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Install KSVMA2 Android 4.1.2 on Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE SHV-E230S Jelly Bean Official Firmware

How to Update Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE SHV-E230S to KSVMA1 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to update Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE SHV-E230S to Android 4.1.2 KSVMA1. If you are used to installing official updates through ODIN on Samsung Galaxy devices, then this should not be any different for you.

Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing it on your Android device.

Install KSVMA2 Android 4.1.2 on Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE SHV-E230S Jelly Bean Official Firmware 10

To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE SHV-E230S. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the tablet.
  • This is an official firmware by Samsung, not a modified or custom ROM.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.

Rooting Warning: This is an official Android 4.1.2 KSVMA1 update for Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE SHV-E230S, which means you will lose root as soon as you install this update. You will again have to root Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE to gain full system access and be able to install root apps again. We will soon do a tutorial on how to root Galaxy Note 10.1 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on it.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download Android 4.1.2 E230SKSVMA1 for Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE to your computer and extract the zip file.

Step 2 – Download ODIN v1.85 which will help you to install Android 4.1.2 on Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE SHV-E230S.

Step 3 – Switch OFF your tablet. Now go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Down + Power buttons together, till you see the Samsung logo or the construction Android robot and a triangle. This is the Download Mode.

Step 4 – Make sure you have your Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE USB drivers installed on your computer.

Step 5 – Open ODIN on your computer. Connect Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE to your computer while the tablet is in the Download Mode.

Step 6 – If your tablet is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time.

Step 7 – Now select the files that you have to flash/install on your tablet. These files are to be found from the extracted files in Step 1.

  • Click on ‘PDA’ and select file with ‘CODE’ in its name.
  • Click on ‘Phone’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
  • Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
  • Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.

Step 8 – In ODIN, check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options. As for the Re-Partition option, check it ONLY if you selected a .PIT file in the above step.

Step 9 – Now click on the Start button in ODIN. Installation process will start and would take a few minutes to complete.

Step 10 – After the installation is completed, your tablet will restart. After you see the home screen, unplug your tablet from the computer.

That’s it. Your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE has now been updated to KSVMA1 Android 4.1.2 firmware. Go to Settings > About tablet to verify.

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