Update the Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 to Android 4.1.2 DDLSC Jelly Bean Firmware

Article by Ion

If you’re an owner for Galaxy Note N700 then probably want to have the latest firmware available for your device, on this post we will teach you how to install the official Android 4.1.2 DDLSC Jelly Bean firmware update for the Samsung Galaxy Note N7000. This firmware has been rolled out via OTA for India, and its features come with a new interface with Nature UX interface.

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 to the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

In the first section of this article,  we will present you  the prerequisites guidelines which are required when you want to install the Android 4.1.2 DDLSC build number Jelly Bean firmware update in the N7000 device.

  •  First you need to know that this article can be applied even if the Samsung Galaxy N7000 device is rooted.
  •  This guide is for the Galaxy’s N7000 users who don’t want to wait the official OTA update notification on their device. It is a manually installation with the new Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware.
  •  This article and all instructions we have presented here are only for the Samsung Galaxy Note model number N7000, Do no try to apply it for any other device, you can brick them.
  •  This article contain the instructions necessary for all the users who want to install the Android 4.1.2 in their Samsung Note N7000 and don’t want to wait the official OTA notification update, it is a manually update with this new JB 4.1.2 firmware.
  • Deactivate/Disable all the security protection programs that you‘re running in your PC and on your device, these programs can interfere with the updating process and can cause interruptions.
  • Install in your PC the proper drivers for your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000.
  • Enable the USB Debugging option in your Android device.
  • Backup all your critical information by move the same in to your Computer.
  • This article and all instructions listed here are only for instructional and educational purpose. So don’t blame the android.sc team, if something doesn’t work well or in case you lose some important and critical data in the updating process or if you brick your device, all responsibility and the risk in your own part.
  • Verify the level of power for your device’s battery and charge full, in the other case your device can take a forced shut down in the middle of the updating process.
  • Make sure you read and understand all the instructions listed here and don’t skip any step or the correct order that I put in this article.
  • This tutorial will work and is compatible with Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 devices which are running stock Android ROMs firmware. In case your devices is rooted, we’ve included an optional part for the rooted devices in the below guide.

I think these all prerequisites that you need to follow before you move to the next section of this tutorial.

 How to Install Official Android 4.1.2 DDLSC Jelly Bean Firmware for the Samsung Galaxy Note N7000

  1. Firstly, download the official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Ota update pack from HERE.
  2. Extract the downloaded archive on your PC, after that you’ll get a ‘.tar.md5? or simply a ‘.tar’ file.
  3. Next step is to download the Odin 3.0.4 application from here and to extract the downloaded archive in a single folder in your PC.
  4. This step is only for the ROOTED devices: Use these instructions if your device is rooted a you want to keep the root access after you’ve applied the update, in case your device is not rooted this step isn’t necessary.
    • First download the OTA RootKeeper app from here.
    •  Open the OTA RootKeeper application from your device and tap on the Protect Root’ option, this option helps you to keep the root for your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 device.
    • After that tap on the ‘Temp Unroot’ option to unroot temporally your Android device.
    • Now, leave the OTA RootKeeper app with the close button.
  5. Now, switch off your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 device.
  6. Now reboot your device into Download Mode, to do that you need to press the Volume down, home and power buttons in the same time until the menu alert will appears and there you need to press the Volume Up button to launch the Download Mode for your N7000 device.
  7. Now, from your PC launch the Odin app by clicking on its exe file.
  8. Connect your Samsung N7000 device to your OC using its original USB cord.
  9. On the Odin application an ‘Added’ message will be displayed, that’s means you can move to the next action.
  10. Now, click ‘PDA’ button and search the extracted ‘tar.md5? file that you extracted previously and load this file in the ODIN app, don’t make any other change in the ODIN app, let all the settings by default.
  11.  Now on the ODIN app press, the Start button to begin the manually updating process.
  12. Now, wait until the process is done, when the process is successfully completed the Odin app will display the PASS message.
  13.  Now, disconnect your Android N7000 device from your computer by removing the USB cable, and that’s all.

Note: If the Odin application give you a fail alert or freeze its process, you need to disconnect your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 device from your PC. After that close the Odin application, and go and remove the smartphone’s battery. Wait more than 5 seconds with the battery removed and after that reinsert the battery into your device.

  • Reboot your device in the Download Mode and repeat the update guide again.
  • In case your device isn’t able to boot and don’t pass of the boot animation logo, you have to do a ‘factory reset’ act, this action will make your device to enter in the new OS update.

In the next section,  you’ll find how to boot your smartphone from the Recovery mode in the new Android 4.1.2 (DDLSC) Jelly Bean update:

  • First you need to power off your N7000 device and to remove its battery, wait 5 seconds and after that reinsert its battery.
  • Enter in the Recovery Mode, to do that press and keep holding the Volume Up + Home + Power buttons simultaneous.
  • From the Recovery Mode select ‘wipe data/ factory reset’ option, and after that confirm this action.
  • Now, from the Recovery Mode select ‘reboot system now’ option your N7000 device will enter in the new OS firmware update.

For root only devices: If your device was rooted before you’ve applied this latest update, and you want to keep the root access in the new android OS firmware update you need to follow the below instructions:

  • With your device in the normal mode running, open the OTA RootKeeper application.
  • From the OTA RootKeeper app tap on the Restore Root button, this action will restore your root access in the N7000 smartphone.
  • Note, in case you’ve applied a ‘factory reset’ action you won’t be able to restore your root access and the device will rest in the stock ROM update without root rights.

Congratulation, now you successfully learnt how manually update the Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 device with the latest 4.1.2 Jelly Bean DDLSC firmware update.

I hope you’ll enjoy  the new features that the Jelly Bean 4.1.2 DDLSC firmware build comes for your Note N7000 device.

Let your comment in our comment section if you’re in the face of some issues to understand the above tutorial.