Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 now can be upgraded to Android 6.0.1 using OmniROM Marshmallow custom ROM. The ROM provides the complete experience of Marshmallow firmware including Now on Tap, Android Pay, System UI Tuner, Imrpoved copying & pasting, Custom Google Tabs, Doze mode and more. Like every time we do, here also we have come-up with step by step guide to update Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 to Marshmallow firmware.
Before starting the flashing process, do check the below pre-requisites needed to update the device to Marshmallow firmware.
- This tutorial works only with Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100. Donâ€™t try on any other Android device.
- Make sure the phone is rooted and have CWM Recovery installed.
- The process will erase all your data. So make sure to backup everything before starting the procedure.
- Install Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
- Charge the device up to 70% or more.
Disclaimer: Rooting and installation of custom ROMs Voids Company warranty. Under the risk and proceed at your own interest.
Update Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware:
Step 1: Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow ROM from the below download section to your computer.
Step 2: Take a USB cable and connect the device with PC. Now transfer the ROM to root folder of SD card.
Step 3: Disconnect the device and turn off your Galaxy tablet.
Step 4: Now you need to boot the device into Recovery mode. Just switch off the device completely and then press & hold Volume Down + Power buttons together.
Step 5: Once youâ€™re in the recovery mode, you need to perform â€œwipe data/factory resetâ€ and â€œwipe cache partitionâ€ from the main menu. Also wipe your device dalvik cache to get rid of boot loops or any other errors.
Step 6: Then select â€œinstall zip from SD cardâ€ from the recovery main menu and choose zip file which you have placed to device SD card in step 1.
Step 7: Confirm to begin the flashing process. Once done, go back and select â€œreboot system nowâ€. The first boot might take up to 5-10 minutes, so keep patience and wait.
Step 8: Thatâ€™s it! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 to Android 6.0 firmware using OmniROM Marshmallow custom ROM.