Update Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 to ICS DXLP8 Android 4.0.4 Official Firmware

A new firmware update now rolled out for Galaxy Tab 7.7, GT-P6800. The latest update is P6800DXLP8 Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware. Consumers across Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam received this firmware including those with telecom carrier.  The  dual-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 powered Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 feature a 1GB of RAM and the spec look perfectly capable to run latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. However, it not going to be happen soon officially but possible with custom ROM. However, if you want to be on stock ROM then you should go with this latest P6800DXLP8 Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware upgrade.

The latest Android 4.0.4 ICS build P6800DXLP8 originally rolled out for consumers in Singapore (StarHub) and Philippines (Smart) but you can use it too if you living other part of the available region. All you required to do, change the default language to your native language after the installation process (path: Settings >> Locale and text).

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Compatibility

This ROM and the guide below are compatible only and only with Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 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.

In this article we will guide you to install P6800DXLP8 official firmware update in Galaxy Tab 7.7, model number P6800. For this, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 4.0.4 firmware in Galaxy Tab 7.7. However, in this process you will lose 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 DXLP8 Firmware Details:

PDA: P6800DXLP8
CSC: P6800OLBLP7
Version: 4.0.4
Date: 2012-11-02
Regions: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam

Warning!

We should not be held liable for any damage caused in the process of installing this official firmware update on Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 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.

Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse 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

Important!

  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Tab in your PC. [Download USB Driver]
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]

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 DXLP8 Android 4.0.4 official firmware update for Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800.

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