Update Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 WiFi to XXBLH4 Android 4.0.4 Official Firmware

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We have already written before how to install XXBLH4 Android 4.0.4 OTA firmware which was released almost a week ago. And now, we have the complete firmware as well to flash on your tablet using ODIN. This latest firmware for the Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) P5110 is now available on Samsung KIES for a number of countries. The modem build is OXXBLH3 and the firmware build date is 28th August 2012.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the entire process of how to install XXBLH4 Android 4.0.4 official software update on Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) P5110 WiFi using ODIN. Please make sure you backup all your apps and personal data as a precaution. Let’s continue with the tutorial below.

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Android 4.0.4 XXBLH4 Firmware Details:

Date: 2012-08-28
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup data manually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and install XXBLH4 Android 4.0.4 on Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) P5110.

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  • Matten

    If I extract the ZIP file, I only get a MD5 file and a DLL???

    • Silas

      from what I understand, the tutorial says that can not exist other files, then you just open the file. tar.md5 by PDA and ignore the other topics of step 7, keep attention on topic 8

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  • Squinky

    where is the download link for pda file and csc

  • Silas

    That is, just “open” the file in P5110XXBLH4_P5110OXXBLH3_HOME.tar.md5 PDA and follow the steps.
    skip steps:
    * Click on ‘Phone’ ….
    * Click on ‘CSC’ …
    * Click on ‘PIT’ ….
    carefully read the item 8!
    I upgraded my tablet doing so, the update is successful, no problem!

    Thanks for the tutorial, teamandroid, great!

    • Silas

      Correcting, “open” the file P5110XXBLH4_P5110OXXBLH3_HOME.tar.md5 on “PDA”
      there was no need of other files.
      applied after installation: Wipe data factory reset and Wipe cache and reboot sistem to remove old files.
      after installation accessed the Recovery mode and applied: Wipe data factory reset and Wipe cache and reboot sistem to remove old files