T-Mobile: On Tuesday, Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus gets Android 4.0.5, but through Kies only

T-Mobile: On Tuesday, Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus gets Android 4.0.5, but through Kies only
T-Mobile's support site is revealing that the Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus is receiving an optional update on Tuesday. The update takes the OS to build 4.0.5 and software version T869UVLG7. Unfortunately for owners of the tablet, this is not an OTA update which means users will have to take their USB cable, connect to a PC or Mac and use Samsung Kies to install it.

If you use Samsung's Media Hub, you might want to update your tablet because Media Hub will only work with Ice Cream Sandwich after August 27th. To be able to download the latest Android OS for the Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus, you must have the latest version of Samsung Kies downloaded on your PC or Mac, and the battery on your tablet must be powered up to at least 50%. You can also plug the unit into the wall. If you don't have access to a computer for this update, borrow one. If you're not familiar on how to use Kies, visit the sourcelink for step by step directions

source: T-Mobile via AndroidCentral

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GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus
  • Display 7.0" 1024 x 600 pixels
  • Camera 3 MP / 2 MP front
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 4000 mAh

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4 Comments

1. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

I cant seem to connect my Galaxy Tab 10.1 to Kies, keeps saying the device is connecting.

2. disneydad

Posts: 114; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

Did you check your Development settings and the notification bar?

4. Pantea

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 21, 2012

Hi, I have the same problem. What do you mean exactly "development settings and notification bar" . I don't see any of those options anywhere.

3. donhov

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

OK, it's 3rd week of Aug, jsut found the upgrade for my 7" Tab Plus. Had to use Kies to "get er' done" but now have ICS 4.04 on my Tab Plus Wireless. Looks better but will have to run for a bit to see what it improves for users. Hopefully I can psot an update after a few days of use. Thge device kept saying no updates but calling Samsung customer service told me to use Kies and then it worked flawlessly.

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