March 15, 2019: Owners of the Galaxy Tab S4 on Sprint have a new update available as version T837PVPU1ASBK. The update, besides installing February 2019 security patches, also brings the usual bug fixes and performance improvements that accompany these monthly updates.
The Galaxy Tab S4 has yet to receive an update to Pie and while the rollout is expected to begin very soon, the current update on Sprint is still based on Android Oreo.
February 12, 2019: U.S. Cellular has a new software update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4. The airborne update is arriving as version T837R4TYS1ASA2 and although not confirmed, we believe the update installs January 2019 security patches alongside the usual system-wide bug fixes and performance enhancements.
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It was widely expected that Samsung would launch the Galaxy Tab S4 alongside the Galaxy Note 9 at the Galaxy Unpacked event in New York City, but the Korean company pulled a surprise on everyone by unveiling the device weeks earlier, meaning it started selling ahead of its counterpart.
If you happen to have picked up a Galaxy Tab S4, this page has everything that you’d want to know about the slate’s software news, updates, release dates, changelogs and so on.
Software update timeline
Galaxy Tab S4 Wi-Fi-only (SM-T830)
|09 Dec 2018||T830XXU2ARK4 | Android 8.1||December 2018 security patch|
|28 Oct 2018||T830XXU2ARJ3 | Android 8.1||October 2018 security patch|
|04 Oct 2018||T830XXU2ARI4 | Android 8.1||September 2018 security patch|
|07 Aug 2018||T830XXU1ARH1 | Android 8.1||July 2018 security patch|
|29 July 2018||T830XXU1ARGH | Android 8.1||June 2018 security patch|
Galaxy Tab S4 LTE (SM-T835)
|09 Dec 2018||T835XXU2ARK4 | Android 8.1||December 2018 security patch|
|28 Oct 2018||T835XXU2ARJ3 | Android 8.1||October 2018 security patch|
|23 Aug 2018||T835XXU1ARGH | Android 8.1||June 2018 security patch|
AT&T Galaxy Tab S4 (SM-T837A)
|29 Nov 2018||T837AUCS1ARK2 | Android 8.1||November 2018 security patch|
Sprint Galaxy Tab S4 (SM-T837P)
|28 Feb 2019||T837PVPU1ASBK | Android 8.1||February 2019 security patch, bug fixes, and system optimizations|
|03 Oct 2018||T837PVPU1ARJ3 | Android 8.1||September 2018 security patch|
T-Mobile Galaxy Tab S4 (SM-T837T)
|23 Dec 2018||T837TUVS1ARL1 | Android 8.1||December 2018 security patch|
|20 Dec 2018||T837TUVU1ARK1 | Android 8.1||Fixes for signal bar UI and VoIP bugs|
|09 Nov 2018||T837TUVU1ARJ3 | Android 8.1||Pre-installed|
Verizon Galaxy Tab S4 (SM-T837V)
|19 Dec 2018||T837VVRS1ARL1 | Android 8.1||December 2018 security patch|
|12 Oct 2018||T837VVRU1ARI4 | Android 8.1||September 2018 security patch|
|16 Aug 2018||T837VVRU1ARGG | Android 8.1||August 2018 security patch|
U.S. Cellular Galaxy Tab S4 (SM-T837R4)
|12 Feb 2019||T837R4TYS1ASA2 | Android 8.1||December 2018-January 2019 security patches|
Galaxy Tab S4 Android 9 Pie update
Expected release date: March 2019
Being Samsung’s latest flagship tablet, the Galaxy Tab S4 will definitely be updated to Android Pie. Samsung says the update will be ready in March 2019 and indeed, following a series of Wi-Fi Alliance certifications for multiple carriers and unlocked variants of both the Wi-Fi only an LTE models, the Tab S4 looks set to make the switch in few weeks time.
The fact that the Tab S4 has Project Treble on board should help speed things up, but only time will tell.
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