Galaxy Note

How to Update Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 with Latest XXLA6 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

Galaxy NOTE REDXXLA3 was a hit last time when we saw on how to update the same on your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 and in the due course of this article we will be checking out an all new version of Gingerbread 2.3.6 which is XXLA6 edition. Though there are no big list of enhancements in this build but there are few issues related to camera and S Note apps have been addressed in this new version. Officially this firmware is not yet launched all over the Globe but it officially released for European users and is pretty stable. The best part is that anyone with their SAMSUNG Galaxy Note N7000 can apply this firmware update. For all those who have messed up their N7000 device by applying this previous ICS Update in chinese language can apply this update to get your device fixed.

Disclaimer: At Android Advices, we have made sure in all respects that all the information regarding the firmware update is mentioned correctly in this article. We hold no responsibility in any manner just in case if any damage happens to your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions carefully.

Rooting Information:

  • Applying this update won’t root the device in any manner, so you will not lose the warranty which is the case if you root the phone.
  • Just in case if you have already rooted the Galaxy note N7000 then after applying this update the rooting access will be revoked and you can claim back the lost warranty.

Since after applying this update the rooting access will be revoked, we will soon come up with the rooting article to root Galaxy Note on XXLA6 Gingerbread 2.3.6.

  • The only thing you need to ensure is that of the data in your phone as there is a possibility that the data in the device may get erased or corrupted, so with the help of below mentioned steps, you can easily backup or restore the data. With the help of below mentioned steps you can backup / restore the data.

Text messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Phone Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Music, Videos, Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Battery charge left in the device should be a minimum of 60% so as to ensure that it doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.

Assuming that you have followed all the information mentioned above, you can now proceed to the next page wherein you can easily apply this update with the help of a simple tutorial.

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  1. David

    May 24, 2012 at 9:21 am

    Dude.My samsung note n7000 the samsung application can,t connect to internet.How to resolve it.Please reply as fast. 🙂

  2. Aly_Syz

    March 8, 2012 at 3:25 pm


    What about the following version on my phone? any need to update?

    Android Version: 2.3.6
    Kernel Version:
    GingerBread XBKK4


  3. paulmurza

    March 3, 2012 at 6:52 am

    my note has 2.3.5 XXKJ4, is it safe to opdate it with this firmware???please tell me cause i am nervous about this

  4. Nurul Yanni

    February 27, 2012 at 11:10 am

    i downloaded the chinese ics last week and succeded but it was not compatible to my country and updated the software is failed… my country is republik indonesia.. then i dowloaded the 2.3.6 firmware but failed when attempted to my smartphones.. please tell me how to make it back like before i dowloaded the ics chinese… i am desperate… thanks need ASAP reply

    • Nurul Yanni

      February 27, 2012 at 4:16 pm

      i downloaded 2.3.6 firmware,, but the file is not “N7000XXLA6_N7000OXXLA1_N7000XXLA4_HOME.tar.md5″ but N7000XXLA6_N7000OXXLA1_EUR.rar.. the file type doesnt match with the article…

      really really need help to bring back my note… :'(

      • Pradeep Neela

        April 7, 2012 at 1:47 am


  5. Saket

    February 24, 2012 at 6:32 pm

    I recently bought Galaxy Note. Baseband Version is DDLA2 and Build Number is DDLA5.
    I am unable to configure my mailbox on Microsoft ActiveSync.
    Can you suggest what to do?

    • Neela Pradeep

      April 6, 2012 at 1:30 am


  6. nadigavinash

    February 24, 2012 at 12:58 pm

    Downloaded….will be installing it tonight . …thankss again. Looking out for ICS from ur end.

  7. Sunny Asrani

    February 23, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    Is there any way to speed up the phone as it takes a couple of seconds to wakeup.

  8. sameer Bal

    February 23, 2012 at 8:37 am

    i updated my note with the ics chinese version but again got back to DDLA5 the official update from samsung
    the chinese ics version is good in terms of the record option with in the dial screen but it does not contain the gmail, market and you tube apps and more over many apps are showing instaaled even if they aren`t present on the device..

  9. Champs8300

    February 22, 2012 at 5:13 pm

    Hi, When are we receiving the ICS update for the Note

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 22, 2012 at 11:06 pm

      as of now there is no ETA but soon it will be available!

  10. Sunny Asrani

    February 22, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    I have followed the instructions.
    It shows Android version 2.3.6
    Baseband version is N7000XXLA4
    Build Number GINGERBREAD.XXLA6
    Kernel Version
    I also want to root my phone to be the superuser.
    Can you help ?

    • Pradeep Neela

      February 22, 2012 at 11:07 pm

      we will soon come out with the rooting procedure!

      • Nadigavinash

        March 3, 2012 at 8:26 am

        Hi pradeep need rooting details please…….

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