The users of Galaxy Note N7000 can now enjoy Android 4.1.2 jelly bean experience on their handset because Samsung has released the official update for the Galaxy Note N7000. The firmware of Galaxy Note N7000 can be updates via Samsung Kies or OTA. However, if the official upgrading process doesn’t work for you, you can Upgrade the new firmware manually.
Official firmware details:
Android Version: 4.1.2 – JZO54K (Jelly Bean)
Build Date: February 2013
- Multi-View (Multi-Windows Multitasking, same as in Galaxy Note 2)
- Page Buddy
- New Gallery App (Same as in Galaxy Note 2)
- Notification Panel (Can now be customized)
- Brightness Slider in Notification Panel can now be disabled
- Smart Rotation
- Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
- Samsung’s Cloud services
- Direct Call, Smart Stay and Pop-up Play Features
- New Widgets from the Galaxy S3
- 2 Home screen modes
- Google Now
Things you must be aware of before upgrading manually:
- This tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy Note, model number GT-N7000
- A proper backup of your data, apps and settings is must
- The Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 should be fully charged
- The USB drivers for the device must be installed on the computer
- USB Debugging must be enabled
- After flashing the firmware, you will lose custom ROMs such as CM10, Paranoid Android or AOKP installed in your device
- You will also lose custom recovery such as ClockWorkMod Recovery or TWRP Recovery if you have any
- After installing it on your Galaxy Note, you will lose root if you have any
NOTE: Users must proceed at their own risk. we will not be responsible for anything that goes wrong.
Steps for Upgrading Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean:
Step 1: Download Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Samsung Galaxy Note (GT-N7000) and extract the zip file.
Step 2: Download Odin v3.07 and extract the file.
Step 3: Switch off Galaxy Note and put it on the Download Mode. To do this, press and hold the Volume Down and Home buttons while pressing the Power button until the Samsung Galaxy logo appears on the screen.
Step 4: Run Odin as an Administrator.
Step 5: Connect Galaxy Note to your computer via the USB cable while in Download mode.
Step 6: Select the following files from extracted N7000 UBLSF firmware folder:
- Click on PDA and select the .tar file with CODE in its name
- Click on Phone 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. Use this file only if you get it while extracting the zip file mentioned in Step 1 or else just ignore it
Step 7: In the Odin, make sure that Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes are selected. If you are using a .pit file, ensure that re-partition checkbox is selected.
Step 8: Click on the Start button in Odin to begin the installation process.
Step 9: After the installation is complete, the device will restart on its own. Once you get the Samsung logo on the home screen, unplug the device from the computer.