Verizon has started seeding Android 7.1.1 Nougat stock firmware to it’s Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377V. This is a major update that bumps the OS version from Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to Android 7.1.1 Nougat, the update arrives as build number T377VVRU1CQH9 that is now live via OTA in US. Just a few days back European Tab E got the update, the Android 7.0 Nougat update for most of the devices is already released but that surprising to see direct jump to Android 7.1.1 Nougat where other device are still waiting to get it.
The stock Nougat T377VVRU1CQH9 firmware can be updated via Kies as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates. You can also install stock Nougat T377VVRU1CQH9 firmware on Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377V using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8.0 (Verizon)
Android version: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Build Number: T377VVRU1CQH9
Android Security Patch Level: 1 August, 2017
How to install Android 7.1.1 T377VVRU1CQH9 Nougat on Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377V via Odin
Your device should be charged 70% at minimum to avoid shutting down during the process.
Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable USB debugging
Back up your important data.
Download Odin tool 3.12.3 from this link
Download the latest USB drivers for Samsung from this link and then install them on PC.
Process to install Android 7.1.1 Nougat T377VVRU1CQH9 update on Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377V
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377V via Odin.
Download Android 7.1.1 Nougat T377VVRU1CQH9 firmware for Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377V. Download [Link will be active shortly]
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