Update Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

Edited by Mark Joel Cristobal, Lynn, Anonymous, Eng and 15 others

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean via CyanogenMod 10.2 for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is amazing. Tab 2 has a lot of features that are similar to the normal and official firmware of many smartphones, such as Jelly Bean. Since Samsung has not yet released the official firmware, Jelly Bean 4.3 for Samsung Tab 2, there is another way to get that firmware version - flashing the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 through Cynogenmod 10.2.

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What do you Need?

  1. 1
    Any of the three versions of Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, that include P3100, P3110 and P3113.
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    Your Galaxy Tab 2 must be rooted.
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    Clockwork mode must be installed on your Galaxy Tab 2.
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    You must ensure that the battery life is at 50-70 percent or above.
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    You must have the available ROM needed to update the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.
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Instructions on How to Update

  1. 1
    Download the specific ROM/Firmware for your Galaxy Tab 2.
    For the P3110 and P3113 versions, you can go here - www.get.cm/?device=p3110, and for the P3100 version, you can go here - http://www.get.cm/?device=p3100.
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  2. 2
    Download the Google apps at http://goo.im/gapps.
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    On your Galaxy Tab 2, make sure the USB debugging mode is on.
    To check this, go to Menu > Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging.
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    Plug your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 into your computer desktop or Laptop using a USB cable.
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    Copy the firmware and Google apps that you downloaded from your computer desktop or Laptop.
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  6. 6
    Disconnect and turn off your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.
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    Boot into Recovery mode, then press and hold the volume up and home keys at the same time.
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    From the recovery mode, select and make an Android backup from the clockwork mode of the current ROM.
    Select and confirm "Backup and Restore Backup". The function of this is to restore the previous ROM, if you want to do so.
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    After backing up your current ROM, do a full wipe by selecting "Wipe data/Factory Reset" and "Wipe Cache Partition".
    After wiping, and factory resetting your device, go to Advanced > Wipe Dalvik Cache.
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    After the wipe is done, you may now proceed to install the ROM, which is the Jelly Bean 4.3 Cynogenmod 10.2.
    Select "Install zip from SD card", then select "Zip from SD card". Look for the CyanogenMod 10.2 firmware/Jelly Bean Firmware that you copied from your computer or Laptop and confirm installation".
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    Do the same steps with the Google Apps package:
    Install zip from SD card > Select Zip from SD card. Then look for the Google Apps package that you copied from your computer or Laptop and confirm installation."
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    After installing/flashing the ROM, select "Reboot System Now".
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    Normally it will take about five to eight minutes of down-loading to reach the home screen.
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    Now you have installed the Jelly Bean 4.3 firmware, which is the Custom ROM Cynogenmod 10.2.
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Tips Tricks & Warnings

  • Follow the guidelines and download what is required before beginning.
  • Download this firmware at your own risk.

Questions and Answers

Is this the original firmware for Samsung tab 2?

Is this the original firmware for Samsung tab 2?

The instructions here are all about Cryanogen Mode 10.1. Samsung has not rolled out the Jelly Bean 4.3 update for Galaxy Tab 2. CM 10.1 is a custom ROM that allows you to experience 4.3 on your Tab 2, while it is not officially out yet.

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I am not exactly sure what you are asking. Firmware refers to things embedded into the device that can not be changed once it has left the factory. What I believe you are asking is, if that is the original Operating System for that phone. If that is the question then no, it is not.

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I have been running and updating with CM-10.2 nightly.

I did not want to go to CM-11 so I decided to install the latest stable code CM-10.1.3 and now the Tablet won't boost. I would like to find the latest cm-10.2 nightly to try it.

This update is not the official update for this particular device, meaning there will be errors and bugs involved in updating your device, regarding the device's capabilities. My recommendation is for you to stick with the software that came with the device to prevent further damage to your device.

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If you have your Tablet's brand and model number, you can download the latest cm 10.2 nightlies here:

http://download.cyanogenmod.org/

Check the device list on the left hand side and click on the one that matches your. You will then find all the available downloads for it.

After rebooting, Error box appeared saying Android Keyboard stopped working. Advise?

Everything worked fine until after rebooting - the CyanogenMod account has an error box saying, Android keyboard stopped working, so I'm stuck in there. Please help!

This means that something has caused your application to crash, which more than likely came for the update you've applied to your device. You can simply reboot your device in order to get rid of this error. If the problem persists, you will need to Factory Reset the device for further error-free use.

