N8000XXUDND5 – Leaked Android 4.4.2 KitKat Test Firmware for Galaxy Note 10.1 (GT-N8000)

Yes, you heard it right folks! The original Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, which hasn’t been updated since the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update, will soon receive Android 4.4.2 KitKat treatment. The tablet was initially launched with Android 4.0.4 ICS out of the box and later updated to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, and since then the tablet has not received a single Android OS upgrade. After Android 4.1.2, Google released two major Android updates: Android 4.2 and Android 4.3, both were skipped by Samsung for the Galaxy Note 10.1.

Galaxy Note 10.1 owners started to believe that Samsung might never update their device again, as the Galaxy Note II, which was released together with the Galaxy Note 10.1, did receive the Android 4.3 update. However, the day has finally arrived that Galaxy Note 10.1 owners can taste the KitKat goodness, thanks to XDA forum member izap for leaking an Android 4.4.2 test build for the Note tablet. The firmware was originally leaked in 11 parts, so we had to re-package the firmware. We are expecting Samsung to officially start rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Galaxy Note 10.1 in May/June.

NOTE
- You are doing this at your OWN risk. We are not responsible if you brick your device or your cat eats your phone.
- This test firmware will NOT increase your binary counter NOR void your warranty.
- This test firmware is a pre-release build and not official from Samsung.

Model: GT-N8000
Country: Open Europe
Version: Android 4.4.2
Changelist: 1430589
Build date: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:09:45 +0000
Product Code: OXA
PDA: N8000XXUDND5
CSC: N8000OXADND5
MODEM: N8000XXUDND2
Download: Forum Thread

INSTRUCTIONS
- Extract (unzip) the firmware file
- Download Odin3 v3.09 (From here or here)
- Extract Odin .ZIP file
- Open Odin3 v3.09
- Restart tablet in download mode (Press and hold Power + Volume down button)
- Connect tablet and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
- Add AP_N8000XXUDND5.tar.md5 to AP
- Add BL_N8000XXUDND5.tar.md5 to BL
- Add MODEM_N8000XXUDND2.tar.md5 to CP
- Add CSC_OXA_N8000OXADND5.tar.md5 to CSC
- 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!

Screenshots (By XDA forum member Eric-Mod)

Source: XDA-Developers

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android dude 12
8 days 23 hours ago

Can I install it on my n8013

Mani981216
1 year 26 days ago

Hi, I´m looking also for a solution, if you found it, post it here :) Thank you

JoeyExtreme
1 year 1 month ago

Hi, i flashed this test firmware on my gt-n8010, how i can revert ? Please help

JoeyExtreme
1 year 1 month ago

Hi, I’m looking also for a solution about this, if I found a solution, i’ll post it here

jamesesh
1 year 1 month ago

Used this on my n8010 but went to revert to stock rom but it will not let me with the n8010 stock rom as it nowcthinks its n8000. Is there any way around this? Any help appreciated!!

spykid88
1 year 1 month ago

Same problem here stuck on the GT-N8000 bootloader on my GT-N8010 and the official Kitkat Rom for GT-N8010 is out!! Anyone, a solution to downgrade or whatever??

nchamps
1 year 1 month ago

If i use this leak test firmware, can i make a OTA Update when the official release is available?

hercs
1 year 2 months ago

I done my n8010 tablet but with problems now , usb drives dont work and now stuck with the n8000 bootloader as I wish I hadded waited for the proper firmware and I do think new firware will be lot better then 4.1.2

parsa1377
1 year 2 months ago

is it a finally version

parsa1377
1 year 2 months ago

does it a finally version?

dhfaouzi
1 year 2 months ago

waitnig …

aytac29
1 year 2 months ago

how do we solve the problem of WiFi.

danlanko
1 year 2 months ago

I really want to know if there’s any bug with this ROM before flashing it…

Jay858
1 year 2 months ago

Well I have a GT-N8013, I used Mobile ODIN Pro.
I unzipped the file above.
uploaded AP_N8000XXUDND5.tar.md5 to internal storage. NOT SD Card.
everything seems to work as 4.4.2 rooted too.
but now my GT-N8013 is listed as GT-N8000
and I have a round circle with a slash next to the battery.
I know it means no cell service. GT-N8013 do not have 3g
I rebooted wiped/ factory reset and the only glitch I got was signing into
Google account during initial with wifi.

android dude 12
8 days 22 hours ago

Can I install it on my n8013 like you???? Will it work?????

jamesesh
1 year 1 month ago

Hi does ur tablet still list itself as n8000? I used on my n8010 but cannot flash n8010 stock rom as it is listed as n8000.

Jay858
1 year 2 months ago

I seem to have no wifi connection on the 4.4, but I’m connected to my router.
can’t set up Google account or browse the web. will look into that issue.

dhfaouzi
1 year 2 months ago

still waiting for updates..

aytac29
1 year 2 months ago

I’ve installed. However, the problem appeared WiFi

timmyb1216
1 year 3 months ago

it’s asking me to set the pit file…what is this?

rubiorm
1 year 3 months ago

And the users of the first Galaxy tab 10.1 will die in Android ICS 4.0 HORRIBLE :(

dhfaouzi
1 year 3 months ago

Very Good News :)

raducux
1 year 3 months ago

i made a stupid mistake and flashed on my n8010 , now i am stuck with an n8000 bootloader… and i cant get mine restored…any advice would be great

rrsb
1 year 2 months ago

You can do the same thing again, but now without putting “MODEM_N8000XXUDND2″ file.

aytac29
1 year 3 months ago

The file Does not exist. How are we gonna?

fabrifibra76
1 year 3 months ago

okay for galaxy N8010?

rrsb
1 year 2 months ago

Yes, but without putting “MODEM_N8000XXUDND2″ file.

dgrn86
1 year 1 month ago

Hi, Can you explain me how make this for flash the firm on n8010??? thanks

mutaman
1 year 3 months ago

s3 s3 s3 s3 s3 s3 s3 kit kat

aytac29
1 year 3 months ago

Do you have that can help

aytac29
1 year 3 months ago

hi;

re-partition gives the error.

Please could you help

Ye Htet Aung
1 year 3 months ago

I also have the same re-partition operation failed error. I think the official firmware will fix this error.

leppermesiah
1 year 3 months ago

I have the same re-partition operation failed error. Any help will be Much Appreciated.

aramhussain
1 year 3 months ago

Hi .. thanks for that good news
I Heared that the updates will not include the “Air Commands” that exist in Note 10.1 2014 release “Feeling Disappointment”
Can you confirm this bad News?
Thanks again

 
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