Galaxy Note 3

Manual Update Galaxy Note 3 N900 with Kitkat 4.4.2 Android Firmware – Guide

Samsung Galaxy N900 Android smartphone can now be updated with the latest version of Kitkat 4.4.2 Android firmware which is dubbed as XXUDND1. This new update comes with many new functionalities and bug fixes which are otherwise persistent in the current builds. So let’s check out on what are the quick pre requisites mentioned below and then we will head over to the next step which will allow you to apply this firmware update. Please note that this is the official firmware update released by Samsung and not the custom ROM firmware.

KitKat 4.4.2

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • Backup all the data in your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 with the help of below mentioned manual steps and not with the help of KIES since this update is still not yet pushed out globally.

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

  • In your Galaxy Note 2, enable USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Also, the minimum battery life should be a minimum of 50% to make sure that your Note 2 doesn’t get turned Off in the middle of firmware update.

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible or liable in any manner for any damage caused to the device. Also, make sure that this firmware is not applied to the Network Locked Devices.

Let’s proceed to the next the next step where we have mentioned the detailed guide to update with this firmware.

Procedure to Update Galaxy Note N900 with Kitkat 4.4.2 Android Firmware:

  • Press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons to enter the device in the Download Mode. If your Galaxy Note 3 enters in the Normal mode, then you need to re try the process of entering the device in the Download Mode.
  • Click on “AP” tab in the Odin to select the tar file which you got after extracting the firmware package to click on “Start” in Odin.
  • Once you click on “Start”, you will now need to wait for the whole process of firmware gets finished. The whole process of firmware update will take around 3 -4 minutes and once done, the phone will be rebooted automatically.

Note: If at all your Galaxy Note 3 smartphone gets in the boot loop mode, then you need to turn off the device and then reapply the update from the start. To turn off you can reinsert the battery or say you can long press the power button.

So there you go, you have now successfully updated the firmware of your galaxy Note 3 with the latest version of Kitkat 4.4.2 Android firmware. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you come up with any issues. We will very soon be coming out with the detailed guide which will root the device on this firmware.

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