Pre-Rooted N7100XXUFNB4 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware For Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100

Download and install N7100XXUFNB4 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware for Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100. Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 received its first Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware update, however its a leak hence won’t be available from Kies or as OTA update. We already saw Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 received its share of Android 4.4.2 KitKat official firmware update. Two device that eagerly waiting for official KitKat is Galaxy S3 (I9300,I9305 and other US and China variant) and Galaxy Note 2 (N7100,N7105 and other US and China variant). There are many custom ROMs available but those looking for official firmware can try out this pre-rooted, know free, deodexed N7100XXUFNB4 Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware. You can’t flash it via Odin but with the help of custom recovery. Your device must have a latest version of custom recovery that support flashing KitKat ROM. To learn how to flash this ROM, continue reading this guide to know how to install Android 4.4.2 KitKat based N7100XXUFNB4 custom ROM on Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100.

Some of the cool Android 4.4.2 KitKat features that you will enjoy is Screen Recording, Tap to Pay (Google Wallet for everyone), NFC emulation for non nfc devices, 14% less memory usage, cloud printing from Gallery, Google Home is the new Launcher, Core System Processes Trimmed, apps are efficient and responsive on all devices, the all new 'procstats tool details' memory use, Full-screen Immersive mode, seamless change in resolution during media playback, Phone dialer got local business detection, redesigned Quickoffice and many more.

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Warning!

This tutorial is only for Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we (True Android Team) 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:

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 Note 2 GT-N7100 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 Note 2 GT-N7100. [Guide].

5. Your device have latest CWM version 6.0.4.4 and up or TWRP 2.6.3.0 and up or Philz Touch version 6.15.4.0 and up installed. [Guide]

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.4.2 KitKat based N7100XXUFNB4 Firmware on Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100.

File Required(Download by clicking on it)

  1. N7100XXUFNB4 For Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100  [Filename: N7100XXUFNB4_pre-rooted_deodex_(Leak).zip]

How to Install N7100XXUFNB4 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware on Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100

  1. Connect your device to PC using USB cable and then copy downloaded file to the SD card of your device. Important: Don’t extract any files.
  2. Disconnect USB and then turn off your Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100.
  3. Now, boot into recovery mode. To do so, press and hold Volume Up, Home and Power button together until Samsung logo flash twice and then leave the button. You should see recovery menu soon. In recovery use Volume Keys to navigate between option and Power to select an option. Alternatively try this: Recovery Mode without Key Combination.
  4. Perform a Nandroid backup of your existing ROM that you can restore later if this new ROM not work or you want to go back into your previous ROM. To perform a backup, select Backup and Restore, then on the next screen, select Backup again. Go back to main recovery menu after backup is complete.
  5. Now, perform data wiping task. To do so, select wipe data/factory reset, then select Yes on next screen to confirm your action. Wait few minutes till the data wipe is complete. Now come back to CWM recovery main menu. Select wipe cache partition and after wiping process done, select Wipe Dalvik Cache under advance option to perform Dalvik cache wiping.
  6. Select install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from sdcard (or /sdcard1 for external storage). Now, locate the N7100XXUFNB4 Firmware Zip file that you copied earlier in Step 1 and select it by pressing Power button.
  7. When installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and select reboot system now to reboot your Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 and boot up into Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware build N7100XXUFNB4
  8. Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select backup and restore then restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.

Tutorial For TWRP Recovery Users:

  1. Connect your device to PC using USB cable and then copy downloaded file to the SD card of your device. Important: Don’t extract any files.
  2. Disconnect USB and then turn off your Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100.
  3. Now, boot into recovery mode. To do so, press and hold Volume Up, Home and Power button together until Samsung logo flash twice and then leave the button. You should see recovery menu soon. Alternatively try this: Recovery Mode without Key Combination.
  4. Create a Backup using TWRP Backup Option.
  5. Perform a Factory Reset (this will delete all apps and their settings and game progress). To do this, Tap on Wipe, then at the bottom of the screen do a Swipe on the ‘Swipe to factory reset‘ option.
  6. Now its time to add zip file for flashing. Tap on Install, then browse to the location where you saved the files and tap on the N7100XXUFNB4 Firmware Zip file. Now at the bottom of the screen, do a swipe on the Swipe to confirm flash option to begin flashing.
  7. When installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and tap on Reboot and then, tap on System to reboot your Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 and boot up into Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware build N7100XXUFNB4.
  8. Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select Backup then through Restore option, restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.

Congrats! N7100XXUFNB4 Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware is now installed and running on your Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100. Note: Don’t try ART feature, Samsung turned it off by default, turning it on will cause bootloop. [source]

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