Are you a owners of Galaxy Note PRO 12.2 (SM-P900)? Then you have great reason to rejoice. ‘Because Samsung has officially launched the newest Android 4.4.2 KitKat XXUANF2 [P900XXUANF2] firmware for all Samsung Galaxy Tab PRO 12.2 (SM-P900) users. The XXUANF2 version of Android KitKat firmware will both fix the existing bugs in your Android Note device and enhance the features to many extent. Of course, it’s useless to make you feel the changes now through words. Better you can conjecture, once you have updated your device with this latest firmware. Reports reveal that Samsung has rolled out the update in two countries i.e. Poland & Netherlands. Users living in the said regions can update their Galaxy Note via the OTA method. But users living outside the regions can update their devices manually with this latest firmware? Wonder how to? Don’t worry. I am here with you. In this article I shall let you know the step-by-step guide to flash the firmware in your device. But before that stand up to the below mentioned conditions because those are of utmost priority for the manual update. Proceeding towards the update devoid of filling the pre-requirements might create bugs in your device or might brick it permanently.
Double check the Name and model of your Android device before initiating the update since this guide is meant only for the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (SM-P900) and implementing the procedure in other devices might brick your device hard. [highlight]So ensure that TechGipsy at any cost will not remain responsible for any sort of damage, brick or bug that your device might experience during the installation process.[/highlight] So proceed only if you understand what you do.
- All important data and files of your Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 should be provided with a good back-up before this update since the update will erase all your important data.
- A computer and original USB cable should be kept ready for use.
- Your PC must be pre-loaded with the GalaxyNote Pro 12.2 drivers since the drivers will help you connect your Smartphone to your PC. If not installed, then at first download the drivers from the official site of Samsung and install those to your PC.
- 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 XXUANF2.zip (Poland & Netherlands) file for your Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 and extract it on the desktop of your Computer. Now download Odin v3.09.zip.
- Then Put your Samsung GalaxyNote Pro 12.2 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 Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 device into download mode.
- Then connect the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 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 from the extracted 4.4.2 XXUANF2 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 Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (SM-P900) restarts.
Did your device get restarted? Congrats!! You have successfully update your Note Pro device to the latest Android KitKat 4.4.2 XXUANF2 firmware then. Now it’s time to enjoy the new features with the brand new firmware. Forget not to share your new experience with us. In case of any issues, you can get back to me via the comment section. I shall try to find out a solution for you. Happy browsing!!