Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (samsung-lt023g)

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
Manufacturer Samsung
Name Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
Codename lt023g
Released 2013
Original software Android 4.4.2 on Linux 3.4.5
Hardware
CPU Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 (Marvell PXA986 SoC)
GPU PowerVR SGX540
Display 1024×600 TFT
Storage 8GB
Memory 1GB
Firefox on Matchbox

Entering flash mode

  • Power down the device, then press and hold Volume Down + Home + Power simultaneously.
  • Once the device vibrates, release Power, but keep Volume Down and Home held.
  • The device will ask you if you wish upload a custom OS. Press Volume Up to confirm.
  • Once the device displays "Odin mode" in the top-left of the screen, it is ready for flashing.

Entering recovery mode

  • Power down the device, then press and hold Volume Up + Home + Power simultaneously.
  • Once the device vibrates, release Power, but keep Volume Up and Home held.

Installing the kernel

This can be done via pmbootstrap flasher flash_kernel after entering flash mode.

What works

  • Booting off a microSD card
  • Display
  • Touchscreen
  • USB networking
  • Full disk encryption
  • Physical buttons
  • Touch keys
  • Backlight brightness
  • Battery indicator
  • Wayland
  • X11

What does not work

  • Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cellular networking

Everything else is untested as of writing this.

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