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G7508QZCU1ANH9 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Firmware for Galaxy Mega 2 SM-G7508Q - How to Install & download

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G7508QZCU1ANH9 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Firmware Last Updated on 17-Sep-2014. Download and update theZCU1ANH9 Android 4.4.4 KitKat official firmware onSamsung Galaxy Mega 2 SM-G7508Q. Samsung started rolling out an OTA update about the firmware. The latest firmware build version number isG7508QZCU1ANH9. The Galaxy Mega 2 G7508Q recently released by Samsung with Android 4.4.4 KitKatout of the box and this is the first official firmwareupdate. If you own the device and not yet updated this latest official firmware, then update the same using our simple tutorial below. The below step by step guide will help you to download and flash the latestG7508QZCU1ANH9 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Firmware manually through Odin.
As the Galaxy Mega 2 G7508Q already running on Android 4.4.4 KitKat, you can only expect few bug fixes (if any) and performance enhancement with this latest firmware update.

So, want to update your Galaxy Mega 2 G7508Q to the latest ZCU1ANH9 Android 4.4.4 KitKatfirmware? For official way, either you can go for  OTA (over the air) from Settings-About Phone-Software Update or download firmware through the Samsung Kies utility. However, most of us prefer manual way to update official firmware. So, in this article you’ll find step by step manual guide to update the latest Android 4.4.4 G7508QZCU1ANH9 firmware on your Galaxy Mega 2 G7508Q through Odin.

Important Note:
"The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 SM-G7508Q model, so don’t try this in any other android device. Check your device model number from Settings-About Phone. Also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. Follow all the pre-requisites, procedures and steps carefully to avoid breaking your phone".

Download G7508QZCU1ANH9 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Official Firmware
Samsung rolled out the firmware for the following countries. The firmware which are unbranded or not locked to any carrier, no matter of which country or region, can be flashed on any Galaxy Mega 2 SM-G7508Q model.

[Firmware for rest of the countries and carrier will be added here when available]

Check battery percentage, your device should have at least 60% battery power
Turn on USB Debugging mode, go to Settings-Developer Options-USB Debugging
Backup important data and settings to external storage- follow this guide
Install USB driver for your device on your computer- Download Samsung USB Driver
Points to be noted:
If you are using any Custom ROM such as- CyanogenMod, Paranoid Android, AOKP, SLIM ROMs etc, then it’ll replaced by this official Stock ROM
Custom Recovery (CWM or TWRP Recovery) will be replaced by Stock Recovery
After flashing official firmware, your device will no longer belongs to rooted device. However you can root your device any time after flashing the firmware.
All the above pre-requisites are very important and must follow before proceed to installation guide. Hope you get all the above points. Now, go through the below tutorial to install Android 4.4.4 G7508QZCU1ANH9 official firmware on Galaxy Mega 2 G7508Q.

How to Install Android 4.4.4 KitKat Official Firmware on Galaxy Mega 2 G7508Q through Odin:

Download Android 4.4.4 ZCU1ANH9 Firmware for Galaxy Mega 2 G7508Q from the above list
Download Odin 3.09
Switch off your phone and boot Galaxy Mega 2 G7508Q into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons (long press until the boot screen appear), now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
Extract the downloaded Odin3.09 zip file and run the Odin3 v3.09.exe file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)
Now connect your Galaxy Mega 2 G7508Q to your computer via USB cable
In Odin3 screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and“Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been detected by Odin3.
Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked.
Now, extract the downloaded firmware zip file, you’ll find a firmware file with extension.tar.md5
In Odin screen, click on AP button and select the firmware file with .tar.md5 extension (Thefirmware file look something like: G7508QXXDLJ5_G7508QODDDLI7_INU.tar.md5)
Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments.
Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
You can now disconnect your phone from computer
So, you have just finished the tutorial to update Android 4.4.4 KitKat official firmware on Galaxy Mega 2 SM-G7508Q. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above tutorial, then your device should now running on the latest Android 4.4.4 Jelly Bean build version ZCU1ANH9. You can verify the firmware update details from Settings-About Phone. So, enjoy all the new features and improvements on your device and don’t forget to share your experience in the comment below. 


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