Update Galaxy Note N7000 Official Jellybean 4.1.2 XXLSZ Firmware – Guide

Jellybean 4.1 LogoSamsung Galaxy Note N7000 smartphone can now be updated with the latest Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware and that too an Official one. For all those who are still awaiting the latest update and haven’t received an update directly from Samsung either via OTA or via KIES then you can manually apply the update by following the instructions which where have mentioned in the due course of this article. Please note that applying this update will in no manner be rooting the device in any manner and also the warranty won’t be void after applying this update. Very soon Galaxy Note N7000 will also receive the Jellybean 4.2 firmware which again is a great news. The change log of this new update which is dubbed as XXLSZ comes with better options in camera, faster performance capabilities along with some of the bug fixes.

So, before we head over to the instructions on how to apply this firmware update, follow all the pre requisite instructions mentioned below so that the firmware update process ends up successfully.

XXLSZ

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • Not with KIES or ROM Manager, you will need to create a backup of all the data ONLY with the below mentioned steps to avoid any issues in the process of data restoration.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging and also make sure that your device is left with the minimum of 40% or the device will get turned off in the middle of customizing process.
  • Turn off your device so that it can be entered in the Recovery mode. Recovery mode in Galaxy Note N7000 can be entered by pressing the Volume Up Key + Menu Button and then press the Power button. Just in case if the device gets turned ON in the normal mode, then you will have to retry the process of entering the device in the Recovery Mode. If your device is rooted, then you can enter into Recovery Mode via ROM Manager app.
  • In Recovery mode, select “Wipe Data” and “Clear Cache” to wipe all the data.

Disclaimer: Though we don’t like to give any disclaimers, the only thing we would like to tell you is that please follow all the instructions mentioned in this article or else there is a risk of bricking your device for which we should not be held responsible.

Once you are done with all the above mentioned pre requisites, proceed to the next step where we have mentioned the detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update in your Note N7000 smartphone.

Procedure to update Galaxy Note N7000 with Jellybean 4.1.2 XXLSZ Firmware:

  • Now, open Odin in your computer and turn off your Galaxy Note so that it can be entered in the Download Mode.
  • Download Mode in Galaxy note N7000 can be entered by pressing the Volume Down Key + Menu Button and then press the Power button. Just in case if the device gets turned ON in the normal mode, then you will have to retry the process of entering the device in the Download Mode.
  • Open Odin in your computer and then connect your device to the computer with the help of USB cable to the computer. Click on “PDA” tab to select “” from the extracted firmware file and once you are done with the file selection, click on “Start” to start the process of firmware update process.
  • As soon as the firmware update process is completed, device will be rebooted and once you see the home screen, disconnect the device to check the firmware from the path “Settings > About Phone” where you will get to see the firmware version as XXLSZ Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware.
  • Please note that it will take longer time than expected for rebooting the device as it’s the first time the device will be booting after the firmware update.

Note: If the device gets stuck in the Samsung logo or gets into the boot loop mode then you need to long press the power button and turn off the device. Repeat the process from the start by following the instructions.

So there you go, you have now successfully updated your device with the latest and Official Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware in your Galaxy Note N7000 device. Do let us know just in case if you come across with any issues as we will make sure that the issues are addressed at the earliest.

61 comments

  1. hey man i downloaded this firmware to convert my korean version note 1 shv-e160l to international one. before applying just want to ask u, can i use it on korean version as well? i converted my korean version s2 to international one before with s2 official jb firmware. however just wanna clarify from u? is there any problem to use this one?

    • Hello dude.

      I’m exaclty in the same situation, so, could you tell me if you finally converted your Galaxy (Korean version) to Jelly international one? Is your phone still well?

  2. Hi,guys ,can some1 help me out getting the jellybean4.1.2 stock ROM for my galaxy Note Gt-N7000
    In about phone,
    Am currently having:
    Android version : ICS 4.0.4
    Baseband version: N7000DXLR1
    Buildnumber: IMM76D.DXLR5

  3. Hi,guys ,can some1 help me out getting the jellybean4.1.2 stock ROM for my galaxy Note Gt-N7000
    In about phone,
    Am currently having:

    Android version : ICS 4.0.4

    Baseband version: N7000DXLR1

    Buildnumber: IMM76D.DXLR5

  4. Is there a way to change the dialer keypad sounds? I know how to disable, but I’d like to know of a way to change them to a more standard phone keypad tone.

  5. Hello, I have downloaded both the firmware and odin but when i try to extract the firmware from ‘pda’ it says ‘windows cannot open this folder………compressed zip folder is invalid’. Please can you help?

  6. I have manually updated my Galaxy note GT-N7000 to official jelly bean 4.1.2, version XXLSZ. Now my Samsung kies not detecting my phone when I connect to my laptop. Even my laptop not recognizing my phone (as a removable disk). Any one please help me.

