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Galaxy Tab A update: Android 9 Pie arrives for Tab A 10.5 model

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June 15, 2019: A software update is rolling out to the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (2018) as version T595XXU3BSF3. This is the software you have all been waiting for because it brings the One UI based on Android 9 Pie to the slate alongside June 2019 security patches.

May 30, 2019: Verizon has a new software update for the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 that installs April 2019 security patches as version T597VVRS1ASE1.

May 08, 2019: Verizon Wireless is rolling out an updated software version T387VVRS1ASD1 to the Galaxy Tab A 8.0. The software carries April 2019 security patches alongside the usual bug fixes and stability improvements.


Original article below:

For the latest Samsung Galaxy Tab A software updates, be it major Android OS upgrades like Android 9 Pie or small updates like monthly security patches, we have you covered. On this page, we have put together the latest news, updates, download links, changelogs and all that you need to know regarding the official and non-official software updates for all models in the Galaxy Tab A series, up to and including the 2018 editions.

Galaxy Tab A 10.5 software update timeline

Galaxy Tab A 10.5 2018 (SM-T590)

  • Pie expected in Q2 2019
Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
11 Dec 2018 T590XXU2ARK2 Android 8.1 December 2018 security patch
15 Oct 2018 T590XXU2ARJ1 Android 8.1 September 2018 security patch

Galaxy Tab A 10.5 2018 (SM-T595)

  • Android Pie released on June 12 in the UK
Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
13 Jun 2019 T595XXU3BSF3 Android 9 Installs Android 9 Pie update with One UI and June 2019 security patch (UK)
29 Mar 2019 T595XXU3ASC1 Android 8.1 March 2019 security update
04 Dec 2018 T595XXU2ARK2 Android 8.1 November 2018 security patch
16 Oct 2018 T595XXU2ARJ1 Android 8.1 September 2018 security update

Sprint Galaxy Tab A 10.5 2018 (SM-T597P)

  • Pie expected in Q2 2019
Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
03 May 2019 T597PVPS1ASD1 Android 8.1 April 2019 security patch
07 Feb 2019 T597PVPU1ASA2 Android 8.1 January 2019 security patch

Verizon Galaxy Tab A 10.5 2018 (SM-T597V)

  • Pie expected in Q2 2019
Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
29 May 2019 T597VVRS1ASE1 Android 8.1 April 2019 security patch
26 Feb 2019 T597VVRS1ASB2 Android 8.1 February 2019 security patch
08 Nov 2018 T597VVRS1ARJ2 Android 8.1 November 2018 security patch

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018 update timeline

Sprint Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018 (SM-T387P)

  • Pie expected in Q2 2019
Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
18 Feb 2019 T387PVPU1ASA5 Android 8.1 November 2018 security patch

T-Mobile Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018 (SM-T387T)

  • Pie expected in Q2 2019
Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
06 Dec 2018 T387TUVU1ARK2 Android 8.1 November 2018 security patch

Verizon Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018 (SM-T387V)

  • Pie expected in Q2 2019
Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
02 May 2019 T387VVRS1ASD1 Android 8.1 April 2019 security patch
08 Feb 2019 T387VVRU1ASA1 Android 8.1 February 2019 security patch
12 Nov 2018 T387VVRU1ARJ2 Android 8.1 October 2018 security patch
03 Oct 2018 T387VVRU1ARI5 Android 8.1 September 2018 security patch

Galaxy Tab A 2017 update timeline

  • Oreo update now available
Model No. Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
SM-T380 04 Oct 2018 T380DXU2BRI6 Android 8.1 Installs Android 8.1 Oreo update and September 2018 security patch
SM-T385 20 Sep 2017 T385DVU1AQI9 Android 7.1.1 August 2017 security patch
SM-T385 30 Aug 2017 T385DDU1AQHC Android 7.1.1 August 2017 security patch
SM-T385 30 Aug 2017 T385DXU1AQHF Android 7.1.1 August 2017 security patch
SM-T385 11 Aug 2017 T385DVU1AQH6 Android 7.1.1 August 2017 security patch
SM-T385 03 Aug 2017 T385DXU1AQH2 Android 7.1.1 August 2017 security patch

Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2016 update timeline

  • Oreo update now available for model SM-T585
Model No. Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
SM-T580 13 Nov 2018 T580XXU4CRJ9 Android 8.1 Installs Android 8.1 Oreo and November 2018 security patch
SM-T580 20 Sep 2017 T580XXU2BQI9 Android 7.0 August 2017 security patch
SM-T580 02 Jun 2017 T580UEU2BQF1 Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch
SM-T580 18 May 2017 T580XXU2BQE7 Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch
SM-T580 08 May 2017 T580XXU2BQE4 Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch
SM-T580 20 Feb 2017 T580XXU2AQB2 Android 6.0.1 February 2017 security patch
SM-T580 08 Feb 2017 T580XXU2AQB1 Android 6.0.1 February 2017 security patch
SM-T580 17 Jan 2017 T580XXU2AQA2 Android 6.0.1 January 2017 security patch
SM-T580 27 Dec 2016 T580XXU2APL4 Android 6.0.1 December 2016 security patch
SM-T580 10 Oct 2016 T580XXU1APJ1 Android 6.0.1 October 2016 security patch
SM-T580 30 Aug 2016 T580XXU1APH4 Android 6.0.1 September 2016 security patch
SM-T580 19 Jul 2016 T580XXU1APG1 Android 6.0.1 July 2016 security patch
SM-T580 19 Jul 2016 T580UEU1APG1 Android 6.0.1 July 2016 security patch
SM-T580 24 May 2016 T580XXU1APE8 Android 6.0.1 June 2016 security patch
SM-T585 28 Nov 2018 T585XXU4CRK5 Android 8.1 Bug fixes and performance improvements, and November 2018 patch
SM-T585 04 Nov 2018 T585XXU4CRJ8 Android 8.1 Installs Android 8.1 Oreo and November 2018 security patch
SM-T585 23 Oct 2018 T585XXS4BRI1 Android 7.0 October 2018 security update
SM-T585 19 Apr 2018 T585XXU2BRC1 Android 7.0 March 2018 security patch
SM-T585 20 Sep 2017 T585XXU2BQI9 Android 7.0 August 2017 security patch
SM-T585 28 Jul 2017 T585XXU2BQG4 Android 7.0 August 2017 security patch
SM-T585 01 Jun 2017 T585XXU2BQF1 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-T585 22 May 2017 T585XXU2BQE9 Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch
SM-T585 08 May 2017 T585XXU2BQE4 Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch
SM-T585 02 Mar 2017 T585XXU2AQC1 Android 6.0.1 March 2017 security patch
SM-T585 17 Jan 2017 T585XXU2AQA2 Android 6.0.1 January 2017 security patch
SM-T585 27 Dec 2016 T585XXU2APL4 Android 6.0.1 December 2016 security patch
SM-T587 27 Nov 2018 T587JVU4CRK3 Android 8.1 Android Oreo update OTA; also brings November security fix
SM-T587 30 Mar 2018 T587JVU2BRC1 Android 7.0 March 2018 security patch
SM-T587 01 Jun 2017 T587JVU1BQF1 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-T587 21 Apr 2017 T587JVS1AQD1 Android 6.0.1 October 2016 security patch
SM-T587 28 Dec 2016 T587JVU1APL1 Android 6.0.1 October 2016 security patch
SM-T587 15 Oct 2016 T587JVU1APJ2 Android 6.0.1 October 2016 security patch
SM-T587 15 Jun 2016 T587JVU1APF2 Android 6.0.1 June 2016 security patch

Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2016 with S Pen update timeline

Model Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
SM-P580K 10 Jan 2019 P580KXU1CRL1 Android 8.1 December 2018 security patch
SM-P580U 06 Dec 2018 P580UEU1CRK2 Android 8.1 November 2018 security patch
SM-P580K 27 Nov 2018 P580KXU1CRJ7 Android 8.1 Android Oreo update with October security fix
SM-P580K 17 Oct 2018 P580KXU1BRH1 Android 7.0 August 2018 security update
SM-P580K 15 Aug 2018 P580KXU1BRG1 Android 7.0 July 2018 security update
SM-P580K 06 Aug 2018 P580KXU1BRD1 Android 7.0 April 2018 security update
SM-P580K 04 April 2018 P580KXU1BRB2 Android 7.0 February 2018 security update
SM-P585M 16 Oct 2018 P585MUBU1CRI3 Android 8.1 Installs Android 8.1 Oreo update and August 2018 security patch
SM-P585M 04 June 2018 P585MUBU1BRD3 Android 7.0 May 2018 security update
SM-P585M 09 Oct 2017 P585MUBU1BQI4 Android 7.0 August 2017 security update
SM-P585Y 13 Nov 2018 P585YDXU2CRJ9 Android 8.1 Installs Android 8.1 Oreo and November 2018 security patch
SM-P587 13 Nov 2018 P587JXU1CRJ7 Android 8.1 Installs Android 8.1 Oreo and November 2018 security patch
SM-P588 07 Dec 2018 P588CZCU2CRK6 Android 8.1 November 2018 security update

Galaxy Tab A Android 9 Pie update

Device Current OS Android 9 Pie update Exp Release
Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2015  Android 6.0 Not expected NA
Galaxy Tab A 9.7 2015  Android 6.0 Not expected NA
Galaxy Tab A 7.0 2016  Android 6.0 Not expected NA
Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2016  Android 8.1 Not expected NA
Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2017  Android 8.1 Expected Q4 2019
Galaxy Tab A 8.0 2018 Android 8.1 Expected Q2 2019
Galaxy Tab A 10.5  Android 8.1 Available Released on June 13, 2019

How to install Galaxy Tab A firmware

Well, check out the model no. of your Galaxy Tab A first, and then download the latest firmware available above for your exact model no. Next, install the downloaded firmware using our Odin Samsung firmware installation guide here.

Let us know in comments if you need any help with this.