VXAMB1 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update that rolled out recently for Galaxy Note 2 LTE SCH-R950 is now available for download. Finally the wait is over. US Cellular subscribers those own Galaxy Note 2 LTE R950 received Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. You can also download VXAMB1 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware using official utility KIES. If you can’t see the download link on KIES then continue reading our tutorial below for a manual tutorial. R950VXAMB1 Jelly Bean is more of a bug fix and regular maintenance update. You can install VXAMB1 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on Galaxy Note 2 LTE R950 using our detailed tutorial below. Please note, this is ODIN flashable firmware and not CWM recovery flashable. You can always root VXAMB1 Android 4.1.2 using proper root method later. It’s always advisable to update device to latest available firmware version. Official firmware is also good option to unroot Galaxy Note 2 LTE R950 or unbrick Galaxy Note 2 LTE R950 if brick happen because of software issue.
In this article we will guide you to install R950VXAMB1 official firmware update in Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE, model number R950. For this, we will use a tool called ODIN that will help us to flash the stock 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware in Galaxy Note 2 LTE R950. 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 VXAMB1 Firmware Details:
Date: February, 2013
This tutorial is only for Galaxy Note 2 LTE, model number R950. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. 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.
Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.
SMS & Call Log – Use SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & Settings – Use 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”
WhatsApp Messenger – Manually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.
- Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power, otherwise your device may see a hard brick if device turn off during installation. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
- Backup your EFS Folder to save IMEI number and other important data. [Guide]
- You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy Note 2 LTE in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
- Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. [Guide]
- This installation guide use ODIN utility which work only in Windows OS. If you use Linux OS (such as Ubuntu) or Mac OS then use CrossOver Utility to run ODIN in your OS.
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 VXAMB1 Android 4.1.2 official firmware update for Galaxy Note 2 LTE R950.
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