Monday, 21 October 2013

Update Galaxy Note 8.0 (Wi-Fi) with OTA Android 4.2.2 XXCMI1 official firmware

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Wi-Fi model number GT-N5110 has received the latest Jelly Bean official firmware. It is about of the new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update.

The new Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean was released for the Galaxy Note 8.0 3G and LTE variants and is called N5110XXCMI1 October release. It comes with a better stability for device, new features and bug fixes. There you’ll find features such as Daydream screensaver mode, locksreen widgets; dedicated toggles page is the status bar and more. The latest JB N5110XXCMI1 was released by OTA (OVER-The-AIR) in UK but is its available also using the Samsung KIES software is selected countries.

This step by step guide listed here in this article will teach you a manual flashing method to install this stock firmware, and it is provided for those who missed the official OTA notification and for all Note 8.0 Wi-Fi owners who didn’t receive this official update in their countries.

Prerequisites required
  • Important: Android Source reminds its readers that all the instructions and files provided in this article are provided only for educational and instructional meaning , and we cannot be held liable and responsible for any data lost and any damage of your device during or after step by step guide. Users are advised to apply this guide at their own risk only.
  • All the instructions and the latest Android 4.2 N5110XXCMI1 official update file from this step by step guide work only with Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5110 device. So, knowing that do not attempt to use this firmware file on any other incorrect device, as it can damage or brick the device.
  • To verify the model number of the device go to the next patch: Settings > About Phone.
  • Download and install the suitable USB drivers for the Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5110 device on PC. If you don’t have the USB drivers you can download them from here.
  • Uninstall or disable all security software installed on both devices PC and Android device, as well as Samsung Kies software should be disabled.
  • Backup all your important data, settings and market applications stored into internal device memory.
  • Make sure that the device’s battery has more than 80 % power left before you proceed any forward step.

How manually Update Galaxy Note 8.0 Wi-Fi with Android 4.2.2 XXCMI1 Official Firmware

  1. Download Android 4.2.2 XXCMI1 Jelly Bean Firmware file and save it in your PC.
  2. Extract the downloaded firmware file to obtain a .tar.md5 file and some additional files.
  3. Download Odin app and save it to the computer.
  4. Extract the ODIN zip file to get Odin3 v3.07.exe and some other files.
  5. Power off completely the Galaxy Note 8.0 device.
  6. Boot it into Download Mode (Press and keep holding the Volume Down, Home and Power buttons in the same time until a construction Android robot icon together with a warning triangle is displayed on the device’s screen then tap Volume Up button to enter into Download Mode.
  7. Open the ODIN app on PC as Administrator.
  8. Connect the device to PC using the USB cable while the device is still in Download Mode.
  9. Wait until the ODIN recognizes the Galaxy Note 8.0 device and the “added” message must be displayed together with the ID: COM box will turned light blue.
  10. From ODIN click PDA button and select the downloaded .tar.md5 file.
  11. Important: In Odin, make sure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are enabled. Also, ensure that the Re-partition checkbox is not enabled (selected).
  12. Verify once again the steps above are done correctly.
  13. Click the Start button from ODIN to start the installation process.
  14. When the firmware file is installed the device will reboot and soon a Pass message with green background will be displayed into ODIN app’s interface.
  15. Now, you can safely disconnect the device from the PC by removing the USB cable.
Congratulation, the latest official Android 4.2.2 XXCMI1 is now running on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5110 device.

Verify the firmware version number from: Settings > About Tablet.

Troubleshooting and advice to solve the issues:
If the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 device is stuck at the first boot animation you have to:
Reboot the device into Recovery Mode. To do this you need press and keep holding the Volume Up and Power buttons in the same time.
From the Recovery Mode perform Wipe data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition.
Return into Recovery Mode and chose Reboot system now option.
Note: use the Volume Keys to navigate between the options of Recovery Mode menu and Power key to select the options.
When a wipe data task is applied all data stored in internal device’s memory will be deleted, not data stored into SD card.



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