Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 on AT&T Now can Make/Receive Calls for Primary Contact Number after Marshmallow Update

As we know many of us are looking for the Nougat to come on our android smartphone and tablet devices but there are so many who still waiting for Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update and a few of them are Galaxy Tab S 10.5 users. So now after 3 months of receiving update by the later version of the series AT&T Galaxy Tab S2, we have a good news for Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 users that AT&T has finally announced the rolling out of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update.

In addition, the update comes with the most talked AT&T functionality known as NumberSync which let the users to make and receive calls from phone numbers. Through this feature users will be able to handle the call log even if their smartphone isn’t accessible immediately. We will discuss this feature in a little detail at the end of article. First if you are unfamiliar with the update process, follow the procedure below to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy Tab S 10.5.

How to update Galaxy Tab S 10.5 to Marshmallow?

To install the update you should have reasonable battery power(atleast 50%) and WiFi Connection should be enabled. It always good to use WiFi connection to download instead of mobile data since the update volume is around 1GB. Now if the OTA notification hasn’t yet appeared on your Galaxy Tab S 10.5 then search for the update manually by going into Settings then About Device > Software update > Check for Updates. After doing that you will see a message pop up telling you about update availability.

Now the update will start downloading in background and you can do other activities. But do keep in mind that to install the update after download you will be asked to restart the device. Tap to install instead of restarting manually and the device will automatically restart to complete the installation process.

What is NumberSync?

NumberSync is an advanced calling service by AT&T which provides a moderate call forwarding experience. It’s handy feature to make and receive calls from your Phone to other NumberSync supported devices. Through this feature the AT&T Tab S users will be able to receive and make voice and video calls with their existing phone number that they do have affiliated with their actual phone. This features works even when your phone is away from your access.

It means if you don’t want to bring phone with you in meeting you can already have Tablet to make or receive your important calls. Actually it works with carrier models powered by AT&T. Users should have network enabled on their device to keep the functionality activated. The NumberSync feature will make the network into thinking as same numbered phone and forward the calling communications accordingly to your tablet. For more info on NumberSync, checkout AT&T website.

Now if you are an user of AT&T supported Galaxy Tab S 10.5 then what do you think about the NumberSync feature. Let us know how it can improve your tablet usability.

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