Yet another Samsung product gets the official update of Jellybean 4.2.2. The Samsung flagship Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 WiFi GT-P3110 receives the XXDMH1 firmware update. This Wifi variant gets the official update in United Kingdom today and rest of the world device will get the push soon. The software upgrade roll over through OTA, Samsung Kies and manually through odin. Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is a 7 inch tablet with good features and previously it came with ICS by default and now the latest Jellybean os is pushed.
Well, the Android 4.2.2 brings very few changes in its XXDMH1 built such as dedicated customizable notification panel in status bar, multiple user accounts, improved user-friendliness, lockscreen widgets, daydreams screensaver mode and new widgets pulled out from Galaxy S4. For more features you can go for custom ROM flashing (requires rooting).
Anyways we have offered you three different ways to update the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Wi-Fi GT-P3110 with Jellybean 4.2.2 firmware. Choose the best method and do safe upgradadtion. This update will revoke all the root access, custom roms and other tweaks due to the official update. User will get back their warranty and bricked device get back to better performance.
Country: United Kingdom
Version: Android 4.2.2
Build date: Sat, 03 Aug 2013 08:08:27 +0000
Product Code: BTU
How to Update the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Wi-Fi GT-P3110 with Android 4.2.2?
Requirements: Windows XP, 7 or Vista computer, along with USB cable, battery charged upto 50% and backup must be done. The phone must have internet connection so as the computer.
Update through OTA
Update through OTA (over-the-air) is only possible if it is available through WiFi. This update can be obtained onyour tablet if you switch off the device and again power it up. You could see a message on notification bar (U.K. user only for now) that upgrade is available. Tap on it and directly go to the install page otherwise from the menu tap on settings->about tablet-> software update. Specific areas have week wifi connectivity so update your device where the wifi connectivity is hazard free.
Update through KIES
Download the Samsung PC suite aka drivers aka KIES in your computer from Samsung site. Then upgrade the software (will take 40 minutes to download->upgrade). Then restart your computer after installing the KIES. Then take the Tab 2 7.0 WiFi and connect to computer via original USB cable. The computer must have proper internet connection when the device is attached. After this wait for the KIES to detect your device and after the check for the firmware upgrade from above menu and follow the information to upgrade to Jellybean 4.2.2. The device will reboot several times so wait till it boot into normal mode and then detach the cable. Check the firmware from settings->about tablet->firmware.
Manual Update through ODIN
Apart from U.K users, reset of the world Tab 2 7.0 GT-P3110 users must choose this method of upgradation. First you must have enough battery in tablet and backup must be done. Then require to download P3110XXDMH1_P3110OXADMH1_BTU.zip (948.1 MB) (http://bit.ly/1cMx0DT) and Odin (http://bit.ly/14PTJ8I) in your computer from here. Then unzip the files using Winrar or 7zip and save in desktop for easy use.
Next step is to double click on Odin exe file to launch it and then switch off the device power. Press the Volume down and power button to land on download mode and then press the Volume up and connect the device to computer via USB cable. The ID:COM box in odin panel turns blue to yellow which means the device ready to get the update. So select the PDA and choose the tar file that was extracted and continue selecting the CSC & PIT to choose the file if present. Then click on start option and wait for few minutes. The reboot will take place several times and after few minutes the pass message will appear in odin panel which indicates that its time to remove the cable and the flash is complete.
Congratulations, you have just learned how to update Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Wi-Fi GT-P3110 with official Android 4.2.2 XXDMH1 firmware. The only thing you let us know that this update actually fasten up your work on tablet or not and if there is no hanging issue involved after update. Do stay connected to pamandroid for more device upgrade manually by following our article.