How to Update Galaxy Note N7000 with Official XXLRK ICS 4.0.4 Firmware

Galaxy NOTE RED LogoUK users and other users apart from India of Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 can now upgrade their devices with the latest version of XXLRK ICS 4.0.4 firmware version which promises to fix all the bugs pertaining to the camera flash and force close issues in the Google PLAY Store along with few other apps. This update comes at a time when most of the users are awaiting the Jellybean 4.1 release, all thanks to Samsung for officially pushing this update. We just hope that Samsung will be soon coming up with the Jellybean 4.1 release. Please note that this is the Official firmware update released by Samsung Electronics and also is released in UK. Very soon there will be newer versions of custom ROM firmwares which will be based on ICS 4.0.4 firmware base.

Note: Following the mentioned instructions in this article will ensure that the update is applied safely. There will be no issue whatsoever, but if there is any damage happened to your device due to not following instructions then we should not be held responsible or liable.

All the data in your Galaxy Note N7000 should be backed up with the help of below mentioned steps manually. Alternatively, you can also make use of KIES to back up all the data, but its highly recommended that you back up the data with the help of below steps so that it will be useful for future as well.

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

Download Drivers for Galaxy Note from here. 32 bit (x86) Windows  |   64-bit (x64) Windows. Minimum battery charge left in the phone should be at least 50% so as to ensure that device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update. Disable / uninstall all the security suites installed in your device s these tools may interrupt the process of firmware update.

Note for Advanced Users:

If your Galaxy Note is Rooted then the root access will be revoked after applying this updated and also the lost warranty can be reclaimed once you apply this update. Very soon we will be coming up with a new article which will help you to root Galaxy Note on XXLRK ICS 4.0.4 firmware.

So assuming that you are done with all the above mentioned instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we have mentioned a detailed guide on how to apply this firmware update.

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