Today Samsung released the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean XXDMH1 Firmware update for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 WiFi in the United Kingdom. If you are the owner of Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (GT-P3110) and lived in UK than you can try this new update on your device. Currently the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware build is P3110XXDMH1 is rolled out only for the UK users, if you are living in some other country than just wait for few more days to get the update on your device. UK user will update their device with the help of Samsung KIES app or they can get the update through OTA. With this new update you will get lots of new feature on your device like Quick Settings button in the Notifications area, Daydream mode, lockscreen widgets, improved notifications, multiple user accounts, enhanced accessibility and a new and improved launcher. So if you live in the UK and want to update your device go to your Device Settings > About tablet >Software Update to update your device or connect your device with computer and runt eh Samsung KIES app to get the update.
But if you are looking for a manual way to update your device with latest firmware then follow our below mention guide to update the device with this official firmware. This on is the official build from the Samsung and doesn’t void your device warranty. But if you have the rooted device than you will lose the root access on your device after applying this update. The below mention guide is only for the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3110 (WiFi) device, so don’t try to apply this method on nay of you other devices.
Pre-requisites and Requirements
a) First and most important thing to do is take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. Looking for more ways to Backup your android device click here. So in case if you lost some of your data in the update process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file.
b) Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.
c) Make sure that your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3110 (WiFi) phone battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.
d) Download the Latest Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3110 (WiFi) USB Driver on your PC and install it to start the update process.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to Update your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3110 (WiFi) with Android 4.2.2 P3110XXDMH1 Firmware. Note: This update will not void your warranty and does not require Root access.
How to Update Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3110 (WiFi) with Android 4.2.2 XXDMH1 Firmware
Step 1. Download the Android 4.2.2 P3110XXDMH1 Firmware on your desktop and extract the same on your desktop.
Step 2. Now download the ODIN flash tool from here and extract the folder on your desktop. You need this application to update your device.
Step 3. After downloading the both files on your desktop, switch off your device and boot it into the download mode. To so this press and hold Volume Down + Power button together until you see a construction Android robot on the screen. Press Volume Up button again to enter into Download Mode.
Step 4. Now your device is in download mode and ready for the update. Connect your device with the computer via USB cable and run the ODIN application from the desktop. If your phone is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes of ODIN app screen will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time.
Step 5. Now go to the ODIN application screen and do the following: ( Do this very carefully otherwise you brick your device)
Select these files from the extracted firmware package(Step 1);
-Select the PDA checkbox, and click the ‘.tar.md5 file
-Tap the Phone checkbox, and select the file named ‘modem’ (ignore if such file is not found)
-Choose the CSC checkbox, and click the file named ‘CSC’ (ignore if there is no such file)
-Click the PIT checkbox, and choose the ‘.pit’ file (ignore if the file is missing)
[Note: Ignore the last three steps (b, c and d) if such files are not found.] And Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked on the ODIN application.
Step 6. Check all the above settings once again and after that hit the Start button from the ODIN screen to start the update process on your device.
Step 7. Now the update process will start on your device and this will take some time to update your device with the latest firmware. Once installation is done, your tablet will reboot automatically and you can see the PASS message on your ODIN application screen. Now you can disconnect your device from the computer.
That’s it, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3110 (WiFi) is update with the Android 4.2.2 XXDMH1 Firmware and you can enjoy all its new feature on your device. In case at the time of restart your device stuck on Android loop or stuck on Android boot screen, then follow this guide to come out of Android loop.