Download Galaxy Tab 8.9 Android 7 Nougat ROM

Android 7 Nougat ROM is available for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 P7310. This tablet was long put into unsupported list by Samsung but thanks to XDA, one is able to get latest android on it. It comes pre-rooted so there is no need to root Tab 8.9 again. It even comes with busy box installed along with initd scripts. Before you move ahead and install this ROM, keep in mind that Galaxy Tab 8.9 Android 7 Nougat ROM is meant only for the Wi-Fi model which bears model number, GT-P7310.

Download Galaxy Tab 8.9 Android 7 Nougat ROM

A custom kernel is also installed along-side this new android 7 ROM for the Galaxy tab android tablet. One of the best features of this new kernel is the ability to overclock Tab 8.9 to squeeze out more performance. It is also possible to overclock the GPU for better gaming performance. Here is the complete list of the kernel.

CPU overclock (1.2Ghz – 1.4Ghz)
CPU voltage control
CPU temperature readings
GPU overclock (400Mhz)
L2 cache optimization
F2FS
SELinux
Voodoo Sound
USB Charging
Updated WIFI driver
ZRAM backports
sdcardfs

Everything is working except for the camera but since not a lot of us use camera on our tablets, this bug really won’t bother us that much. Here are the installation instructions to install this ROM.

* Backup all data. This is not needed if there is nothing important on your tablet.
* Install TWRP 3.0 or newer
* Wipe cache, dalvik cache, system, data
* Install the ROM. You can download it from here.
* Optional steps: Install gapps pico and phh Superuser from here.
* Boot the ROM. Enable on screen keyboard by toggling "Show input method".

Custom Android Kitkat ROM for Galaxy Tab 8.9 now available

While Samsung abandoned the Galaxy Tab 8.9 long time back, XDA community is still very well supporting it. A developer has released nameless ROM for all variants of Galaxy Tab 8.9 including P7300, P7300B and P7310. The only thing that is not working is HDMI output functionality but other than that, everything is working like a charm. To install you will need to have TWRP or CWM a k a clock work mod recovery on your Tab.

Custom Android Kitkat ROM for Galaxy Tab 8.9 now available

To install, follow these instructions: Download ROM from here and copy it to your device; Boot to recovery; Factory Reset/Wipe Data; Format System; Format Dalvik Cache; Install ROM; Install Gapps and Reboot.

It shall be noted that while the ROM works fine on P7310 but 3G is not working on it.

Galaxy Tab 8.9: Download Android 4.2.2 CM10.1

Samsung did not sell a lot of Galaxy tab 8.9 tablets and due to that it never released Android 4.2.2, let alone Android 4.1.1 jelly bean for it. XDA is here to rescue and they were able to get everything working except for HDMI output. Even the keyboard dock works with it. This is a CM10.1 build so you get very fast and stock Android experience.

Galaxy Tab 8.9 Download Android 4.2.2 CM10.1

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AOSP Stock Android ROM for Galaxy Tab 8.9

If you have been yearning for a clean, no-nonsense ROM for your Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 that runs and feels just like stock Android, a k a, AOSP, your wait is over. Thanks to folks at XDA, we now have a ROM that is super stable for every day use. Also, everything works out of the box. So expect, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, GPS, audio, camera etc to work right out of the box after download and flashing this ROM on your Tab 8.9.

AOSP Stock Android ROM for Galaxy Tab 8.9

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Download Galaxy Tab 8.9 Cyanogen Mod CM 10.1 P7300, P7310

CM10.1 is an open source replacement ROM for the Android phones and tablets. It looks and feel very much like stock Android and is much faster than the stock factory firmware. Cyanogen Mod 10.1, popularly known as CM10.1 is out for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and almost everything is working, including GSM calls. Of course, to flash it, you must have Clock Work Mod recovery installed for the Tab 8.9.

Download Galaxy Tab 8.9 Cyanogen Mod CM10.1 10.1

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Download Galaxy Tab 8.9 ClockworkMod Recovery

To flash any sort of custom ROM like the AOSP Android 4.1 jelly bean ROM for the Galaxy tab 8.9, you need to have some sort of ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM). With the ClockworkMod Recovery, you will also be able to install myriad unofficial updates that keep popping up on XDA and sources like sammobile. Here are how you can download ClockworkMod Recovery to your Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 tablet.

Download Galaxy Tab 8.9 ClockworkMod Recovery

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