Samsung recently released the Android 4.1.2 XXCMC1 Jelly Bean firmware for the 3G +Wi-Fi version of Galaxy Note 10.1 with model number N8000. The software update is originally for Galaxy Note users from Russia and is compatible with a number of European countries.

The XXCMC1 Jelly Bean build is an unbranded version of firmware and can be downloaded via Samsung Kies.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Android 4.2.2 XXCMC1 Jelly Bean firmware available for Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000. Samsung

Firmware details:



Version: Android 4.1.2

Built date: February, 2013

Regions supported: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain and UK

Galaxy Note 10.1 users, who fail to update their devices using the official method may follow our step-by-step tutorial below to install the update manually.

IBTimes UK reminds its readers that it will not be held liable for any mishap. Users are advised to verify the model number of their tablets, since the aforementioned official build works only on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000. Installing this on any other variant is likely to brick the device.


1) Install USB Driver for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 on the computer.

2) Enable USB Debugging Mode to connect the device with the computer and use the Android SDK with it. [Press Menu>> Settings>> Applications. From there navigate and click on Development option and ensure the USB Debugging Mode is turned on.]

3) Create a backup of all data of the tablet. If the device has any custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP installed, then back up the same.

4) The Galaxy Note 10.1 should be factory unlocked.

5) Verify that the battery of the tablet has above 80 per cent of charge.

6) The device will lose custom ROM with the installation of official update. Additionally, it will lose root once the official firmware is installed.

Steps to install Android 4.1.2 XXCMC1 Jelly Bean on Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000

1) Download Android 4.1.2 N8000XXCMC1 Jelly Bean for Galaxy Note 10.1 to the computer

2) Download Odin v1.85 which will help to install the Jelly Bean firmware

3) Switch off the Note and place it in Download Mode. Press and hold Volume Down and Power buttons together until the Samsung logo or the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. This is Download Mode

4) Run Odin on the computer

5) Connect the tablet to the computer using USB cable while it is in Download Mode. If the tablet is connected to the computer successfully, one of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step will take some time

6) Select these files extracted from N8000XXCMC1 Jelly Bean folder in the order mentioned to install on the tablet

a) Click on PDA and select file with CODE in its name

b) Click on Phone and select file with MODEM in its name

c) Click on CSC and select file with CSC in its name

d) Click on PIT and select the .pit file

Note: Ignore the last three steps in case such files are not found.

7) In Odin, verify that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected. Also select the Re-Partition option, if a .PIT file is being used

8) Double check everything and click the Start button in Odin. The installation process will start and take a few minutes to complete

9) After the installation process is completed, the tablet will restart. Users may safely unplug the USB cable from the Galaxy Note once the home screen appears

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 should be now updated with official Android 4.1.2 XXCMC1 Jelly Bean firmware. Navigate to Settings>> About tablet to verify the software version running on the device.

Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 users, who have already updated their devices with Android 4.1.2 XXCMC1 Jelly Bean, may follow our step-by-step guide below to root the same. The root method uses Superuser package. To obtain the root, the device should have ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery installed. In addition to that, the device should run on Android 4.1.2 XXCMC1 Jelly Bean.

Root Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 on Android 4.1.2 XXCMC1 Jelly Bean

1) Download root XXCMC1 Android 4.1.2 Superuser package for Galaxy Note 10.1 to the computer

2) Connect the Note to the computer and then copy the downloaded zip file to the SD card of the device

3) Ensure that CWM Recovery is installed on the tablet

4) Switch off the tablet and enter Recovery Mode. To do so switch on the tablet by pressing and holding Volume Up, Volume Down and Power buttons together for about 15 seconds until the recovery mode is seen

5) In CWM Recovery, scroll down to 'install zip from SDcard' and press the Power button to select it

6) Now select 'choose zip from SDcard and select it using the Power button

7) Navigate to the file saved on the SD card of the Note. Select it by pressing the Power button and confirm installation on the next screen. The installation procedure should start now

8) Once the installation process is completed, go to "+++++Go Back+++++" and reboot the tablet by selecting 'reboot system now' from the recovery menu. The device will boot now and take about five minutes to boot the first time

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000 running on official Android 4.1.2 XXCMC1 Jelly Bean firmware is now rooted successfully. Open the app drawer of the device and look for an app called Superuser. To ensure that the root method is installed and working properly, download the Root Checker app from Google Play Store.

[Source: Team Android]