Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 – Manual Update with Official ICS 4.0.4 Firmware Update
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 powered by T Mobile too can join the Update party as in the process of this article we will be checking out on how you can update your device with the latest ICS 4.0.4 update with the help of a simple procedure. Tough this update has been rolled out officially, there are many users who would want to apply this update manually. This new ICS update ropes in the latest features like multi-tasking menu, face unlock, all new email experience, better battery life and faster UI clubbed with maximum optimized performance. So, we guess it’s good enough to apply this ICS update, isn’t it?
Compatibility Note: This update can only be applied to the Galaxy Tab 7.7 devices which have the model number as T859, you can check the model number from the path “Settings > About Device / About Tablet” where you can find the model number.
All the data present in your tablet should be backed up so that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps.
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”
Minimum battery life should not be less than 50% so as to make sure that it doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. All the security suites installed in your tablet should be disabled or turned Off as these tools may interrupt the process of firmware update. Additionally, install the latest version of KIES to make sure that all the required drivers are there in your device.
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.
The best part of this update is that the warranty won’t be affected in any manner after applying this update as it’s an Official firmware released by SAMSUNG. In the coming days, we will be coming out with the test builds of Jellybean 4.1 firmware update only on Android Advices. Officially there is no ETA on by when the Jellybean update will be coming.
Assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now head over to the next page where we have briefed the detailed instructions to update.