May 13, 2013

How to Update Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 with Android 4.1.2 XXMD6 Jelly Bean Official Firmware

Southeast Asia owners of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus GT-P6200, your Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update is now live via Samsung Kies, the firmware build numbers are P6200XXMD6. This XXMD6 is freshly build on April 26th, a full upgrade to Android 4.1.2 from previous 4.0.4 ICS.

This update brings some new stuff on the Samsung Galaxy Tab Plus 7.0 such as Google Now, Smart Stay, Blocking Mode that let users block any unwanted calls, new Gallery, a redesigned Home Screen launcher, Text-to-speech capability and a new notifications settings.

Firmware details
PDA: P6200XXMD6
CSC: P6200OLBMD5
Version: Android 4.1.2
Built date: April, 2013
Regions: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand

The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus users who fail to upgrade their devices with Android 4.1.2 XXMD6 Jelly Bean via official method for being region specific, may follow our step-by-step guide to install the update manually.

Pre-requisites
1. Install USB Driver for Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus on the computer.
2. Enable USB Debugging Mode on the phone by navigating to Settings >> Developer Options.
3. Make a backup of all your important data before following the guide.
4. The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus should be factory unlocked and not locked to any particular carrier.
5. Ensure the battery of the tablet is charged more than 80 per cent.
6. The Android 4.1.2 XXMD6 Jelly Bean firmware is compatible only with Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200. Applying this on any incorrect variant will brick the device. Verify the model number of the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus by navigating to Settings >> About Phone.

File Required
1. Android 4.1.2 XXMD6 Jelly Bean Firmware (Mirror Link) for Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200
2. Odin 3.07

Steps to Update Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 with Android 4.1.2 XXMD6 Jelly Bean Firmware
Step 1: Extract Firmware zip file that you downloaded already from above link, you will get a .tar.md5 file and some other files.
Step 2: Extract Odin zip file and you will get Odin3 v3.07.exe along with few other files.
Step 3: Power off your tablet. Wait 5-6 seconds for vibration to confirm complete switch off.
Step 4: Boot the device into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down and Power buttons together. A warning screen will arrive, then press Volume Up button to enter into Download Mode.
Step 5: Run Odin on the computer as an Administrator.
Step 6: Connect the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus to the computer using USB cable while it is in the Download Mode. Wait until Odin detects the device. When the device is connected successfully, the ID: COM box will turn yellow with the COM port number. Additionally, the successful connected will be indicated by a message saying Added. If Odin fails to detect the device then re-install USB deriver.
Step 7: Choose the following files in Odin from extracted P6200XXMD6 firmware folder by using respective checkboxes:
  • Select the PDA checkbox, and choose the file named .tar or .md5.
  • Click the Phone checkbox, and choose the file with 'modem' in its name (ignore if there is no such file)
  • Click the CSC checkbox, and select the file with 'csc' in its name (ignore if such file is missing)
  • Choose the PIT checkbox, and choose the .pit file. Use only the file obtained during extracting in step 1 above, otherwise ignore it.
Step 8: In Odin, enable Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes. Also, ensure the Re-Partition checkbox is chosen only if a .pit file was chosen in the previous step.
Step 9: Verify everything suggested in Step 7 and Step 8 is done correctly. Then hit the START button to begin the flashing process.
Step 10: Once flashing completed, your tablet will restart and soon you will see a PASS message with green background in the left-most box at the very top of the Odin. You can now unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from computer.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 should be now updated with official Android 4.1.2 XXMD6 Jelly Bean. Head over to Settings>> About Phone to verify the software version running on the device.

Note: If Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 stuck at booting animation after Step 10 then go to recovery mode (press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons together) and perform Wipe data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting reboot system now function. In recovery mode use Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select the option. Please note, performing wiping task will erase your device internal memory data and not external SD card data.

Click here to know How to Root Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 running on Android 4.1.2 XXMD6 Jelly Bean firmware.

13 comments:

  1. to have a multiwindow function watch here http://youtu.be/W7vyF83E1og

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  2. Superbbbbbb Thank youuuuu (Y)
    Guys IT REALLY WORKSSSSSS !!!!!

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  3. thanku every thing every thing works fine no any problem in india with region(SER) update. multi window and screen capture not available. kies also works. google play, wifi and phone works fine. its very smooth fast and fine. no any glitch. after update no any previous data will wipe. injoy it. later when update available in idia then also try odin for indian update. now injoy it.

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  4. Hi,

    This is very helpful and work well on my Wife's tablet. She loves it!! THANK YOU!!

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  5. hello.. is this will work with region(KSA)?

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  6. my tablet wont boot up after i did all this step. please help me

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  7. odin display 0 sucess/ 1 failed. how should i make it work? my baseband version is p6200dxkk5

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    1. @Michael Mendoza, I experienced the same thing as you. But I fingered it out and updated my tab with jelly bean. First you must exit ODIN and start it again. On the step 7 explained above only select the PDA checkbox, and choose the file named .tar or .md5. And then continue to step 8 until finish. I believe your tab will works fine. Thanks hope this help.

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