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How to Update Galaxy Note N7000 with Jellybam 4.2 Firmware

Galaxy Note LogoJellybam Android 4.1.2 – 4.2 firmware now arrives for Samsung Galaxy N7000 as in the due course of this article we will be checking out the same. The best part of this firmware is that this firmware is an amalgamation of Cyanogen mod 10 + AOKP and Paranoid Custom ROM Firmware which combines the best of all firmwares. If you have earlier installed the custom ROM firmwares in your device then you might be aware of that you will have to root the device for applying this custom ROM firmware but before that you will have sure that you follow some of the pre requisites.

For your convenience, we have also mentioned a detailed guide on how this firmware looks like with the help of scree captures and also we have summed up few features which this custom ROM firmware comes along. So, let’s head to the detailed pre requisites and a tutorial on how to apply this update. Please note that this firmware can only be applied on the Galaxy note N7000 model of smartphone and not on N7100 model as it may completely brick the device

Pre Requisites:

  • Create a backup of all your data with the help of below mentioned steps so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t backup with the help of KIES of below mentioned steps as custom ROM doesn’t recognize the device in the KIES.

Note: Don’t backup with the help of ROM Manager app as it may completely brick the device.

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

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

  • From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging. Also, make sure that the minimum battery life is 30% so as to make sure that device doesn’t get turned off in the middle of firmware update.

For applying this update you need to ensure that your phone is rooted. To check on whether the firmware is rooted or not, you will have to check the same from the application called “Root Checker”. Download the Root Checker app from the Google PLAY Store and check with the same. Just in case if your Galaxy Note is not rooted, with the help of below mentioned steps you will have to root the same with the help of below mentioned steps;

Galaxy Note N7000 – Steps to Update with Official Jellybean 4.1.1 XXLS2 Firmware

Galaxy Note N7000 – Steps to Root on XXLS2 Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware


So assuming that you are done with the help of above mentioned steps, you can now head over to the next page where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to apply this firmware update.

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  1. manish

    November 26, 2012 at 1:03 am


  2. Lenin

    November 23, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    Nt wrking

    • Pradeep Neela

      November 25, 2012 at 5:14 pm

      its perfectly working

      • elmo

        November 27, 2012 at 7:06 am

        @Pradeep. I would appreciate if you could tell us how to do it? Thanks

  3. nilesh tatar

    November 21, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    the rooting file is not a tar file. pl post the correct file.

  4. Percy

    November 21, 2012 at 12:29 am

    it says update verification failed…please help me how to proceed,what should i do ?

  5. rafik shaikh

    November 20, 2012 at 10:36 am

    how to clear rooting problem ?

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 16, 2013 at 3:33 pm

      what problem?

  6. Rifath Jawid

    November 20, 2012 at 8:58 am

    F**k.. Dont mislead people..
    This is not 4.2 version. Also XXLS2 cannot be 4.1.2

    Either this should be XXLS2 4.1.1 or XXLS7 4.1.2

    Please correct the title,,

  7. ravi mittal

    November 20, 2012 at 8:47 am

    Update me 4.1.2

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 16, 2013 at 3:33 pm

      yes you can apply this update

  8. bruno

    November 20, 2012 at 2:22 am

    Indeed when is the official update coming?
    I see all these updates passing by with ROM’s that need to be installed and firmware’s that i don’t know.

    And everytime i look via the device s settings there’s no update available!

  9. Lenin

    November 19, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    The rooting steps are not correct the file which we download isnt a tar file nd wat a karnel

    • Lenin

      November 21, 2012 at 4:37 am

      Rooted now this update nt wrking the file 413 mb something wen i try to update by sd it says aborded

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