Software versions & updates: Samsung Galaxy Tab A

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

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

Android 5.0.2 / Baseband T357TUVS1APL1

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'System,' and then tap About device.
  4. Read the baseband version on the phone.
  5. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Android 5.0.2 / Baseband T357TUVS1APH1

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'System,' and then tap About device.
  4. Read the baseband version on the phone.
  5. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

Android version 5.0.2

Baseband version T357TUVS1APL1

January 23, 2017

Android Security updates

Available August 22, 2016

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

Android version 5.0.2

Baseband version T357TUVS1APH1

August 22, 2016

July and August Security update

Available August 22, 2016

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

Android version 5.0.2

Baseband version T357UVU1AOG6

August 19, 2015

Original software

Available August 19, 2015

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
  • Data connection
  • File size of update: 42.60 MB

 

 

Update software versions

 

Update automatically over the air (OTA) for T357TUVS1APH1

  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.