Samsung.So if you had no luck with this approach you could check out our how to update the Galaxy s4 with Kies.

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One of the most important ones is that there are always someone trying to hack and take advantage of other peoples phones.

As Google and Android discovers how they do this those holes are closed as quickly as possible.

If your phone is not running the latest version you are not taking advantage of this. Most Android Os updates also come with a host of new features, and most times both visual and performance enhancements.

Personally I have never lost anything even though I have updated many phones many times but remeber the old saying, better safe than sorry.

Check out our backup Android contacts tutorial and the backup Android pictures tutorial. Your phone will now connect to the Samsung servers and check if there are any updates available for your phone.

If there are any you simply have to follow the on screen instructions.If no updates are available at this time you will get a message saying : The latest updates have already been installed.One of the best things about the Android Os is the fact that it is constantly evolving.This means that the cell phone makers from time to time makes available new updates.This ensures that you can hopefully get access to newer Android Os versions for your cell phone. In some rare cases you can actually lose your data when updating your phone.To ensure that you are always getting the most from your phone be sure to check for updates once in a while. To make certain that you don’t lose any important data you should backup the things to valuable to lose.