The official Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 is here for download. It look really strange that Samsung rolled out Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 GT-P3100, ahead of Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 or Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100. Anyway, this mean people who don’t like to have custom ROM can now also enjoy Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Right now Samsung rolled out XXDMG6 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware in France but will soon catch other market. No need to say by flashing P3100XXDMG6 firmware you can update your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 tablet from Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The firmware is available from OTA update as well as from Kies. However, if you live outside France or want to update your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 to this XXDMG6 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware manually then continue reading this page for a manual update instruction.
Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 Rooting Tutorial: If you want to root your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 running on this latest Jelly Bean firmware then you can always follow this article for necessary instruction: Root Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0) P3100 on XXDMG6 Android 4.2.2 Official Firmware. If you are confused whether to go for root or not then you should read: Benefits of Rooting Android devices.
In this article we will guide you to install P3100XXDMG6 official firmware update in Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, model number GT-P3100. You will learn all required instruction on how to update Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 to XXDMG6 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean official firmware. To install firmware, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware in Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100. However, in this process you may lose all your existing installed apps and personal settings. Don’t worry! While going through this manual firmware update guide you will learn all required tips that will help you to backup your data as well as other important objects before proceeding to the tutorial on the next page.
Android 4.2.2 XXDMG6 Firmware Details:
Date: July, 2013
Region: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom
This tutorial is only for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 , model number P3100. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About tablet. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.
Backup Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 Data & Settings:
Although installing official firmware automatically restore your previous tablet data if your device in running on official firmware prior to flashing this firmware, however accident may happen. That’s why, we always recommend you to backup your tablet data and setting before following manual firmware installation guide, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.
SMS & Call Log – Use SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & Settings – Use Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
WhatsApp Messenger – Manually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.
Note: You can always backup your device data using Kies but we recommend you to backup data manually, so that if situation demand then you can easily transfer your data to any other manufacturer Android powered device such as HTC One or Xperia Z. If you have custom recovery installed such as TWRP Recovery or CWM Recovery then use its backup feature (only if you have plan to roll back) which is better than any other backup we mentioned already as this backup create an image of whole system.
Download Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 USB Drivers
You need to connect your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 to computer so that Odin can access it. However, it won’t be possible until you have proper driver installed. Technically, after you connect your device to Windows PC for first time, it will download and install the required driver but if it don’t then download it from below link.
Few More Important Tips!
- Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power, otherwise your device may see a hard brick if device turn off during installation. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
- Backup your EFS Folder (only possible with rooted device) to save IMEI number and other important data. [Guide]
- Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. [Guide]
- This installation guide use ODIN utility which work only in Windows OS. If you use Linux OS (such as Ubuntu) or Mac OS then use CrossOver Utility to run ODIN in your OS.
If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next page of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to flash Jelly Bean XXDMG6 Android 4.2.2 official firmware update for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100.
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