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How to Update Galaxy Tab 750 P7500 with Official ICS 4.0.4 Firmware

Galaxy Tab 10.1 LogoThough Samsung didn’t promote it, for users who are having the Samsung Galaxy Tab 750 (P7500) device can now apply the latest ICS 4.0.4 firmware update in their device. This update comes at a time when users were expecting an update of Jellybean but unfortunately as of now there is no timeline on by when there will be an update of Jellybean. So for all those who haven’t got an official update can apply this update manually and we will guide you with the same over a period of this article.

Please be informed that this is the Official update released by SAMSUNG Electronics for Indian users but can be applied to all the devices which have model number as Galaxy Tab 750 (P7500) as it comes with no boot loader. This update ropes in many visual changes and comes with almost all the bug fixes related to laggy response, Wi Fi and camera. It comes with a whole new user interface which is in line with the Ice Cream Sandwich making your Galaxy Tab P750 breathe a new wave of life. Warranty of the device will be intact despite applying the update manually.

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible or liable for any damage happened to your device due to not following the instructions. It is very unlikely that there will be any damage to your device if you follow all the instructions.

Ensure that you are backing all the data present in your Samsung Galaxy Tab 750, preferably moving all the necessary data to your computer and other things like Contacts to the Google account as there is a possibility of data getting wiped off in the middle of rooting process. You can back up all the SMS messages in your tablet with the help of an app called SMS Backup & Restore app.

Ensure that all the antivirus suites installed in your device are disabled as these may interrupt the update process. Also, most importantly you will have to make sure that the minimum battery left in your device is not less than 50% or else it may get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. Install Galaxy Tab 750 USB drivers from here to your computer which is nothing but the latest version of KIES.


So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this update.

Procedure to Update Galaxy Tab 750 with Official ICS 4.0.4 XWLP5 Firmware: 

  • Download the ICS 4.0.4 XWLP5 Firmware Package & Odin from here to your computer. Once downloaded, you now will have to extract both the zip files in your computer. Once extracted, you will have to open the Odin in your computer.
  • Now, turn off your Galaxy Tab so that it can be then entered in the download mode. The download mode can be entered successfully by holding the volume down button you will have to switch ON the device. Now, select the download mode from the shown option.
  • Connect the Galaxy Tab 750 with the help of the USB cable with the computer while the Odin is opened in the computer. Now, once its connected, you will see that ID : COM Section will turn yellow which will indicate that all the drivers have been successfully installed in your computer and you are ready to proceed to the next step. In Odin, Auto Reboot, F. Reset Time options & Re-Partition option should be unticked.
  • In Odin, Click on “PDA” to select “P7500XWLP5_P7500ODDLP5_P7500XXLQ8_INU_ONLY_HOME.tar.md5” and then proceed to click on “Start”. It will take around 3 – 6 minutes for applying the update and once it’s successfully updated the device will be shown with the Language selection settings etc.
  • Please note that in the process of device restart, it may take more than 3 -4 minutes for rebooting the device which is normal as it’s the first time the device is booting after the firmware update.
  • Just in case if the device gets any force close errors then you will have to enter the device in the recovery mode and clear the cache and wipe the data. The recovery mode can be entered successfully by holding the volume down button you will have to switch ON the device. Now, select the recovery mode from the shown option.

Note: If the device gets into the boot loop sequence or say gets stuck in the welcome screen, just re insert the battery and re follow the above instructions so as to again follow the above mentioned instructions.

So, once the device is restarted you can check on whether the device has been updated or not from the path “Settings > About Device > Build Number”. Do share with us in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same. Congratulations you have now successfully applied the update in your device.



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