Major US carriers have turned their full focus on un-noticed Galaxy Tab E series, along Verizon, T-Mobile also started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy Tab E 8.0. The long awaited Nougat firmware for Galaxy Tab E 8.0 was delayed earlier and now it seems the wait is finally over, the update arrives as build number T377TUVU1BQI5 that is now live via OTA in US.
The stock Nougat T377TUVU1BQI5 firmware can be updated via Kies and Odin 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 T377TUVU1BQI5 firmware on Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377T using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.0 (T-Mobile)
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: T377TUVU1BQI5
Android Security Patch Level: 1 August, 2017
How to install stock Nougat T377TUVU1BQI5 firmware on T-Mobile Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377T 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 7.0 Nougat T377TUVU1BQI5 update on T-Mobile Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377T
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 T-Mobile Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377T via Odin.
Download Android 7.0 Nougat T377TUVU1BQI5 firmware for T-Mobile Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377T. Download [Link will be updated shortly]
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