Samsung is rolling out official Android 4.1.2 build number N7100XXDLK7 update for Galaxy Note 2. The new update will bring out new features and improvements to your device. The update is currently available in Poland and will be made available in other countries soon.
Let us go through the features and improvements in the update-
New Additions in Notifcation Toggles
Notification Panel can now be customized
Brightness Slider in Notification Panel Can Now Be Disabled
Multi-View Can now be disabled
Browser Is Smoother Than Before
Status Bar has been changed from Grey to Black
Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
New Ink Effect On Lockscreen
New Group Cast Application
Official Firmware Details:
Android Version: 4.1.2 – Build JZO54K
Country: Poland [PLAY]
Build Date: 26-11-2012
The guide mentioned below is only for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 model number N7100 and cannot be tried on any other device or LTE/US variant of Galaxy Note 2.
We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.
Install official Android 4.1.2 Firmware on Galaxy Note 2 N7100
Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.
Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.
Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.
Download and install Kies software.
Download official Android 4.1.2 Firmware (GT-N7100_PRT_N7100XXDLK7_N7100PRTDLK5_N7100XXDLK7.zip. ) Alternate link.
Extract the file which you have downloaded to get a file named as “N7100XXDLK7_N7100PRTDLK5_N7100XXDLK7_HOME.tar.md5”.
Download Odin (Odin3_v3.04.zip) to flash the firmware. Extract the contents to get “Odin3 v3.04.exe” file.
Switch off device and boot into download mode. Pressing and holding Volume Down, Home, Power till device turns on and then press Volume Up to enter download mode.
Connect device to computer via USB cable. Odin will detect your device and ID:COM will turn yellow and a message appears saying “Added”. You will be required to re-install drivers if Odin fails to detect device.
Click on PDA Button and navigate to select “N7100XXDLK7_N7100PRTDLK5_N7100XXDLK7_HOME.tar.md5” file which you have extracted in earlier step.
Click on Start button in Odin to start flashing Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.
Disconnect device from your computer.
Your device will reboot automatically.
Official Android 4.1.2 firmware build number N7100XXDLK7 is installed on Galaxy Note 2 N7100.