Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 device can now be updated with the latest version of ICS Android 4.0.4 Firmware. Please note that this is not an official firmware version released by Samsung Electronics and is a leaked firmware which was released for select countries. Since this update doesn’t come along with any boot loaders, you can easily apply this update in your Galaxy Tab 7.7 smartphone without any issues. Applying this update won’t root the device in any manner. Also, applying this update won’t void the warranty in any manner. This all new ICS Android 4.0.4 firmware version ropes in many functionalities which almost streamlines the performance and overall battery life is increased marginally. Also issues related to the camera and other things have been addressed in this update.
Caution: This ICS 4.0.4 upgrade is only available for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Wi-Fi Only variant which has model number P6810. One can find the device model name from the path “Settings > About Tablet”.
All the data in your Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 should be backed up as there is a possibility that the data may get lost or corrupted. With the help of below steps, you can easily back up the data. Ensure that you are placing all the target backup files in your computer. Don’t use PC Suite tools to backup all your data.
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 be at least 50% plus so as to make sure that your Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. Also, from the USB Settings, you need to ensure that that the USB Debugging MODE is enabled.
Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible for any damage happened to your device due to not following of instructions though it’s very unlikely that if you follow any instructions mentioned you will be facing any issues.
So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can head to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update.