Update AOSP Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Galaxy Tab 8.9 (GT-P7310/P7300)

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 launched March 2011. The device got a lot of attention from the public for its 8.9 screen-inch sizes. It came out of the box with Android 3.0 Honeycomb and later received the final 4.0 ice cream sandwich build.  Galaxy Tab 8.9 won’t receive the Android 7.1.2 Nougat officially, though now you can enjoy the unofficial AOSP Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Galaxy Tab 8.9. Don’t expect an official Android update anytime in future. But you can really taste the pure Android 7.1.2 Nougat experience with this Custom ROM. Download and enjoy the AOSP Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9.

AOSP stands for Android Open Source Project which is source tree which released by Google to the developer to work on Android OS. Thanks to XDA Senior member – developer decatf for bringing the beta Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM for Google Galaxy Tab 8.9 (GT-P7310/P7300).

Update AOSP Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Galaxy Tab 8.9 (GT-P7310/P7300)

Download and Install AOSP Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Galaxy Tab 8.9

This ROM is still under development and has some bugs which need to be squashed. You can give a try and enjoy the AOSP Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Galaxy Tab 8.9.

Earlier we had shared AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo list along with Unofficial Lineage OS 15 and Lineage OS 15.1. You can enjoy the unofficial version of Android 7.0 Nougat and the higher version of Galaxy Tab 8.9 (GT-P7310/P7300) even though no official treat for this device.

To install this ROM, you need a Custom Recovery called TWRP Recovery on Galaxy Tab 8.9 (GT-P7310/P7300). If you have TWRP, then you can simply follow the below guide to install AOSP Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Galaxy Tab 8.9.


What’s on Android Nougat?

Android 7.1.2 Nougat comes with handful of features such as  App Shortcuts, Multi Window support, restart setting to power menu, Launch the camera by pressing the power button twice, Image Keyboard support, 100 emoji added, GIF Support, Quick Reply via Notification, Notification Redesigned panel, Notifications prioritization, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, Customizable Quick Settings, Don Not Disturb, New Settings Panel Redesigned, Data Saver per App, seamless updates and New Emoji Support.


Not Working/Known issues

  • Video
  • Audio
  • Wifi
  • 3G / Cellular
    – Insert a sim card before power on
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth
    – Audio playback: working
    – File transfer: working
  • Sensors
  • Encryption
  • Camera
    – Photos: Working, flash not working
    – Video recording: 720p not working

Supported Mode:

(p5wifi / GT-P7310)
(p5 / GT-P7300)


Steps to Install AOSP Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Galaxy Tab 8.9:

  1. First of all, install TWRP Recovery for Galaxy Tab 8.9. Watch Full Video on How to Install TWRP on any Android Phone.
  2. Download the below AOSP Android 7.1.2 Nougat for Galaxy Tab 8.9.
  3. Now boot into TWRP Recovery, Here is the method to boot into Recovery.

Required ROM FILES

Download AOSP Android 7.1.2 Nougat

Download Android Nougat Gapps

Guide to Flash Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery

Guide to Root any Custom ROM

That’s it! I hope you have installed the AOSP Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Galaxy Tab 8.9. Leave a comment or feedback down below. Thank you!.

Source: Development Page


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