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Update Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 to Android 4.1.2 JZO54K Paranoid Jelly Bean Custom Firmware

Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 (WiFi + 3G) has already got the Android 4.0.4 ICS software update, but there is no official announcement when is the Jelly Bean firmware update coming out for this tablet. However, you can install Android 4.1.2 JZO54K Jelly Bean on Galaxy Tab 7.7 now with a custom ROM. It is an AOSP based ROM, which is very stable and can be used as a daily driver.

As you read further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 to Android 4.1.2 JZO54K Paranoid Jelly Bean custom firmware using ClockworkMod recovery. Be warned, that this tutorial will wipe all your existing installed apps and personal settings. Please backup your data from the tools given below.

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 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 tablet with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your tablet battery should be 80-85% charged. If your tablet goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your tablet 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 S3 backup data to HTC One X.

4. Your tablet 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 update Galaxy Tab 7.7 P6800 to Android 4.1.2 JZO54K Paranoid Jelly Bean custom ROM.