Install Official Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Galaxy Note 10.1 [2014 Edition]
The big Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) is finally being updated to Android 4.4.2 KitKat update officially. The KitKat update for Galaxy Note 10.1 is available on Wi-Fi only variant at this time in Columbia. This is Galaxy Note 10.1 with model number SM-P600. This Galaxy Note 10.1 KitKat update brings white status bar icons, wireless printing, camera short in lock screen, full screen album art, ability to quickly select default home and more.
If you are from another region, you will hopefully receive the update soon in coming days or months. But if you cannot wait, simply download and flash the update manually using Odin.
This guide shows you how to install official Android 4.4.2 KitKat update on Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P600 2014 Edition. We will flash official P600UBUCND1 KitKat firmware on your Galaxy Note 10.1. Use a Windows computer having phone USB drivers. Disable all system tools such as Samsung KIES, antivirus, firewall program, please make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
DISCLAIMER:Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Updare: You may get a changed firmware but based on KitKat.
Step #1: Download the Android 4.4 UBUCND1 OTA firmware for Galaxy Note 10.1 P600 from here.
Model: GALAXY Note 10.1 Wi-Fi 2014 Edition SM-P600
Version: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Step #2: Unzip the downloaded zip file into a folder.
Step #3: Download the required Odin3 to your PC.
Step #4: Unzip the downloaded Odin zip into a folder too.
Step #5: Open the folder where you’ve unzipped above file and run Odin3.xx.exe.
Step #6: Turn the device off.
Step #7: Reboot the device into download mode.
Step #8: Reboot the device into download mode, to do reboot device by holding down volume down, home and power buttons, when screen turns on, leave these buttons and press the volume up button to enter into download mode.
Step #9: Click on PA Button and locate .tar.md5 from the folder where you’ve unzipped above files in the step 2. (Note: Don’t make any change, just make sure that re-partition is unchecked).
Step #10: Click on Start button to start installation, once the installation done, your device will reboot itself and you’ll see message saying PASS (Note: If Odin refuse to install the update and show message FAIL, or get stuck, close the Odin and unplug device, then pull out battery from the device for a few seconds. Then put the battery back to the device and reboot into download mode. Then install the firmware again).
Step #11: If your device reboot into normal mode, you’re done, enjoy! But if you device gets stuck at boot screen, you need to perform wipe, to do so, turn off device, then reboot into recovery mode by holding down volume up, home and power buttons, when screen turns on, leave power button but not volume down until you enter in recovery mode. In recovery mode, select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen. Once it done, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”
Great, you have successfully flashed the Galaxy Note 10.1 KitKat update. But if you experience any error, you can leave comments and let us know.