Android 4.4.2 KitKat N7105XXUFND3 Official Firmware Update For Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE: How To Install It Manually [Tutorial]

  @KukilBora on
GalaxyNote2
Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE.

The international LTE version of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.’s (KRX:005935) Galaxy Note 2 with the model number GT-N7105 recently received the official Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware with the build number N7105XXUFND3.

The firmware update is the first KitKat build released for the Galaxy Note 2 LTE, which had been running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean so far. The new firmware, which was rolled out in various countries, can also be downloaded for a manual installation.

Here is a tutorial, showing how to upgrade the Galaxy Note 2 LTE to the Android 4.4.2 KitKat N7105XXUFND3 using Odin. But before trying their hands on the installation process, users should be aware of certain aspects:

- All data stored in the handset should be backed up properly

- The handset must have at least 80 percent battery power

- The USB drivers for the device must be installed on the computer

- USB Debugging must be enabled

- After flashing the firmware, any installed custom ROM will be lost

- Custom recovery, such as ClockworkMod Recovery or TWRP, will also be lost

Note: International Business Times cannot be held responsible for anything that goes wrong. Users should proceed at their own risk.

Step 1: Download the firmware package and extract the zip file. There will be a .tar.md5 file along with some other files.

Step 2: Download Odin v3.09, and extract the zip file. There will be an Odin3 v3.09.exe file along with some other files.

Step 3: Run Odin3 v3.09 as an Administrator.

Step 4: Boot the Galaxy Note 2 into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down, Home and Power buttons. After a warning message appears, press Volume Up key to enter Download Mode.

Step 5: Connect the Galaxy Note 2 to the computer via the USB cable and wait until an Added!! message appears in bottom left box in Odin.

Step 6: Click on the AP button in Odin and select the .tar.md5 file which was extracted in Step 1.

Step 7: In Odin, ensure that only the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are checked.

Step 8: Click on the Start button in Odin to begin flashing.

Step 9: After the process is complete, you will see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port with green background and the device will restart automatically.

Step 10: After the Samsung logo appears on the home screen, you can unplug the device from the computer. The phone will now be running Android 4.4.2 KitKat N7105XXUFND3.

[Source: True Android]

Join the Discussion
Nintendo's Newest Kirby Game Is A Total Detour
Nintendo's Newest Kirby Game Is A Total Detour
Fitbit's First Activity Watch Falls Short
Fitbit's First Activity Watch Falls Short
Dying Light Is The Spiritual Successor To 'Dead Island'
Dying Light Is The Spiritual Successor To 'Dead Island'
The Last Mitsubishi Evolution
The Last Mitsubishi Evolution
The i8 Is Proof BMW Should Make More Mid-Engined Cars
The i8 Is Proof BMW Should Make More Mid-Engined Cars
QD Vision Shows Off Cheap 4K TVs
QD Vision Shows Off Cheap 4K TVs

More Video