Samsung was a bit slow when it came to updating its devices to the latest version of Android, but finally, 7.0 Nougat is starting to roll out to a lot of them, including tablets. If you want to download 7.0 Nougat for Galaxy Tab A (10.1), this is the place to be, since we provide a download file, as well as a step by step guide, helping you to do it in a few minutes.
You can install Nougat on Galaxy Tab A manually, by flashing the update via Odin. This is a stable version, so you can easily use it on the tablet as your daily driver. Also, it brings all the new features brought by Google’s latest mobile operating system!
Please consider the next aspects, in order to avoid dealing with any complications during the installation process or even damaging your phone:
- This update is solely for the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1. Don’t try it on other variants!
- A full backup of the phone is highly recommended before starting, so you can avoid any potential issues or losing data.
- Ensure that the battery level is around 50-60% charged, to prevent an accidental shutdown, in-between the process.
- Follow all the steps in the guide correctly, making sure you don’t skip any of them.
Download Galaxy Tab A 7.0 Nougat Firmware File
Install Nougat on Samsung Galaxy Tab A
Step 1: Go to Settings > About phone > Build Number. Tap it seven times, to enable the Developer Options menu.
Step 2: In the Developer Options menu, check the OEM unlock and USB Debugging options.
Step 3: Download 7.0 Nougat firmware for Galaxy Tab A From above.
Step 4: Download the Odin tool here – Download, and extract the installation file. Then, run it on your PC.
Step 5: Connect your tablet to a PC, through a data cable, and reboot it into Download/Odin mode, by turning it off, then pressing and holding the Home + Volume Down + Power buttons, all in the same moment, until you see the Download Mode screen.
Step 6: After entering Download mode, you will see the ID:COM port turning blue, as well as the Added message in Odin, meaning that your handset was recognized.
Step 7: Search for the stock firmware .tar of md5 file, downloaded earlier, and add it to the AP/PDA tab in Odin.
Step 8: Make sure the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are checked.
Step 9: Tap on the Start button, which starts flashing the file. Wait for a while and you will see the Pass message, which means that the installation is over.
Done! You have installed Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy Tab A. If you have any questions, please contact us, using the comments section.