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Samsung Galaxy Tab E Pie update news and more: T-Mobile developing Android Oreo firmware

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August 06, 2019: Verizon has started rolling out an update for the Galaxy Tab E 8.0. Carrying software version T378VVRU4BSG6, the OTA installs the July security patch and improves system performance.

April 27, 2019: Verizon is rolling out a new April 2019 security update to the Galaxy Tab E 8.0 as version T378VVRS3BSD11. The update is airborne, meaning it will take several days before all units receive the download notification.


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Not so many Samsung Galaxy Tab E slates are still in Samsung’s good books, but this doesn’t mean the company isn’t taking care of the few still in use, like the refreshed Galaxy Tab E 8.0 that is sold in the U.S. through Verizon Wireless.

On this page, we bring you all the software update news and update changelogs in regards to the Galaxy Tab E 8.0 Refresh, be it the smaller security patches or the major Android OS upgrades.

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T-Mobile Galaxy Tab E 8.0 update timeline

Date Software version Android OS Changelog
02 Oct 2017 T377TUVU1BQI5 Android 7.0 Update to Android 7.0 (Nougat) and the latest Google security improvements
18 Jan 2017 T377TUVS1APL1 Android 6.0.1 Improved Android security patch level
22 June 2017 T377TUVU1APC5 Android 6.0.1 Pre-installed

Verizon Galaxy Tab E 8.0 update timeline

Date Software version Android OS Changelog
06 Aug 2019 T378VVRU4BSG6 Android 8.0 July 2019 security patch, performance improvements
26 Apr 2019 T378VVRS3BSD11 Android 8.0 April 2019 security patch
29 Nov 2018 T378VVRU3BRK1 Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo and November 2018 security patch
30 Aug 2018 T378VVRS3ARH1 Android 7.1 August 2018 security patch

Galaxy Tab E 8.0 Android Oreo update

The refreshed Galaxy Tab E 8.0 came by in late 2017 with Android 7.1 Nougat preinstalled. As of November 29, Verizon Wireless has released an update to Android 8.0 Oreo for the slate, which also comes with a new Android security patch for the month of November 2018.

As for the original Galaxy Tab E 8.0, an update to Android Oreo is said to be in development at T-Mobile, but we don’t know when the rollout will begin.

Galaxy Tab E 8.0 Android 9 Pie update

The Galaxy Tab E 8.0 Refresh is an entry-level tablet that not even some expected to get past Nougat, but Samsung did a great job of pushing it to Oreo. However, knowing Samsung, it is unlikely that the Tab E 8.0 Refresh will get a second major OS upgrade to Pie, so dont get your hopes too high.

Of course, this is just us speculating, but the final word will come from Samsung and well update this page if and when the company makes it official.

Related: Samsung Android 9 Pie update news and device list

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