  7. This new software is good, however since i load this my phone gets very hot and battry consumption is too high.

  8. it took me hours to download the file.. but, IT WAS DAMN WOTH IT.. THANKS A LOT GUYS..

  9. why there is no reply

  10. how much does it takes

  11. is there any torrent download
    link

  12. I too updated my galaxy n7000 to Jelly Bean4.1.2 but my phone processing went too slow. Sometimes got hanged. wht should I do

  13. I have 4.1.1 on my N7000. is it worth changing to 4.1.2 and would there be any problems in doing so?

  14. Hi guys,
    Completed upgrading my note to JB. It’s working fantastic….thank u very much.

  15. After updating my note 2 with 4.1.2 im unable to write anything with the s pen without touching the screen.b4 the update I can draw things with the s pen without touching the screen.kindly help

  16. After update to JB 4.1.2 my Note N7000 is draining battery very fast. It is not even lasting for half a day. Previously in ICS it was lasting for more than a day. Please help.

    • just clear the cache from the recovery mode and issue will be resolved. Also wipe the phone!

      • can u please tell in detail how to do so? how to get to recovery mode and clear the cache. and also how to wipe the phone? please do reply. thanks pradeep

  17. american in germany

    ok first issue, once i turn my phone off (GT-N7000 has a hard home button) the only button that works is the power button can someone explain to me how to get into recovery mode plz. second issue firmware package won’t actually download though it says downloading please help

  18. Hello, I’ve successfully installed jelly bean from above process. Today India got official Kies update for Jelly Bean, but i am not able to do the update. Because the country of the firmware is displayed DTC instead of INC.

    Please advice hoe to update own update or also please let me know how to revert back to my previous ICS 4.0.4 (Indian build).

    Thanks in Advance.

    Regards,
    Balu

  19. Hi guys…iam from india..i hav installed JB to my device successfully without any problem. my rating is 5 stars for u guys :)

  20. Will my rooted note gt unrooted after applying this update?

  21. start the odin, downloadin in the screen, but no happen.

    Message at odin application all done in 5 second (all threads completed ( succeed 0 / failed 0 )

    WTF

  22. vl i still receive update frm kies r ota aftr installin this firmware?

  23. This firmware can read arabic but i want know if it can write arabic ?

  24. Worked like a charm!!! Followed each step and not a single problem. Totally happy. Thanks

  25. already 30mins and nothing happened..still “downloading” should i wait?

  26. i downloaded it but when i was trying to extract it says file is corrupt..what to do now
    any one plz help

  27. I updated my note to 4.1.2 jb 3 days ago. It is working perfectly fine.

    have faced no issues till now. delighted with the performance.
    thanks guys at android advices

  28. Nikhil Bhalwankar

    Upgrade completed in 5.30 minutes. Very simple process. Good article. I was previously having XXLSA firmware. Can anybody please explain me the difference between XXLSA and XXLSZ?

  29. After update to JB 4.1.2 my Note N7000 is draining battery very fast. It is not even lasting for half a day. Previously in ICS it was lasting for more than a day. Please help.

    • check with the settings… may be so mething is turned ON, like Wi Fi, Bluetooth, Haptic feedback etc.

  30. I’m missing my favorite apps….”Social Hub”, “Polaris Office” (NOT THE VIEWER), NEWS APPS (that automaticcaly update on the front page)…..Do anybody know any subsitutes for Social Hub in Particular? to update ALL MY SOCIAL NETWORKS AT ONCE…I miss HELLOTXT :(

  31. battery back up really worse after jelly bean update

  32. I tried to update my note n7000 but failed. Someone please tell me with detail description how to do it.

  33. updated..superb..runs smooth..great job!!

  34. Since the upgrade to ICS (4.0.4) the USB connection doesn’t work anymore and the Pc doesn’t recognise my device (GT-7000, Singtel Singapore).
    Is there another possibility how to carry out the upgrade to JB? Wireless?

    (Baseband version N7000DXLR1)

  35. Does this work for the Samsung Galaxy Note I717 (at&t lte version)?

  36. Everything work just fine at the first try!!! 5 stars for you guys!

  37. Hey thanks for this , i have updated my note to 4.1.2 with out any problem it was awesome

  38. hi, I bought Samsung Galaxy Note from Korea. Its version is SHV-E16K. Could you please tell me whether it can update to Jelly Bean via instruction above or not? If not, how to update by other ways? Thank you.

  39. I am running stock ICS on my Note now. Will my phone be bricked (because of eMMC bug) if I perform this data wipe?

  40. Will my phone be bricked (because of eMMC bug) if I perform this data wipe? I am running stock ICS now.

  41. Will my phone be bricked as stated in the xda forum (because of eMMC bug) if I perform this data wipe? I am running stock ICS now.

  42. Nearly 4 hours now and still nothing happening.

    What went wrong

  43. when can we get this update in India.

  44. wow it works!!! i m from india. i cant imagine i have official jelly bean on my galaxy note before anyone! yippe!!!!
    thanx alot. i m really happy.