Today we have some good news for Galaxy Tab A 10.1 users because the official Android 7.0 Nougat OS update is now available for your tablet. Now you can test the latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS experience on your tablet. Samsung has been busy nowadays with releasing the latest Android Nougat firmware update for most of the smartphones and tablets. If you own the Galaxy Tab A and have been waiting for the Nougat update then the wait is over, It’s the time to update your Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM–P580 to official OTA update Android 7.0 Nougat. The update comes with build ID number P580KXU1BQD9 along with the latest April 2017 security patch and the weight of update is around 2GB. This latest official update is stable, smooth and runs faster on your tablet. The Android 7.0 Nougat update comes with tons of new features, changing and various improvements for Galaxy Tab A 10.1. Samsung has rolled out this official update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means not all users can get the update at the same time. If the Android 7.0 Nougat update has not yet reached in your region and you can’t wait more then you can install it manually by using Odin app.
By following this step by step guide, you can install Android 7.0 Nougat official update on Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM–P580. This latest official update brings many new features and performance improvements like Doze Mode, improves the multi-window feature, quick setting buttons and much more. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you are interested in updating your own Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM – P580 to Android 7.0 Nougat official update then go ahead and follow the given steps.
P580KXU1BQD9 Android 7.0 Nougat Official Update Details:
|Model||SM – P580|
|Model name||Galaxy Tab A|
|Security Patch Level||2017-04-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy Tab A 10.1. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be SM – P580.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 during or after the installation of Android 7.0 Nougat Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy Tab A 10.1, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM – P580 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Tab A 10.1 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy Tab A 10.1, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM – P580 to KXU1BQD9 Android 7.0 Nougat:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Tab A 10.1 on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.
Step No 3: – Turn OFF your Galaxy Tab A 10.1 to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone to your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step No 6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy Tab A 10.1. (Already extracted in Step No 1)
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.
Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
Step No 9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.
Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 SM – P580 to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware update.