Update Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211) with XXAMGI Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Official T211XXAMGI Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware is released for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211). In this new firmware the user will get some new jelly bean features with some bug fixes. The update is available on lots of countries like Switzerland. Portugal (TPH), Poland, Baltic, Slovenia, Hungry and Slovakia. To update your Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211) with this official firmware update use the Samsung Kies application on your desktop or Use the OTA method from your device. In case you are not comfortable with the application so with the OTA update then you can follow our below mention tutorial to update your Galaxy Tab with this new firmware. This one is the Official firmware from the Samsung no the custom ROM, so no need to worry about your warranty. The below mention guide will works on all rooted and no rooted Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211). If you have the rooted device then after applying this update you will lose the root access on your Samsung tab.
Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211) is & inch screen tablet with Cortex A9 1.2 GHz dual core processor, 1 GB of RAM, 3 MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front facing camera, 8 GB internal memory, memory expandable up to 32 GB via micro SD card. This update in only for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211) devices, so don’t try this guide in any other Android device, Other wise you will brick your device. And read all the instruction very carefully and follow all of them on your device one by one. But before following the update method do take the full backup of your tab.
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 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211) battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.
d) Download the Latest Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211) USB drivers on your PC and install it to start the root 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 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211). All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
How to Update Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211) with XXAMGI Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Step 1. Download the appropriate firmware for your device from the given links and extract the folder on your desktop.
Switzerland: T211XXAMGI_T211AUTAMF2_AUT.zip | 683.9 MB
Portugal (TPH): T211XXAMGI_T211OXXAMG3_TPH.zip | 733.1 MB
Poland: T211XXAMGI_T211OXXAMG3_XEO.zip | 732.6 MB
Baltic: T211XXAMGI_T211OXXAMG3_SEB.zip | 732.6 MB
Slovenia: T211XXAMGI_T211OXXAMG3_SIO.zip | 732.6 MB
Hungry: T211XXAMGI_T211OXXAMG3_XEH.zip | 732.6 MB
Slovakia: T211XXAMGI_T211OXXAMG3_XSK.zip | 732.6 MB
Step 2. Download the ODIN flash tool from here and extract the folder on your desktop. You have to use this application to flash the firmware on your Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211).
Step 3. Turn off your Galaxy Tab and wait for 5 to 6 seconds. Now boot your tab in Download mode. To do this press and hold down the Volume Down and Home buttons while pressing the Power button. When the screen flash two time, leave Power button but hold other two and soon a warning screen will come up; press Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.
Step 4. Now your Tab is in Download mode and you ready to update your tab with official firmware. Connect your tab to computer with USB cable and run the ODIN application on your desktop. Now you should see the blue sign in Odin screen, that means your phone is connected successfully and ready to update.
Step 5. Once the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211) 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 settings again and after that Click on the Start button to start firmware update process.
Step 7. Once the update process finished on your device you will see the “PASS” message on your ODIN app screen and this time your device will be reboot.
Now unplug your tab from your pc and your Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T211) should now run on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean build XXAMGI. 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.