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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100XXUFNH2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware for Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 - How to Install & download

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N7100XXUFNH2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware Last Updated on 17-Sep-2014. Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 users can now update their Smartphone with the latest XXUFNH2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat official firmware. Samsung recently started rolling out an OTA update about the firmware. The latest firmware build versionnumber is N7100XXUFNH2. The Galaxy Note 2 N7100 has been running on Android 4.1.2 JB from a long and later updated to official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware. The device already received official Android 4.4.2 KitKatfirmware update and this is another KitKat update for GT-N7100. If you own the Smartphone and not yet updated this latest official firmware, then update the same using our simple tutorial below. The below guide will help you to download and install the N7100XXUFNH2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware manually through Odin.

Root N7100XXUFNH2
If you already updated the N7100XXUFNH2 firmware and looking for an easy to follow method to root the firmware, then follow this guide- Root N7100XXUFNH2 Android 4.4.2 Stock Firmware On Galaxy Note 2GT-N7100 - Simple Tutorial.

The latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat is definitely a great update for the Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 users. The latest firmware will upgrade the OS version to 4.4.2 KitKat and will bring many new features and performance tweaks.

Android 4.4.2 KitKat comes with many new features than the previous Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, some includes- Camera shortcut on lockscreen, White icons in status bar, Performance improvements, Transparent status bar, Improved keyboard layout in landscape orientation, Select between the stock messaging app or Hangouts for SMS and MMS, Select between TouchWiz or other launchers through settings, Wireless printing, Updated Google apps and many more.

So, want to update your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to the latest N7100XXUFNH2 Android 4.4.2 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 4.4.2 XXUFNH2 firmware on your Galaxy Note 2 N7100through Odin.

Also Check: Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 Full Specifications and Features  
Important Note:
"The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 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 N7100XXUFNH2 Android 4.4.2 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 Note 2 GT-N7100 model.

New ZealandN7100XXUFNH2_N7100NZCFNH1_NZC.zip

[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 4.4.2 N7100XXUFNH2 official firmware on Galaxy Note 2 N7100.

How to Install Android 4.4.2 KitKat Official Firmware on Galaxy Note 2 N7100 through Odin:

Download Android 4.4.2 XXUFNH2 Firmware for Galaxy Note 2 N7100 from the above list

Download Odin 3.09
Switch off your phone and boot Galaxy Note 2 N7100 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 Note 2 N7100 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 (PDA in older Odin) button and select the firmware file with.tar.md5 extension (The firmware file look something like: N7100XXDLJ5_N7100ODDDLI7_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
Congrats! you have just finished the tutorial to update Android 4.4.2 KitKat official firmware on Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100. Hope you successfully completed the update process. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above tutorial, then your device should now running on the latestAndroid 4.4.2 Jelly Bean build version XXUFNH2. You can verify the firmware update details fromSettings-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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