T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 2 T899 can be be now updated to latest T889UVBMB4 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. Galaxy Note 2 T899 users can now enjoy Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean features, earlier upgrade was of Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. We will be going through the guide to install the latest firmware update manually on T-Mobile Galaxy Note 2 T889. Your device will lose root as UVBMB4 Android 4.1.2 is an official firmware update, however you can easily root our device later on official firmware.
Country: USA (T-Mobile)
Date: 2013 February
The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy Note 2 T889 and is not compatible with any other device. To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.
Install official UVBMB4 Android 4.1.2 firmware on Galaxy Note 2 T899
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 Kies Software to install drivers.
Extract the Firmware file which you have downloaded in above step. You will get “.tar” file along with other files.
Extract Odin to get “Odin3 v3.07.exe” file.
Switch off device.
Boot device into download mode. Press and hold Volume Down, Home, Power till device turns on and then press Volume Up to enter download mode.
Connect device to computer using USB cable. Odin will detect your device and ID:COM will turn yellow and a message appears saying “Added”. Re-install drivers if Odin fails to detect device.
Click on “PDA button” in Odin and navigate to select “.tar″ file which you have downloaded.
In Odin make sure that “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” are selected and “Re-Partition” check box is unchecked.
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 and let it boot automatically.
You have installed official UVBMB4 Android 4.1.2 firmware on Galaxy Note 2 T899. To know the firmware version go to Settings >> About Phone.