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. Reply Tushar September 14, 2013 at 11:45 am

    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?

    • Reply Quentin April 23, 2014 at 10:45 pm

      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. Reply Victor June 18, 2013 at 2:55 pm

    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

    • Reply Pradeep Neela June 22, 2013 at 4:34 pm

      you can very well apply with this firmware update

  3. Reply Victor June 18, 2013 at 2:52 pm

    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. Reply Christine April 16, 2013 at 9:55 am

    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.

    • Reply Pradeep Neela April 17, 2013 at 4:29 pm

      no, the keyboard sounds are the same

  5. Reply Dalhat April 14, 2013 at 12:58 pm

    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. Reply Burhan April 13, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    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.

    • Reply Pradeep Neela April 13, 2013 at 1:34 pm

      yes as its the latest release, its not detecting the KIES

  7. Reply Shitansh April 13, 2013 at 1:48 am

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

  8. Reply d'nell April 9, 2013 at 3:42 am

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

  9. Reply ahmed April 1, 2013 at 7:26 pm

    why there is no reply

    • Reply Pradeep Neela April 3, 2013 at 1:37 pm

      reply for what? since all comments are under moderation, sometimes it gets delayed

  10. Reply ahmed April 1, 2013 at 7:26 pm

    how much does it takes

  11. Reply ahmed April 1, 2013 at 12:20 am

    is there any torrent download
    link

    • Reply Pradeep Neela April 3, 2013 at 1:21 pm

      there is no torrent download

  12. Reply Shaleen March 28, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    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

    • Reply Pradeep Neela March 28, 2013 at 7:17 pm

      re insert the battery and then apply this firmware from the start

  13. Reply DEANO March 26, 2013 at 3:36 am

    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?

    • Reply Pradeep Neela March 28, 2013 at 7:25 pm

      yes you can apply the update..

  14. Reply A.Siva March 24, 2013 at 5:32 pm

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

    • Reply Pradeep Neela March 24, 2013 at 6:12 pm

      thanks for your feedback

  15. Reply Susmita D H March 23, 2013 at 12:55 am

    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. Reply zulvladimir March 22, 2013 at 8:41 am

    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.

    • Reply Pradeep Neela April 9, 2013 at 1:41 am

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

      • Reply amit kumar April 16, 2013 at 1:27 am

        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

        • Pradeep Neela April 17, 2013 at 4:30 pm

          Volume Up+ Menu + power or with the help of ROM Manager app

  17. Reply american in germany March 22, 2013 at 1:23 am

    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. Reply balu March 20, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    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. Reply Richard Mathew March 16, 2013 at 11:43 pm

    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. Reply Yash March 16, 2013 at 1:26 am

    Will my rooted note gt unrooted after applying this update?

    • Reply Pradeep Neela March 28, 2013 at 7:36 pm

      yes, but at any point of time you can root the device back

  21. Reply Andre March 13, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    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. Reply Alzena pinto March 13, 2013 at 12:08 am

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

  23. Reply Eslam March 12, 2013 at 10:12 am

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

  24. Reply Jason March 11, 2013 at 6:57 am

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

  25. Reply Bun March 10, 2013 at 9:49 am

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

  26. Reply Zahid March 9, 2013 at 9:30 pm

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

    • Reply Pradeep Neela March 10, 2013 at 11:41 am

      try downloading the file again.

      • Reply Zahid March 10, 2013 at 5:01 pm

        okay, thanx

  27. Reply Mikey March 8, 2013 at 4:46 pm

    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. Reply Nikhil Bhalwankar March 6, 2013 at 8:28 am

    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. Reply Rizwan March 2, 2013 at 11:57 am

    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.

    • Reply Pradeep Neela March 3, 2013 at 2:47 pm

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

  30. Reply Selvyn Kennedy March 1, 2013 at 12:07 am

    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. Reply amit kumar February 27, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    battery back up really worse after jelly bean update

  32. Reply Deb February 26, 2013 at 1:04 pm

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

  33. Reply hrishabh February 26, 2013 at 2:07 am

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

  34. Reply Nick February 25, 2013 at 8:16 pm

    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. Reply James February 25, 2013 at 12:18 am

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

    • Reply Rahul March 2, 2013 at 7:05 pm

      Dont think so, as its already mentioned that this update is for Galaxy Note GT-N7000

  36. Reply Eduardo February 23, 2013 at 9:19 pm

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

  37. Reply Dj February 23, 2013 at 7:23 pm

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

  38. Reply vuth February 23, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    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. Reply sharan February 23, 2013 at 11:47 am

    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. Reply sharan February 23, 2013 at 11:46 am

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

  41. Reply sharan February 23, 2013 at 11:45 am

    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. Reply Card17 February 23, 2013 at 10:57 am

    Nearly 4 hours now and still nothing happening.

    What went wrong

  43. Reply Sagar Saxena February 23, 2013 at 7:05 am

    when can we get this update in India.

  44. Reply lokesh pande February 22, 2013 at 9:11 pm

    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.

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