Galaxy Tab P1000

How To Update Samsung Galaxy Tab P1000 to XWJMK Froyo 2.2 Firmware

samsung galaxy tab logoFor all the Galaxy Tab P1000 owners there’s a great news for all of you as you too can taste all the latest firmware to your Samsung Galaxy Tab, we have been expanding the firmware upgrading database from firmware upgrade guides for Samsung Galaxy S to HTCs to the Motorola’s etc. So, now let’s check out on how you can flash your Samsung Galaxy Tab P 1000 with the latest firmware build release which is XWJMK 2.2 version. The best part of this is that this has got a minute tweaks in terms of Samsung’s virtual keyboard adding to the list it has also got a better Samsung’s Touch Wiz experience with some tweaks in this one too.

So, before we proceed you need to understand that this is not an Official public release ROM though such beta releases are the test releases which Samsung gives out to its beta tester and we just extend this program with you in the form of these tutorials, so we have no responsibility if your Galaxy Tab get damaged as bricked, however we will try to help you out as much as possible and in a very rare case the Galaxy Tab gets bricked. Rest assured if you follow the procedure as it’s mentioned below there is no way that you will be able to brick or lock your Samsung Galaxy Tab. Do, ensure that the firmware which you will be upgrading is only on Samsung Galaxy Tab with the model number as P1000 and nothing else and also this firmware update is not applicable for all those whose Galaxy Tab is either Network specific or Locked as this will brick your Galaxy Tab. Only Network free Galaxy Tabs can be updated with the procedure mentioned below.

So, if you are new to the firmware upgradation process, you will have to ensure that you have created a backup of all Contacts, Messages, Applications, Images, and Videos as in the due course of the firmware update your device will be completely wiped which will eventually erase all the things in your phone, though after creating the backup you can easily restore back all the contents including the Call log too. Also, ensure that the phone is charged more than 50% so as to facilitate the smoother firmware update as the firmware update generally requires higher battery life though higher the battery life is always better. Also, ensure that all antivirus, firewalls etc. are closed as these may interrupt the process of updation. Most importantly close entire operations of the KIES software suite on your computer as this may interrupt the installation process. Also, it’s recommended to remove memory card or the SIM card if any so as to further ensure that data is not lost in these mediums. Also, installing this firmware doesn’t mean that it will root the device or void the warranty only when you Root the Galaxy Tab, the warranty gets void.

Procedure to update Galaxy Tab P1000 with Froyo 2.2:

  • First up you will have to download the Complete XWJMK firmware flash kit from here after which you will have to open the Odin’s exe file from the downloaded package after which you will see that a pop up screen will be launched which will look like the below shown screen shot.
  • Odin P1000

  • Now, after opening the Odin, in the Option list as shown below, you will have to check all the options in the Option field which are “Re Partition”, “Auto Reboot” and also the “F:Reset Time”. Now, as soon as you update all the option fields with the check marks as shown in the red circle below, you will have to next choose the PIT file.
  • Select Options in Odin

  • Next up you will have to put your phone in the download mode which can be done by pressing the download mode and then by holding the volume down button you will have to switch ON the device as shown in the below pictured manner.


    Enter into download Mode
  • So, after entering in the download mode successfully you will have to connect your device to the computer with the data cable and need to make sure that the ID:COM box glows yellow which means that all the device drivers are loaded successfully and you are ready to proceed for the rest of the steps ahead. You will have to enter in the options as mentioned below,

PIT – P1_add_hidden.pit,

PDA – P1000XWJMK-REV03-ALL-CL900323.tar.md5,

Phone – MODEM_P1000XXJMA.tar.md5 &

CSC – GT-P1000-CSC-PHNJM5.tar.md5

  • ID COM YellowNow, there you go you can now hit on the Start button after which you will have to wait for a while till the Green colored “PASS” box is not shown up which is shown below. It may take 3-5 minutes to show up this box.

Odin PASS Box

  • Now, next up you will have to click on the Reset button and then you need to just simply un check the “Re Partition” box and then you will have to select the PDA, Phone and CSC files which are in the downloaded zip file of the firmware n the respective options as shown in the below screen shot.

Select PDA Phone CSC

  • After this remove the battery and then enter into the download mode as by the above mentioned method by putting the battery again into the device after which selecting all the options like PDA, Phone and CSC you need to click on the start button as shown below after seeing the Green colored PASS button.

Hit on Start

So, that’s it you have now successfully upgraded to the new latest firmware of XWJMK Froyo 2.2 version for your Galaxy Tab. Now to simply find via the code whether you have upgraded the firmware or not successfully, all you need to do is to just simply enter in the code as *#1234# after which you will be able to see the device’s version number along with the firmware version in detail easily. Do, let us know if you face or any issues while updating the firmware of your Samsung Galaxy Tab.

