Install XDBMA4 Android 4.1.2 Firmware on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8020

N8020XDBMA4 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for Galaxy Note 10.1 N8020 for users in Romania (Vodafone) can be downloaded now. The latest firmware can be downloaded via Kies Software or for those want to do it manually can go through the step by step tutorial given below.

Remember, XDBMA4 Android 4.1.2 is an official firmware update by Samsung and your device will lose root. We will be going through a rooting tutorial later.

Firmware Details:

Version: 4.1.2
Date: 2013-02-04
Regions: Croatia, Czech, Hungary, Slovakia

The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy Note 10.1 N8020 and is not compatible with any other device. To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Tablet

We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.

Galaxy  Note 10.1

Install official XDBMA4 Android 4.1.2 firmware on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8020

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 driver.

Download XDBMA4 Android 4.1.2 update ( on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8020 and Odin (

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 firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.

Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.

XDBMA4 Android 4.1.2 firmware on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8020 is installed. You can check firmware version by going to Settings >> About Tablet.

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