Update Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 LTE GT-P5220 with XXUAMH8 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Firmware

Samsung has rolled out Android 4.2.2 XXUAMH8 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Firmware update for Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 LTE GT-P5220. The new firmware update is available on Samsung KIES as well as through OTA (Over the air). The new Update is packed with lots of new features and bug Fixes. This update is directly from the Samsung and not the leaked or custom firmware. If you are the owner of GT-P5220 model then you can apply this update on your tablets and enjoy the new features of Android 4.2.2 on your tablet. The update is available on most of the countries such as United Kingdom, Switzerland, Baltic, Spain, Germany, France, Netherlands and Nordic countries. If Samsung KIES and OTA method is not working for you, then follow the below mention guide to manually update your Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 LTE GT-P5220 with XXUAMH8 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Firmware.

The update is only for the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 LTE GT-P5220 models, don’t try this update on any of your other device, otherwise you will brick your Android device. Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 LTE GT-P5220 is powered with Intel Atom Z2560 Dual-core 1.6 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors with microSD support up to 64 GB. This one is the Official firmware and will not void the warrant of your device. If you have the rooted tablet, then after applying this update you will lose the roots access on your tablet. But after updating you device you will again root your device by following the appropriate root method on your GT-P5220. Before following the guide save all you data on your desktop and do take the full backup of your tablet.

Update Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 LTE GT-P5220 With Android 4.2.2

Three Methods to Update  Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 T310

1. Use Samsung KIES Application to Update your device from your desktop. Read our full guide here how to use Samsung Kies to update Samsung Phone.

2. Update Samsung Android phone Via OTA Feature. To do this, go to your phone Settings >> About Phone >> Software Update

3. If  both the above mention method will not work on your device, then follow this method. Manual method with ODIN application. Follow the below mention tutorial to manually update your device.


Pre-requisites and Requirements

a) Before following the guide do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. Looking for more ways to get the Backup your android device click here. So in case if you lost some of your important data and files in the update or rooting process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file. Read also how to take the backup of WhatsApp messages and restore it.

b) Once the backup files are saved on your device or on your desktop, Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.

c) Make sure that your Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 LTE GT-P5220 battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.

d) Download the Latest Samsung USB drivers on your PC and install it to start the update  process. You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to update Galaxy Tab 3 10.1. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.

How to manually Update Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 LTE GT-P5220 With Android 4.2.2

Step 1. Download the appropriate firmware from the below mention list and extract the folder on your desktop.

Baltic:- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220OXXAMH4_SEB.zip

Slovenia (Mobitel):- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220MOTAMI1_MOT.zip

United Kingdom (Vodafone):- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220VFGAMI1_VOD.zip

Switzerland (Swisscom):- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220VFGAMI1_SWC.zip

Spain (Vodafone):- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220VFGAMI1_ATL.zip

Germany (Vodafone):- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220VFGAMI1_VD2.zip

United Kingdom:- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220OXXAMH4_BTU.zip

France:- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220OXXAMH4_XEF.zip

Netherlands:- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220PHNAMH3_PHN.zip

Switzerland:- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220AUTAMH3_AUT.zip

Germany:- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220OXAAMH8_DBT.zip

Nordic countries:- P5220XXUAMH8_P5220OXXAMH4_NEE.zip

Step 2. After downloading the firmware on your desktop, Download ODIN flash tool from here to flash the firmware on your device and extract the folder on your desktop.

Step 3. Switch off your device, now boot Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 LTE GT-P5220 in Download mode. To do this press and hold Volume Down + Power button together until you see a construction Android robot in tablet screen. Press Volume Up button again to enter into Download Mode.

Step 4. Once your GT-P5220 is in Download mode, connect your device to the computer with USB cable and run the ODIN application on your desktop to start the update process. Now you should see the blue sign in Odin screen, that means your phone is connected successfully and ready to update.

ODIN screen

Step 5. Once the Samsung  Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 LTE GT-P5220 is connected with the ODIN application, do the following: (Do this very carefully otherwise you brick your device)

Select these files from the extracted firmware package(Step 1);

a- Select the PDA checkbox, and click the ‘.tar.md5? file
b- Tap the Phone checkbox, and select the file named ‘modem’ (ignore if such file is not found)
c- Choose the CSC checkbox, and click the file named ‘CSC’ (ignore if there is no such file)
d- 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.]

Next, ensure that the check boxes “Auto Reboot”, “F. Reset Time” and “PDA” are the only check boxes checked and the rest are not. And Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked on the ODIN application.

Step 6. Recheck all the setting once again, once you are sure that all setting are correct then hit the Start button from the ODIN application screen to start the update process.

Step 7. Now the update process will take some time to flash the firmware on your device, Once the process is finished you will see the PASS message on your ODIN app screen. At this time you can remove your device from the computer.

Now Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 LTE GT-P5220 is running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Firmware. 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.

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