Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean stability update has been released for the Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Samsung has released the update for Europe region and this means that the official update to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean will be delayed until autumn.
Numerous Galaxy Note 2 owners reported today that the OTA Update is ready for download and it should take only a couple of minutes for the updating process to complete. The confirmation for comes from SamMobile.
Connect your Galaxy Note 2 phone with your PC and run the Samsung KIES to check for a new variant of Jelly Bean 4.1.2 firmware. This has been dubbed as a ‘stability update’ and it brings fixes for the battery drain bug and other minor bugs that were reported by users worldwide. Also, this update will also be sent via OTA, which is why you should get a notification soon.
The build number of this new OTA Update for Galaxy Note 2 N7100 is N7100XXDME6 and it has been pushed out mostly for European-based devices. The build date is May 31st, which is the latest version available and it might be the last one in the Android 4.1.2 update series. Samsung is expected to upgrade their Note 2 device starting with Q3 of 2013.
The Galaxy Note 2 N7100 has been released in September 2012 and it came with the first build of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. After several months it has received the update to Android 4.1.2, while this new update keeps the device at 4.1.2 but it brings several new tweaks that should keep you ‘warm’ until the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update will be finally available.
With the new OS you should experience better battery life and you might also find some features and functions that were launched with the Samsung Galaxy S4 device earlier this year. If you didn’t receive the update for your phone, remember to use Samsung KIES or the System Updates menu and check for new Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean files.
The updating process will take only several minutes and you won’y lose any data in the process. Note that this updat eis available only for 100% stock smartphones. If your device is rooted, then you might not be able to upgrade the usual way. So, did Samsung release the Android 4.1.2 JB Stability Update for your Galaxy Note 2?