Update Galaxy Note 3 LTE to N9005XXUGNJ2 Android 4.4.2 Stock Firmware [How To]
The latest N9005XXUGNJ2 Android 4.4.2 Stock Firmware update has been released and is available to download for Galaxy Note 3 Model SM-N9005 (LTE variant). This latest update comes with many bugs fixes, and issues addressed and better drivers. Users can now update Galaxy Note 3 N9005 via OTA update as well as Kies server but only in UAE. But if your Note 3 SM-N9005 is unlocked and can’t wait for the OTA update notification available on your device then our given guide covering anyone who owns a Galaxy Note 3 N9005 and can update the N9005XXUGNJ2 stock firmware until Samsung releases Android 5.0 Lollipop on your device manually.
You don’t need to root or installing a custom recovery for the N9005XXUGNJ2 firmware. Just follow our step by step guide on how to update Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 on XXUGNJ2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware using Odin flashing tool.
XXUGNJ2 Android 4.4.2 Firmware Details:
- Model: SM-N9005
- Model name: Galaxy Note 3 LTE
- Country: United Arab Emirates
- Version: Android 4.4.2
- Changelist: 1955971
- Build date: 28 October
- Product Code: XSI
- PDA: N9005XXUGNJ2
- CSC: N9005OJVGNH2
- MODEM: N9005XXUGNG1
Please note that N9005XXUGNJ2 Android 4.4.2 stock firmware is only applicable for Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 (LTE version). Flashing wrong firmware file on another variant might brick the device, you can check device’s model number by going to Settings > About Phone > Model Number. If your phone has already a custom ROM installed then it will be lost with the new official firmware installation and your Galaxy Note 3 will no longer root. AndroidBlog.GS will not be responsible for any damage occurred to your Galaxy Note 3. Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- All data of the phone will be wiped using this guide, so it is highly recommended to make a backup first.
- Your Galaxy Note 3 should be factory unlocked (Not locked to a particular carrier).
- Download & install Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Note 3 to connect it to your PC and use Android SDK with it.
- [Goto Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option]
- Make sure that the battery level of your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is above 75% battery charged.
Download Required Files:
Steps to Install N9005XXUGNJ2 Android 4.4.2 on Galaxy Note 3 LTE (SM-N9005):
Step No 1: – First of all, unzip firmware zip file which you have downloaded from the above link to get a .tar.md5 file. Similarly, extract the Odin .zip file on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: Switch off the Galaxy Note 3.
Step No 3: – Now boot your Galaxy Note 3 into Download Mode by pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume Down button at the same time.
Note: Ensure that Galaxy Note 3 USB drivers are installed on the computer.
Step No 4: – Run Odin Flashing Tool on your PC as Administrator.
Step No 5: – As it is in Download mode, just connect your Note 3 to your PC via USB data cable. Odin will detect your phone. The ID: COM box will turn light blue in Odin when the phone is successfully connected.
Step No 6: – In Odin, click on AP button and select the firmware file with .tar.md5 (Step No 1)
Step No 7: – Remember to tick the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time option, and Re-Partition option should be unchecked in Odin.
Step No 8: – Now click the Start button in Odin to begin the installation process, and it will take a few minutes to finish successfully.
Step No 9: – The Galaxy Note 3 will be rebooted automatically once the installation process is completed. Disconnect your device from the PC after displaying a home screen on it.
Great! You’ve successfully updated Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with the latest N9005XXUFNF4 Android 4.4.2 stock firmware.
Let us know in the comments box below if you have any query or problem about the above updating firmware guide.