Samsung Galaxy Note II gets Android 4.3 Test Firmware
Leaked build of the Android 4.3 for Samsung devices seems to be at a all time high. First the Galaxy S4 get the leak build, now the Galaxy Note II is getting the sweet taste of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. what will be next? The Galaxy S III hopefully! The N7100XXUEMI6 – has been leaked by tinhte.vn forum member HappyKing, which was then later posted on XDA forums by rayblo. N7100XXUEMI6 is the first ever Android 4.3 leak for the Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100). Samsung has made only three builds for the Galaxy Note II as the testing for the new firmware just started last week only. The confirmed news so far is that Samsung is going to release the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S3 between October and December.
Country: Open Europe
Version: Android 4.3
Build date: Fri, 25 Sep 2013 18:06:49 +0000
Product Code: OXA
The Android 4.3 update brings to the Galaxy Note II UI improvements, plus changing the settings menu to the one found in the Galaxy S4 and Note 3. It has added some S4 and Note 3 features as well, including Samsung Knox and Samsung Wallet, overall performance has improved, but as this is just the first build, Samsung will be surely working hard on eliminating any bugs found in this version. So please be very careful when trying this firmware on your device. Talk Android Phones will NOT be responsible for any damage if occurred to the device due to this firmware. So do it at your own risk! If you want to take this firmware for a spin then just follow the instructions below and your good to go.
Extract (unzip) the firmware file
Download Odin3 v3.09 (From here or here)
Extract Odin .ZIP file
Open Odin3 v3.09
Restart phone in download mode (Press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons)
Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
Add AP_N7100XXUEM16_CP_N7100XXEM16_CSC_N7100XAEM16_BY_WVAZ_DINK.tar to AP
Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
Click start button, sit back and wait a few minutes.
If you encounter any issues with the firmware (Any FC, Bootloop etc)
Boot into recovery mode (Home+power+vol up)
Choose to wipe/factory reset. (THIS WILL ERASE ALL OF YOUR DATA INCLUDING YOUR INTERNAL SD CARD!)
Then choose reboot and you should be good to go!
Let us know if you find any changes in the firmware, we haven’t been able to point out yet. Enjoy!