Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung has released Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Galaxy Note 2.Samsung

Finally, KitKat for Samsung's second generation Galaxy Note. Following a spate of rumours, Samsung has now started rolling out Android 4.4.2 KitKat software update for the international version of Galaxy Note 2 bearing model number GT-N7100.

Recently, a Samsung customer, who has managed to get in touch with Samsung's support line, was informed that the company was expected to release KitKat software for Galaxy Note 2 by the middle of this month.

Now, Sammobile reports a KitKat firmware with build number N7100XXUFND3 has shown up on the Kies server. The N7100XXUFND3 Android 4.4.2 build is currently available for Note 2 users in France.

Firmware details

Model name: Galaxy Note 2

Model: GT-N7100

Country: France

Version: Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Changelist: 1280411

Build date: 8 April

Product Code: XEF




At present, there is no information if the firmware is available as Over-The-Air update. But as this is an official build, it should reach all Note 2 users across other regions soon.

The new KitKat update will bump the Galaxy Note 2 software version to build number N7100XXUFND3 with a number of KitKat goodies. Besides, Samsung has added a few changes, which include the Samsung Wallet and Knox. Below are the list of changes and improvements Android 4.4.2 update brings for the Galaxy Note 2.

Android 4.4.2 KitKat changelog

Smoother interface

Faster performance

White status bar icons

Full-screen album art and a camera shortcurt on the lock screen

Wireless printing and NFC tap-to-pay support

Options to set default messaging and launcher apps

Transparent status bar

Better stability

Those who have not received the KitKat notification yet, may navigate to Settings>> About phone>> Software update menu.

Interested users, who wish to install N7100XXUFND3 Android 4.4.2 KitKat on Galaxy Note 2, may follow our step-by-step guide here.

Below are screenshots of Android 4.4.2 running on Galaxy Note 2 N7100.

Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Galaxy Note 2 N7100
Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Galaxy Note 2 N7100
Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Galaxy Note 2 N7100
Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Galaxy Note 2 N7100
Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Galaxy Note 2 N7100