Android 5.0.2 rolls out OTA for the Wi-Fi only version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Android 5.0.2 rolls out OTA for the Wi-Fi only version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5
Samsung France is the first to send out Android 5.0.2 to owners of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. The update is being made available to those with the Wi-Fi only variant of the slate. The file is said to weigh in at 930MB which means that you might want to be connected to a Wi-Fi network when downloading and installing it. You should also have your battery recharged to at least 50%.

Besides France, there are some owners of the tablet in other areas like the U.S. India, Romania, Poland and Canada who claim that they have been able to update the tablet in the country. While Android 5.1 will take care of issues that pop up with Android 5.0.2, the dreaded memory leak, which has created havoc with a number of Android users, probably won't be repaired until Android 5.1.1 makes its appearance.

Are you the impatient type? Well, instead of sitting back and waiting for your slate to receive the notification that the update has arrived, you can go to Menu >> Settings >> About device >> Software update >> Update on the device and try to coax out the notification. Or, you can sync your tablet to your PC and suck the update out of Samsung Kies.

And there is one piece of good news. You can now mute your tablet by moving the "Sound" slider all the way down on Quick Settings.



source: SamMobile, Loadthegame

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Galaxy Tab S 10.5
  • Display 10.5" 2560 x 1600 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 5 Octa, Octa-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 7900 mAh

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9 Comments

1. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Sad to see how badly the latest and polished update for the most powerful tablet of Samsung lags. :(

3. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Pretty snappy to me! I watch the video twice just to be sure. Must be your own phone that lag during playback.

5. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

The sh!tty News Feed was choppy after a set up. That's feature is horrible and needs to be disable anyway.

7. MrET1

Posts: 110; Member since: Jan 29, 2015

I have no idea what you're talking about. Ive updated my tab S a few days ago (the manual update files can be found on xda-developers.com) and it is snappier than ever. Also the antutu score has gone up to 40k from 32k before, soo this update has brought a lot of good stuff.

9. maherk

Posts: 6876; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Maybe it's your brain that is lagging? My Tab S has been running on Lollipop, and i am yet to face any single lag! Sure it did lag after the 1st boot after the update, but since then, it is as smooth as my Note 4. And i do appreciate the fact that now i can turn off the news feed off my homescreen.

2. oelmis

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

noooooooote 4 verizoooooon

4. StanleyG88

Posts: 240; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

What about the Tab S 8.4?

6. Krjal

Posts: 431; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

Yeah, pretty strange that's not being updated simultaneously. All the hardware relevant to the update on these is identical.

8. 3rdDegree

Posts: 218; Member since: Jul 13, 2013

Omg I hate his voice he sounds like a girl. Not to mention the middle finger on the screen.

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