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How to Install Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 P905 XXUANC3 Android 4.4.2 Stock Firmware

How to Update Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 P905 to Android 4.4.2 XXUANC3 KitKat

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to update Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 to Android 4.4.2 XXUANC3 KitKat. 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.

ODIN3 v3.09

To Remember:

  • This Android 4.4.2 XXUANC3 firmware tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 P905. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2.
  • This is an official firmware by Samsung, not a custom ROM.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your tablet before proceeding.

Rooting Warning: This is an official Android 4.4.2 build XXUANC3 update for Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 P905, which means you will lose root as soon as you install this update. You will again have to root Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 to gain full system access and be able to install root apps again. See here:How to Root XXUANC3 Android 4.4.2 on Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 P905 – Complete Tutorial.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download Android 4.4.2 P905XXUANC3 for Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 to your computer and extract the zip file.

Step 2 – Download ODIN v3.09 which will help you to install Android 4.4.2 on Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 P905.

Step 3 – Switch OFF your tablet. Now go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Up button and then press the Power button together till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.

Step 4 – Make sure you have your Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 USB drivers installed on your computer.

Step 5 – Open ODIN on your computer. Connect your tablet to your computer while your it 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’ / ‘AP’ 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 Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 from the computer.

That’s it. Your Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 has now been updated to Android 4.4.2 build XXUANC3 software update. Go to Settings > About phone to verify.

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1 Comment

  • I bought the samsung P905 lte last month. I was not able to download what’s app – the error msg was the firmware was not compatible. I brought the p905 lte back to Samsung Service Centre n they had to load the old firmware P905XXUANB4 and was able to download WhatsApp. I hv been prompted that there is a software update but dare not update as i do not know if whatsapp will work. If it does not work i hv to bring it to the samsung service centre to reload the old firmware n all my data will be erased. Can u Pls confirm if we update your latest firmware p905xxuanc3 we will be able to use whatsapp. The version of whatsapp I hv is 2.11.238. Tk u

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