Finally, here comes the Official leak version of ICS Android 4.0.3 firmware for your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 International version. Over a period of this article we will be checking out on how you can apply this update with the help of simple instructions. Please be informed that this is not a final release which Samsung has pushed to the devices, but is a leaked version. This update is dubbed as XXLPY Firmware version and is a touch wiz based ICS firmware. This update is leaked from Germany and can be applied by any Galaxy note user irrespective from the region one has bought from.
Disclaimer: Neither we, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same..
Rooting Information: Applying this update will not ROOT or void the device. Just in case if you are on the rooted firmware, then after applying this update the device will get un rooted.
Over a period of this article we will be checking out on what are the list of essential pre requisites along with the detailed guide on how to update Galaxy NOTE N7000 with ICS XXLPY 4.0.3 Firmware.
Caution: Don’t update any other model of Galaxy Note apart from N7000 with this update of ICS or else it may even brick the device.
Essential Pre Requisites:
- All the data in your Galaxy Note N7000 should be backed up so as to ensure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored easily with the help of below mentioned steps. You can make use of below mentioned steps to back up the data which is highly recommended.
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”
- Minimum charge left in the device should be at least 60% so as to ensure that device doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.
- Enable the USB Debugging in your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The USB Debugging option should be ticked as shown in the below screen capture.
- Ensure that you have disabled all the antivirus suites in your computer as these tools generally interrupt the process of firmware update.
So assuming that you have followed all the instructions you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this update easily.