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Update Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to XXALJ1 Android 4.1.1 Official Firmware

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100 has received its very first official firmware online, XXALJ1 Android 4.1.1. It is not available for download and you can easily flash it on your Galaxy Note 2 using ODIN. We have covered the entire tutorial below on how to perform this tutorial. This firmware has been released over Samsung KIES for United Kingdom, and since this is an unbranded firmware, anyone can install it on their phones. N7100XXALJ1 download link is also given in the tutorial. You can install XXALJ1 Android 4.1.1 on Galaxy Note 2 N7100 using out detailed tutorial below.

As you read further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to Android 4.1.1 XXALJ1 (September 2012 – United Kingdom) Jelly Bean official firmware using ODIN. Make sure you do not forget to backup all your personal data and apps before proceeding, as given below. Let’s continue with the tutorial.

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 4.1.1 XXALJ1 Firmware Details:

Version: 4.1.1
Date: 2012-10-03
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Note 2 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 phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone 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 phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

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Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to XXALJ1 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean firmware.