How to Update Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi SM-T700 to Android 4.4.2 ZSU1ANL1 Firmware

In my previous article, I informed you about the steps to Flash Android 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware to Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-I9295 and hope the article would have of great help to the users. Here in this article shall guide you through the steps to update your Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi to Android 4.4.2 ZSU1ANL1 Firmware using Odin method. The task is easy and will help you fix the bugs in your Smartphone and will bless you with brand new features. But to perform the task you need to follow a manual step-by-step guide that I bring here today for you. Just follow this article and soon you can successfully update your Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi SM-T700 with the Android KitKat 4.4.2 ZSU1ANL1 Firmware.

If you are a proud owner of the awesome Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi and want to further upgrade it to the latest 4.4.2 ZSU1ANL1 firmware, then we have two options for you. Since this update is released in Taiwan and Hong Kong and if you are a user living in any of these countries, then you will get a notification in your device (since its an OTA update) to update it further. After getting the notification just click on it to download it and follow the appearing instructions on the screen of your tablet to update it further. But if you are a user who is desperate to update your device without waiting for the update, then you can follow the manual update method.

But before that you need to fill certain conditions, otherwise called pre-requirements for this update. Take a keen look on the requirements here.

Warning

Double check the Name and model of your device before initiating the update since this guide is meant for only the Samsung S5 Mini (SM-G800H) and implementing the procedure in other devices might hard brick your device. Anyways, TechGipsy will not remain responsible for any sort of damage or data loss the device might undergo during the installation process. So proceed only if you understand what you do.

Pre-requisites

  • All important data and files of your Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi SM-T700 should be provided a good back-up before this update since the update might erase your important data.
  • A computer and original USB cable should be kept ready for use.
  • Your PC must be pre-loaded with the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi SM-T700 drivers since the drivers will help you connect your device to your PC. If not installed, first download the drivers from the official site of Samsung.
  • The USB debugging option should be enabled by following the steps Menu > Settings > Applications.
  • To ensure if your USB debugging is enabled, navigate and tap on Developer Options. Don’t forget to disable the USB Debugging option post update.
  • Most importantly keep your phone battery fully charged. If it is not fully charged, at least maintain a minimum of 75% power back up before starting the update.

Steps to Update

  • First of all download the Android 4.4.2 ZSU1ANL1.zip file (Taiwan and Hong Kong) for your Galaxy Tablet and extract it on the desktop of your Computer. Now download Odin v3.09.zip.
  • Then Put your Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi SM-T700 into download mode by first turning off the phone and then pressing its Volume Down buttonPower Button and Home Button simultaneously. Thereafter press the Volume Up Button again after a warning message appear on your screen, to put your Galaxy tablet into download mode.
  • Then launch Odin on your PC and connect the device to the PC via USB cable.
  • The button-left corner of Odin will display a message after the connection of the Galaxy device with your PC is successful.
  • Now launch Odin on your PC, press “AP/ADB” in Odin and choose the “.tar.md5″ file from the extracted folder. Make sure that re-partition option is unticked.
  • Next  select the “Auto-reboot” option in Odin and press the “Start” button. The update process will take around 4-5 minutes. Wait still  your Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi SM-T700 restarts.

That’s all to do! You are now successfully done with the updating your Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi SM-T700. Go ahead and experience the KitKat fun in your Galaxy device. In case of any issues,  get back to us via the comment section. For further tech news, android updates and rooting, keep visiting TechGipsy.

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