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Update Galaxy Note 3 Neo N750S to KSU1COJ3 Android 5.1.1 Official Firmware

After much wait, Samsung is finally pushing KSU1COJ3 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware update to it’s Korean Galaxy Note 3 Neo N750S. But isn’t Android Marshmallow the latest version at the moment? Yes it is but you do have to take into consideration the sheer diversity of devices Samsung currently has, it is not very easy to push out major Android version updates right after they are announced. However, what they do is, keep their promises. As per Samsung, the Note 3 Neo was bound to receive Android Lollipop and it finally has. The jump is very big as KSUCOJ3 firmware is based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop while the last firmware running on the Neo was 4.4.2 KitKat. Similarly, the changes are great as well. New pen features, major design changes, new Android functionality and even more. The only catch at the moment is, Samsung has released KSU1COJ3 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware only for the Korean Galaxy Note 3 Neo (N750S) and not the international version. Users outside of Korea would have to wait longer as this guide wont apply to any other variant of the device. Samsung KIES and OTA (Over-the-air) update system already have this update ready for download and installation on their servers. However, if you don’t find it there, our detailed guide will help you in updating your Galaxy Note 3 Neo N750S to KSUCOJ3 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware manually. You can now easily install KSU1COJ3 Android 5.1.1 on Galaxy Note 3 Neo N750S and even root this firmware!

As you read further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update Galaxy Note 3 Neo N750S to KSU1COJ3 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop 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. Do make sure you don’t leave your personal data behind as it serves greater importance than anything else. Let’s continue with the tutorial.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo N750S - KSU1COJ3 Android 5.1.1

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 ( 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 😉

KSU1COJ3 Android 5.1.1 Firmware Details:

Model SM-N750S
Model name GALAXY Note 3 Neo LTE
Country Korea (SK Telecom)
Version Android 5.1.1
Changelist 5994065
Build date Mon, 12 Oct 2015 09:26:59 +0000
Product code SKC

If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy Note 3 Neo N750S, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

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

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 Lollipop.

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 N750S to KSU1COJ3 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop official firmware.

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