I do have a good news for all the T-Mobile Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T) users. The T-Mobile Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T) users now can upgrade their device further from default Android 4.4.2 OS to Android 4.4.2 UVU1ANG6 Firmware. The update was rolled out of late by Samsung in US on July 30, 2014. As you know the Galaxy (SM-G386T) is a rich handset with a number of good features that include a 4.5 inch multi-touch TFT Display with 540×960 pixels resolution, runs on the default Android KitKat OS, supports 2100 MHz Quadcore processor, packs 1536 MB RAM with 16 GB in-built expendable memory, 5 MP primary camera with LED Flash, CMOS censor & geo-tagging, connectivity features such as Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi hotspot and many other features.
The device went on floors in July 2014 and this is the perhaps the first update after the device went on floors. So of course it’s a great news for all those users who own this device. If you are a proud owner of this handset and want to further upgrade your device with the official Android 4.4.2 UVU1ANG6 firmware (codenamed G386TUVU1ANG6), then I am here with this step-by-step guide just for you. Just follow the steps given in this guide and you can easily update your device with the latest firmware. But before that you need to fulfill certain requirements, so that your update will not be a failure nor you will brick or lose any important data from your device. So take a quick look on the pre-requirements.
Double check the Name and model of your Smartphone device before initiating the update since this guide is meant for only the Samsung Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T) and utilizing the procedure in other devices might brick your device hard . Remember, TechGipsy will no way remain responsible for any sort of damage or data loss that your device might undergo during the installation process. So proceed only if you understand what you do.
- All important data and files of your Samsung Galaxy Avant handset should be provided a good back-up before this update since the update will erase all your important data.
- A computer and original USB cable should be kept ready for use.
- Your PC must be pre-loaded with the T-Mobile Galaxy Avant drivers since the drivers will help you connect your tablet t your PC. If not installed, then at first download the drivers from the official site of Samsung and install those on your PC.
- The USB debugging option of your tablet should be enabled before the update. To enable the same visit 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 UVU1ANG6.zip file for T-Mobile Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T) and extract it on the desktop of your PC. Now download Odin_v3.09.zip.
- Then Put your Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T) into download mode by first turning off the phone and then pressing its Volume Down button, Power Button and Home Button simultaneously. Thereafter press the Power Button again after a warning message appear on your screen, to put your Galaxy Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T) into download mode.
- Then connect your tablet 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, click on “AP/ADB” in Odin and choose the “.tar.md5″ file from the extracted 4.4.2 UVU1ANG6 folder. Make sure that re-partition option is unchecked.
- 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 Wave restarts.
That’s it! You have now successfully updated your Galaxy Avant (SM-G386T) handset with the latest Android KitKat UVU1ANG6 Firmware. Go ahead and experience the Android KitKat Four in your Galaxy device. In case of any issues, get back to me via the comment section. I shall definitely come out with a solution for you. For further tech news, android updates and rooting, keep visiting TechGipsy.