Here is a good news for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 owners. Samsung has finally started rolling out the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean firmware update for the popular 7″ tablet for selected European countries. Galaxy Tab 2 users in Italy, Greece, Spain, Germany, Romania and Slovenia happen to be the first to get the Jelly Bean update. The new firmware is a branded one and is available currently only for Vodafone and SIM users.

The Android 4.1.1 firmware for the Galaxy Tab 2 P3100 can be updated via Kies or Over the Air (OTA). To check if the update is available for your Tab 2, go to Settings> About> Software Update. You can also update the firmware of your tablet manually too.

JB Firmware for Galaxy Tab 2 Details:

Product Code: GT-P3100ZWAOMN (Vodafone & SIM)
CSC: P3100VFGCLK1 (Vodafone)

Region: Europe (Italy, Greece, Spain, Germany, Romania and Slovenia)

How to Install the JB Firmware to Galaxy Tab 2 7.0:

Here is an easy tutorial that would guide you to flash the Jelly Bean firmware to your Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P3100 manually.

  • Download the appropriate firmware from the links provided above and extract the zip to your desktop.
  • Download and extract it too.
  • Download and install Samsung USB Drivers on your computer.
  • Backup your contacts, messages, apps, etc. using Google Sync, Kies, and some good backup app.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your device: Settings> Developer Options>
  • Charge your Tab 2 to at least 70% battery level.
  • Turn off the device and boot it into Download mode: press and hold Volume Down+Power buttons simultaneously till the Samsung logo flickers for two times and you see the screen that prompt to enter Download mode.
  • Go to the Odin3 folder and run the .exe program found there.
  • Connect your tablet to the computer via USB cable and wait till the connection between the device and PC.
  • A successful connection is indicated by Odin3 by yellow highlight at IC:COM port and “Added!” text at the message box at the bottom.

[box color=”white” icon=”wand”]Warning: Please, make sure that only the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are checked on Odin3. As for the Re-Partition option, check it only if the firmware you are going to flash has a PIT file.[/box]

  • If the firmware has only one file with .tar.md5 extension, click on PDA button on the Odin3 and then Start button to flash the firmware.
  • In case, there are four 3-4 files inside the extracted FW folder, select these files in the order mentioned and then hit the Start button on Odin3:
  1. Click PDA and select Code
  2. Click Tablet and select Modem
  3. Click CSC and select CSC
  4. Click PIT and select .pit

The installation might take a few minutes and when it finishes successfully, you will see  “PASS!” message on ID:COM. Finally, your device will reboot automatically with Jelly Bean firmware installed on it.

Related Reading:

Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Firmware Update for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Firmware Update for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100

How to Take Screenshot on Galaxy Tab 2 with Jelly Bean Firmware



  1. I will have to go to a service center. Since i tried factory reset & also tried flashing it again, but nothing works! There is something serious that has happened I believe.

  2. Turn the tab off
    Press and hold Volume down and power until you get to the two icon menu
    Press Volume down to change the selection and Vol up to select.

    Enter recovery mode and wipe data factory reset

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