Android 4.4.2 Kitkat N8000XXUDND5 Firmware is now available for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000). This one is the leaked test Firmware that has been leaked online. All credit goes to the XDA forum member izap for leaking an Android 4.4.2 test build for the Note tablet. The new firmware comes with lots of new feature and improvement. If you are the Galaxy Note 10.1 user and wat to try this new Kitkat update on your tablet, here is the complete guide which you will follow on your device and test the new android 4.4.2 update. To apply this updated all you need a firmware files and ODIN flash tool.
Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.
CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000) android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.
PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
2. INSTALL SAMSUNG GALAXY DRIVERS
You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
4. CHARGE YOU ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
UPDATE GALAXY NOTE 10.1 WITH ANDROID 4.4.2
Step 1. Download Android 4.4.2 N8000XXUDND5 for Galaxy Note 10.1 to your computer and extract the zip file.
Step 2 – Download ODIN which will help you to install Android 4.4.2 on Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000.
Step 3. Switch off your device, now boot Galaxy in Download mode. To do this press and hold Volume Down + Power button together until you see a construction Android robot in tablet screen. Press Volume Up button again to enter into Download Mode.
Step 4. Once your GT-N8000 is in Download mode, connect your device to the computer with USB cable and run the ODIN application on your desktop to start the update process. Now you should see the blue sign in Odin screen, that means your phone is connected successfully and ready to update.
Step 5. Once the Samsung Galaxy Note is connected with the ODIN application, do the following: (Do this very carefully otherwise you brick your device)
Select these files from the extracted firmware package(Step 1);
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Next, ensure that the check boxes “Auto Reboot”, “F. Reset Time” are the only check boxes checked and the rest are not. And Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked on the ODIN application.
Step 6. Recheck all the setting once again, once you are sure that all setting are correct then hit the Start button from the ODIN application screen to start the update process.
Step 7. Now the update process will take some time to flash the firmware on your device, Once the process is finished you will see the PASS message on your ODIN app screen. At this time you can remove your device from the computer.
Now Galaxy Note 10.1 is running on Android 4.4.2 Jelly Bean Firmware. In case at the time of restart your device stuck on Android loop or stuck on Android boot screen, then follow this guide to come out of Android loop.