Update Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 to XXALGA Android 4.0.4 Official Firmware

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (N8000) has just been announced today at a press conference in London. This new tablet will be available all over this month and wirth that, we also have the first official Android 4.0.4 XXALGA firmwares as well for the  Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000. This is an official firmware without any custom mods or tweaks.

Android 4.1 is not yet officially announced for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, but we are guessing it will be released soon. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the entire process of how to install Android 4.0.4 XXALGA (Serbia – Carrier: Telenor) firmware in Galaxy Note 10.1 with all the steps required to do so. Please make sure you backup your data as it will be all wiped clean. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

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Android 4.0.4 XXALGA Firmware Details:

Version: 4.0.4
Date: 2012-07-20
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android tablet with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your tablet battery should be 80-85% charged. If your tablet goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your tablet might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup data manually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy S3 backup data to HTC One X.

4. Your tablet should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 to XXALGA Android 4.0.4 firmware.