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Update Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 to XWLP5 Android 4.0.4 Official Firmware

Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 can be updated to Android 4.0.4 XWLP5 now. Still no word when Samsung plans to release the official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for tablets, but for now you will have to do with the latest Android 4.0.4 ICS update. You can flash Android 4.0.4 build XWLP5 on your tablet now. 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 XWLP5 (India) official firmware using ODIN. Be warned, that this tutorial will wipe all your existing installed apps and personal settings. Please backup your data from the tools given below.

Update Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7500 to XWLP5 Android 4.0.4 Official Firmware 7

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 XWLP5 Firmware Details:

Date: 2012-08-10
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 XWLP5 Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware.

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Haris Nadeem

He lives on everything Android; has countless devices, apps and games to play with everyday. Currently serving as the Chief Editor at Team Android.


  • can this firmware work in South africa? for the s2 4.0.4 update it specified international update and this one is just for certain regions

  • Can you help me: the update doesn’t go. Everything goes wel (odin and entering the download mode, connecting the tablet) until the downloading on the tablet. the proces is freezes and doesn’t go any further. NO progres. Not even after half an hour… What can be wrong???
    Please help…

    • Hi Mate, unplug the usb cable and hold the shut down button. Then tablet it self goes to upgrading screen. Same thing happened to me but now it is working nicely. Cheers

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