Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 And Note 10.1 (2014) On T-Mobile Finally Getting Update ... But Only To Android 5.0.2 Lollipop


T-Mobile seems to be on a roll of pushing out software updates to Samsung devices.

After rolling out an update that brings the Samsung Pay feature for the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy S6 edge, T-Mobile is now updating the Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 and Note 10.1 (2014).

However, the much-awaited update is to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop and not Android 5.1.

"Beginning September 28, Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition (P607) devices will receive a notification to update to the latest software version," notes T-Mobile in the changelog

The software update brings a slew of enhancements and improvements Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 tablet users' way, including a fix for Stagefright.

The software update for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 has the build number P607TUVUBOI2 and weighs 958.65 MB.

On the other hand, the eight-inch Galaxy Tab 4, which was languishing on Android 4.4 KitKat, gets quite a jump with Android 5.0.2. Lollipop. Per the changelog, the update for the eight-inch variant of the Galaxy Tab has the build number T337TUVU1COH5 and is lighter than the update for sibling Galaxy Tab 10.1 2014, weighing 852.07 MB.

Just a few days ago, we reported, that the AT&T variant of the eight-inch Galaxy Tab 4 was benefiting from the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update.

T-Mobile is pushing out both the software updates over the air (OTA) from Monday, Sept. 28. The network operator has revealed that the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update will be pushed out to the two devices until Oct. 9.

For those who want to download the update, remember to ensure that your tablet has at least 50 percent battery charge and a stable Wi-Fi connection. Also, ensure that your tablet has sufficient space to accommodate the software update.

To manually check if your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 or the Galaxy Tab 10.1 2014 have received the Android 5.0.2 update from T-Mobile go to Settings > About device > Software update.

With Google gearing up to launch Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 and Galaxy Tab 10.1 2014 owners are certainly hoping they will benefit from the update soon.

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