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Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update for Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE SM-T705

The official update of 4.4.2 KitKat is now available for Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE SM-T705 . This latest software update is dubbed as XXU1ANL3 and was released in Caucasus Countries recently. Including Caucasus Countries many other countries like United Kingdom, Soudi Arabia, Spain, Indonesia, Uzbekistan and many others tasted the KitKat update. This official Android 4.4.2 release brings several features such as advanced gallery app, multi tasking, smarter caller id, OK Google feature, smart voice calling, latest emoticons & emojis, Google Cloud print and many others. multi-view, smart rotation and group cast app. Not this much but many other features which you can experience after updating your device.

The software updates is available over the air and if you are unable to update it via OTA, then you can flash it by the following procedure. Remind you again that this is official update and by any means if the device is rooted then it gets revoked. We will soon bring the rooting procedure for this software.

Caution: Though it’s an official update, the silly mistake done by you can affect your device. It is great to take the responsibility of any damage by yourself.  There is no such guarantee that the information will work 100 percent. If any problem is there, we will definitely help you to overcome.


  1. Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE SM-T705
  2. Computer (Windows XP or Windows 7)
  3. Original USB Cable
  4. Install Samsung KIES in PC and update through internet from official site. This is very important that upgraded version of KIES must be used to officially update the device.
  5. Disable the antivirus program and uninstall the same in Smartphone to avoid interruption during the update.
  6. Make the device data backup incase of loss or corruption, backup all the SMS, Contacts, call logs, MMS, videos, songs, apps, APN passwords and other files present in phone.
  7. Make sure that the Smartphone has 70% battery charge or more to avoid automatic shut down during the update.


Steps to update Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE with official KitKat 4.4.2 XXU1ANL3 firmware

  1. First make sure you followed the entire above requirements, charged battery, installed both the software (WinRar+ Samsung kies) in computer and installed the zip file.
  2. Then download the above mentioned files and extract the zip file to your computer. Place the files on desktop to find those easily.
  3. Turn off the device and land it in download mode by press-holding the VOL DOWN KEY+ HOME+POWER Button. Then again press the volume up button after releasing the all buttons.
  4. Now double click the Odin to launch it and then connect the device to your PC via USB cable. When the device gets detected by Odin the pass message appears. If this doesn’t happen then enable the kies option.  You must not have upgraded the Samsung KIES from the official Samsung site. The Odin ID:COM box turns yellow and then move to next step.
  5. Click on PDA option in Odin and the select the tar.md5 file that was extracted by you earlier.
  6. Then click on start to flash the firmware. Wait for few minutes and a PASS message appears confirming the flashed update.

That’s it! You have successfully learned how to flash the Android 4.4.2 Official KitKat update on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 LTE SM-T705 easily. If you face any problem in the update process, then let me know in the comment section. If you want to get in more updates on custom ROMs or firmware updates then do not forget to visit our site.

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