Samsung Galaxy Note II Android 4.3 Jelly Bean test firmware leaked, how to guide attached

Oh, it isn't only Galaxy S4 whose Android 4.3 firmware got leaked today, but someone at XDA forums has leaked the Android 4.3 test firmware for Galaxy Note 2 as well. The leaked firmware was actually posted first by forum member HappyKing, which was then later posted on XDA forums by rayblo. This firmware is the first ever Android 4.3 firmware of Galaxy Note 2 to hit the web.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is still running Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, and all the users around the world are eagerly waiting for this update to arrive. If the reports are believed to be true, then Samsung will be pushing the Android 4.3 update for Galaxy Note 2 in early-December.

According to Sammobile, Samsung has just started testing the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy Note 2 a week ago, and in total there are only three test builds compiled by Samsung for the Note 2.

If you can't wait till December for the official release, then head over below for how-to-guide. Note that, as this is a pretty early build, there might be a few bugs here and there, so make sure to backup all your stuff before flashing this test firmware on your device.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 running Android 4.3Samsung Galaxy Note 2 running Android 4.3

Coming to the changes, this Android 4.3 update firmware brings the new Samsung TouchWiz Nature UX 2.0 user interface, which include transparent status bar, tabbed settings and more. Samsung has also included many features of Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 inside the update, with Samsung Knox and Samsung Wallet app. Sammobile also notes that, Samsung may add more features inside the update before rolling out officially.

Below you can find the full details of this leaked firmware along with how-to-guide. 
  • Model - GT-N7100
  • Country - Open Europe
  • Version - Android 4.3
  • Changelist - 1750609
  • Build date - Fri, 25 Sep 2013 18:06:49 +0000
  • Product Code - OXA
  • PDA - N7100XXUEMI6
  • CSC - N7100OXAEMI6
  • MODEM - N7100XXUEMI6
Click the below link to download the firmware. 
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 running Android 4.3Samsung Galaxy Note 2 running Android 4.3

  1. This test firmware will NOT increase your binary counter NOR void your warranty.
  2. This test firmware is a pre-release firmware and not official from Samsung.

How to install this firmware on your Note 2 -

  • Extract (unzip) the firmware file
  • Download Odin3 v3.09 (from here or here)
  • Extract Odin .ZIP file
  • Open Odin3 v3.09
  • Restart phone in download mode (Press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons)
  • Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
  • Add AP_N7100XXUEM16_CP_N7100XXEM16_CSC_N7100XAEM16_BY_WVAZ_DINK.tar to AP
  • Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
  • Click start button, sit back and wait a few minutes.
  • If you encounter any issues with the firmware (Any FC, Bootloop etc)
  • Boot into recovery mode (Home+power+vol up)
  • Then choose reboot and you should be good to go!
Source - Tinhte & XDA
Via - Sammobile