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How to Install XXALIH Android 4.1.1 on Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Jelly Bean Official Firmware

For all those who were looking for a Galaxy Note 2 N7100 firmware with Arabic support can finally grab the latest software update XXALIH Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. N7100XXALIH Jelly Bean is now available for download and you can install XXALIH Android 4.1.1 on Galaxy Note 2 N7100 using our detailed tutorial below. This is a stock firmware from Samsung which you can install manually on your phone using ODIN with full Arabic / Persia language support.

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 XXALIH (September 2012, unbranded, Saudi Arabia) 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.

How to Install XXALIH Android 4.1.1 on Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Jelly Bean Official Firmware 7

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 XXALIH Firmware Details:

Version: 4.1.1
Date: 2012-09-24
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.

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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 2 N7100 to XXALIH Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean firmware.

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Haris Nadeem

He lives on everything Android; has countless devices, apps and games to play with everyday. Currently serving as the Chief Editor at Team Android.


  • […] XXALIH Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean firmware is now available for the Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Android phone. This new firmware is primarily for the Middle East region, so it also brings full Arabic support as well. You can now easily root XXALIH Android 4.1.1. ClockworkMod recovery will be installed as well with the root package. Follow our easy tutorial below to root XXALIH Android 4.1.1 on Galaxy Note 2 N7100. […]

  • I’m using Jelly Bean 4.1.1 with Galaxy Note 2 and yes I have an arabic keybord but when I send sms to other phones they recieve the text as ??????
    Any suggestions?

  • dear Sir , i will do everything as your comment but in last moments i see following error and have failed . what i have to do to install it correctly. also i have done root too as your comment.

    Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    Leave CS..
    Odin v.3 engine (ID:5)..
    File analysis..
    Get PIT for mapping..
    Firmware update start..
    NAND Write Start!!

    Complete(Write) operation failed.
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

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