How to Manual Update Galaxy Tab 7.7 with ICS 4.0.4 XXLQ1 Firmware

Galaxy Tab 7.7 LogoSamsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 can now be updated with the ICS Android 4.0.4 firmware which is dubbed a as XXLQ1. This update fixes most of the issues related to the camera and also all the issues pertaining to the Google PLAY Store are fixed which are like force close issues etc. This update needs to be manually updated as this is not yet officially released by Samsung whole across the globe but as in when it arrives we will update you with the same. There is no update by when there will be an Official update of Jellybean 4.1 update officially but very soon there will be an official update for the Galaxy Tab 7.7. Please note that as of now this update is not yet rolled out across the Globe and since it doesn’t come with any boot loaders, it can be applied on any of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 device irrespective of the country.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article so as to make sure that your Galaxy Tab 7.7 is safe. If there is any damage happened to the device then we should not be held responsible in any manner.

As of now this update is not yet officially there via KIES but as in when the update is pushed we will let you know. In the coming days we will be coming with the custom ROM firmwares. Over a period of this article we will be checking out on how you can update this firmware and also the instructions with which you need to follow prior to update the device.

Express Pre Requisites:

  • Before proceeding you need to ensure that all the user level data in the device is backed up since the data in the device will have to be wiped off. Don’t make use of PC Suite for backing up the data as it doesn’t support the beta or unreleased firmwares.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Ensure that minimum charge left in the device is 50% or else the device may get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. Disable all the security suites present in your device as these tools tend to interrupt the process of firmware update.

So assuming that you are done with all the above mentioned things, you can now head to the next page where we have summed up the detailed guide on how to apply this ICS Android 4.0.4 firmware in your Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7

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