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Install Android 8.0 Oreo Official Update On Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

Samsung started rolling out the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy Tab S3. Now you can download and install Galaxy Tab S3 Android Oreo update. This official update is rolling out via OTA and currently available in the UK. The Android 8.0 Oreo official firmware is available for both the WiFi (SM-T820) and LTE (SM-T825) models with build number T820XXU1BRE2 and T825XXU1BRE2 along with latest security patch. The tablet runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. Now the time to install Galaxy Tab S3 Android Oreo update. This most recent new update brings tons of new features and Experience 9.0 UI which can enhance your device’s performance by various means including typing.

Samsung rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update via OTA (over-the-air) to the users in the UK. So not all users can get the update at the same time. If you’ve not yet received the OTA update in your region and you are excited to install Galaxy Tab S3 Android Oreo update then still you can install it manually by using the Odin app. The Odin is the official flashing program developed by Samsung which is used to flash official firmware on Samsung devices. Proceed to Install Android 8.0 Oreo Official Update On Samsung Galaxy Tab S3.

By following this simple step by step guide, you can easily install Galaxy Tab S3 Android Oreo update manually. This latest update is fully stable and smooth Android 8.0 Oreo system. Also, the Android 8.0 Oreo comes with many new features like Picture-in-Picture mode, Autofill API, adaptive icons, notification channels, Dual Messenger, lists view in Recent Apps, new emojis/stickers, custom folder colors and much more.

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install Galaxy Tab S3 Android Oreo update

Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you want in install Galaxy Tab S3 Android Oreo update then go ahead and follow the given steps.

Note:

This guide containing the Official Android 8.0 Oreo firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy Tab S3. 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-A720F.

Warning:

AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 during or after the installation of Android 8.0 Oreo Proceed at your risk.

Pre-Requirements:

  • Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy Tab S3, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Tab S3 USB Drivers on the PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Tab S3 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 S3 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
  • Check the battery level of your Galaxy Tab S3, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
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Required Files:

  • Download Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T820 (WiFi)
  • Download Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T825 (LTE)
  • Download ODIN v3.10.7

Steps to Install Galaxy Tab S3 Android Oreo Update:

Step No 1: – First, download Android 8.0 Oreo official update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Tab S3 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 S3 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 into 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 S3. (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.

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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 successfully completes, the Galaxy Tab S3 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.

Done! You have successfully install Galaxy Tab S3 Android Oreo update.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues or queries regarding the above-given guide to flash Android 8.0 Oreo on Galaxy Tab S3.

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  1. Thanks for the information i have update android 8.0 its function are very smooth and it also includes some new features. Overall android 8.0 is performing very nice

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