Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Reset Galaxy Tab 10.1 to factory default with image

1. Run ODIN

2. Check for PDA and select galaxy image

3. Turn off galaxy and go to downloading mode by power + vol-down

4. Connect galaxy to PC

5. verify odin recognizes galaxy in PC and click on start

6. From galaxy, press vol-up to start download

7. reboot after downloading to Galaxy

8. end

Galaxy Tab 10.1 (SHW-M380W) – Root / Busybox / RAM Optimization


1. download GTab_root_busybox_perf.zip

2. copy .zip to root in galaxy

3. turn off and to go Recovery mode by Power and the Volume Down

4. go to 'apply update from /sdcard' and select .zip

5. reboot

6. done (superuser and busybox installed)

7. go to market and install Terminal Emulator

8. For ram optimization, run terminal and type:


9. repeat 7 whenever rebooting

How to Install Ubuntu Linux on Galaxy Tab 10.1

How to Install Ubuntu Linux on Galaxy Tab 10.1

1. Download ubuntu.zip below and unzip it, you should get a folder called “ubuntu”

2. unzip and copy ubuntu folder to root in galaxy

3. download adb and unzip and move to c:\

4. disconnect galaxy from pc

5. from galaxy, go to settings > applications > development > check on USB debugging

6. connect galaxy to pc

7. from pc, go to command prompt and run:

cd c:\adb
adb shell
cd /sdcard/ubuntu
sh ubuntu.sh


3. install terminal emulator

4. from term, run:

cd /sdcard/ubuntu
sh ./ubuntu.sh