Password –



  1. tenten

    June 29, 2012 at 10:54 pm

    hello, it says page not found when i click the link

  2. humdtp

    September 28, 2011 at 12:31 pm

    Good evening,
    I’ve performed the steps exactly as shown, however after it finished, it did not turn-on at all…
    when i connect it to the computer it installs the drivers and everything but nothing happens, MY COMPUTER detects it but im unable to access the drive from my computer.
    I unplugged the tab, press the Power button, press power + volume down, press power + volume up, press power + volume up + volume down, and still the same, i can get it to work.
    Can you please assist me on this?
    i will really appreciate it

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 28, 2011 at 2:05 pm

      currently on which version of firmware you are on?

  3. jie

    September 25, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    hi, I upgraded my galaxy tab P1000 to gingerbread. My flash doesn’t work at all. I still have those blanks on the websites. please help. I have adobe flash 10.3

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 25, 2011 at 8:11 pm

      what blanks are you talking of websites? Kindly explain the same!

  4. Henk

    September 24, 2011 at 8:39 am

    Hello, can some one tell me, what i need to download and install for get video calls with my samsung tab p1000??? i see lot of blabla, but no one realy tell, what to download or install for heve video chat with skype, or yahoo, or msn :((
    Thanks 😛

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 25, 2011 at 11:53 pm

      you can install Skype from site!

  5. sopheak

    September 9, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Hi ……galaxy tap GT P1000 . i get up Froyo 2.2 , but i getting have problem is is is cut off utility. now my phone is black screen …… now please you help me
    no have the to solve?

  6. sopheak

    September 9, 2011 at 7:30 pm

    Hi ……galaxy tap GT P1000 . i get up Froyo 2.2 , but i getting have problem is is is cut off utility. now my phone is black screen …… now please you help me

  7. trifa

    September 8, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    I get confused from the start.
    should i do it on pc on Galaxy tab first.
    i mean i should dload the zip on tab or pc?

  8. Feras

    August 24, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    first let me thank you for your great support, i followed your steps and got my Gt upgraded. many thanks, but actually i have only one problem, I can’t get the arabic language supported ! whenever i check to an arabic site, the words shows unconnected. any suggestions?
    if there’s no solutions, how can i get the original firmware back?

  9. james@sg

    August 9, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    thanks you so much !! my galaxy working well .

  10. aditia

    July 29, 2011 at 7:46 am

    what is the password to extract file p1000xwjmk??please help me…

  11. Paul

    July 17, 2011 at 8:11 pm

    Hi guys
    I cannot connect to Kies..its saying that MTP is not connecting …pls help..Tks

  12. Paul

    July 17, 2011 at 7:47 pm

    After loading the firmware my tab is now changed to German language..pls advise how to change back to English?

    • Paul

      July 17, 2011 at 8:11 pm

      I have chnge ti English…tks

    • NeaL Pradeep

      July 22, 2011 at 10:51 am

      you can change from locale and text!

  13. Fantasyyy

    July 14, 2011 at 3:32 pm

    Hi, I try to update samsung galaxy tab p1000 firmware, when i open odin then start the process, and my phone was in download mode, then its stuck, so i decide to turn off my phone to restart it.. When i turn on my phone back, it turn black screen and cant enter in download mode. Anyone can help me with this problem? thanks for helping

    • Neal Pradeep

      July 14, 2011 at 3:58 pm

      have yo tried restartignt eh computer and then applying the update!?

      • Neal Pradeep

        July 14, 2011 at 3:59 pm

        are you sure that your tab is not locked!?

  14. Auro

    June 19, 2011 at 8:26 pm

    You made my Galaxy Tab alive again! Thank you so much!

  15. Alexander Hernandez

    May 31, 2011 at 2:35 am

    I got my samsung galaxy tab P1000 locked in Smart Philippines, is there any chance I can update the firmware …

  16. Orlando

    May 23, 2011 at 11:47 pm

    Well, after lots of looking and trial and error…..I finally got my tab back to working conditions thanks to this thread.

    Too bad it is not the original version of my firmware, but the important thing is that it is alive and kicking….just have to go and reinstall everything, but hey…..when is it that you do not have to do this sort of things when working with digital devices….

    • Neal Pradeep

      May 24, 2011 at 3:29 am

      @Orlando glad to know that you have successfully updated your tab!

  17. bub

    May 10, 2011 at 7:47 pm


    i’m a newbie in this. i’ve just downloaded the XWJMK firmware flash kit but it wants a password for extraction. can anyone help me out?

  18. fabien

    May 10, 2011 at 6:24 pm

    please can you give the password to oppen the odin and the other files. thank you.

