A Galaxy Tab that has cellular access will automatically prompt users for updates. If the Galaxy Tab is wireless only, it requires a wireless connection for updates. Alternatively, users can plug the Galaxy Tab into a computer with Kies installed to access updates.
A Galaxy Tab 10.1 with cell service has access to the Internet through the cell signal. This Internet connection is required to receive updates. Connecting a Galaxy Tab to a wireless network also allows it to receive updates.
Kies is Samsung's interface program. It allows users to get updates, transfer video and photos, manipulate music libraries and backup their devices.