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How to Install Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 XWALI5 Android 4.0.4 Official Firmware

Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 can now be updated to the latest XWALI5 Android 4.0.4 ICS software update which is now available for download. This new update doesn’t seem to be a significant one other than fixing the usual bugs and bringing some slight performance improvements. You do not need to root Galaxy Note 10.1 or install a custom recovery. You can easily install XWALI5 Android 4.0.4 on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 by following the step-by-step tutorial below.

As you continue reading this tutorial, we will guide you through the entire process of how to install XWALI5 Android 4.0.4 official firmware on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 with all the steps required to do so. Do read the tips we have given below and backup all your data before proceeding. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

How to Install Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 XWALI5 Android 4.0.4 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 😉

UPDATE: Jelly Bean for the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet is now available! Read here for the complete tutorial.

Android 4.0.4 XWALI5 Firmware Details:

Date: 2012-09-26
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.

OPTIONAL: You might also want to check out the following.

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 XWALI5 Android 4.0.4 firmware on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000.

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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.


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