Nowadays Samsung is busy to roll out the Android Nougat official update for a bunch of its flagship devices, after Galaxy Tab S2 another Samsung tablet is getting updated directly to Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The Galaxy Tab E was released in 2015 and came out of the box with Android Lollipop, later upgraded to the official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS and now it’s quite surprising. Samsung has decided to give another major OTA update for Galaxy Tab E SM-T377R4 which is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. This latest official update comes with build number T377R4TYU1CQI4 along with the latest August security patch. The new update comes with many new features, applications, stability improvements, dedicated bug fixes, capabilities and everything powered by the Android 7.0 system and much more. Samsung rolled out the update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means not all users can get the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update at the same time. If you have not received the notification of the official update yet on your device then still you can install it manually using Odin app. Odin is a flashing tool which is used to flash official firmware on any Samsung device.
The Android 7.1.1 Nougat official firmware is fully stable that runs fast and smoothly on your Galaxy Tab E SM-T377R4 without any problem. The official update comes with tons of new features and Samsung UX. This is the sweetest update from Google and great update opportunity for your US Cellular Samsung Galaxy Tab E. Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Android 7.1.1 Nougat official update on your own Samsung Galaxy Tab E SM-T377R4 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
T377R4TYU1CQI4 ANDROID 7.1.1 FIRMWARE DETAILS:
|Model name||Galaxy Tab E|
|Security Patch Level||2017-08-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy Tab E. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be SM-T377R4.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy Tab during or after the installation of Android 7.1.1 Nougat Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy Tab E, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Tab E SM-T377R4 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Tab Eby navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the Galaxy Tab Ewill no longer belongs to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy Tab E, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy Tab Eto T377R4TYU1CQI4 Android 7.1.1 Nougat:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.1.1 Nougat and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Tab E on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.
Step No 3: – Turn OFF your Galaxy Tab Eto boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone to your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step No 6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy Tab E. (Already extracted in Step No 1)
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.
Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
Step No 9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.
Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy Tab Ewill restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy Tab Eto Android 7.1.1 Nougat official firmware update.