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Update SM-T280 T280XXU0APD3 Android 5.1.1 |

Haroon Aejaz

Download T280XXU0APD3 Android 5.1.1 for Update SM-T280 SM-T280. T280XXU0APD3 Android 5.1.1 released for KOON/a

Samsung Rolled out the firmware update for SM-T280 SM-T280, and the latest firmware is T280XXU0APD3 Android 5.1.1. User from TKOON/a can have this update through OTA. In this article we are going to tell you about How to update SM-T280 SM-T280 to T280XXU0APD3 Android 5.1.1. Not only this, they’re so many small tutorials for your help

Related Articles Dated
Update SM-T280 T280XXU0APD3 Android 5.1.1May 11, 2016

How to Check the Firmware through OTA

  1. Go to SETTING
  2. Tap on ABOUT DEVICE
  3. Then tap on SOFTWARE UPDATE
  4. Here you find the UPDATE option TAP on it
  5. It will show you the latest information about your Firmware

How to check the firmware update through OTA

How to check Complete Model and Current Firmware

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Than Tap on About
  3. Here you can see Model Number: SM-T280
  4. Example: SM-T280
  5. Example: Android 5.1.1

firmware check through OTA
This Latest Firmware (T280XXU0APD3) update has been released earlier today and you can now be able to enjoy all the features of SM-T280 SM-T280. The update Firmware files have only been made available for SM-T280 SM-T280 (TKOON/a users).
If case you missed out an OTA update or if you really want to update (manually) your SM-T280 to T280XXU0APD3, then you need to follow our manual method of firmware updating. The tutorial is given below

Firmware information

  • Model: Samsung SM-T280
  • PDA: T280XXU0APD3
  • OS Version: Android 5.1.1


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Update SM-T280 T280XXU0APF4 Android 5.1.1June 22, 2016
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We recommend you to first read out the instruction first and then follow. So here is our complete tutorial on How to Update SM-T280 SM-T280 to T280XXU0APD3 Android 5.1.1.


  1. This is a warning from that this Guide / tutorial is only for SM-T280 SM-T280 only. Please do not try this guide in any other Android devices, it will work only with SM-T280 SM-T280.

  2. First, you need to check your device model number in: Settings » About (there you find your device name). And also note that we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk.

  3. If you follow our instructions as it is which is stated below, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged and above of all your Smartphone must be factory unlocked.




  1. Take a complete backup of SM-T280 SM-T280 – See how to.
  2. You must have at least 70 % battery life remaining. (See how to check your battery percentage)
  3. Download Firmware file – (Link given in the Download section)
  4. Visit our Firmware Database to for more firmware files – Link


Latest firmware

Device Name Dated Region PDA OS version
Update Galaxy A5 (SM-A500H) A500HXXS1CQC3 Android 6.0.1March 22, 2017EONN/a A500HXXS1CQC36.0.1
Update Galaxy S5 Plus G901FXXS1CQB9 Android 6.0.1March 22, 2017EVREverything everywhere (uk) G901FXXS1CQB96.0.1
Update Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925I) G925IDVU3EQB5 Android 6.0.1March 22, 2017CHOChile G925IDVU3EQB56.0.1
Update Galaxy Tab PRO 8.4 (3G) T321ZCS1AQB1 Android 4.4.2March 22, 2017CHNChina T321ZCS1AQB14.4.2
Update Galaxy S 4 Active I9295XXSDPL2 Android 5.0.1March 22, 2017DTMGermany (t-mobile) I9295XXSDPL25.0.1
Update SM-G900FD G900FDXXS1CQC1 Android 6.0.1March 22, 2017CAUN/a G900FDXXS1CQC16.0.1
Update Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310F) A310FXXU3BQC2 Android 6.0.1March 22, 2017SEKUkraine (kyivstar) A310FXXU3BQC26.0.1
Update Galaxy Folder 2 (China) G1600ZCU1AQB1 Android 6.0.1March 22, 2017CHCN/a G1600ZCU1AQB16.0.1

Utility of Tutorial


  1. First, you need to enable the Debugging mode on SM-T280 SM-T280. (See how to Enable USB Debugging)
  2. You can find USB Drive of SM-T280 SM-T280 and other useful downloads (Download all Android devices USB drivers)
  3. Manual method of updating SM-T280 SM-T280 ‘s firmware – How To

How to take complete backup

Backup instructions

So now moving toward backup of SM-T280 SM-T280. Here is the list, which is necessary to take backup

  1. Backup all the SMS and SMS Logs, contacts and Calls Logs. – Click here to see how to do this step
  2. Backup Whatsapp and Viber Messages and call logs. – Click here to see how to do this step
  3. Backup your Game Data.
  4. Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
  5. APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
  6. Backup your Apps and their Data Files via app Download from Play Store

These are the steps that we strongly recommend

Download Firmware:

If you want a complete tutorial on How to update SM-T280 SM-T280 to T280XXU0APD3 Android 5.1.1 then move further

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Download utility

  1. Latest Odin version – Link
  2. Latest Google Apps – if you want to install it


How to update SM-T280 SM-T280 to T280XXU0APD3 Android 5.1.1

  1. Download Firmware file (above link). If you have already done? That’s good, if not, then see a Firmware database list
  2. Extract Firmware file into a folder
  3. Download Odin Latest Version – Link
  4. Now switch off your SM-T280 SM-T280 and wait 5-8 seconds
  5. Put your SM-T280 SM-T280 into Download Mode by Press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.Downloading-Mode
  6. Now run Odin latest version – Download Link
  7. Connect your phone to your PC
  8. Successfully connectivity will show one of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. Then POPUP Message arrives under Odin’s message box saying “Added!!”.odin-flash-firmware-instructions
  9. Now click on select these files
  10. Click the PDA Button, and select the .tar file here with *code* appearing in its nameodin2ng
  11. Click the Phone Button, and select file with *modem* in its name (leave it blank if there is no such file)
  12. Click the CSC Button, and select file with *csc* in its name (leave it blank if there is no such file)selecting-multi-firmware-files_thumb
  13. Click the PIT Button, and select the pit file. Use only if you got it while extracting in step 1 above, otherwise ignore it.
  14. In ODIN, Please check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options ( Re-Partition check box is optional, I prefer to check it if you are using .pit fileunroot-galaxy-s3
  15. Now click on the Start button
  16. Wait until process will complete. On completion of the process your phone will be rebooted and display a message with a green background in the leftmost box at the very top of the Odin. Here you can unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from the computer.
  17. Congratulations, you have done it

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Looking for more? Yeah, you can visit our Rooting file directory or Rom File, directory and Google Gapps.


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