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How To Update Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 Firmware Version To Any New Official Update

Thursday, 13 June 2013 09:40 TSAR3000

The Guide you are reading now is your best friend, Why it is? The answer is very easy, Because this guide will teach you the right and easy way to follow when you want to update the firmware version of your Samsung N5100 Galaxy Note 8.0 to any new official firmware manually.

You may try to update your Galaxy Note 8.0 via OTA update method, But what to do when you can't? The best way to update your Galaxy Note 8.0 when you failed to update it via OTA is doing it manually.

Read the complete guide steps first, Then collect the needed tools and files, And when you are ready start to apply the update steps one by one until you get your Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 updated.


- Make a backup of your Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100, Read our online guide in case you donn't know how to do that.
- Charge your device battery to 90% of its charging level (At least).
- Write down your current device firmware version, So in case something goes wrong it will be very useful to fix the device.

Downloads and Tools:

- Official Firmware Package for Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 (Download and Extract).

- Odin Flasher (Download and Extract).

- USB Drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 ( Download and Install, Then restart the computer).

- Suitable USB cable for Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 ( The one that comes with the phone is perfect).

- A computer with Windows OS installed ( Use stable computer only to stay away from any errors).

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 Firmware Update Instructions:

- Make sure that the device is off, and has no SIM or memory card inside.

- From Odin flasher folder run Odin.exe program.

- If you want to flash PIT file then check Re.Partition option, If not then leave it unchecked.

- If Re.Partition is checked then click on PIT button and select: Kona3g.pit

- Make sure to check these options: Auto Reboot + F.Reset Time

- Start to select the firmware files from the extracted firmware folder:

Click PDA button to select CODE_N5100xxxxxx_..._user_mid_noship.tar.md5
Click PHONE button to select MODEM_N5100xxxxxx_REV08_CLxxx...tar.md5
Click CSC button to select CSC_Oxx_N5100Oxxxxxx_..._user_mid_noship.tar.md5

- Put the Galaxy Note 8.0 into Download Mode:

Press and Hold Volume Down key + Power key for 5 seconds, When you see the warning message on screen release both keys and press Volume Up key.

- Use the USB cable to connect your Galaxy Note 8.0 to the computer.

- After Windows detects the device it will install the needed drivers for it, Wait until all is done.

- When Odin program detects your device the ID:COM box will become blue, And you can see the COM port number of your connected device.

- You are ready to update your Galaxy Note 8.0 now, Click on Start button and Odin will do its job.

- Odin program will install the new firmware files into your device, And will reboot it after that.

- If the update goes right then you should see PASS! Word at Odin's window.

- At this step it is safe to disconnect the USB cable from phone.

- To get better performance after the update, do a Full Reset: Apps > Settings > Backup and Reset > Factory Data Reset

- Wait for your Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 to reboot and after that it will be ready for using.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 June 2013 10:02

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