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How to View Information About Your Device on Galaxy Tab A (SM-T280)

Follow the steps below to view information about your device such as: status, legal information, hardware and software versions.

About Your Device

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings.   

  2. Scroll down and touch About device to view detailed information about device.    

    • Software update: Check for and install available software updates.

    • Status: View the status of the battery, network, and other information about your device.

    • Legal information: View your device’s open source licenses and Google legal information.

    • Device name: View and change your device’s name.

    • Additional device information includes the Model number, Android version, Build number, and more.

Software Update

Use Software update to update your device's software.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings > About device.   

  2. Touch Software update.   

  3. Touch Download updates manually.    

  4. Device will check for updates. If a new software update is available, follow the prompts to complete the update.   

  5. Once latest updates are installed, touch the Back key to finish.     

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