How To Update Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 with DDKL2 Firmware

January 21, 20122 Comments

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 had some bugs related to launchers and force close messages. In order to fix these issues, Samsung rolled out an update called DDKL2. As the update arrives, it fixes the aforementioned issues and improves the stability of the device as well. It is a Honeycomb update and installing it on your device will help you overcome the bugs.

In this short tutorial, we will guide you on how you can install DDKL2 Honeycomb Update on your Galaxy Tab 7.0 tablet. Following this guide properly will accomplish the task of updating it and you will be able to enjoy your tablet more than before. Let’s go ahead and read the guide to complete the task.

Honeycomb Update Samsung Galaxy Tab How To Update Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 with DDKL2 Firmware

In order to install this update on your tablet, you will first need to gather some files, the update files and the tool which will help us to easily push the update to the device. For your convenience, we have provided the tools that you will need along with the download links. Get them and then head over to the steps given below.

Pre-Requisites:

Obtain all of the above files and then move to the below steps. As always, we will not be held responsible if you damage or brick your device during the process.

  • When you are finish downloading files, open the Odin tool on your PC.
  • Boot up your Galaxy Tab 7.0 into Download mode. This can be accomplished by pressing Volume DOWN and Power button together.
  • While in Download mode, connect your Galaxy Tab to the PC using USB cable.
  • When you connect the tablet to the PC, the ID:COM box in Odin will become yellow, that means the device has been recognized by your PC. Move ahead.
  • In the Odin Interface, click on PDA option and then choose the .tar file which you have extracted from the DDKL2 zip archive.
  • Click the Start button and wait for the Odin to flash this update on your device.
  • Your tablet will reboot when flashing is complete.

That’s it. Your Galaxy Tab 7.0 will now reboot in Honeycomb 3.2 updated firmware. Well, those were pretty simple steps, and you should be good to go!

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  1. Kasper says:

    My device failed the first time I tried, so I restarted the program and now it stops at
    Added!!
    Enter CS for MD5..
    Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
    Please wait..
    P6200DDKL2_P6200ODDKL1_P6200DDKK5_HOME.tar.md5 is valid.
    Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    Leave CS..
    Odin v.3 engine (ID:4)..
    File analysis..
    SetupConnection..

    Can I reset the tablet without harm?

  2. Kasper says:

    Hi, I have just gotten the following message
    Added!!
    Enter CS for MD5..
    Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
    Please wait..
    P6200DDKL2_P6200ODDKL1_P6200DDKK5_HOME.tar.md5 is valid.
    Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    Leave CS..
    Odin v.3 engine (ID:4)..
    File analysis..
    SetupConnection..
    Initialzation..
    Get PIT for mapping..
    Firmware update start..
    cache.img
    NAND Write Start!!

    Complete(Write) operation failed.
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

    Now, the only screen I get on the tablet is a picture of a phone linked to a conputer, where there is a ! mark between the phone and the computer!

    Please help!

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