How To Install XXBMA3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on N8020 Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE

We now have another Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware update for Samsung Galaxy Note LTE 10.1 N8020. Samsung recently pushed N8020XXBMA3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware in Australia and few other countries. This latest firmware give you a chance to update your tablet from Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. You can download and install this firmware on your tablet either using KIES or through OTA update. However, If you unable to access official update due to tempering official stock ROM or for any other reason then read through this article for a manual update instruction of N8020XXBMA3 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware on Galaxy Note LTE 10.1 N8020 .

Also read: Root Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE N8020 on XXBMA3 Android 4.1.2 Official Firmware

The Android 4.1.2 build N8020XXBMA3 which we are talking about was released by Samsung over KIES and can also be updated using smartphone built-in firmware update feature. To flash the official firmware manually on Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 10.1 N8020 we will use a tool called ODIN. However, in this process you may lose all your existing installed apps and personal settings. You should follow this guide carefully to properly backup your data that you can restore later.


Android 4.1.2 XXBMA3 Firmware Details:

Version: 4.1.2
Date: 2013-01-14
Regions: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom


This tutorial is only for Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE, model number N8020. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About tablet. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 10.1 in your PC. [Download USB Driver]
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide]

If you follow everything that we mentioned above, you are ready to move into next page of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to flash Jelly Bean XXBMA3 Android 4.1.2 official firmware update for Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 10.1 N8020.

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