Install Official Jelly Bean 4.1.2 XXCMA4 Firmware on Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100

The most recent Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean can be installed on your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 with XXCMA4. Follow today’s guide for more info on this.

Requirements

As things go with such a procedure, your main concern now is to verify these requirements: use the Tab 2 7.0 P3100 which doesn’t belong to a certain carrier, create a backup via our instructions (make a NANDroid backup as well), charge the battery of the tablet to be able to finish the tutorial without encountering problems a bit later on, turn on USB debugging (the path to take so that you can do this is the following: go to the gadget’s Settings, tap on Applications and opt for Development; if your device runs Android 4.0 or later, you should go to Settings and choose Developer Options) and flash USB drivers for your tablet.galaxy-tab-2-P3100

Instructions

  1. The Jelly Bean 4.1.2 XXCMA4 firmware and Odin tool are two files that need to be downloaded on your laptop first and foremost. Then see if these two are on its desktop after you unzip the zip files: .tar.md5 and Odin 3.07.exe.
  2. After you heck and are sure that everything is all good, you need to power the Tab 2 7.0 P3100 off. After you get it in that state, you have to enter it in Download Mode like this: press and hold Volume Down and Power together, then at the same time tap Volume Up.
  3. The Odin file you had to save on your notebook earlier needs to be launched on it as an Admin. After you do that, you have to plug the tablet – with its USB cord – to your laptop.
  4. The device will tell you that everything ran smoothly by showing you “Added!!” along with the following: one ID:COM box in yellow and a COM port number that has to do with it. However, if the devices were not connected to each other properly, you should flash the USB drivers again or simply have a different USB port used for this.
  5. Now opt for a group of files as described in the next lines:
    – click on PDA and choose a file that has .tar.md5 in its name;
    – click on Phone next to have access to a file with MODEM in it, then select it;
    – click on CSC and then opt for a file that has CSC in its name;
    – click on PIT and afterwards choose a .pit file.
  6. As soon as you are finished with the above instruction, then choose these options: Auto Reboot, Repartition and F. Reset Time. The Repartition box needs to be opted for if you’ve went for the .pit file.
  7. For now, just tap on Start. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 is going to now receive the XXCMA4 official firmware; wait till the tool is flashed. Look for this message: PASS. If you see it, you have to also look for a green background. The firmware is now on your gadget, so you should have patience till the device reboots.
  8. Next: unplug the tablet from your laptop as soon as you spot the manufacturer’s logo. Find the “About tablet” that’s on your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 and look for the Android 4.1.2 XXCMA4 firmware. If you don’t see it in that location, you need to repeat our tutorial.

Your tablet can very well remain stuck in boot animation at one point or another in this guide. Make that go away like this: opt for Factory reset / Wipe data and choose the system restarting option. That’s all, the gadget will have got unstuck once you operate the previous.

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