What is Samsung BIT/Binary Version?

Last modified on June, 19th, 2024   @Samfirms   1,376  

Samsung's BIT Binary version is a firmware security feature that is designed to protect Samsung devices from unauthorized software modifications. This feature was introduced by Samsung in response to the increasing prevalence of device tampering and the potential security risks that come with it.

BIT stands for "Binary Integrity Verification", and it is a feature that ensures the integrity of the firmware installed on a Samsung device. This feature works by checking the firmware's digital signature before allowing it to be installed on the device. If the signature does not match, the firmware installation is blocked, preventing any unauthorized modifications to the device.

Samsung BIT binary version is available on a variety of Samsung devices, including smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches. This feature is particularly important for businesses and organizations that rely on Samsung devices for their day-to-day operations. BIT binary version provides an additional layer of security that ensures the devices are running the correct firmware and have not been tampered with in any way.

BIT binary version is enabled by default on all Samsung devices, and it is recommended that users leave it enabled to ensure the highest level of security. However, it is important to note that this feature can sometimes cause issues when attempting to install custom firmware or make other modifications to the device. In these cases, users may need to disable the BIT binary version temporarily to perform the desired modifications, but they should always re-enable it afterward to ensure the device's security.

In addition to protecting the device from unauthorized modifications, the BIT binary version also provides other security benefits. For example, it can prevent malware from being installed on the device by verifying the digital signature of any software attempting to install itself. It can also prevent hackers from gaining access to the device by blocking the installation of malicious firmware.

How to check Samsung Phone SW REV.?

To check your phone's SW (software) REV (revision), you can follow these steps

  1. Open the "Settings" app on your phone.
  2. Scroll down and look for an option called "About phone" or "System" and tap on it.
  3. Look for an option called "Software information" or "Software version" and tap on it.
  4. The software version information will be displayed, including the SW REV.

This value includes AP version codes like S901EXXS3CWB5. SW REV. value usually is the 5th character from the right. In S901EXXS3CWB5 SW REV. is 3

Note that the exact steps to check the SW REV may vary depending on the type of phone and the operating system (OS) version it is running. If you're having trouble finding the SW REV information, you can try searching online for specific instructions for your phone model and OS version.

How to Check Samsung SW REV in Download Mode?

To check your Galaxy phone's SW (software) REV (revision) in Download Mode, you can follow these steps

  • Power Off Device and Boot in Download Mode.
  • Press and hold the Volume Down button and the Power button at the same time to enter download mode.
  • When the warning message appears, press the Volume Up button to enter download mode.
  • You can see the value RP SW REV. And the main SW REV. is Bwith X being SW REV. value. It usually is the highest value