Samsung officially rolled out Android 4.0.4 ICS update build XXLQ8 for Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500. Though sooner or later we will see an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet but for now we have to upgrade existing Android OS version to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. This build comes with several fixes and improvement over previous build. Also, you should have Android 4.0 ICS installed in your tablet if you want to enjoy Jelly Bean later.
This ROM and the guide below are compatible only and only with Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 variant. It’s not compatible with other Galaxy Tab variants or with any other device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About tablet.
The official firmware we are talking about is P7500XXLQ8, which originally rolled out in Italy but you can install the same if you follow our guide carefully. To flash this firmware we will use ODIN tool, however as this is an Italian build you have to change the default language (path: Settings >> Locale and text) to your native language. Another thing you should note, flashing process will wipe all your existing installed apps and personal settings. You should follow this guide carefully to properly backup your data that you can restore later.
Android 4.0.4 XXLQ8 Firmware Details:
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom
We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of installing this official firmware update on Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 variant. 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 your data first using below mentioned instructions, 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”
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If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next stage of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to flash ICS XXLQ8 Android 4.0.4 official firmware update for Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500.
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