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What is the software version on my Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4?

The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 for AT&T operates on Android version 5.0.2, Lollipop (T707AUCU1BOE5). When an update is available, this page will contain information on how to obtain the update as well as details on what is included in the update.

The Samsung Customer Care team cannot speculate on when a future software update may be released. The information provided is for U.S. models only; unlocked, rooted, or non-U.S. devices are not supported.

Software Version

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch the GENERAL tab.
  4. Touch About device.
  5. Compare the Baseband version on your mobile device to the list below.

 

Version Date Released Description
T707AUCU1BOE5 8/13/2015

This software update includes:

  • Android OS Security Enhancements (Stagefright)
T707AUCU1BOE4 06/17/2015
  • Android 5.0.2 Operating System update which includes Lollipop 5.0 and the additional enhancements.
  • "Quick Settings" updated
  • Additional animations
  • Improved notifications
  • Device Protection
T707AUCU1ANK1 12/29/2014

Update summary

AT&T released a software update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (SM-T707A) on December 29, 2014. This update will be pushed to customers via the Firmware Over the Air (FOTA) over Wi-Fi only.

What's changing?

  • Implemented revised link management handling in Calendar.

What to expect after the update

Although there should be no impacts to settings or data, we recommend that you back up your media files to an SD card, a PC, or a favorite application (from the Google Play Store), prior to upgrading the software.

How to update

If a notification is received on your phone, touch Continue and follow the simple instructions that are displayed. To manually download and install the update, follow the instructions listed below.

  1. Connect to a Wi-Fi network.
  2. From the Home screen, touch Apps.
  3. Touch Settings.
  4. Touch the GENERAL tab.
  5. Touch About device.
  6. Touch Software update.
  7. Touch Check for Updates, and then follow the subsequent prompts.

Verifying the update

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch the GENERAL tab.
  4. Touch About device.
  5. The following information displays:
    • Software Version: 4.4.2
    • Baseband Version: T707AUCU1ANK1
    • Kernel Version: 3.4.39-2974855 dpi@ SWDD6023 #1 Mon Nov 10 20:21:43 KST 2014
    • Build#: KOT49H.T707AUCU1ANK1
    • File Size: 34MB
T707AUCU1ANJ5 11/12/2014

Update summary

AT&T released a software update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (SM-T707A) on November 13, 2014. The update is available to customers to download via Firmware Over The Air (FOTA). Wi-Fi is required for the update.

What's changing?

  • Miscellaneous improvements, bug fixes, and security updates
T707AUCU0ANH9 9/26/2014
  • Initial release

Recommendations for Updating

Review this section before updating your device.

We recommend the following before you update your device:

  • The battery should be charged to 50% or higher.
  • Connect to a Wi-Fi network to avoid unnecessary data charges.
  • Ensure there is available storage space on the device memory. The space required will be determined by the update.
  • Use a Samsung USB cable.
  • Back up your data using Samsung Smart Switch.

During the update, we recommend the following:

  • Please do not use the device or press any keys.
  • Do not remove the battery.
  • Do not turn off the device.
  • Do not 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.

Update via Device

Before proceeding, we recommend you connect to a Wi-Fi network to avoid unnecessary data charges. File size can vary depending on the update.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Touch the GENERAL tab.
  4. Touch About device.
  5. Touch Software updates.
  6. Touch Check for updates > OK.
  7. If a system update is available, follow the prompts to download and install the update.
  8. Depending on how many versions your software is behind the latest version, it may be necessary to repeat this process multiple times.

Your device may turn off and on a few times during the update process. After the update is complete, your data are preserved, but if you stop the installation by removing the battery or turning off the device, your device may not work normally. To avoid data loss, we recommend you back up your important data before you begin the update.

You cannot downgrade the software after the update has been completed.

Update via Computer

Updating via computer is not supported on all devices.

You can easily update your mobile device's software using your PC or Mac via USB cable.

  1. Download and install Smart Switch for your computer. For older devices, it may be necessary to download and install Kies.

    Smart Switch for your PC  Click here.

    Smart Switch for your Mac  Click here.

  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. After the update is complete, your data are preserved, but if you stop the installation by removing the battery, turning off the device, or unplugging the USB cable, your device may not work normally. To avoid data loss, we recommend you back up your important data before you begin the update.

You cannot downgrade the software after the update has been completed.

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