Samsung is the current leading Android Smartphone manufacturer in the world with around and more than 100 models launched in different countries and also specific devices under niche markets. However, more number of devices degrades the software support from the manufacturer. So at the bottom line you would be stuck on an older Android version for a long time.
This is the reason why the Google Play Edition devices become more popular than the other variants of the model. The Nexus and GPE devices are the first devices to get the software updates from Google and the process usually takes few weeks. But the non-GPE devices might take much longer than that.
It’s the same with the Sprint Galaxy Tab 3 which was released last year but had to wait more than 6 months to get the KitKat update NE7. Samsung had also added few improvements to the device along with the KitKat flavor. The recent T217SVPUBNH4 firmware added a Google Security patch and fixed issues with the Netflix app.
So let’s Update Sprint Galaxy Tab 3 LTE to Android 4.4.2 KitKat with the T217SVPUBNH4 firmware which is the latest update from Samsung for the Galaxy Tab 3.
This Guide is intended only for the Sprint Galaxy Tab 3 LTE, not for any other device of Samsung. Be extra cautious when you choose the firmwares as flashing wrong firmwares might result in a bricked device.
Rooting and flashing firmwares will void your device warranty either temporarily or permanently. You alone are responsible for any consequences that might occur during the process. DroidViews or any of its community members shall not be held responsible for any damage to your device.
Download Android 4.4.2 Firmware for Sprint Galaxy Tab 3
Download the following KitKat firmware to your PC and transfer it to a convenient location.
Update Sprint Galaxy Tab 3 LTE to Android 4.4.2 KitKat
- Download the NH4 firmware from the download link above and extract it to get a file with .tar.md5 extension.
- Flash the .tar.md5 file using the Odin flashing guide → Click Here
That’s it, you now have the latest update on your Galaxy Tab 3.
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