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Install XWALG9 Android 4.0.4 on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 Stock Firmware

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 is the new Android tablet by Samsung that was unveiled and launched just a few days ago. It comes with a S-Pen, just like the Galaxy Note N7000, but this is with a bigher 10.1-inch display screen. We now have a new official firmware of the Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 – XWALG9 Android 4.0.4.

As you continue reading this tutorial, we will guide you through the entire process of how to install Android 4.0.4 XWALG9 (Luxembourg) 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. You can use the tips we have given below. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

Android 4.0.4 XWALG9 Firmware Details:

Version: 4.0.4
Date: 2012-07-30
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 install XWALG9 Android 4.0.4 firmware on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000.