Well folks it’s time for another mighty update for Samsung Galaxy tab GT P7500. Yes we are talking of an all new Cyanogen Mod 9 ICS Android 4.0 update that has just rolled out for your Galaxy tab 10.1. This new update is not the official release by Cyanogen Mod team but is the leaked firmware version thus presence of some minor bugs are guaranteed. This new update inhibits the goodness of ICS Android 4.0 firmware with the only concern is that the camera doesn’t work. We will be taking a look at some of the operational features in a short while.
We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The updation procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable to Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7510 tabs that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.
Let’s take a glance at some of the operational features that come with this new update.
- HQ Videoplayback
- You have to use MTP mode for USB Transfer
- No more SOD or display flickering
- Buttery runs smoothly
You ought to backup all the user data present in your tab since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.
Steps to Update Cyanogen Mod 9 Android 4.0 Firmware in Samsung
Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7510:
Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7510:
Step-1: Enable USB Debugging in your tab from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Make sure to tick the option of USB Debugging.
Now Connect your tab with the computer via original USB cable obtained at purchase time and download Cyanogen mod 9 Firmware Package followed by Google Apps Package from the Must Have section to your computer.
Step-2: Disconnect the tab from the computer and power it off to enter the device into Recovery mode by pressing Volume Up key and while holding this rocker key, simultaneously press Power button. If the device boots into Normal mode then re-try to enter into Recovery Mode by the same process till you are finally there.
In Recovery mode, select “Wipe data/factory reset” > “Wipe Cache partition” and select “yes” so that both the options are processed.
Step-3: Next select “install zip from SD Card” to choose the ” ” file placed in your tab then select the option of “Yes” via Volume Rocker keys. After selecting the file wait for 5 – 6 minutes for the file to get processed. Now select the Google Apps Zip file placed in your phone. Choose the options of “++++ Go Back ++++” > “Reboot system now” to reboot the system.
In case the tab is not processed, an error message will be displayed as “E: Signature failed” indicating that the tab is not rooted thus you require to follow the entire procedure again from the beginning. Thus you can easily update your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 P7510 tab with Cyanogen Mod 9 ICS Android 4.0 by following the steps mentioned above carefully.