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The Galaxy Tab S2 SM-T815 seems to be the first Samsung tablet to be receiving the official TopuchWiz Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware upgrade. Samsung has been releasing this official update to many of its new devices including the Galaxy Note 5, the Note 4, the Galaxy S6 (Edge) and the S6 Edge Plus series and many of their variants. Not to forget the Samsung S5 that jumped from Android 5.0 to 6.0.1, just like this Galaxy Tab S2. The update started rolling out in Germany which means Europe should be the first continent for the OTA for further releases. This brings the build number T815XXU2BPD6 to the Tab S2 with latest April security patch from the AOSP source. You may want to check out the screenshots from the latest Android 6.0.1 update for the Samsung Tab S2 from our Pinterest board. Firmware information– Model: SM-T815, Model name: Galaxy Tab S2, Country: Germany, Version: Android 6.0.1, Build date Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:06:03 +0000, Security Patch: MMB29K, Product code: DBT, PDA T815XXU2BPD6, CSC T815OXA2BPD6.
The full Samsung firmware files come in the form of a tar file with a .tar extension that can be installed/flashed using a popular Odin software and booting your device into download mode (also called as Odin Mode). Odin is a Samsung specific tool which is most commonly used to flash stock firmware, install custom packages like TWRP recovery, CF Auto Root, etc. If you have not received the update yet, then hit the download section below and grab the full firmware file and perform a quick upgrade. Take a note that it will perform a clean firmware installation and all the data and apps will be wiped out. Hence, backup is highly recommended. Also, note that this firmware is device specific so verify your device’s build number.
Download Android 6.0.1 for Galaxy Tab S2
Before you proceed to the download section, you can either download the firmware directly from Samsung with a new tool without any speed restrictions or subscription from the first link or get it from third party websites from link 2.
- Tool to Download Any Samsung Galaxy Stock Firmware
→ Download | Faster download method
- Marshmallow for Galaxy Tab S2 SM-T851
→ Download [Mirror] | File: T815XXU2BPD6_T815OXA2BPD6_DBT.zip
- All firmware builds for Galaxy Tab S2 → Download | Mirror
How to Install Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update SM-T815
In order to upgrade or install the firmware file, download the firmware file from above and head over to our detailed Odin installation tutorial for Samsung device. The installation procedure is same for almost all Samsung devices if you are flashing the stock Samsung firmware.
This guide can help you with the following:
- Upgrade your Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to newer Android version (6.0.1).
- Fix your Galaxy Tab s2 if it’s giving you force closes (FC errors) and restarts randomly.
- Unbrick your Galaxy Tab S2 if it’s stuck at the boot logo or device gets into bootloop.
- Restore/ Revert back to Stock on your Tab S2
- Restore Samsung device to factory state or OEM.
- Downgrade your Galaxy S7 Edge to lower build no. at same Android version.
- Unroot or Remove custom recovery like TWRP from your Samsung Tab S2.
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