Galaxy Tab E firmware download: fast and free Stock ROM links

Samsung Galaxy Tab E With S-Pen

Model no. SM-T375L, SM-T375S, SM-T377P, SM-T377R4, SM-T377T, SM-T377V, SM-T377W, SM-T378K, SM-T378L, SM-T378S, SM-T378V

Model Date Software version | Android version Free Download Link
SM-T375L 28 Feb 2017 T375LKLU1BQB2 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T375L 18 Apr 2016 T375LKLU1APD3 | Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
SM-T375S 28 Feb 2017 T375SKSU1BQB3 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T375S 18 Apr 2016 T375SKSU1APD3 | Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
SM-T377P 11 Sep 2017 T377PVPU3CQI4 | Android 7.1.1 Nougat
SM-T377P 17 Aug 2017 T377PVPU2BQH2 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T377R4 08 Sep 2017 T377R4TYU1CQI4 | Android 7.1.1 Nougat
SM-T377R4 08 Oct 2016 T377R4TYU1BPJ2 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T377R4 T377R4TYU1AOJ8 | Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
SM-T377R4 T377R4TYU1AOJ7 | Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
SM-T377T 11 Sep 2017 T377TUVU1BQI5 | Android 7.1.1 Nougat
SM-T377V 11 Jan 2018 T377VVRU1CRA1 | Android 7.1.1 Nougat
SM-T377V 02 Sep 2017 T377VVRU1CQH9 | Android 7.1.1 Nougat
SM-T377V 24 May 2016 T377VVRU1BPD6 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T377V T377VVRU1APB1 | Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
SM-T377V T377VVRU1AOL7 | Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
SM-T377V 06 Dec 2016 T377VVRS1BPL1 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T377W 23 Sep 2017 T377WVLU2BQI6 | Android 7.1.1 Nougat
SM-T377W 22 Apr 2016 T377WVLU1APD6 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T378K 24 May 2017 T378KKKU1AQE2 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T378L 12 May 2017 T378LKLU1AQE1 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T378S 12 May 2017 T378SKSU1AQE1 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T378V 26 June 2018 T378VVRU2ARE3 | Android 7.1.1 Nougat NA
SM-T378V 17 Nov 2017 T378VVRU1AQJ4 | Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Tab E 9.6 inch WiFi edition

Model no. SM-T560

Model Date Software version | Android version Free Download Link
SM-T560 13 Jun 2017 T560XXU0ARA1 | Android 4.4.4 KitKat
SM-T560 11 Jun 2017 T560XXU0AQI1 | Android 4.4.4 KitKat
SM-T560 07 Dec 2016 T560XXU0APL1 | Android 4.4.4 KitKat
SM-T560 10 Oct 2016 T560XXU0APJ1 | Android 4.4.4 KitKat
SM-T560 11 May 2016 T560XXU0APE2 | Android 4.4.4 KitKat
SM-T560 T560XXU0AOK1 | Android 4.4.4 KitKat
SM-T560NU 15 Nov 2017 T560NUUEU1CQK2 | Android 7.1.1 Nougat
SM-T560NU 16 Oct 2017 T560NUUEU1CQJ3 | Android 7.1.1 Nougat
SM-T560NU 13 Feb 2017 T560NUUEU1BRA1 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T560NU 08 Jun 2017 T560NUUEU1BQF1 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T560NU 20 Sep 2016 T560NUUEU1BPI3 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T560NU 06 Jul 2016 T560NUUEU1BPF5 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
SM-T560NU T560NUUEU1AOK1 | Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
SM-T560NU 28 Dec 2016 T560NUUES1BPL1 | Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Model no. SM-T560N

Model no. SM-T560N

Model no. SM-T560Z

Tab E 9.6 inch 3G edition

Model no. SM-T561

Model no. SM-T561Y

Model no. SM-T561M

Model no. SM-T562

How to download the correct firmware file

This is an important part!

Be sure to check and find the correct model no. of your Galaxy A5. Then, based on your device’s model no., look for the appropriate firmware build from above.

You can identify the model no. using an app called Droid Info, or simply check it on its packaging box, or under Settings > About. Another solid trick would be to look at the packaging box of your device (in case you can’t power on the device because it is bricked).

Now that you know the model no., download the latest firmware from above for that model no. exactly.

Next, install the firmware on your Galaxy A5 by following the guide linked right below.

How to install a firmware

First, read our disclaimer, then take backup and then follow the guide below to install the firmware.

Disclaimer: Installing an official firmware through Odin doesn’t void your device’s warranty, but it remains an unofficial process and thus you need to be cautious of it. In any case, you only are responsible for your device. We won’t be liable if any damage occurs to your device and/or its components.

Backup, backup, backup! Create an appropriate backup of contacts, pictures, videos, songs and other important files stored on your device before proceeding with the steps below, so that in case something goes wrong you’ll have a backup of all your important files. Sometimes, firmware installation may delete everything on your device! Like, when you change the CSC of your device, knowingly or not.

Step-by-step Firmware Installation Guide

Let’s see how to install the firmware on your Galaxy A5. Make sure you have more than 30% battery on your device.

