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Update Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE N7505 to XXUANB1 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Official Firmware

One of the first firmwares for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE is now available – XXUANB1 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. XXUANB1 Android 4.3 is the very first update this device has received and here it is how to flash it on your phone manually. Although, Samsung Note 3 LTE is on KitKat, Samsung is still releasing maintenance builds for the Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE before giving it complete software update. This firmware update is only being pushed to few countries which have received the phone through official Samsung stores. N7505XXUANB1 is based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and you can install it on your device by following our full tutorial. It should be noted that XXUANB1 Android 4.3 is meant only for Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE N7505 and shouldn’t be flashed on any other device. This is not a custom ROM, this is a official firmware update by Samsung.

As you read further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE N7505 to XXUANB1 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean official firmware using ODIN. We have all the tips on how to backup your Android apps and other phone data, also for a smooth flash we have written tips along the tutorial which you can easily follow. This is a completely unbranded firmware, and can be installed on any unlocked Galaxy Note 3 Neo. This firmware is a official release by Samsung hence it won’t require custom recovery like CWM. Before continuing, please check that all of your data is backed up as after the phone has been reset-ed, data can not be recovered. Let’s continue with the tutorial.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE N7505 - XXUANB1 Android 4.3

Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We (TeamAndroid.com) 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 😉

XXUANB1 Android 4.3 Firmware Details:

PDA: N7505XXUANB1
CSC: N7505OJVANA4
Version: 4.3
Date: 2014

UPDATE: XXUANB5 Android 4.3 latest firmware is now available for this phone. Download now!

If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE N7505, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

You may be interested in the following Galaxy Note 3 Neo related articles:

  • Custom ROMs: For a complete collection of Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE custom ROMs, click here!

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo USB drivers!

Backup and Other Important Tips

Done with the USB drivers? Perfect. The tutorial is on the next page, but first, please take a look at the following tips and important points you need to take care of. These are important, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps:

Always backup your important data that you might need after you install a new custom ROM, an official software update or anything else. Make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below for some tips on how to backup data:

Samsung users can also back up data using Samsung KIES. If you backup data manually, you get more options what to choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

If you already have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod, TWRP etc.) installed on your phone, we strongly recommend a backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing phone set up.

A few more optional tips that you should remember:

1. Having problems connecting your Android phone to the computer? You need to enable USB debugging mode. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging — for Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.

2. Make sure your Android device is charged up to 80-85% battery level. This might help you: How to Check Battery Percentage. Why? Because, if your phone goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your phone might get bricked or go dead permanently. No one wants that, right?

4. Most of the tutorials and how-to guides on Team Android are for factory unlocked Android phones and tablets. We recommend NOT to try our guides if your phone is locked to a carrier, unless we have specified the carrier name or device model.

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All set and ready? Good. You can now head over to the next page and update Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE N7505 to XXUANB1 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean official firmware.

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