Samsung recently announced Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, an upgrade version of the previous Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. The device is not yet started shipping all over, will be go on sale from the next month (June 2013). The models that expecting to hands on by next month are- Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 GT-P3200, Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G SM-T210, Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 WiFi SM-T211 and might be a LTE version that is Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 LTE SM-T215. Samsung started preparing firmware update for Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 and recently rolling out the XXAMEQ Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware update for the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G SM-T210 in India. You can follow our simple tutorial for a manual installation of the XXAMEQ Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware on Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G T210 after the device go hands on. Please note, this tutorial don’t require a custom recovery such as CWM recovery or a rooted Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G T210 because to install this firmware we will use ODIN utility. After installing official firmware XXAMEQ Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean you can always root your Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G T210 with the help of proper rooting method.
if you don’t know, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 featuring a 7.0’ TFT capacitive touch screen display with 16M colors, 1024×600 pixels resolution, latest TouchWiz UX UI, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, support 64GB MicroSD, 3.15MP back camera and 1.3MP front camera, preloaded with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and upgradable to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
Continue reading this page to install XXAMEQ Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware update in Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G T210 using ODIN. However, before moving towards installation of firmware we recommend you to backup your apps and other personal data. Although, installing official firmware restore everything if your Android device was running on official firmware before flashing this latest XXAMEQ Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware but it always better to have a backup. Also manual backup let you move your personal data from one manufacturer to another; for example you can use Samsung Galaxy Note 2 data to HTC Butterfly. In below written tutorial we not only direct you towards a step-by-step guide to update Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G T210 to XXAMEQ Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean using Odin but also give you necessary tips to safe guard your data.
Android 4.1.2 XXAMEQ Firmware Details:
Date: May, 2013
We at Rooted Android write tutorial to help out fellow Android users but all this guide are educational purpose only. You should try this guide at your own risk. Neither we nor the developer should be responsible if your Android device experience a damage after following this tutorial. Also remember,this guide is only applicable for Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G T210. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. It may hard brick your device.
As there is always some risk involve while you install anything other than what you have presently. It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites to stay safe.
- Backup your important data such as SMS, Call Log, Contacts, APN and MMS settings. You can follow our Android backup guide for this. It’s also a good idea to backup your internal memory content to external SD card, specially if you need to perform any wiping task during or after installation process.
- If your device turn off during the installation process unless explicitly mentioned on this tutorial then it may experience a hard brick. That’s why, it’s good idea to check battery percentage before following this tutorial. Usually, the tablet should have 60% or more power when you flash a custom ROM or firmware. Firmware installation can be done with 25% or more power when the device is connected to computer using USB and get charge through it. It will be fine to have 30% or more if you going to root a firmware. Learn How to Check Battery Percentage in Android tablets.
- USB Debugging mode should be turned of if it’s disabled otherwise you can’t transfer file using USB cable. Learn: How to Enable/Disable USB Transfer on Android Devices.
- Another thing you should note that nearly all our tutorial at Rooted Android is for carrier unlocked and bootloader unlocked devices. You shouldn’t try to install it on a locked device unless explicitly mentioned anywhere in tutorial.
Download Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G T210 Latest USB Drivers
Since you will need to connect your tablet to your PC, so you will need to have your Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G T210 drivers installed on your computer. Visit our USB Driver Download page. If you can access your mobile content in your PC when both are connected then you already have it.
So, you have done everything that we mentioned above, right! Now, as you have taken necessary precaution, you are ready to move towards next page where we summed up detail instruction on how to install XXAMEQ Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware update on Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 3G T210.
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