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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infoplus
5 months 11 days ago

hi, my gt-N8000 CRASHED DUE TO VIRUS, I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO RELOAD IT. PLEASE ANY HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED.

nassoraziez6930
7 months 6 days ago

my n8000 doesnt boot it ends just on samsung logo please help!

android dude 12
10 months 2 days ago

Can I install it on my n8013

Mani981216
1 year 10 months ago

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

JoeyExtreme
1 year 10 months ago

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

JoeyExtreme
1 year 11 months ago

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

jamesesh
1 year 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months ago

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

hercs
1 year 11 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
2 years 3 days ago

is it a finally version

parsa1377
2 years 3 days ago

does it a finally version?

dhfaouzi
2 years 7 days ago

waitnig …

aytac29
2 years 14 days ago

how do we solve the problem of WiFi.

danlanko
2 years 18 days ago

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

Jay858
2 years 21 days 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
10 months 2 days ago

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

jamesesh
1 year 11 months 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
2 years 21 days 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
2 years 21 days ago

still waiting for updates..

aytac29
2 years 23 days ago

I’ve installed. However, the problem appeared WiFi

timmyb1216
2 years 26 days ago

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

rubiorm
2 years 26 days ago

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

dhfaouzi
2 years 28 days ago

Very Good News :)

raducux
2 years 29 days 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
2 years 24 days ago

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

aytac29
2 years 29 days ago

The file Does not exist. How are we gonna?

fabrifibra76
2 years 29 days ago

okay for galaxy N8010?

rrsb
2 years 24 days ago

Yes, but without putting “MODEM_N8000XXUDND2″ file.

dgrn86
1 year 11 months ago

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

mutaman
2 years 29 days ago

s3 s3 s3 s3 s3 s3 s3 kit kat

aytac29
2 years 1 month ago

Do you have that can help

 
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