Verizon today, started seeding the latest February 2020 security patch to the Verizon Galaxy Tab A 10.5. The update bumped the version to T597VVRS2BTB2 which brings nothing new except the security patch and still based on Android 9.0 Pie. So, all the Verizon Galaxy Tab A 10.5 users should rejoice as you can download February 2020 patch with the software version T597VVRS2BTB2 from this full guide.
If you are running the latest stable ROM on your device, then you will receive the OTA update with build number T597VVRS2BTB2 to upgrade it to February 2020 patch. If you don’t, then you need not worry, you can upgrade your device by following our guide by download the firmware and flashing tool. Before that, let’s make sure whether you have the official OTA update or not.
Check for Software Updates
Head over to the device Settings menu >> tap on System >> tap on System Updates. Then press Check for Updates option and the system will search for the latest available software updates.
If available, you should download and install the update. Keep in mind that you’ve changed your phone above 50% and you have a working Wi-Fi or faster cellular connectivity. Now, take a look at the firmware details below.
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (SM-T597V)
- Region: USA
- Carrier: Verizon
- Build Number: T597VVRS2BTB2
- Android OS Version: Android 9.0 Pie
- Software Supported: ODIN
- Android Security Patch Level: 2020-02-01
How to Install Stock Firmware on Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5
Now, if you want to manually install the firmware file on your Verizon Galaxy Tab A 10.5 then you will need to use the ODIN flash tool. But before heading over to the guide, let’s follow the requirements at first along with download links.
- This firmware version T597VVRS2BTB2 is for the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 Verizon variant.
- Keep your device charged more than 50% minimum.
- A PC/Laptop and a USB cable are required.
- Take a full backup before doing anything.
Firmware Installation Guide
Now, without wasting any more time, let’s jump into the firmware installation steps.Guide to Install Stock ROM on Samsung Galaxy Devices via ODIN Tool
That’s it, guys. We hope you’ve found this guide helpful and installed or updated the latest security patch on your Verizon Galaxy Tab A 10.5.