May 10, 2013

How to Update Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 with Android 4.1.2 DXMD3 Jelly Bean Official Firmware

Finally! The long awaited official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update with firmware build number P6800DXMD3 for Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 GT-P6800 is now starts to roll out and recently hitting South East Asia regions, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

This update Brings the 4.1.2 Jelly Bean goodies including Google Now, Smart Stay and other stuff. But there is no Multi-View added support on this update.

Firmware details
Version: Android 4.1.2
Build date: April, 2013
Regions: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

The Galaxy Tab 7.7 users who fail to upgrade their devices with Android 4.1.2 DXMD3 Jelly Bean using official method for being region specific, may follow our step-by-step guide to install the update manually.

1. Install USB Driver for Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 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 7.7 should be factory unlocked and not locked to any particular carrier.
5. Ensure the battery of the tablet is charged more than 80 percent.
6. The Android 4.1.2 DXMD3 Jelly Bean firmware is compatible only with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 with model number GT-P6800. Applying this on any incorrect variant will brick the device. Verify the model number of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 by navigating to Settings >> About Phone.

Files Required
1. Android 4.1.2 DXMD3 Jelly Bean Firmware (Mirror Link 1, Link 2, Link 3)
2. Odin 3.07 (Mirror Link)

Steps to Update Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 on Android 4.1.2 DXMD3 Jelly Bean Firmware
Step 1: Extract Firmware zip file using WinRAR/7-Zip/WinZip or any other extracting tool, you will get a .tar.md5 file and some other files (optional).
Step 2: Extract Odin zip file and you will get Odin3 v3.07.exe along with few other files.
Step 3: Power off the Galaxy Tab 7.7. 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 7.7 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 to light blue with the COM port number. Additionally, the successful connected will be indicated by a message saying Added.
Step 7: Choose the following files in Odin from extracted P6800DXMD3 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 the installation process completes, 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 7.7 P6800 should be now updated with Android 4.1.2 DXMD3 Jelly Bean official firmware. Head over to Settings >> About Phone to verify the software version running on the device.

Note: If Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 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 7.7 P6800 running on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware.


  1. I had install my latest firmware......for my samsung tab 7.7 some how it can't detect my wifi in my home but went to public such as club or other it can detect 8thers wifi but not my home wifi ....can u help me on my problem any way I'm from Brunei Darussalam. Thank ♡♡♡

  2. its only have one file, just .md5
    its ok to continue?

  3. I have updated to JB successully. Everything looks OK, but in step 7 I had a mistake:
    - Select the BOOTLOADER instead of PDA checkbox, so the BASEBAND has been changed. After that, 3G access is very not stable.
    I repeat upper step with ICS image, the BASEBAND has been changed to original, but it seems that 3G modem is not working properly.
    Please help to suggest me a good solution for this issue.

  4. Same problem Ihad install my latest firmware......for my samsung tab 7.7 some how it can't detect my wifi in my home but went to public such as club or other it can detect 8thers wifi but not my home wifi

  5. the firmware is 730 megabite !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY