V700XXUAMK7 Android 4.2.2 JB Firmware For Galaxy Gear SM-V700 - How To Guide

Samsung Galaxy Gear SM-V700 now received V700XXUAMK7 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update that now available for download for a manual update. This latest firmware update rolled out in various countries and available over KIES as well as an OTA update is possible. Galaxy Gear SM-V700 launched with Galaxy Note 3 but newer firmware update enable support for Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2. This smart gear comes with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, hence only expect some new features and performance improvement with this XXUAMK7 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean official firmware update. Follow below guide to learn how to get official stock V700XXUAMK7 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware running on Galaxy Gear SM-V700. One thing you should note that flashing or installing official firmware restore kernel hence your root access will be void, in short it will unroot it.

V700XXUAMK7 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean stock firmware available on both OTA and Kies update. However, if you can’t get it from there then you can always flash V700XXUAMK7 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware on Galaxy Gear SM-V700 manually. We will discuss all available update method. You should always try OTA or Kies method first and when both method don’t work then only try manual flashing. 

Related: Root V700XXUAMK7 Galaxy Gear SM-V700 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Firmware
 
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Warning: This tutorial is only for Galaxy Gear SM-V700. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Though official firmware restore all existing data but we recommend to back up your data first before proceeding to avoid any uncomfortable situation such as bootloop fix.

1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.

2.  Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Notifier BT Free on your Android device to check it easily.

3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Gear SM-V700 in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Galaxy Gear SM-V700. [Guide].

How To Update Galaxy Gear SM-V700 via OTA

  1. First of all make sure you have stable internet connection (Wi-Fi or data network) on your device.
  2. Now, go to Android app drawer and then select Settings.
  3. Then locate About Device and tap on it.
  4. Next select Software update from About device screen.
  5. Then tap on Update option.
  6. You should see an update, press OK to download and install. (Remember, download using 3G or network data will incur additional charges to your phone bill!)
  7. Soon your device will reboot to complete the installation process.
If you see “The latest update have already been installed” massage while checking update then your device yet to receive an OTA update. Check back within few days or jump to next procedure.

How To Update Galaxy Gear SM-V700 via Kies

  1. Make sure you have stable internet connection on your computer.
  2. Now download and install Samsung Kies on your computer.
  3. Turn on your device (if it off) and then connect it to computer with USB cable.
  4. Run Samsung Kies and wait for it to detect your device.
  5. You should see a New Firmware Upgrade is available at Samsung Kies home screen.
  6. Press the Firmware Upgrade button to proceed.
  7. Follow on screen instruction and soon you will see your device running upgrade and reboot automatically. Once done, you can disconnect your device from computer.
Again! If you see “This is the latest firmware” in Samsung Kies, then your device yet to receive the latest update on Kies. Its good time to go for manual update instruction that located below.

V700XXUAMK7 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Firmware Details:

PDA: V700XXUAMK7
CSC: V700OXAAMK7
Download: V700XXUAMK7_V700OXAAMK7_XSA.zip

How To Install V700XXUAMK7 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean On Galaxy Gear SM-V700 Manually

  1. Download Odin v3.09.
  2. Extract Firmware zip file that you downloaded earlier from above link, you will get a .tar.md5 file and some other files (optional).
  3. Extract Odin zip file and you will get Odin3 v3.09.exe along with few other files.
  4. Power off your Android device. Wait 5-6 seconds for vibration to confirm complete switch off.
  5. Now, put the Galaxy Gear SM-V700  in Download Mode. To do so, follow the below procedure:
    1. From being powered on, (Bootable or not) press and hold the button of the right until the Gear shows "Samsung Galaxy Gear Rebooting" and rapidly press the button until you get to the "Select REBOOT MODE" screen.
    2. Highlight "Download" in the list by pressing the button to scroll.
    3. Press and hold the button for 3 seconds (and let go! The screen won't change immediately) and let it boot into download mode.
  6. Now run Odin3 v3.09.exe (see Step 3) as an Administrator because Admin privileges is required to complete the process smoothly (only applicable Windows Vista and higher).
  7. Now connect your device to your PC using USB cable. An “Added!!” massage will appear in Odin’s message box. If you don’t get the same then you should try another USB port (try USB port located in back in your desktop PC). If that too don’t work then you should reinstall the driver. If you successfully see the “Added!!” message in Odin then you are ready to go in next step. You should also see COM port with a number in Yellow if you successfully added your device.
  8. Click the AP Button, and select that .tar.md5 file that you get in Step 2.
  9. In Odin window, make sure only Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes are selected.
  10. Double check everything that we mentioned in Step 8 & Step 9 above. Now, once satisfied hit the START button to begin the flashing process.
  11. Once flashing completed, your Galaxy Gear SM-V700 will restart and soon you will see a PASS message with green background in the left-most box at the very top of the Odin. You can now unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from computer.
Congrats! You just updated your Galaxy Gear SM-V700 to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware. Go to Settings > About device to verify this firmware update. That’s it! Let us know about your latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean experience.

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