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I am updating the OS of my Samsung Galaxy tab p1000 (i.e. 2.2) to 2.3.6 using adb.

I am using the steps below:

  1. Check whether device is connected or not using ADB.

    C:\Users\PC>adb devices 
    List of devices attached S6802084d305f device
  2. Push 2.3.6 OS (i.e. update.zip) OS to SD card.

    C:\Users\PC>adb push C:\Android\update.zip /sdcard/update.zip   
    2765 KB/s (2260360 bytes in 0.798s)
  3. Go to recovery mode

    C:\Users\PC>adb reboot recovery

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After selecting Apply sdcard: update.zip, I'm getting the screen below. But it shows it for long time. There is no response from device. We waited for 5 hours. No response.

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How can I flash my Samsung Galaxy tab? Let me know if I am missing a step.

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Please don't cross-post your questions on multiple SE sites. –  GAThrawn Feb 6 '13 at 11:33
I got suggestion from someone to post the same question on android.stackexchange.com? –  Prashanth Feb 6 '13 at 11:39
the question is offtopic for stackoverflow but SO has no migration path to android. Nothing wrong with asking the question again on a more appropriate SE site. You might want to close the SO question though. –  Colin Pickard Feb 6 '13 at 11:49

1 Answer 1

These are the steps to install/update a custom ROM from stock:

  1. Install a custom recovery (Clockworkmod for example).
  2. Copy the ROM zip to the phone sdcard (you can do this via adb).
  3. Reboot in recovery (it will load the custom recovery).
  4. Use the option to install zip from sdcard to install/update the ROM.
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Isn't that exactly what the OP did? If not, what part did he do wrong? I'm in the same situation and I haven't understood how your instructions differ from what I already did. –  Jonathan Hartley Aug 15 '13 at 21:37
Ah! Perhaps he didn't do step 1! :-) I did do step 1, but perhaps I didn't do it right. –  Jonathan Hartley Aug 15 '13 at 21:38

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