[GUIDE] [OFFICIAL ROM] [GT-N5100] 4.4.2 Kitkat Update!
Hello everyone, Im new here and this is my first thread. Please forgive me if I make mistakes. And sorry, I got no screenshots.
Did you ever wish you had Android KitKat on your GT-N5100? Well wish no more! The Official Update has already been released to Korea and Poland! It shouldn't take long for it to reach to other countries.
But if you are impatient, you can flash it now via Odin! ☺
Make sure you have at least 80%
Make sure you have a back up
Make sure you remove ALL signs of root (e.g. Xposed,Busybox etc.)
Make sure all the apps in your External SD is moved to your Internal Storage. (To avoid force closing problems)
Make sure you have USB Debugging Enabled in Settings>Developer Options>USB Debugging
BEFORE THE PROCEDURE MAKE SURE YOU MAKE A BACK UP BECAUSE THIS CAN SOFT BRICK YOUR DEVICE.I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANYTHING YOU DO WITH YOUR PHONE/TABLET/PHABLET
Download the Firmware from the Post below
After that unzip it and you will see 2 files, just put your attention to the tar.md5 files
Install Odin3 (Links below)
Now you need to install Samsung Kies. (Link also Below)
After installing kies go to the Odin3 Folder, Right click on it and hit "Run as Administrator"
Now that your done with the PC's Part. Put your attention on your tablet and shutdown/Power Off
After that press Volume Down and Home for a few seconds until you get into a screen with a Warning, just press Volume Up to continue.
And after that connect your phone to your PC via USB and Odin should automatically detect it.
An ID:COM[Number] will show in a box on the upper right and then click on PDA and go to the directory of where you put the unziped firmware folder you downloaded from SamMobile. Select the tar.md5 file.
After that make sure you dont have re-partition checked. Double check if you need to and hit "START"
PLEASE DONT REMOVE YOUR PHONE UNTIL YOU SEE A "PASS" MESSAGE IN THE BOX.
After that it should reboot and you now have Android 4.4.2 Kitkat on your GT-N5100!
Incase you get in a Boot Loop
Press Volume Up and Power button to get into Recovery and perform a Factory Reset (Data wipe) then Wipe Cache Partition and Reboot.
Source: International Business Times
Hit that thanks button if this helped!
LINKS ADDED! YEY!
ROOTING GUIDE COMING SOON
If your PC doesnt recognize your device, try reinstalling drivers, and if you are stuck on Download Mode just press and hold the Power Button until it shuts down then press and hold it again to turn your device on!
Tested on a Note 8! Didnt brick the device and is working, just make a backup incase you screw up.
Wanna see the changes? Go here