Samsung 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.
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:
- Download the XXLSZ Firmware Package and Odin from here to your computer and extract the same preferably to the desktop.
- 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.