How to update Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHW-M480S to KSJMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware

Tutorial on how to update Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHW-M480S to Android 4.1.2 KSJMA2 official update using firmware package and Odin flashing tool. Read more to easily update your Samsung Galaxy Note...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHW-M480S owners can now update their device with official KSJMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. This is the latest Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy Note 10.1 SHW-M480S. It is advised that you install this firmware update from Samsung Kies, but if you unfortunately have not received any OTA update notification then you can follow this article, it will prove to be a sole helper to you. Before proceeding with this article you should root your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHW-M480S.
As you proceed with article, we will guide you what is involved and even you have to follow the pre-requisites section essentially as it will help you backup your data and take other necessary measures before applying the update on your device.

Warning: There are risks involved performing an update of your device. Therefore, please do not blame us or the developer if you come across any problem.

Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHW-M480S to KSJMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Official Firmware:

Step 1: Make sure you are trying these steps only for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHW-M480S.
Step 2: You should charge your device to at least 70% charge, so that there will be no power interruption during the process.
Step 3: You should backup all valuable data on your phone, so that there is no data loss during the process.
Step 4: Disable all Security programs like Antivirus and Firewall from your computer and uninstall the same from your phone, as these security programs generally tend to interrupt the process.
Step 5: Enable USB Debugging in your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHW-M480S from the path "Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging". The option of USB Debugging should be ticked.
Step 6: Download Kies, Odin and Android 4.1.2 M480SKSJMA2 from here to your computer. Install Kies onto your PC so as to have all the necessary drivers for your device. Also, install Odin onto your PC. Extract the "Android 4.1.2 M480SKSJMA2" file into a folder onto your desktop.
Step 7: Open Odin and reboot your device so as to enter it in Download Mode. To do so, press and hold the Volume Down + Power buttons together until the screen turns ON.
Step 8: Now, connect your device to the PC using the original USB cable.
Step 9: If the ID: COM section in Odin turns Yellow then it means that all the drivers for your device have been installed onto the PC.
Step 10: Now, click on "PDA" button and then choose the ". tar" file from the folder where you have extracted the "Android 4.1.2 M480SKSJMA2" file.
Step 11: Ensure that only "F. Reset" and "Auto Reboot" options have been checked in Odin, do not make any other changes.
Step 12: Now, click on "Start" button to begin the flashing process.
Step 13: When the installation process has completed you will see a "PASS" message in Odin and your device will reboot automatically.

Cool! You have successfully updated your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SHW-M480S to KSJMA2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean official firmware. Let us know if you have any doubts or you run into any roadblocks we are here to help you always.

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