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Update Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 to XWLPD Android 4.0.4 Official Firmware

A new firmware for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 after a long time. XWLPD Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware is now available for the tablet. Like always, bugs have been squashed with slight enhancements made to performance side. Samsung doesn’t seem to release Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or Android 4.2 Jelly Bean software updates for this tablet. Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 (WiFi + 3G) XWLPD Android 4.0.4 firmware is now available for download and installation. You can install Android 4.0.4 XWLPD on Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 now using our tutorial below. Or flash an unstable Android 4.1.1 custom ROM.

As you read further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 to Android 4.0.4 XWLPD (Germany) official firmware using ODIN. Remember, this is an official firmware update, not a custom ROM by any third-party developer. Please make sure you backup all your data before updating. Let’s get on with the tutorial 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 😉

Android 4.0.4 XWLPD Firmware Details:

Date: 2012-10-30
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Tab 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 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 10.1 P7500 to XWLPD Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware.