When it comes to buying a Samsung Galaxy Tab, whether or not future updates will ever come is a question for the divine. Samsung Netherlands scared users by announcing that there would be no Android Marshmallow for Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Tab S 10.5.However, the release of Marshmallow for Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in Germany gave users hope. After two weeks, Samsung is now officially rolling out Android Marshmallow for Galaxy Tab S 8.4 in the United States, followed by its silent release in Europe.According to the reports from US users, the Marshmallow update packs a file size of around 900MB. Bringing features like Doze Mode, App Permissions and much more, Galaxy Tab S 8.4 devices will be updated to build number MMB29K.T700XXU1CPH5. The report also confirms that the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 has also been updated to the August security patch.You can also check for the update manually by going to Settings->About phone->Software update->Check for updates. If you can’t wait to get Android Marshmallow for Galaxy Tab S 8.4, you can also flash the update manually. Keep your eyes peeled for the latest update when it reaches the Updato Samsung firmware platform.Are you among the lucky users to receive the latest Marshmallow update for Galaxy Tab S 8.4 before everyone else? Do keep us posted on what are some of your favorite features of Android 6.0, especially on the big screen.
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool