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Install Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 XXUDNF2 Android 4.4.2 Official Firmware

Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 can now be updated with the latest XXUDNF2 Android 4.4.2 firmware from Samsung. Following the KitKat roll out to this device, this update marks the bugs and fixes them. Performance improvements are also associated with it. N8000XXUDNF2 is 100% official firmware from Samsung which will be pushed globally through Samsung KIES and OTA (Over-the-air) update. XXUDNF2 will initially be rolled out towards United Arab Emirates region, more regions will follow soon. Without waiting for that “soon” to come, we have a full working method on updating to this firmware manually. As a tradition we always include short-cuts, hints and tricks to support you. You do not need to root Galaxy Note 10.1 or install a custom recovery since we will be using ODIN to flash this firmware. You can easily install XXUDNF2 Android 4.4.2 on Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 by following the step-by-step tutorial below, or root this firmware!

As you continue reading below, we will guide you through how to backup data, some important tips and the entire process of how to update Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 to XXUDNF2 Android 4.4.2 official test firmware with all the steps required to do so. This is a completely unbranded firmware, which means, you can install this firmware on any Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 but can get some extra language packs depending on the region. Don’t forget to read all the important tips given below. Lastly, we will again remind you that these firmwares do have a potential of erasing data which means you can lose photos and documents, back up is the only way round this. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 - XXUDNF2 Android 4.4.2

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 😉

Android 4.4.2 XXUDNF2 Firmware Details:

Model: GT-N8000
Model name: GALAXY Note 10.1
Country: United Arab Emirates
Version: Android 4.4.2
Changelist: 1836913
Build date: Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:28:10 +0000
Product Code: XSG
PDA: N8000XXUDNF2
CSC: N8000OJVDNF3
MODEM: N8000XXUDNF1

ROOT TUTORIAL: You can now also root Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 on this latest Android 4.4.2 firmware. Read the tutorial here!

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If you plan on rooting this tablet or are still confused for why to root Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 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 10.1 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 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, Jelly Bean 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 update Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 to XXUDNF2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat official firmware.

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