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How to Downgrade Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P31xx P51xx back to original Android 4.2.2

You may be Seen My article How to Install 4.4.2 Android Kitkat on Your Galaxy Tab 2 P3100 and P3110 Cyanogenmod . There may be some situations where your Tab Got stuck or reboots occasionally , It can be solved by going back to original Samsung Stock ROM.

Note : It may brick your device . Me , Telecom Clue cannot be responsible for it, do it at your own risk .

Note : All Your  Data will be lost . Back up First

Ok, How can we Do that ?

Step 1

First we need the Firmware for the Device and Unzip it  ( it will be approx. 900MB )

Tab 2 P3100 : Link

Tab 2 P3110 : Link

Tab 2 P5100 : Link

Tab 2 P5110 : Link

Other Device : Link

Download Odin :   Link

Download Samsung Drivers : Link 

Get a Data Cable to connect to PC

Step 2 

Your downloaded file name will be like this P3100XWDNA1_P3100AUTDNA1_AUT.zip 

Extract it , then u will get file like this  P3100XWDNA1_P3100AUTDNA1_P3100XXDMF2_HOME.tar.md5 

Install Samsung USB Drivers and Restart your PC .

Step 3

Extract Odin to a folder .

Activate Developer Mode in ur Tablet

Settings > Developer Options  . If Not found go to Settings > About device  & Repeatedly tap on Build Number (seven taps should do the trick) until you’re met with a message that reads: “you are now a developer!”  then goto developer mode and turn it on .

Switch Off Your Tablet

Press Power Key + Volume Down Key to get into Download Mode .

Then Connect Tab via Data Cable to PC

Step 4 

Open Odin exe file

If  your device is detected you can see like this

odin-device-added-screen

 

Now you have to Click the PDA option and Selecte File  we extracted , in my case it is P3100XWDNA1_P3100AUTDNA1_P3100XXDMF2_HOME.tar.md5 

Tick Only Auto Reboot and F.Reset time .

Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked .

Click the start button, sit back and wait a few minutes .

Your Tab May reboot few times during this .

Step 5 

On success the odin will display a success msg on screen.

Now you have your phone back to Official . Note. Your Flash counter will be the same .

Step 6 (Optional )

If your Tab is not working , You have to factory restore your Tab , For that Turn off the Tab By Pressing Power key for a few seconds.

Press Power Key + Volume Up key for a Few Seconds then you will Get Android System recovery screen

Select wipe data/factory reset by using volume + / – key and press power key to select , After finish select reboot .

Now wait till the Tab gets Functional , If necessary select wipe cache too .

Reboot tab a few times if it is not loading . Mine got worked after 3 manual power off ( long press Power button ) and power on’ s

If you have any question please feel free to ask .

 

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