The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 WiFi version started to receive the long-awaited update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, with the build number T310XXUBNE9. SamMobile noted that the fresh version of the operating system has recently been deployed in France for download, meaning that the Android 4.4.2 update for other countries is expected to follow soon.
The update is pushed to users by the OTA method, and you will receive an automatic system message, so all you need to do is to check your Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 WiFi notification bar and see if there is any Android 4.4.2 update alert; in the case there is one tap on it and follow the on-screen instructions. You can also check for the available updates manually under Settings-> About tablet-> Software Updates->Check now.
The KitKat version of Samsung’s Mobile operating system should fix errors and especially bring performance improvements.Likewise, it provides your tablet with a new white status bar icons, tweaked notifications menu, better battery life, enables printing over Wi-Fi and more.
Note that when you install the update, you should start the update process for Android 4.4.2 KitKat only with sufficiently charged battery; also, an active Wi-Fi connection is required to download the data.
You should be sure which model you hold in hand, so get the exact model number under “About device” – the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 WiFi is identified as “SM-T310.”
We remind you that the Android 4.4.2 update will be pushed only for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 WiFi tablets that are operating on stock Android 4.2.2 firmware, so in case you have installed a custom ROM on your device, you might use a manual update guide.
If you did not get the update notification, or you are living in a region where the Android 4.4.2 update is not available yet for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Wi-Fi, and you are a progressive-minded Android user, then you can use our tutorial guide to install manually T310XXUBNE9 Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Wi-Fi device.