How to install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4There is good new to all Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 users that new update is being rolled out for users, upgrading this Galaxy Tab 4 to latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system and probably you’ll be receiving it too. You’ll receive the notification regarding under the notification area of your device. However it may take long time for you  to get notification as update is being rolled by Samsung and your service provider may take more to distribute to you.

If you do not want to wait any more for official notification then we’d like to inform you that you can install this manually too. It would take your very less time, just about 5 to 1o mins to complete the entire procedure. In this update [build T235XXU1BOH7], Samsung has brought some changes such as improved battery life, performance and few other changes.

Here we have shown how to update Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 to latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system, build released with many fixes and improvements. This is an official build, so there should be no bugs or any kind of issue with it. Here we’ll help you to update this handset using Odin program.


  • This update is only for Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 SM-T235 and it meant nothing for any other device or model. Check your device’s mode before updating your device.
  • Make sure to save all the important stuff to some safe place. It may possible that Odin program remove everything stored under your device.
  • Enable USB Debugging, go settings-> developers options -> check the USB debugging box. This is step very necessary because enabling USB Debugging allows your phone to connect to computer for file transfers.
  • Make sure that your phone has at least 40-50% charging. It should be able survive all the time when we done with update installation process.


  • Download the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update file from here to your PC and Extract the folder to get update files. You should get .tar.md5 format file.

→File name:

→Build : T235XXU1BOH7

  • Download the Odin from here. Extract it your PC and under that, you’ll get a file “Odin3 v3.10.7.exe“.

Also make sure to install proper Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 drivers on your PC. Get them from here.

How to update Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

  1. On your PC, from extracted Odin folder run “Odin3 v3.10.7.exe” and following screen will appear,Odin Program
  2. Turn off your device and wait for 3-5 seconds so it can be turned off completely.
  3. Download mode – press and press and hold Volume UP + Home + Power buttons until you see warning screen, release the buttons and press Volume Up button to go into download mode.
  4. Connect your device to your PC using USB cable.
  5. As you’ve connected your device, the ID:COM port on Odin will turn Blue. You’ll also see “Added!!” message to indicate successful connection just like below image,Odin idcom turns blue

    Note :- If you don’t see Added! That means your device is not getting detected by your computer. Make sure to install proper drivers again and repeat the above steps from starting!

  6. Now click on “AP” button and locket the download the firmware file(.tar.md5 file) and do not make any changes to Odin.
  7. Now click on Start button, it takes some time to install so be patience. Once it completes you’ll see following screen,odin complete

Once it gets flashed successfully, you’ll PASS message appearing very left top of the Odin program stating that everything has been executed correctly and update has been installed successfully.

Congratulation! You’ve successfully updated your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating. Now enjoy the better Android operating system on your Tab 4.

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      1. OF course Odin failed!!! This firmware is for SMT 235 not for SMT 230 as the tuto says!
        Be carefull!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

        1. In BOLD RED the article says the upgrade is ONLY for the SM-T230 but the download is for the T235. Is there a download for the 230?

  1. Is this the lollipop update for SM-T230? Because, I saw the article that reads for SM-T230, but when I accessed this page, it was different now. Please clarify if this download is for SM-T230 OR SM-T235? I demand an answer, thank you.

    1. No reply from the community. However i had taken risk and updated My TAB ( sm-t235 ) and working well. Amazing.Seems very good in performance.

      Thanks to Mr.Deepak..

  2. It’ѕ difficult to find knowledgeable people on this topic, however, you
    sound like you know what you’re talking about! Ꭲhanks

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