How to Update Asus Transformer TF300T with Beta Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware

ASUS LOGOIt’s time for Asus Transformer TF300T users to take out their devices for upgrading their firmware with the latest Jellybean 4.1 firmware. Please be informed that this is not an Official firmware released by ASUS and is a beta or experimental firmware. Since this is an experimental firmware, there are functionalities which work and there are some which doesn’t. Very soon there will be an Official version of Jellybean for Asus Transformer and other variants officially for which we are not having any timelines, but as in when it arrives we will let you know about the same.

Apart from this Jellybean update, we saw many custom ROM firmwares which you can find in the Asus Transformer TF300T section. The best part of this update is that it is the latest Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware which was recently released for Galaxy Nexus and Google Nexus 7.

Disclaimer: We should not be held liable or responsible for any sort of damage caused to your Asus Transformer TF300T in the process of upgrading the firmware to the experimental build of Jellybean 4.1.1 firmware version. It is very unlikely that if you follow all the instructions mentioned in this article then the device may get bricked.

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What works:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • Storage
  • Audio playback
  • Sensors

What doesn’t work:

  • Camera
  • Audio volume (is stuck at either 0 or 50%)
  • Audio recording likely
  • HW Video playback (but software playback works)
  • Screenshot
  • Back up all the data present in your device because there is a possibility that the data may get lost or corrupted, so with the help of below simple steps you can back up all the data.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
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

So, assuming that you have followed all the instructions mentioned above, you now need to proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update in your ASUS Transformer TF300T device. Please follow all the steps so as to facilitate smoother firmware upgrade process.

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