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Update the Software on Your Tab 4

You will need a Samsung account in order to update your device.

DO NOT plug your device into a wall or PC during the update, as this will not allow the update to download and install. Prior to updating your device, ensure that your tablet has at least 50% battery power. If the power on your unit is below 50% there is a chance the unit will malfunction.

Updating your Device

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > General tab > About device.
  2. Tap Software update.
  3. Tap Update now.
  4. Tap OK to check for the latest software update for your device.
  5. If an update is available for your device a message will appear, tap Download to install the update.
  6. The update will begin to download on your device.
  7. After the download is complete tap Install to install the new update.
  8. After the installation is complete tap OK to reboot your tablet.

Download Kies to Upgrade Firmware.

Kies download  Click here

Windows
Kies 3 supported models: Samsung Galaxy devices running Android 4.3 or later versions.


Kies 2.6 supported models: Select devices launched before September 2013.

Determining Your Device's Android Version

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings.
  2. Touch About device and look at the number under Android version.




Mac
Kies 3 for Mac



Click here for information on SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS.

Which version of Kies is right for me?

Kies is available for both PC and Mac. Mac users should download Kies 3 for Mac. Windows users should first determine the version of Android running on their mobile device. (If you don't know the version. If your device is running Android 4.3, please download Kies 3. Devices running older versions of Android should download Kies 2.6.

How do I connect my device to Kies?

You can connect via USB cable.

How do I upgrade the firmware for my device?

 

I installed Kies on my computer, but my device is giving me an error message that says Kies is not supported.

You may have installed a version of Kies that is incompatible with your device. Uninstall Kies and review the instructions on determining which version is compatible with your device.

How do I upgrade the firmware for my device?

After connecting your device to the computer via USB, check the Basic information tab in Kies. If you see the message "This is the latest firmware," you do not need a firmware upgrade. Otherwise, click Firmware upgrade to start the upgrade process.

Windows
Kies 3 supported models: Samsung Galaxy devices running Android 4.3 or later versions.

Kies 2.6 supported models: Select devices launched before September 2013.

Kies 2.6  Click Here

Determining Your Device's Android Version

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings.
  2. Touch About device and look at the number under Android version.

Mac
Kies 3 for Mac

Kies 3 for MAC  Click Here

Information on System Requirements  Click Here

Which version of Kies is right for me?

Kies is available for both PC and Mac. Mac users should download Kies 3 for Mac. Windows users should first determine the version of Android running on their mobile device. (If you don't know the version. If your device is running Android 4.3, please download Kies 3. Devices running older versions of Android should download Kies 2.6.

How do I connect my device to Kies?

You can connect via USB cable.

How do I upgrade the firmware for my device?

Kies 2.6  Click Here

I installed Kies on my computer, but my device is giving me an error message that says Kies is not supported.

You may have installed a version of Kies that is incompatible with your device. Uninstall Kies and review the instructions on determining which version is compatible with your device.

How do I upgrade the firmware for my device?

After connecting your device to the computer via USB, check the Basic information tab in Kies. If you see the message "This is the latest firmware," you do not need a firmware upgrade. Otherwise, click Firmware upgrade to start the upgrade process.

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