Samsung US announced the Android KitKat 4.4.2 OTA update for the At&t variant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. So no more wait for the At&t Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 users, though they are getting the Android 4.4.2 update later than the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 users from the other carriers but they are getting it. For reference, the Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 got the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update back in June.
Why to install Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update?
Android KitKat 4.4.2 is a major upgrade compared to the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, Android 4.4.2 KitKat has specific goodies such as a Transparent status and Navigation bars, Immersive mode Enabling, White Status bar icons, Cloud printing, Color Emoji support, new Location menu, Full screen Album and movie art in the lock screen along with the Samsung improvements such as updated Samsung Apps, Better Samsung Keyboard, Better security and performance improvements. These improvements make the update too good to ignore.
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How to install Android 4.4.2 KitKat in Samsung Galaxy Tab 3?
The At&t Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 update has rolled out but all the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 users will not get the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update together, For some people holding a Tab 3 the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update would be out and for some they have to wait for some time for the update to roll out for their Tab 3.
Once your At&t Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 is offered an Android 4.4.2 KitKat update. You will see a ‘System Update’ notification in notifications Bar, tapping it and then downloading and installing it will update your tab 3 to 4.4.2. If you couldn’t see the notification for the Android 4.4.2 update you can manually update the Tab 3 to Android 4.4.2 KitKat by following the instructions listed below.
- Navigate to Settings > About device > Software updates > Check for updates.
- You could also check for the update on Samsung KIES on your PC by Connecting the Samsung Galaxy tab 3 via USB cable.
The update has a software version T217AUCUCNI1. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat update should be about 500 MBs in size to download so readers are advised to use a stable (WiFi recommended) network while updating and do keep the Battery above 80%.