  19. jayne

    May 9, 2011 at 6:09 pm

    i have downloaded the P1000XWJMK file. When i open odin i cant get it to recognise the pda, phone and csc files. I can see them in winzip but dont know how to get them into odin. The pit file gets found straight away.

    Am new to this since i managed to some how corrupt my tabs android process n start up.

    I would appreciate your help

    • jayne

      May 9, 2011 at 6:18 pm

      Ok done it x

  20. Uday

    May 8, 2011 at 12:06 am

    Hi Neal, I am in Australia and I have a Telstra branded tab (GT-P1000T). I bought it unlocked (so there is no warranty with Telstra). Can I use this update on my tab?

  21. HEWA

    April 30, 2011 at 11:06 am

    pls tell me that how i can remove some of the samsung orginol apps from my galaxy P-1000 pls advice me,

    • Neal Pradeep

      April 30, 2011 at 6:34 pm

      @hewa you will have to root your P1000

  22. Rogério

    April 28, 2011 at 8:32 am


    thnks very much, you save my investment,
    I can go back in the time and now all work VERY well.
    God bless you.

  23. david

    April 28, 2011 at 6:12 am

    Hi all, I have a branded Vodafone version like this
    PDA: P1000BUJI4
    PHONE: P1000BUJI3
    CSC: P1000VDCJJ3

    can I use the attached files to update and remove the branding? essentially I only have problems with the built-in email app and exchange (folders not showing).


    • Neal Pradeep

      April 28, 2011 at 7:28 am

      Hey @david it’s not recommended as you will lose warranty!

      • david

        April 28, 2011 at 9:42 am

        I would imagine so…but now I’m not able to use email@exchange.
        Is there any way to backup the branded rom in case of a warranty repair?

  24. Leo

    April 20, 2011 at 5:11 pm

    Hi please help i have used the update files XWJMK on my unlocked uk tab flashing all went fine and passed but my tab is now stuck on the boot screen where it say galaxy tat samsung

    Please help what do i need to do now?

    • Neal Pradeep

      April 21, 2011 at 9:46 am

      @leo pull out the battery and restart the process!

  25. Rohit

    April 18, 2011 at 11:49 am

    Where is the Odin’s exe file ? Sorry but I am a little new to all this ?

    “First up you will have to download the XWJMK 2.2 firmware from here after which you will have to open the Odin’s exe file”

    • Neal Pradeep

      April 18, 2011 at 12:15 pm

      Hi @Rohit, we are fixing the issue! juz give us some time, will intimate you once its fixed!

      • John

        September 14, 2011 at 11:42 pm

        Hey Neal, I wonder if you could help me mean, I am desperate,, I tried to flash the firmware on my galaxy tab gt-p1000 and all I get now is and log of a PHONE+EXCLAMATION MARK+PC. I can’t get to recovery mode nor download mode. I can’t do anything basically,, any idea how to fix this problem, I would appreciate it if you could help me.

      • John

        September 14, 2011 at 11:43 pm

        Hey Neal, I wonder if you could help me mean, I am desperate,, I tried to flash the firmware on my galaxy tab gt-p1000 and all I get now is and log of a PHONE+EXCLAMATION MARK+PC. I can’t get to recovery mode nor download mode. I can’t do anything basically,, any idea how to fix this problem, I would appreciate it if you could help me.

        • NeaL Pradeep

          September 15, 2011 at 12:10 am

          have you tried pulling off the battery?

  26. Rfamisn

    April 18, 2011 at 7:16 am

    you cannot remove the battery on a samsung tab. what are you saying to remove and the then place the battery again. confusing man.

    • Neal Pradeep

      April 18, 2011 at 7:21 am

      @rfamisn its mistakenly being mentioned, ignore that step!

  27. William

    April 16, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    can i update my tab with this model GT-P1000? please reply to my email

    • Neal Pradeep

      April 16, 2011 at 5:51 pm

      @william yes you can update!

  28. William

    April 16, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    can i update my tab with this model GT-P1000? please reply with my email?

  29. Hussam

    April 14, 2011 at 11:45 pm

    PIT file !! it’s not included in archive file, after extracting i got 4 files only,
    1. GT-P1000-CSC-PHNJM5.tar.md5
    2. MODEM_P1000XXJMA.tar.md5
    3. P1000XWJMK-REV03-ALL-CL900323.tar.md5
    4. nvm_SP6160_MODEM_V09.23.03_0f104f9d.cfg

    Any assistants ?

    • Rohit

      April 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm

      Did you find the PIT file ? Cause I am also not able to find it.

      Also is there any link to Odin to download ?

  30. Peter

    April 13, 2011 at 5:23 am

    Hi Guys,

    What’s new with this update?

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