Update Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE GT-N8020 to XDBMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

The deal with this tutorial is the following: it will give you all the necessary tools to update your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8020 to Android 4.1.2 XDBMA2 firmware.

Requirements

We strongly suggest that you consider these requirements: use a laptop that only runs Windows (should your comp run Mac or Linux, you need to use a tool called CrossOver Utility), make a tablet’s backup, turn on USB Debugging, charge the battery to its fullest, install the USB Drivers available for this tablet and download two files.

The latter are called as follows: Odin tool 3.07 and Android 4.1.2 N8020XDBMA2. Also, it’s very possible that the gadget will experience a couple of bugs. However, they are not as powerful as to completely ruin the tablet for good. So proceed with confidence.Galaxy-Note-10.1-GT-N8020

Instructions

  1. The guide to teach you the way to install the XDBMA2 on your device commences with step one: extract the two files you had to download, then look for .tar and Odin3 v3.07.exe. Switch the Note GT-N8020 off.
  2. Step 2 tells you to press, while also holding, Power and Volume Down; after the logo of the manufacturer is seen on the tablet’s screen, you will be in Download Mode.
  3. The handset needs to have the Odin tool run as Administrator; to do that, you need to perform the following: right-click with the mouse on the executable file and go to the context menu to tap Run as administrator. Plug the gadget to the laptop once you are done and go on with our guide.
  4. When you see “Added!!“, you should move on to another action; which tells you about these actions:
    – tap PDA and opt for .tar with CODE inside it;
    – click on Phone and choose the file which features MODEM;
    – tap CSC and choose the file with CSC as its title;
    – tap PIT; then opt for the file appearing as .pit.
    Neither of these files might appear on your tablet’s screen.
  5. Then you need to just proceed to the step bearing number 5: checkmark F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot. Let’s say you use the .pit file; in that case, you need to checkmark Repartition. Now tap Start.
  6. The device shall receive what it came from and it will afterwards restart. Wait for PASS to announce you that everything went well; you should also see a green background telling you of the success of the operation.
  7. Disconnect the Note GT-N8020 from your laptop and the tablet will have installed the XDBMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update on it.
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