As per the latest reports the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000) has started receiving the latest Android 4.4.2 XXUDNF2 firmware update. The device itself is a giant in specifications which include a 10.1″ PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen with 800 x 1280 pixels resolution, is powered by the tremendous Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 processor, supports 16/32/64 GB in-built memory, 2GB RAM, 64GB expandable memory, 5MP primary camera with auto-focus and LED Flash, wireless LAN, GPS, Bluetooth, a 7000 mAh battery and many more. If you are an user of this device and want to update your device with the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat XXUDNF2 firmware (codenamed N8000XXUDNF2), then I am here with this step-by-step guide for you. Just follow the steps given in this article and you will easily update your device with the latest firmware.
But before that you need to take care of certain requirements, so that your update will not be a failure, nor you will brick or lose any important data from your device.
Double check the Name and model of your device before initiating the update since this guide is meant for only the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000) and implementing the procedure in other devices might hard brick your device. Anyways, TechGipsy will not remain responsible for any sort of damage or data loss the device might undergo during the installation process. So proceed only if you understand what you do.
- All important data and files of your Galaxy Note 10.1 should be provided a good back-up before this update since the update might erase your important data.
- A computer and original USB cable should be kept ready for use.
- Your PC must be pre-loaded with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 drivers since the drivers will help you connect your device to your PC. If not installed, then at first download the drivers from the official site of Samsung.
- The USB debugging option should be enabled by following the steps Menu > Settings > Applications.
- To ensure if your USB debugging is enabled, navigate and tap on Developer Options. Don’t forget to disable the USB Debugging option post update.
- Most importantly keep your phone battery fully charged. If it is not fully charged, at least maintain a minimum of 75% power back up before starting the update.
Steps to Update
- First of all download the Android 4.4.2 XXUDNF2.zip file for your Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000) and extract it on the desktop of your Computer. Now download Odin_v3.09.zip.
- Then Put your Galaxy Note 10.1 into download mode by first turning off the phone and then pressing its Volume Down button, Power Button and Home Button simultaneously. Thereafter press the Power Button again after a warning message appear on your screen, to put your Galaxy Note 10.1 into download mode.
- Then connect the Galaxy Note 10.1 to the PC via USB cable.
- The button-left corner of Odin will display a message after the connection of the Galaxy device with your PC is successful.
- Now launch Odin on your PC, click on “AP/ADB” in Odin and choose the “.tar.md5″ file 4.4.2 extracted XXUDNF2 folder. Make sure that re-partition option is unchecked.
- Next select the “Auto-reboot” option in Odin and press the “Start” button. The update process will take around 4-5 minutes. Wait still your Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi restarts.
And voila! You are now done with the updating your Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000) device. Go ahead and experience the KitKat fun in your Galaxy device. In case of any issues, get back to me via the comment section. I shall definitely come out with a solution for you. For further tech news, android updates and rooting, keep visiting TechGipsy.