US owners of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 WiFi (GT-P3113) will start to receive an official update to Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) OS. This update comes in a new firmware bundle with build numbers P3113UECMH2, an update from last December’s released 4.1.1 P3113UCELK7. Samsung has started releasing the said 4.2.2 update on several devices this month and this includes for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, USA is the second country among the rest of world to enjoy the latest 4.2.2 features, next to UK’s rolling earlier last week.
This 4.2.2 update will bring some new features like we have found on other devices already runs on 4.2.2 like a re-designed lock screen widgets, camera enhancements and battery life improvements. It makes the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 become more snappier, faster and smoother, due to the added system enhancements for better stability. There is no official announcement released on this update for now so we can get a fully detailed changelog, so just better check it out by yourselves.
The P3113UECMH2 4.2.2 Jelly Bean is now live via Samsung’s firmware server. Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 should start seeing a notification that say ‘new update is available for download’ if the automatic update was then enabled. However, those who might not receive any notification, better maneuver to your tablet settings. From the Home key, tap Settings, About tablet, and then tap Software update. A pop-up screen should then appearing if the update is already available in your areas. It can be also downloaded using Samsung Kies software tool, on this method the device needs a connection to the computer. Make sure your tablet is fully re-charged before performing an update. One more thing, it does not even rooted, or you’ll probably get an update failure once you have root.
Here’s the original P3113UECMH2 stock ROM for advance users –
GT-P3113_XAR_P3113UECMH2, just look for the guide on how to Odin back to stock.
Update: New 4.2.2 P3113UEUCMK3 has arrived you can grab it here.
That’s it! Enjoy the new 4.2.2 update on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. Just share to us how this update performs.