Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 VRUDMI1 Update Rolling Out OTA

Verizon has started to roll out a new update to the Samsung Galaxy S4. If you have a subscription with the carrier and use the S4 then you will be getting this OTA. Update VRUDMI1 was previously only available via Verizon’s Software Upgrade Assistant and is an upgrade over the previous version VRUAME7. The device however is still running on Android 4.2.2.

When Verizon made this latest update available no changelog was released making a lot of owners wonder what it contained. Today, we have the official changelog from Samsung detailing the improvements that it carries.

One prominent feature included with the VRUDMI1 update is the Optical Reader application that allows users to easily find business cards, contacts, and addresses with real-time recognition. Users will also be able to convert words into sentences from one language to another.

Aside from these new additional features improvements have been made on Wi-Fi connectivity, as well as several enhancement tweaks.

VRUDMI1 update changelog


  • eSE Removal
  • Optical Reader (Stub)
  • Abbott WiFi Profile Fix
  • My Video Settings Update

New versions of Pre-load applications

  • WatchON
  • Air View
  • Samsung Hub
  • Story Album
  • S Health
  • S Translator

This new update has a 150.3 MB file size and will take 5-7 minutes to download and an additional 5-7 minutes to install. If you haven’t received any notification on your device on the new update yet you can check on it manually by going to Settings>More>About phone>Software update>Check new.

There doesn’t seem to be any security fixes included in this update as far as we know. Those who have rooted devices should delay getting this until we have more information regarding the matter.

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 Technical Specifications

  • Display: 5.0” full HD Super AMOLED Corning® Gorilla Glass 3
  • OS: Android 4.2, Jelly Bean & TouchWiz
  • CPU: 1.9 GHz Quad Core
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage:16GB on board memory expandable via microSD up to 64GB
  • Rear Camera: 13MP AF with Flash and Zero Shutter Lag
  • Front Camera: 2MP Full HD Recording
  • Battery:  2600 mAh Lithium Ion

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