Android 4.1.2 XXDLJ2 Official Test Firmware Leaked for Galaxy Note 2 N7100 [Manually Install]

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By Sarmistha Acharya | November 21, 2012 7:32 PM EST

Samsung is reportedly testing the Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) firmware for the Galaxy Note 2 and a December or January release is expected. However, an unofficial pre-release version - N7100XXDLJ2 - has been leaked.

Firmware Details

  • Android Version: 4.1.2-JZO54K (Jelly Bean)
  • PDA: N7100XXDLJ2
  • CSC: N7100XADLJ2
  • MODEM: N7100XXDLJ2
  • Region: Open Europe
  • Carrier: Unbranded
  • Changelist: 422394
  • Build date: 29 October, 2012

Features

  • Android 4.1.2-JZO54K
  • New additions in Notification toggles
  • Notification panel can be customised
  • Brightness slider in Notification Panel can now be disabled
  • Multi-view can be disabled
  • Re-worked browser
  • Status bar changed from grey to black
  • Continuous input for Samsung Keyboard (similar to Swipe or Android 4.2 keyboard)
  • New ink effect on lock-screen
  • New Group Cast app

Galaxy Note 2 owners looking to update their devices may follow this tutorial. IBTimes UK reminds its readers it will not be held liable for any damage to the device during installation. We also caution users this is a pre-release version and bugs are likely. Finally, we remind readers this tutorial is for the Galaxy Note 2 only.

Pre-Requisites

Download USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and enable USB debugging mode

Ensure back-up of all important data

Ensure battery has at least 80 percent charge

Ensure device is factory unlocked

To Install Android 4.1.2 XXDLJ2 Jelly Bean on Galaxy Note 2 N7100

  • Download Android 4.1.2 N7100XXDLJ2 (Jelly Bean) to computer and extract zip file
  • Download Odin v1.85
  • Switch Note 2 off and re-start in Download Mode (to do so, press Volume Down, Home and Power buttons until Samsung logo or red and yellow text appears on screen
  • Start Odin on computer and connect device while in Download Mode (a successful connection is indicated by one of the ID:COM boxes turning yellow with the COM port number
  • Select these files in the order mentioned
    • Click on PDA and select Code
    • Click on Phone and select Modem
    • Click on CSC and select CSC
    • Click on PIT and select .pit
    • Note: Ignore last three steps if such files are not found
  • Now click Start in Odin to begin installation (this may take a few minutes)
  • After installation, the device will restart (disconnect device only after home screen appears)
  • The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100 is now updated with Android 4.1.2 XXDLJ2 (Jelly Bean). This may be verified by browsing to Settings > About Phone.
    • Note: Users looking to root Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and install ClockWorkMod (CWM) Recovery, may follow this tutorial.

[Source: Team Android]

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