Update Galaxy Note 3 N9005 To ZHUENF1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Official Firmware
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 receives new ZHUENF1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Official Firmware update on 05 Jun 2014. This update is being pushed only to Hong Kong region through Samsung KIES and OTA (over-the-air) update system. If you want to get this latest firmware on your Galaxy Note 3 N9005, then we have a complete guide on how to install ZHUENF1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat on Galaxy Note 3 N9005 device manually. Please keep in mind that this is an Official Firmware, not a modified custom ROM. You can easily install ZHUENF1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat on Galaxy Note 3 N9005 using our tutorial given below. I recommend you to read this article once before actually performing it on your device.
Details About ZHUENF1 Android 4.4.2 Firmware:
Model name: GALAXY Note 3 LTE
Country: Hong Kong
Version: Android 4.4.2
Build date: Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:29:04 +0000
Product Code: TGY
Backup And Some Important Tips
Samsung user can also backup data by using Official Sumsang Kies. If you backup data manually, you will get more options for what to choose from. You can also move your data to other Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy S5 backup data to Google Nexus 10. If you already have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod, TWRP etc.) installed on your phone, we strongly recommend a backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing phone set up.
How To Update Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 To ZHUENF1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat
We have put together all detailed step-by-step guides on how to update Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to ZHUENF1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat. If you are used to installing official updates through ODIN on Samsung Galaxy devices, then this should not be any different for you.
Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the entire tutorial once before actually performing it on your phone.
- This tutorial for installing ZHUENF1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat is only for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005. Please don’t try this with other Android device.
- This is an official Samsung firmware, not a custom ROM or a modified firmware.
- Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
Rooting Warning: This is an official Android 4.4.2 build ZHUENF1 update for Galaxy Note 3 N9005, which means you will lose root after installing this update. You will again have to root Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to gain full system access and be able to install root apps again.
Entire Step-By-Step Procedure:
Step 1 - Download N9005ZHUENF1 Android 4.4.2
for Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to your computer and extract the zip file:
Step 2 - Download ODIN v3.07
which will help you to install Android 4.4.2 on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005.
Step 3 - Switch OFF your phone. Now go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step 4 - Make sure you have your Galaxy Note 3 N9005 USB drivers installed on your computer.
Step 5 - Open ODIN on your computer. Connect your phone to your computer while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step 6 - If your phone is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time.
Step 7 - Now select the files that you have to flash/install on your phone. These files are to be found from the extracted files in Step 1.
Click on ‘PDA’ and select file with ‘CODE’ in its name.
Click on ‘Phone’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Step 8 - In ODIN, check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options. As for the Re-Partition option, check it ONLY if you selected a .PIT file in the above step.
Step 9 - Now click on the Start button in ODIN. Installation process will start and would take a few minutes to complete.
Step 10 - After the installation is completed, your phone will restart. After you see the home screen, unplug your phone from the computer.
That’s it. Your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 has now been updated to Android 4.4.2 KitKat build ZHUENF1 software update. Go to Settings > About phone to verify what build have you installed.