Good news for the users of the Wi-Fi only Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 in the U.S., who are still running with Android 3.0 since its launch last Fall on their devices. Finally, the wait is over. Samsung has officially started pushing out the long-awaited Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Galaxy Tab Wi-Fi devices. The manufacturer has already upgraded the Galaxy Tab 10.1 with ICS build in the U.S., U.K. and Italy The Android version is 4.0.4, and the build version is IMM76D.
The long-awaited update brings not only ICS goodies, but also an updated version of Touchwiz UX that’s quite similar to the newest Galaxy Tab 2 series of 7-inch and 10.1-inch devices.
You can connect your tablet to your computer and update via Samsung’s Kies application, or wait for the 313MB over-the-air (OTA) update to automatically appear and you need to be connected to strong Wi-Fi connection to grab the ICS build. If you haven’t received the update yet, you can try to pull the update manually by heading into Settings > About device > Software update > Update.