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How to Update Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 SM-T713 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow T713XXU2APK6 Firmware

Samsung galaxy tabs2Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 SM-T713, the other popular handset in the Samsung line up has of late started receiving the 6.0.1 Marshmallow T713XXU2APK6 Firmware update. The latest build has been named as T713XXU2APK6 and is available for update in a number of countries including France, Chile, Turkey, Singapore, Bulgaria, portugal(TPH), South East Europe, Romania, Poland, Italy, Russia, Luxembourg and Netherlands. The update also might hit the other corners of the globe soon. So keep checking the Notification Panel of your handset.

Anyways, users in the other regions of the World also supposed to get the Marshmallow OS for their Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 SM-T713. But for that, they have to wait still the firmware hits their Smartphone. They can also manually flash the firmware on their handsets, but for that they need to download the accurate firmware. You can inform me to which country you belong to here in the comment section and I shall provide you the accurate download link. The process is quite easy, but before initiating the update, you need to take a look on the pre-requisites mentioned below.

Before moving to update, we must tell you that the newest firmware will bring a number of improvements in your Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 including superior UI, enhanced features, stability in performance and a lot many new features. So now let’s take a look on the pre-requirements for the update. One more thing, the firmware mentioned in this article is only meant for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Smartphone.

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Make sure to double check the Name and model number of your device before starting the installation since it’s only meant for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 SM-T713. Using the firmware on other devices might brick your device or create bugs in it. Be sure that BlogZamana will not remain responsible for any sort of issues like Bug, Brick of device or Dead SD Card, if your Galaxy Tab experiences any during installation. What you do is at your own risk.


  • One Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 SM-T713.
  • Original Data Cable
  • One PC preloaded with Samsung Galaxy drivers. Else at first download & install the drivers on your PC from Samsung’s official website.
  • Enable the USB Debugging Mode. You will find the option in the Developer Section of your device.
  • Back Up all important data in Android your device since the update process will erase all your data.
  • Keep at least 50% battery back up on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 SM-T713 to avoid accidental shut down during installation.


Steps to Update

  • First of all download the above mentioned two files and extract the Marshmallow T713XXU2APK6.zip file to the desktop of your PC.
  • Now switch off your  Galaxy Tab and boot it into download mode by long press and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power Buttons. Press the Volume Up button to continue as soon you see a warning triangle sign on your display.
  • Now launch Odin and connect your device to your PC via USB.
  • You will see the ID: COM box of ODIN screen turning blue along with the COM PORT Number & an Added Massage in the below left corner of the screen, if your device gets connected properly.
  • Now select the PDA button from the ODIN screen and select the file with .tar.md5 extension. Ensure that the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time checkboxes are ticked in ODIN and the Re-Partition button is unchecked.
  • Double check the settings button and hit the START button to initiate the update process.
  • Wait for sometime and you will see the PASS massage on the ODIN screen with green backdrop once the flashing is complete. Disconnect your Smartphone from your PC when your device restarts.

The flashing process will take almost 4-5 minutes and your device will get rebooted automatically after the update. Wait still the process finishes. Congrats!! You have successfully flashed the new firmware in your Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 SM-T713. Enjoy!! In case of any issues, don’t forget to get back to me via the comment section. I am always there to find out a solution for you.

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