It's also a good idea to snap a couple of screenshots of your home screens and email them to yourself before you start.
If you use an alternative Android launcher you can save your home screen preferences, but not if you use a stock launcher, so take a quick few screenshots of your home screens.
If you love your smartphone, you are probably familiar with the general trend: after the traditional rumors, Google announces a new Android version each year.
To get more out of your Android experience you can now upgrade your device to the latest version of the Android operating system.The more backups the merrier, the more often the better, the more locations the safer. Follow our guide on how to back up everything on Android.Get yourself a cloud backup service, use a free app such as Helium, copy files to your computer with a USB cable, email yourself stuff, make a Nandroid – just do whatever it takes. It's important that your Android doesn't run out of power during the update. We recommend making sure your battery is at around 70 to 80 percent as a minimum, before you start to install any update.The aim is to make updates available as quickly as possible, but in the past, updates sometimes got delayed or even got cancelled for some devices, despite Samsung promising to release it for those devices.This was mostly because Samsung’s plans to update devices were based on early information they would receive from Google or from telecom providers, which is the reason why it no longer offers information on Android updates and their availability, mostly to avoid disappointing users later on.