XXDNF1 Android 4.4.2 firmware is now available for Galaxy Note 8.0 N5110. This firmware is a follow up firmware to the original KitKat release for the device. With this firmware bugs will be addressed and the firmware will run more smoothly overall. KitKat is still new to this device resulting in long wait for users to receive a notification regarding the upgrade on Samsung KIES or OTA (over-the-air) update. Samsung, in our opinion, is more focused towards providing a bug-free experience which results in new firmwares being frequently announced. Are you stuck without the update showing on the mentioned Samsung Services? Do not worry as we have a fix for you with this complete manual tutorial on upgrading your tablet. You can easily update Galaxy Note 8.0 N5110 to XXDNF1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat using the tutorial — and also root Galaxy Note 8.0 N5110.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through the entire process of how to install XXDNF1 Android 4.4.2 on Galaxy Note 8.0 N5110 using ODIN. Don’t forget to backup all your apps and personal data as you never know when you might end up with a problem. We also have some important tips that we recommend you to read and keep in mind before proceeding to the tutorial on the next page. The following tips are important as they will help the installation procedure to go smooth without any issues. As with all updates from Samsung, there is a constant risk of data being wiped hence we will remind you once again to backup data and check that everything is accounted for before moving ahead.  Let’s continue with the tutorial below.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5110 - XXDNF1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat

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 😉

XXDNF1 Android 4.4.2 Firmware Details:

Model: GT-N5110
Model name: GALAXY Note 8.0 Wi-Fi
Country: Germany
Version: Android 4.4.2
Changelist: 1837841
Build date: Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:39:36 +0000
Product Code: DBT
PDA: N5110XXDNF1
CSC: N5110DBTDNF1
MODEM: N5110XXDNF1

You may also like to read the following articles about the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0:

If you plan on rooting this tablet or are still confused for why to root Galaxy Note 8.0 N5110, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android tablet with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the Android 4.4.2 USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 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 tablet, we strongly recommend you to also backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing tablet set up.

A few more optional tips that you should remember:

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

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 tablet goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your tablet 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 tablet is locked to a carrier, unless we have specified the carrier name or device model.

If you find the above tips useful and they were helpful to you, please consider giving us a +1 or LIKE to thank us!

All set and ready? Good. You can now head over to the next page and install XXDNF1 Android 4.4.2 firmware on Galaxy Note 8.0 N5110.

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6 Comments

      • When hold volume up and power, it takes me to twrp. How do I get into Download Mode to use Odin?

        • Never mind I figured it out. The link for rooting 4.4.2 takes me to instructions on rooting 4.2.2. will the same instructions work for 4.4.2?

  1. When hold volume up and power, it takes me to twrp. How do I get into Download Mode to use Odin?

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