Samsung is trying its best to make sure that its users do not loose their faith in the company. Recently Samsung rolled out the long-awaited Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0’s LTE variant. Then new update all Lollipop goodies to this device as well now. The enhancements include a completely new UI based on Google’s Material Design. New notifications on lockscreen, new user profiles. There’s a number of core enhancements that improve the performance and battery life of the Galaxy Tab 4 on this latest firmware. Android 5.1.1 Lollipop also fixes the security flaws including the popular Stagefright vulnerability as well. The new update is rolling out to users in selected regions via OTA or through Samsung Kies.
Samsung takes a long time to roll out update to all the regions. We expect something similar to happen in the case of the Galaxy Tab 4. If you’re an Android freak like me, you probably won’t like to wait for the update to reach your region. If you’re willing to update your Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, you may do so manually. Using the instructions linked in the following guide, you will be able to flash Android 5.1.1 Lollipop official firmware on your Galaxy Tab 4 LTE SM-T235. The firmware isn’t available for 3G and WiFi variants of this device at the moment, but as soon as those arrive, we will link those in the following post as well and same methods will be used to update those variants.
Those who do not have an idea about the Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy Tab 4 is Samsung’s 2014 mid-range tablet series, which happens to be a successor of the Tab 3 series. The series has Tab 4 7.0, Tab 4 8.0 and Tab 4 10.1. The 7.0 inch variant of this series sports a 7.0 inch display with a 1.3 MP shooter on the front and a 3.5 MP shooter at the back. Samsung used a Quad Core CPU clocked at 1.2 GHz to power this device up and a RAM of 1.5 GB is also there. Tab 4 7.0 comes in WiFi only, 3G and LTE variants. The device ran on Android KitKat out of the box, but now its being updated to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Let’s get back to our purpose for being here and update the Tab 4 7.0 to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop now.
Download your device’s firmware and extract it to get .tar.md5 file.
How To Update:
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