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N900XXUCMK2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware for Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 [Update Guide]

N900XXUCMK2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware Last Updated on 26-Feb-2014. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 (Exynos) recently received the XXUCMK2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean official firmware update. Samsung started rolling out an OTA update about the firmware. The latest firmware build version is N900XXUCMK2. The Galaxy Note 3 N900 was released with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and started receiving firmware update soon after the release. Samsung already rolled out many firmware update forthe device and here we have the latest available firmware. If you own the device and not yet updated this latest firmware, then update the same using our simple tutorial below. The below guide will help you to download and install the N900XXUCMK2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware manually through Odin. You can also check latest available firmware for your device through OTA (over the air) from your phone settings, go to Settings-General-About-Software Update.

Root N900XXUCMK2


As the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N900 comes with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, you can only expect few bug fixes and performance enhancement in this update. It is always recommended to update your device to the latest firmware whenever available.

If you don’t know, the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean comes with many new features than the previous Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean such as- Multi-pages feature on lockscreen, support widget on lockscreen, Tabbed UI in Settings, Daydream feature, Voice control feature for apps like phone, camera, music player and so on, Hands-free Mode, New Notification Panel with 2 pages, ANT+ support, TRIM support, Camera Improvements, Move apps to SD feature, New Samsung keyboard, Changed icons for some Samsung apps, Smoother TouchWiz, Adapt display, Adapt sound, Full screen mode in Samsung apps and many more.

So, want to update your Galaxy Note 3 N900 to the latest XXUCMK2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware? There are two official way to update the firmware, either check and update via OTA  as said above or download and update through the Samsung Kies utility. However, if you are looking for a manual way to update the latest Android 4.3 XXUCMK2 firmware on your Galaxy Note 3 N900 via Odin, then follow this step by step tutorial.

Important Note:

"The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 model, so don’t try this in any other android device. Check your device model number from Settings-General-About. Also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. Follow all the pre-requisites, procedures and steps carefully to avoid breaking your phone".

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean N900XXUCMK2 Official Firmware Download List

Samsung rolled out the firmware for the following countries. The firmware which are unbranded or not locked to any carrier, no matter of which country or region, can be flashed on any Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 model.

Israel (Cellcom): N900XXUCMK2_N900OJKCMJ4_CEL.zip
Israel (Pelephone): N900XXUCMK2_N900OJKCMJ4_PCL.zip
South Africa: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_XFA.zip
Kazakhstan: N900XXUCMK2_N900OXECMK1_SKZ.zip
Uzbekistan: N900XXUCMK2_N900OXECMK1_CAC.zip
Ukraine (Kyivstar): N900XXUCMK2_N900OXECMK1_SEK.zip
Mauritania: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_MRT.zip
Nigeria: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_ECT.zip
Israel: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJKCMJ4_ILO.zip
Algeria: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_TMC.zip
Kenya: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_AFR.zip
Afghanistan: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_AFG.zip
South Africa: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_XFE.zip
Pakistan (PAK): N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_PAK.zip
Morocco (MWD): N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_MWD.zip
Morocco : N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_FWD.zip
Tunisia: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_TUN.zip
Saudi Arabia: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_KSA.zip
Morocco (MAT): N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_MAT.zip
Egypt: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_EGY.zip
Kenya: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_KEN.zip
Iraq: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_MID.zip
Russia (MegaFon): N900XXUCMK2_N900MGFCMK1_MGF.zip
United Arab Emirates: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_XSG.zip
United Arab Emirates: N900XXUCMK2_N900OJVCMJ3_LYS.zip
Bangladesh: N900XXUCMK2_N900ODDCMK1_TML.zip
Sri Lanka: N900XXUCMK2_N900ODDCMK1_SLK.zip
Nepal: N900XXUCMK2_N900ODDCMK1_NPL.zip
India: N900XXUCMK2_N900ODDCMK1_INS.zip
India: N900XXUCMK2_N900ODDCMK1_INU.zip
Philippines (Sun): N900XXUCMK2_N900OLBCMJ3_XTC.zip
Indonesia: N900XXUCMK2_N900OLBCMJ3_XSE.zip
Singapore: N900XXUCMK2_N900OLBCMJ3_XSP.zip
Thailand: N900XXUCMK2_N900OLBCMJ3_THL.zip
Vietnam: N900XXUCMK2_N900OLBCMJ3_XXV.zip
Russia: N900XXUCMK2_N900SERCMK1_SER.zip

[Firmware for rest of the countries will be added here when available]

Previous Firmware Build

Pre-Requisites:

  • Check battery percentage, your device should have at least 60% battery power
  • Turn on USB Debugging mode, go to Settings-General-Developer Options (As the Developer options are hidden by default on all Android device running on Android 4.2 or up, So go to Settings-General-About on your Galaxy Note 3 and tap Build Number for 7 times to visible the Developer options.) See the image above
  • Backup important data and settings to external storage- follow this guide
  • Install USB driver for your device on your computer- Download Samsung USB Driver

Points to be noted:

  • If you are using any Custom ROM such as- CyanogenMod, Paranoid Android, AOKP, SLIM ROMs etc, then it’ll replaced by this official Stock ROM
  • Custom Recovery (CWM or TWRP Recovery) will be replaced by Stock Recovery
  • After flashing official firmware, your device will no longer belongs to rooted device. However you can root your device any time after flashing the firmware.
All the above pre-requisites are very important and must follow before proceed to installation guide. Hope you get all the above points. Now, go through the below tutorial to install Android 4.3 N900XXUCMK2 official firmware on Galaxy Note 3 N900.

How to Update Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Official Firmware on Galaxy Note 3 N900 via Odin:

  1. Download Android 4.3 XXUCMK2 Firmware for Galaxy Note 3 N900 from the above list
  2. Download Odin 3.09
  3. Switch off your phone and boot Galaxy Note 3 N900 into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons (long press until the boot screen appear), now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  4. Extract the downloaded Odin3.09 zip file and run the Odin3 v3.09.exe file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)
  5. Now connect your Galaxy Note 3 N900 to your computer via USB cable
  6. In Odin3 screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been detected by Odin3.
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked.
  8. Now, extract the downloaded firmware zip file, you’ll find a firmware file with extension .tar.md5
  9. In Odin screen, click on AP button and select the firmware file with .tar.md5 extension (The firmware file look something like: N900XXDLJ5_N900ODDDLI7_INU.tar.md5)
  10. Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments.
  11. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  12. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  13. You can now disconnect your phone from computer
  14. Finish
Congrats! you have done. Hope you successfully completed the tutorial to update Android 4.3 Jelly Bean XXUCMK2 official firmware on Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above tutorial, then your device should now running on the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean build version XXUCMK2. You can verify the firmware update details from Settings-General-About. If you have any queries, feel free to contact with us using the comment form below and also share how you find the tutorial. 

1 comment:

  1. Are these tested and will Device status be back to Official? Cant OTA after the region unlock

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