All the users of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (N8000) can now update their devices with the latest Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean version of the OS. The Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Firmware (DXUCMB1) update is available for the users to download it on their tablet and since it is an unbranded firmware the users can do the installation on any of the Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 device. The users will not have to root the Galaxy Note 10.1 or install the custom recovery. DXUCMB1 is an official update by the Samsung and it is not a modified or a custom ROM. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is an Android device that was launched with ICS OS and is powered by 1.4 GHz of Cortex A9 Quad Core processor and features Mali-400MP GPU. Physically the device measures 262 X 180 X 8.9mm in size and has a weight of around 600 grams. There is 10.1 inches of PLS TFT capacitive touch screen in the device that supports 16M colors, 800 X 1280 pixels resolution and features Samsung TouchWiz UI. Other specifications include 5 MP camera with LED and AF, 1.9 MP front camera, multi-format music player, video player, Li-ion 7000 mAh battery, 2GB RAM, expandable memory up to 64GB, Bluetooth with A2DP and others. In the following part of the article we will discuss the details of the firmware update and step by step process to install and download the update on your devices.
Disclaimer :-This tutorial is applicable only for the particular model mentioned in the title of this tutorial and not for any other Android device. So, don’t try this tutorial on any other devices. All the Official Firmwares, Custom ROMs, Tools, Mods, Apps and more such things acknowledged in this tutorial pertain to their particular owners or developers. Although, it is improbable that your Android device may get damaged or bricked if you follow the procedure mentioned in this tutorial. So, do it on your own risk. Also, ToDroid.com or the developers or the owners are not bound or liable to any harm caused while following the steps in this tutorial as we are not forcing you to try out this tutorial.
Firmware Details of Android 4.1.2 DXUCMB1 :-
Date: February, 2013
Supported Regions: Austria, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Spain, UK, France and Hungary.
Pre-requisites, Important Tips & Pre-cautions :-
- Make sure that :
- You have installed all the latest and updated USB Drivers of your Android device on your PC or Laptop.
- The battery of your Android device is charged and should have at least 70% – 80% power.
- USB Debugging Mode is “Enabled” on your Android device. You can find this in “Settings”.
- Back Up :
- All your important data such as Call Log, Contacts, SMS Messages, Memos, Internet settings, WiFi settings, Android Apps and other data.
- All the Important files, Personal folders, Images , Songs, Videos, etc.
- Confirm the model number or type of your Android device before executing this tutorial.
- The ODIN Utility which is used in this installation procedure will only work in Windows OS. If you are using any other OS like Linux, Ubuntu or Mac OS on your PC then your will have to use HEIMDALL (Cross Platform Tool) to flash this firmware.
- Rooting Warning :- Your device will lose root access after installing this official firmware update on your android device. If you want to gain full access to your android device system then you will have to again root your device after you have finished with the installation and thus you will be able to install root apps again on your android device.
How to Install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Official Firmware (DXUCMB1) on Galaxy Note 10.1 (N8000)
Step By Step Guide :-
- The very first step is to download the DXUCMB1 Android 4.1.2 update on your computer and then the zip file is extracted.
- Then you will have to download the ODIN v1.85 that will enable to have an installation of the Android 4.1.2 on the device.
- After that switch your device off and go the download mode which you can do by holding the Power buttons + Volume Down button together until there is construction Android robot or a triangle or a Samsung logo.
- After that the user should be sure that the USB drivers for the Galaxy Note 10.1 are installed on the computer.
- After that ODIN is opened on the computer and then the Galaxy Note 10.1 is connected to the computer when it is in the mode of download.
- If there is successful connection then one of id: COM boxes will have a yellow colour and will come with port number of COM. Don’t worry if it takes times as it is very common.
- After that the user will have to make the selection of the files that are needed to be flashed or installed on the tablet. One can find these files from the Step 1. Other points in this step include the following :-
- “PDA” is clicked and the user will have to make the selection of the file that has “CODE” in the name.
- Then the user will have to click on the “Phone” then make the selection of the file that has “MODEM” in its name. If no such file is present, you can ignore the step
- The “CSC” is selected with the files having the same name. If no file with such name exists, then one can ignore the step
- Then finally the user will have to click on the “PIT” and make the selection of the .pit file and in case of absence of any such files, the step is ignored.
- After that, the user will have to check the options of the Auto Rebook and F.Reset Time option in the ODIN. If the user has selected the .PIT file in the above given step, then only, he has to check on the Re-Partition option.
- Then the button of Start is to be clicked in the ODIN which will start the process of installation and it will take around few minutes for the process to complete.
- Once there is completion of the process of installation, the device will restart and then after seeing the home screen the user can unplug their device from their computer.
So finally after following the above given 10 steps then users will be able to update the latest firmware update DXUCMB1 on their Galaxy Note 10.1 device. In order to verify the update the users can go the Setting and then to the option of About Tablet o Verify option. The latest firmware update will enable the user to experience better performance of their Galaxy Note 10.1 device and enjoy various additional features. The firmware’s, tools, official software and everything else that is mentioned in this tutorial belongs to the respective developer/owners. If your device brick or gets damaged then our team is not responsible in any manner. You are requested to update the firmware on your own risk.