Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 – Steps to Update with Official DDKL2 Honeycomb 3.2 Firmware

Procedure to update Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 with Honeycomb 3.2 DDKL2 Firmware:

  • Download DDKL2 Honeycomb 3.2 Firmware in your computer and extract the same along with Odin tool. After this, enable the USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”

USB debugging

  • Once both the files are downloaded, open Odin tool in your computer and turn Off your Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 so as to enter the device in the download mode. Download mode in Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 can be entered by Pressing Volume Down button and power ON the device.

extracted files

  • Once download mode is entered, with the help of USB Cable connect the device to the computer. As soon as you connect, you will see that ID : COM section in odin will turn yellow which will mean that all the drivers are installed successfully and you are  ready to proceed to the next step.

odin screen

  • Now, all you need to do is to click on “PDA” and select “P6200DDKL2_P6200ODDKL1_P6200DDKK5_HOME.tar.md5” file. Once the file is selected, check the same and click on “Start” for initiating the firmware update process.

select md5 file

  • It will take round about 10 minutes for applying the firmware update. As soon as the firmware is updated successfully, the device will be rebooted and then you will be prompted to enter the Google account credentials and also other network related settings.
  • After this, you need to turn Off the tablet so as to enter the device in the recovery mode. Recovery mode in Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 can be entered by Pressing Volume Up button and power ON the device.
  • Just to ensure that the firmware is applied successfully, you need to check the same from the path “Settings > About Phone > Firmware Version” where you will find the version of DDKL2 Honeycomb 3.2 firmware. If there is any other version then do let us know in the comments section below.

Note: Restore all the data which you have taken the backup before and also ensure that you have also restored the apn settings which are responsible for accessing the internet.

Do let us know just in case if you face any issues in the process of firmware update as we will try our level best to sort out the same.

18 Comments
  1. Reply Shashank October 6, 2012 at 1:28 am

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 plus aka tab 620(GT-P6200) has started getting the ics update via kies but not FOTA. Currently downloading. Samsung rep said you can download it OTA but FOTA search says no update available.

  2. Reply Ba Khan May 25, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    I have purchased a samsung galaxy tab 7 P6200 only few days back..Does it need to be updated. I a m a novice in computing.Please help me.

  3. Reply sos May 20, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    i updated using the method above but as soon as update started it said failed in the first block, and now obviously when u restart the phone it dsnt boot and shows a an icon of a phone connecting to a pc with an exclamation mark. what should i do?!

  4. Reply kapil May 15, 2012 at 2:08 pm

    when can we get update for android 3.2 to ice cream sanwitch

  5. Reply dede April 30, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    faisal. Does your devices locked aftwr the flashing? Im about to flash my tab but kinda change my jind after yours got locked.

    Can any 1 confirm this is happening to any of u after flashing?

  6. Reply dede April 30, 2012 at 4:47 pm

    faisal. Does your devices kocked aftwr the flashing? Im about to flash my tab but kinda change my jind after yours got locked.

    Can any 1 confirm this is happening to any of u that flashing?

  7. Reply faizal April 14, 2012 at 1:57 am

    galaxy tab p6200 phone has been blocked by password..please help me..

    • Reply dede April 30, 2012 at 4:49 pm

      faisal. Does your devices locked aftwr the flashing? Im about to flash my tab but kinda change my jind after yours got locked.
      Can any 1 confirm this is happening to any of u after flashing?

  8. Reply EdwinM February 2, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    hi, I am using Galaxy Tab 7.0 plus, When I am getting incoming call, it does not show who is the call coming from, it just shows “Unknown”, so help me with the settings. Thanks

    • Reply Outlaw April 12, 2012 at 6:19 pm

      Hope you’ve already solve that problem, but if you ain’t than follow this instruction: COPY ALL YOUR SIM CONTACTS TO PHONE MEMORY.

  9. Reply saikiran January 17, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    can i update it to samsung galaxy tab p 1000 when will samsung release update for p 1000

  10. Reply madhu sudhan January 17, 2012 at 7:47 am

    can we update this to samsung galaxy s2 i9100

    • Reply Amit Bhawani January 17, 2012 at 9:13 am

      Obviously no, this is specifically for the Galaxy Tablet 7.0 plus and not for your S2. Check out our S2 category for that.

  11. Reply bambang sumantri, sp January 17, 2012 at 12:08 am

    i have galaxy tab 7.0 plus and when got update for Ice Cream Sandwich update??

  12. Reply shanoo January 16, 2012 at 11:38 pm

    looks really good.Galaxy Tab is the tablet I will buy!Thanks for sharing

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