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Update Galaxy Note N7000 to XXLS2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Official Firmware

Looks like the Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy Note N7000 is just around the corner. The official firmware XXLS2 Android 4.1.1 leak is now out and we will be covering each leak and firmware with a tutorial just as we did for the Samsung Galaxy S III. N7000XXLS2 firmware is now available for download from the links given below and you can install it on Galaxy Note N7000 with the help of our easy tutorial. This firmware has NOT been released over Samsung KIES – It is a leaked official firmware, not official or announced by Samsung. You can install XXLS2 Android 4.1.1 on Galaxy Note N7000 Jelly Bean with ODIN, the Samsung flashing tool, using our tutorial below. You can also root this firmware now.

As you read further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update Galaxy Note N7000 to Android 4.1.1 XXLS2 Jelly Bean official leaked firmware, all thanks to SamMobile for releasing it for everyone. Make sure you do not forget to backup all your personal data and apps before proceeding because you never know when something might go wrong. 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 XXLS2 Firmware Details:

Version: 4.1.1
Date: 2012-10-01
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom

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

NOTE: Since this is a leaked firmware, make sure you know that after installing this firmware update, your can get FC errors, boot loops, several other bugs, apps might not work or worse, your phone might not boot. To fix, you will have to reinstall stock firmware.

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.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update Galaxy Note N7000 to XXLS2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean firmware.