One of the most popular Android tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 has received the latest official Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware released by OTA.
The new firmware update comes as new bug fixes, specially released to solve the bugs reported on the previous version of the firmware. This latest OTA update is dubbed as ZCUANA2 and is based on the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS.
This present step by step guide is specially provided to teach you how to install the official ZCUANA2 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS update by using a manual guide on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 device.
As we told you before, here it is about an official update and not a custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, and for install the same we will use the ODIN application that is a flashing software specially developed by Samsung for these kinds of operations.
The main advantage by using the official update is that it can be used for both rooted and locked Samsung Galaxy Tab 3.10.1 devices. Note that by installing an official update on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 device the root access will be revoked and the warranty for the device will be restored.
So, now you know that the new update ZCUANA2 comes as a minor update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 device. The new device comes with some bub fixes, stability, improvements and new features.
Firstly, backup all your important data stored into the device near the new software is an official one, but remember that this is a manual step by step procedure, and you never know what can happen with your device, that’s why save your personal data, info and your accounts.
So, for getting a full backup you can use the applications from Google Play Store for saving your data from the device’s internal storage memory.
Use a Windows Pc and the USB cable to realize a connection between the device and the PC.
Enable the USB debugging option from the: menu-settings-developer option.
In addition, you need to deactivate all the security application such as antivirus, firewall and antimalware programs because of that these kinds of applications might interfere with the installation process.
Ensure that the Android tablet has more than 65% power left into its battery; if the device doesn’t have enough energy in its battery then it can get a forced power off in the middle of the installation process.
All the information, instructions and files listed here are provided only for educational and instructional purpose, so by knowing that you need to use the same only on your own risk. Do not blame us or held liable for any data lost or brick of your device by using this present guide.
The latest Android 4.2.2 ZCUANA2 JB OS has been officially provided for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 model number P5200 only. So, do not try to install the same for any other incorrect devices you can easily brick the same.
How to Install the Official ZCUANA2 Android 4.2.2 JB Firmware on Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 P5200
Download the ZCUANA2 file form here, and save it on your PC. download the Android
Unzip the ODIN application and install it on your PC.
Unzip the downloaded ZCUANA2 file on the same folder where you’ve unzipped the ODIN app.
Download and install the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 USB drivers on your PC by using the Samsung KIES application.
Open the ODIN app on your PC.
Turn off the Android tablet.
Boot the TAB 3 10.1 P5200 tablet in Download Mode by pressing and holding the volume down and home buttons in the same time.
Now, by using a USB cable connect the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 device to PC.
Now, the ODIN app should say the “added” message and the ID:COM section must be yellow or blue. If not, you need to close the ODIN application, then disconnect the USB cable and force to restart your device, then repeat all the process from above.
Now, from ODIN application select the “PA” button.
Select and load the ZCUANA2 firmware file.
Do not make any other changes from ODIN.
Click on the “START” button from ODIN.
When the new update is complete installed on the Android device the “pass” message will be displayed and the ID:COM section will be colored on green.
Now, disconnect the USB cable from the PC and reboot the tablet.
These where all the steps necessarily in order to manually install the new Android 4.2.2 ZCUANA Jelly Bean update on the Samsung Galaxy TAB 3 10.1.