Manually Update Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi To Official Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OS

The international version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi SM-T700 has received the official android 5.0.2 Lollipop update with build number T700XXU1BOD5 . If you haven't received the OTA update notification on your tablet then you can manually update it to latest android 5.0.2 by following our tutorial. The new lollipop update comes with material design and updated UI features.

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Pre-Requisites & Downloads

  • This tutorial is meant to be applied on Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi model number SM-T700 .
  • Backup your entire data stored on the tablet's storage. Otherwise it may be lost.
  • If you have rooted your tablet then this tutorial will revoke root access as we are flashing an official ROM.
  • If you are using a custom recovery like TWRP then it will be replaced by stock recovery.
  • Your device's warranty will not be void.
  • Download and install Samsung USB drivers for android phones. Skip this step if you have already installed them.
  • Download ODIN 3.0.9 for windows computer here.
  • Enable USB debugging on your Galaxy Tab S 8.4 by going to 'Settings> About Device'.
  • Tap 'Build Number' 10 times to unlock developer options.
  • Return to settings and then enable 'USB debugging'.
  • The battery should be charged to more than 50%.
Warning : If anything goes wrong or if the tablet gets bricked then do not blame us. Also we cannot be held responsible for any data lost.

Update Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi To Official Android 5.0.2 Lollipop T700XXU1BOD5

  • Download T700XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 firmware zip file from this link. Create an account on Sammobile to download this file.
  • Unpack it on your desktop. You will see a large file having size more than 1 GB with a .md5 extension.
  • Turn off the tablet.
  • Press and hold 'Power' and 'Volume Down' button simultaneously to boot into download/odin mode. 
  • Now press volume up button to continue.
  • Launch ODIN exe on your PC.
  • Now connect the tablet to PC via USB cable.
  • Wait till odin recognizes your tab. When it is recognized by odin the field under <ID:COM> in odin will turn blue and you will see a message "<ID:0/016> Added".
  • Make sure that only "Auto Reboot", and "F.Reset Time" options should be checked. Do not change other settings of ODIN. 
  • Now check 'PDA' or 'AP' and click it and select the firmware file T700XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 tar.md5 file from the desktop. 
  • Wait for few seconds till ODIN finishes some checks. 
  • Click 'Start' to initiate the flashing process. When the process is completed odin will return a message 'PASS'. 
  • When your phone first boots to home screen then disconnect it from PC. 
  • Now check the android version in 'Settings>About device>Android version'.
  • You can factory reset the tablet to clear cache partition and Dalvik cache from previous android OS.
Note : If ODIN fails to upgrade your tablet then you need to repeat the procedure correctly. Failure indicates that you have skipped some steps.

You have successfully updated Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi to official android 5.0.2 Lollipop T700XXU1BOD5 firmware.

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