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This is an error that occurs on these kinds of devices when you either have too many applications open on the device, or you have more than one keyboard application being used on the device. Simply go to settings>>>>application manager>>>Android keyboard>>>>clear data and cache to get it a quick restart.

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Is 4.3 jellybean compatible with Samsung Galaxy tab 2 7.0?

Samsung Galaxy tab 2 7.0 jellybean 4.3 compatibility

No, unfortunately the device is not yet compatible with that device at this time and will more than likely not be compatible in the near feature because of the devices capabilities. You can continue to check its availability through the update device option located in your settings to check if you will be able to update your device successfully.

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Officially, there's no jelly bean 4.3 update for your Galaxy tab 2 7.0. The specs here show 4.2.2 as the latest update for your Tablet:

http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_tab_2_7_0_p3100-4543.php

Unofficially, though, you can install a basic 4.3 custom ROM that does not have Samsung's Touchwiz UI. Be advised that in order to do this, you will need to root your Tablet and also install a custom recovery.

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What package needed for P3110 when updating to 4.3?

What package needed for P3110 when updating to 4.3?

Get the package for 4.3 Android from here - http://goo.im/gapps. The first one on the table ought to be yours. Once you have loaded the package and have all the other things in place such as battery life, RAM etc. download directly from here - http://download.cyanogenmod.org/?device=p3110

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See more questions like this: How to upgrade p3110 to jelly bean officially

How do I know which firmware is specific to my device?

Firmware question on upgrade to jelly bean 4.3

It's very easy to know what firmware is specific to your device. You just need to know your Galaxy Tab 2's Model number such as P3100, P3110 and P3113. You'll find your model number by looking at the back of your Tablet. It is usually written there. You may also find out what it is by going to Settings>About Device on your Tablet. Then if you are going to download the firmware from CyanogenMod, you will know if it's for your device if the model number under the "Device" tab and your device's model number are the same.

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Hi, there. I want to update to the latest firmware for my gt-p3110.

Can you help me with that? I am new with this.

The latest firmware available for Samsung GT-P3110 is Android 4.1.2. To get the latest available firmware for your Tablet, please do the following.

  • Connect your Tablet to the internet.
  • Open your apps list.
  • Open Settings.
  • Select About device.
  • Select Software Update.
  • Select Updates.
  • Check for updates.
  • Download the available update.
  • Once download is complete, your device will reboot and complete the installation.
  • That's it.

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Galaxy tab 2 4.3 update. How can I install?

Sir, please give me update files on my mail ID.

There are 2 different versions of the Galaxy Tab 2. Samsung has a 7-inch and a 10 inch version available. The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 has an official Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 upgrade available currently with no further info on a 4.3 update.

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The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 can only be upgraded to Jelly Bean 4.1 and also do not have any info on a possible 4.3 update.

You can always go the unofficial route and flash a custom 4.3 ROM. Be advised, though, that by doing so you risk bricking your Tablet or render it unusable if not done correctly.

I have for my 7-year-old, a tab 2 7.0 model sch-i705 with 4.0.4 and want to upgrade to a better OS so I can restrict internet and YouTube access?

I don't know if I have the P3100, 3110 or 3113? I would like a straight forward tutorial on how to update so I can set permissions on his device.

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I updated the tablet incorrectly. Can I fix it?

I tried to update it another way via sokg, but apps had an install error and now I have a startup loop (if that's what it's called: boots up, tries to optimize apps, setup wizard has stopped). Any advice there, or suggestions on who to ask if not?

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How can I downgrade my GT-P3113 to earlier Android versions?

How can I downgrade my GT-P3113 to earlier Android versions? I am failing.

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Problem with latest update for Samsung Galaxy S2?

Hi, I have updated the latest firmware for my Samsung Galaxy tab 2 and the machine is now stuck on the Samsung logo and won't do anything else, I have tried reboot Factory Reset but still nothing, it just comes back to Samsung logo and won't work, can you help me please?

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I don't know how to root my tablet, and I don't have a laptop.

Major problem and I'm stuck. Please help me.

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I'd like the official version, Can you help me find it?

I'd like the official version, Can you help me find it?

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I tried to download for P3113 however it would not load the program and load will not execute?

How to download from another site for P3113

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Will this work to play Pokemon go?

I need to get the good version from 4.2.2 to higher version to play this app?. I have tried: Talked with friends, downloaded photos and videos to my computer

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