Samsung Galaxy Tab 750 Gets Android 4.0 ICS OTA Update in India

The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is out in the market and still many more devices are still waiting for the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update to delivered by Samsung Mobiles. Finally Samsung today released the long awaited ICS update to Samsung Galaxy Tab 750 in India. Samsung Galaxy Tab 750 is the same version of what we know as the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with model number as P7500. These updates to the users comes when they are expecting Jelly Bean update but they might be rather surprised to see  Ice Cream Sandwich availability. This tells us that there is no timeline on when this device will be updated with the Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update.Galaxy Tab OTA

Samsung Galaxy Tab 750 was launched in August last year with Android 3.1 Honeycomb OS for tablets but as Google announced Android 4.0 in November, Samsung included Tab 750 in the list of devices for the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update but without any timeline. It has been complete 9 month for this device to get updated with the Ice Cream Sandwich.

As you all know that Android ICS for any device brings the redesigned user interface and introduces the new TouchWiz UI. Along with that you get improved functions like multi-tasking is easier, rich notifications screen and settings, faster browsing, face unlock feature, exclusive data management and lot more. Importantly Samsung reported that it will get new Ebook app in the Samsung Apps after this update. This updates to the tablet will breathe a new wave of life to the device such that users will be proud of high costing device. You can also update with Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware via the manual procedure as well.

The total update file size is 232 MB and it’s available for download via Over the Air update. For those users who can’t download via OTA, they have good news that these updates can be pushed to their device via Samsung KIES as well.

How to Update

So you are ready to deliver this new updates to your device, the first thing you should do is to backup data present on your tablet internal memory as it will be wiped out during this update. Also ensure that you have enough battery life on your device to proceed with this update as it will take around 30 minutes for updates to be downloaded and applied. Once you are done, you can update your device by the following methods -

Via OTA Update

To update via Over the Air, you should connect your device to a Wi Fi and then on your device drive through the path Menu > Settings > About Tablet > System Updates and then tap on Check Now. You will be connected to the Samsung servers for reply and a pop will appear. Tap on Download on it and further when downloaded, you need to tap on Install Now to apply the updates.

Via Samsung KIES

If you have no availability of free Wi Fi network, you can update Galaxy Tab 750 using the Samsung KIES PC suite as well but this will also need an internet connection on your device as well. To do that you should connect your tablet using the USB cable and open Samsung KIES. Samsung KIES will automatically notify you about the update and you just need to follow the onscreen instructions to apply the updates which are available. If you are following this method of update you should be sure to backup your data using Samsung KIES as well which can be easily restored after the update with one click.

Once after the update is done, you can check for the built number, version by going through Menu > Settings > About Tablet.

11 comments

  1. I am facing a strange problem after updating to ICS i.e. the clock no seems to be running slow. It slows down by about 30 minutes in a day. I logged a complaint with Samsung and shockingly they gave me a call and said ICS update has not been officially released for India. According to them the latest version for tab 750 in India is Honeycomb 3.2 only and I need to take my tab to a service center for getting it downgraded back. I called the service center and they also confirmed ICS 4.0.4 is not released for p7500 according to them also.

  2. Hi,

    Have tried to use Kies and wireless to update, but its showing no update available. I think Samsung is doing a galaxy Nexus to us in India :)

    Thanks

  3. hi, i am in chennai .i haven’t received the update via OTA or by connecting to kies .

  4. Hi I am in Dubai and I have P7500, when I connect to Kies, I am not able to get any update for ICS.

  5. RILD RESET
    RILD DAEMON IS RESET. (REASON::reset_by_IPC_TIMEOUT) pLEASE GET RIL LOG/DATA/LOG DUMPSTATE_RESET-by_ipc-timeout_data.log

    I get this error message and the Tab is not detecting the Sim Card. Wi-Fi works fine. The Sim card is detected if it is removed and reinserted.
    Sivasankaran

  6. i have live with walkman wt19i , SI no 1257-0972 is ics is released for the same . i have tried pc companion and it says software is upto date.
    please let me know when and how to update for ics?