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[Tab3 7.0] Sprint model T217 gets official KitKat update

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9th June 2014, 05:52 PM   |  #1  
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http://www.androidpolice.com/2014/06...-t217svpubne7/

According to Android police, the first real update for the Tab3 7.0 is currently being pushed out for the US sprint model T217.
It carries the version number T217SVPUBNE7, is being pushed beginning today and this is the changelog:

Android version 4.4.2, KitKat
New Lock Screen Access
Media Controls - full-screen album art and media controls when listening to music
Camera Shortcut - access the Camera application right from the lock screen
SMS App Chooser - select a default application for sending and receiving SMS text messages
Restyled Status and Navigation Bars - status and navigation bars are translucent and can sit on top of apps, along with simplified status bar icons
Consolidated Location Settings - location services are integrated and more detailed by new Location menu
Expanded Emoji Icons
Wireless Printing – supports printing over Wi*-Fi and Bluetooth
Prevention Information pop-up message is suppressed.

Source: http://www.samsung.com/us/support/Su...0&fm_seq=74477
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9th June 2014, 06:42 PM   |  #2  
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So can we be almost certain that the T210R will also be getting 4.4.2? God I hope so.. the lack of Devs and lack of power makes this tablet horrible. I just had to reload another ROM on it for the daughter this weekend.
9th June 2014, 07:10 PM   |  #3  
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OMG that is cool... but i am not so sure if the T210 model will get it, it is just ridiculous that the tab 3 is running 4.1.2 and the Tab 2 is running 4.2.2 that is ridiculous Samsung

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Hopefully the hardware is close enough that someone with some skills can port it over to the T210r. My regrets for buying that POS would be slightly lowered.

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can anyone upload it to googledrive ??
13th June 2014, 03:15 AM   |  #6  
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Yeah need the update not on sam mobile yet.

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13th June 2014, 03:24 AM   |  #7  
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I have the t217s and took the update. I haven't rooted or flashed a custom recovery yet, just haven't really had the need and the info is so spread out... I don't want to mess up my tab lol. Anyways the update is nice and this tab seems to be a little smoother now. Probably can't root or flash a recovery now that I took the update but that's okay I guess if not. I really only watch videos on it anyways. Anyone know of any solid links I could use to possibly root and install recover if I desire in the future?

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Odined back to stock. Took the update and I'm rooted again. Feels good to be on kit kat makes our little tab still seem relevant.

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15th June 2014, 12:28 AM   |  #9  
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Odined back to stock nb8 and took update with no issues. Reinstall twrp via odin and root with no issues. Biggest difference is videos play smooth now. Previously they were choppy like it could not keep the buffer full.

My knox was already 0x1 so I dont know if twrp will set it if you use it,

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Originally Posted by larry0987

Odined back to stock nb8 and took update with no issues. Reinstall twrp via odin and root with no issues. Biggest difference is videos play smooth now. Previously they were choppy like it could not keep the buffer full.

My knox was already 0x1 so I dont know if twrp will set it if you use it,

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Odined back to stock. Took the update and I'm rooted again. Feels good to be on kit kat makes our little tab still seem relevant.

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What steps did you guys take?.. I Odined back to stock too but got this





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