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Update Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 P5210 to XXUBNH1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Official Firmware

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 P5210 rolled out the XXUBNH1 Android 4.2.2 firmware update for this Android tablet recently. XXUBNH1 Android 4.2.2 will be bringing KitKat to this device along with Samsung’s latest TouchWiz UI enhancements. Not only is this a major revamp, it’s a huge improvement over the previous Jelly Bean firmware. We recommend you check Samsung KIES and OTA (Over-the-air) update whether this update is available in your region. If you don’t find this package on the mentioned services then don’t worry as we have a complete guide on how you can do the whole process manually. XXUBNH1 Android 4.2.2 will bring better battery timing, better performance and on top of all, a better visual experience. You can easily update Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 P5210 to XXUBNH1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat using the steps given below in our tutorial.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the entire process of how to install XXUBNH1 Android 4.4.2 on Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 P5210 using ODIN. Don’t forget to backup all your apps and personal data as you never know when you might end up with a problem. For your ease, we have compiled different tips and tricks that are mentioned throughout the guide so that the firmware update process proceeds smoothly. It’s usual for everyone to accumulate photos, downloads and other sorts of data over time but backing it up is most important because once lost, returning will become impossible. Let’s continue with the tutorial below.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 - XXUBNH1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We (TeamAndroid.com) 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 😉

Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 XXUBNH1 Android 4.4.2 Firmware Details:

Model: GT-P5210
Model name: GALAXY Tab3
Country: Canada
Version: Android 4.4.2
Changelist: 2436004
Build date: Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:55:12 +0000
Product Code: XAC
PDA: P5210XXUBNH1
CSC: P5210XACBNH1
MODEM: P5210XXUBNH1

If you plan on rooting this tablet or are still confused for why to root Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 P5210, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android tablet with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the Android 4.4.2 USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 USB drivers!

Backup and Other Important Tips

Done with the USB drivers? Perfect. The tutorial is on the next page, but first, please take a look at the following tips and important points you need to take care of. These are important, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps:

Always backup your important data that you might need after you install a new custom ROM, an official software update or anything else. Make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below for some tips on how to backup data:

Samsung users can also back up data using Samsung KIES. If you backup data manually, you get more options what to 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.

If you already have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod, TWRP etc.) installed on your tablet, we strongly recommend you to also backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing tablet set up.

A few more optional tips that you should remember:

1. Having problems connecting your Android tablet to the computer? You need to enable USB debugging mode. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging — for Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and KitKat.

2. Make sure your Android device is charged up to 80-85% battery level. This might help you: How to Check Battery Percentage. Why? Because, if your tablet goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your tablet might get bricked or go dead permanently. No one wants that, right?

4. Most of the tutorials and how-to guides on Team Android are for factory unlocked Android phones and tablets. We recommend NOT to try our guides if your tablet is locked to a carrier, unless we have specified the carrier name or device model.

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All set and ready? Good. You can now head over to the next page and install XXUBNH1 Android 4.4.2 firmware on Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 P5210.

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