Software updates: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

Use this page to identify software versions for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 as well as details on recent software updates.

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

Android 5.1.1/ Baseband T337TUVS1CPL1

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Select the General tab.
  4. Tap About device.
  5. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Android 5.1.1/ Baseband T337TUVS1CPG2

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Select the General tab.
  4. Tap About device.
  5. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

Android 5.1.1

Baseband Version: T337TUVS1CPL1

February 1, 2017

Android Security updates

February 1, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 5.1.1

Baseband Version: T337TUVS1CPG2

August 28, 2016

July and August Security updates

August 28, 2016

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 5.1.1

Baseband Version: T337TUVU1COH5

September 28, 2015

Android 5.0

Stagefright fix

September 28, 2015

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 4.4.4

Baseband Version: T337TUVU1BNK4

December 8, 2014

Software stability

December 8, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 4.4.4

Baseband Version: T337TUVU1BNI8

October 22, 2014

Android OS update to 4.4.4 and Chinese language fixes

October 22, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android 4.4.2

Baseband Version: T337TUVU1AMF4

July 16, 2014

July 16, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

 

Determine update requirements

Customers' devices must meet the following requirements to update their software to the most current version:

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Wi-Fi connection
  • File size of update: 252.20 MB

 

Update software versions

 

Update automatically over the air (OTA) for Android 5.1.1/ Baseband T337TUVS1CPL1

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap About device.
  4. Tap Software update.
  5. Tap OK to start the device check for updates.
  6. Tap OK to begin the update.

 

Update from a computer

Follow the device requirements above, along with the following:

  • Use a Samsung USB cable.
  • Back up your data prior to completing the update.

 

During the update, do not:

  • Use the device or press any keys.
  • Remove the battery, if applicable.
  • Turn off the device.
  • Disconnect the USB cable until the update is complete.

 

You will not be able to place a call during the update, not even an emergency call.

  1. Download and install Samsung Smart Switch that is compatible with your computer from http://www.samsung.com/us/support/smart-switch-support/#!/
  2. Connect the cable to a compatible USB port on your computer.
  3. Connect the other end of the cable to your mobile device.
  4. Allow your computer to install any required drivers for your device. This process may take a few minutes.
  5. Open Smart Switch on your computer, and allow it to make the connection.
  6. If a software update is available for your device, Smart Switch will automatically prompt you to update. At any time, you can click Update.
  7. Click Update to begin downloading the necessary files.
  8. Click OK to proceed.Your device may turn off and on a few times during the update process. Once complete the device will return to the Home screen.

 

Issues after updating

If you experience issues after updating to the latest software version, follow these steps:

 

  1. Wipe your cache partition to make sure that all system files on your device are put back in order.
  2. If wiping the cache partition does not work, you may need to perform a master reset.