Root P6200XXMC3: Samsung Galaxy Tab Plus 7″ GT-P6200 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update using CWM and SuperSU

Those who already receives and managed to upgrade their Samsung Galaxy Tab Plus 7.0 (GT-P6200) with the latest official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update with build number P6200XXMC3 and now wants to root it, then here’s the root method that works for Galaxy Tab p6200. The XXMC3 is the first official Android 4.1.2 jelly bean that initially rolling out in Austria, those who might want to gain root access can simply install the latest superSU via CWM recovery. Older rooting method that works before the ICS 4.0.4 will not tend to work now with this latest 4.1.2 JB update.

Those who might missed this update can manually install and upgrade their Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 p6200 to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean in no time.  All you need to do is grab the original firmware or stock ROM P6200XXMC3 and flash it with Odin.

Galaxy Tab P6200 4.1.2 features Google Now P6200XXMC3

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus P6200 runs with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean (P6200XXMC3)

Disclaimer: Rooting voids the warranty of your device. We and the developer of this rooting procedures shall not be held responsible if any undesirable outcomes may happen to your device. use of this root guide is solely at your own risk!

A: Install CWM recovery
Step 1. Download these two needed files
– ( Recovery.tar.rarand Superuser-3.1.3-arm-signed.zip )
Step 2. Copy the Superuser-3.1.3-arm-signed.zip files to your Galaxy Tab SDcard.
Step 2. Download Odin and install the USB driver.
Step 3. Extract the recovery.tar.rar file using winrar, 7zip, winzip or any extracting tool you have in your computer.
Step 4. Run Odin, click the PDA button then browse the recovery.tar.md5
(make sure not to tick the “Re-Partition” checkbox)
Step 5. Reboot the Galaxy Tab into download mode – Press and hold Volume Down and Power button.
Step 6. Connect the device to the computer using the supplied USB cable.
Step 7. Once the device is recognized with Odin (ID:COM box highlighted in bluish color)
Step 8. Hit START button.
Step 9. Wait until it finishes flashing, then once the device reboots unplug the phone from the computer.

B: Installing SuperSU via CWM.

Step 10. Reboot the Tab to recovery mode (Hold Volume Up+Power till it reboot to recovery)

Once in recovery mode, use the volume button to scroll up or down then navigate to “Apply Update zip” from internal storage, instead of external storage.
– Choose install zip from sdcard.
– Choose zip from sdcard.
– Choose Superuser-3.1.3-arm-signed.zip and Yes – Superuser-3.1.3-arm-signed.zip.
– Once done, choose reboot system now.

You will then can find the superuser app in your drawer.

Thank’s to all fellas at XDA who first tried out this rooting technique. This root method was originally posted via XDA-Developer original thread,

Does this root method really works on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 P6200 that now runs with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean? Share us your thoughts and issues that you might encountered.

Author: Kim Bubble

I'm a tech savvy, I love movies and music too! But my deepest passion lies on technology.

20 thoughts on “Root P6200XXMC3: Samsung Galaxy Tab Plus 7″ GT-P6200 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update using CWM and SuperSU”

    1. Dah, you have a problem then, resolve it at your own. That is too easy.. even kids can do it. lolz!

  1. I rooted my tab using the above said method! It is actually rooted! but…! I have some problems! the applications that I installed on my tab can be installed easily! but the problem is that when I open them, the screen goes black! I can’t do anything! I have to reset the tab and after reboot when I open any of my installed apps the same thing repeats! any suggestion?

  2. Worked great on my GT-P6200 with ICS. Thanks because all the other ways had failed. Yours was the only one that worked so 2 thumbs up:)

  3. I have GT-P6200 and working with s/w ver 3.2. I m a very basic user and appreciate if u cud advise steps to upgrage to the next version. I tried s/w update but if fails. Appreciate your support for advising the url to download the new s/w ver as well.

    1. Flash the stock ROM from the source link of this post. Flash it with Odin same flashing the CWM recovery instructions
      or Google this phrase “upgrade P6200XXMC3 Samsung Galaxy Tab Plus 7″ GT-P6200 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean”

    1. There is a SuperSU and Busybox Root method which can be flash via stock recovery – no need of computer. Tested on I9100 and N7000 But never tested on P6200.

  4. Love you guys. This is amazing. It worked and I got Jelly bean update. I am not a IT person or someone who knows about phone. I took a risk and did it. It’s cool this works. Amazing need some time to get use to it.

  5. I need help now. My Tab worked fine and it got stuck in the morning. It restarted but again stuck. It happened about 10 times and I manage to start it. Later I tried to restart it again it went off. Again I managed to start it. Now it works fine but I am scared to restart or off it now since I am not sure whether this thing will repeat. Please if someone can help me that would be great. Can I do a factory reset? Will I get my data back if I do that

  6. this is not working for me. i tried atleast four times but failed. anyway keep up the good work.

  7. Hello tnx for your awesome site.
    all the guidance was great but I have to say a little thing:
    my device couldn’t found the zip file and I coppied the file into the storage of the device and reboot again then my device found a file and the installation process got done.
    If you face this little problem do the work I do.

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