Step 1. Make sure you have downloaded the correct firmware file on your PC. See above for how to download correct firmware file for your Galaxy A5 and download links.

Step 2. Install Samsung USB driver (method 1 on the linked page) first of all. Double-click the .exe file of drivers to begin the installation. (Not required if you have already done this.)

Step 3. Also, download Odin PC software (latest version).

Step 4. Extract the firmware file now. You can use a free software like 7-zip for this. Install 7-zip, then right click on firmware file and under 7-zip, select ‘Extract here’. You should get a file in .tar.md5 format now. (You may get 4 or more files, with AP, BL, CP or CSC etc. written at the beginning of those files.) We will be loading this file into Odin, to be installed on the device (in step 10 below).

Step 5. Extract the Odin file. You should get the Odin exe file (other files could be hidden, hence not visible).

Step 6. Disconnect your Galaxy A5 from PC if it is connected.

Step 7. Boot into download mode:

  • Power off your device. Wait for 6-7 seconds after screen goes off.
  • Press and hold the three buttons Volume down + Home + Power together until you see the Warning screen.
  • Press Volume Up to continue to download mode.

Step 8. Double click on Odin .exe file (from step 5) to open the Odin window as shown below. Be careful with Odin, and do just as said to prevent problems.

Step 9. Connect your device now using the USB cable. Odin should recognize your device. It’s a must. When it recognizes, you will see Added!! message appearing in the Log box in the bottom left, and the first box under ID:COM will also show a no. and turn its background blue. Look at the pic below.

  • You cannot proceed until you get the Added!! message, which confirms that Odin has recognized your device.
  • If you don’t get Added!! message, you need to install/re-install drivers again, and use the original cable that came with the device. Mostly, drivers are the problem (look at step 2 above).
  • You can try different USB ports on your PC too.

Step 10. Load the firmware file into Odin. Click the AP button on Odin and the select the .tar.md5 file from above.

Load the firmware files(s) on your device. This depends on how many files you got in step 4 above upon extracting the firmware .zip file.

Case 1: If you got a single .tar/.tar.md5 file, then load this into AP tab of your Odin software. Then go to next step.

To load the file, click on AP tab, select the single firmware file starting with AP text, wait for it to load, and then skip to step 11, ignoring the rest of the part of this step.

Case 2: If you got more than one .tar/.tar.md5 file, then you must be having files starting with AP, CSC, Home_CSC, BL, CP, etc. stuff. In this case, choose the files as follows. Select the firmware files as follows.

  • Click on BL tab, and select the file beginning with BL text.
  • Click on AP tab, and select the file beginning with AP text.
  • Click on CP tab, and select the file beginning with CP text.
  • [Different] Click on CSC tab, and select the file beginning with HOME_CSC text. If HOME_CSC file isn’t available, then select the file beginning with CSC text.

About CSC file: Using the HOME_CSC file won’t reset your device, and data on the phone shouldn’t be deleted. However, when we select regular CSC file, and it results in CSC on the device being different than that in CSC file, your phone will be formatted automatically. You can even choose to ignore loading the CSC file, that may do alright too. But if it doesn’t work out, repeat the whole process and select CSC file this time around.

  • Info: When you load files, Odin checks the md5 of firmware file, which takes time. So, simply wait until that’s done and the firmware file is loaded. Don’t worry if Odin gets unresponsive for a while, it’s normal. Binary size will also show up in Odin.

Step 11. Click on Options tab, and make sure Re-partition checkbox is NOT selected. Don’t use PIT tab, ever.

Go back to Log tab now, as it will show the progress of firmware installation when you hit the start button in next step.

Step 12. Verify that everything is okay as mentioned above. When satisfied, click the Start button on Odin now to start flashing the firmware on your device.

Wait till installation is finished, after which your device will reboot automatically. You’ll get PASS message as shown below upon successful installation from Odin.

Some errors you may run into, and with respective solution.

  • If Odin gets stuck at setup connection, then you need to do this all again. Disconnect your device, close Odin, boot device into download mode again, open Odin, and then select the file and flash it again as said above.
  • If you get FAIL in the top left box, then also you need to flash the file again as stated just above.

That’s it. Let the device restart automatically.

The first start of the device may take time, so wait patiently again. When it has, verify the installation. Check the Settings > About device, to confirm new build no. based on the firmware you just installed.

Need help? Be sure to let us know via comments below.

Firmware Benefits

You can use the firmware for a variety of purposes, which includes:

  • Fix your Galaxy A5 if it’s giving you force closes errors and restarts randomly.
  • Unbrick your Galaxy A5 if it’s bootlooping and stuck at logo when restarting.
  • Go Back to Stock on your Galaxy A5 — helps when looking to sell the device, or fix installing OTA updates if broken.
  • Restore Galaxy A5 to factory state.
  • Upgrade your Galaxy A5 to newer Android version.
  • Downgrade your Galaxy A5 to lower build no. at same Android version.
  • Unroot your Galaxy A5.
  • Remove custom recovery like TWRP and CWM, if installed, on your Galaxy A5.

To perform any of the above, simply install the firmware meant for your device, as per its Galaxy A5 firmware in Settings > About device.