How To Install XXU2BQI1 Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy Tab S2 SM-T813

Great news, today Samsung has started seeding a new firmware update for Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 WiFi SM-T813 which is based on Android 7.0 Nougat. Now you can enjoy the latest Android OS experience on your own device via official stock firmware. This latest update comes with build ID T813XXU2BQI1 along with the latest security patch, which has patched a whole host of vulnerabilities in Android. This new update comes with many Nougat features, applications, capabilities, and various bug fixes.

Also, the Android 7.0 Nougat update comes with all Nougat features including the feature from Samsung’s own like Vulcan API, Notification redesign, Multi-tasking, Split screen, Quick Reply, and much more. Samsung rolled out the update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means that not all users can get the Android 7.0 Nougat update at the same time. If you have not yet received any notification on your phone and you can’t wait more for this OTA update then still you can install it manually by using the Odin app. Since Odin is developed by Samsung which is used to flash the official firmware on any Samsung phone.

By following this step by step guide, you can easily update your Galaxy Tab S2 SM-T813 to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware. This latest update is stable, smooth, improves performance, and pre-loaded with all new features for your device. This is the sweetest update from Google up till now and the update weighs about 1.55GB. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 SM-T813 then go ahead and follow the given steps.

Galaxy Tab S2 update Android 7.0 Nougat Official update 11


Model SM-T813
Model name Galaxy Tab S2
Country Cellular south
Version Android 7.0
Changelist 12212928
Build date Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:51:38 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-08-01
Product code XAR


This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy Tab S2. 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-T813.


DroidGuides will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 during or after the installation of Android 7.0 Nougat Proceed at your risk.


  • Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy Tab S2, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Tab S2 SM-T813 USB Drivers on the PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Tab S2 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 S2 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
  • Check the battery level of your Galaxy Tab S2, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.

Required Files:

Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to T813XXU2BQI1 Android 7.0 Nougat:

Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Tab S2 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 S2 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 to 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 S2. (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.

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 is successfully finished, the Galaxy Tab S2 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.

Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware update.

Bhatti Junaid

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