How To Update Galaxy Note 2 N7100 To Latest Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 | XXDLL7 Official Firmware

Update Galaxy Note 2 N7100

How To Update Galaxy Note 2 N7100 To Latest Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 | XXDLL7 Official Firmware

The latest update for your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is now out and running. Users in certain regions of the world can download it, but for the users who have not yet received the notification or who are not able to update their firmware, we are here with a tutorial to let you update your Galaxy Note 2 to the latest Official Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2.

Before You Proceed–>

  • Please note that this firmware is not available for the devices in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
  • This tutorial is intended only for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 with model number N7100. Using this tutorial on any other device or any other variant of Galaxy Note 2 may eventually brick your device.
  • Make sure that you have USB drivers for your device installed on your PC. If you don’t then click here.
  • Enable USB Debugging mode. Go to Options > Applications > Development > USB Debugging.
  • Backup all your personal information on your device.
    Use AppBak to backup all your apps.
    Use SMS Backup and Restore to backup messages.
    You can backup your contacts using gmail .
  • Charge your device battery with atleast 75% of power.

How To Update Galaxy Note 2 N7100 To Latest Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 | XXDLL7 Official Firmware

  1. First you need to download the Latest Official Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 zip file and extract the zip file to a convenient folder on your PC.
  2. Now download Odin v1.85 zip file and extract it to a convenient folder as well.
  3. Now turn off your device and you need to boot your device in download mode. To boot your device in download mode, press and hold Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button, till you see the Samsung logo or the red and yellow text on the screen.
  4. Now connect your phone to your computer via USB cable. Odin will automatically detect your device and once it does, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time though.
  5. Now you need to select the files that are to be installed on your device.
    These files can be found in the folder in which you extracted the file downloaded in step 1.
    Then click on PDA and select the file with “CODE” in its name.
    Now click on Phone and select the file with MODEM in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
    Now click on CSC and select the file with “CSC” in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
  6. Now click on Pit and select the file with “.PIT” in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
  7.  On the Odin, check the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options. As for the Re-Partition option, check it ONLY if you selected a .PIT file in the above step.
  8. Then click the “Start” button. Have patience when the odin is processing your updation .
  9. After the installation process is finished, you device will automatically restart and now you can disconnect your device.

That’s it ! You have managed to update your Samsung Galaxy note 2 N7100 to the latest Official Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 !

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  • salma zak

    is it for real without no harm?

    • Roque

      Its an official update. There is no harm caused to the device after you install it. Though please read our disclaimer before you proceed.

  • salma zak

    Please help me on how to get my notes 2 back to it normal or Original firmware after rooting it.
    I checked my phone status it display that my device has been modified. Thank you.

    • Roque

      You have just rooted your phone and not installed or changed any firmware. All you need to do is Unroot your device to get your device back to the normal or Original firmware. All you need to do is download the Universal Root tool available on Google Play store and follow the On screen instructions.