Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Galaxy Note 2 Canada firmware update is now rolling out. You can get the update via Kies or can download I317MVLBMA3 and install it manually on your device using Odin. Here are some new features and enhancements in this update:
- Android 4.1.2 – JZO54K
- New Additions in Notifcation Toggles
- Notification Panel can now be customized
- Brightness Slider in Notification Panel Can Now Be Disabled
- Multi-View Can now be disabled
- Browser Is Smoother Then Before
- Status Bar has been changed from Grey to Black
- Continues Input in Samsung Keyboard (Like Swipe or Android 4.2 Keyboard)
- New Ink Effect On Lockscreen
- New Group Cast Application
You can get the update in 3 ways:
- OTA update
- Update via Samsung Kies
- Download and install manually
If you do not receive the update via OTA and can also not see any update in Samsung Kies, you can use 3rd option explained below. Here are the details followed by direct download links:
Download I317MVLBMA3 Firmware update for Galaxy Note 2 Canada
- PDA: I317MVLBMA3
- CSC: I317MOYABMA3
- Version: 4.1.2
- Date: 2013-01-25
Please click on the appropriate link for your device to download the zip file:
Virgin Mobile Canada: VMC.zip
Bell Canada: BMC.zip
You will get a file named I317MVLBMA3_I317MOYABMA3_XXX.zip where XXX is the 3 letter name of the carrier. Once you download the file, you can flash it on your device. The steps are explained below:
Manually Install Android 4.1.2 LBMA3 I317M on Galaxy Note 2
Before you install the update, be sure to take a backup of your data. You should also have the USB drivers for your device installed on your computer.
The steps, with all precautionary measures, are explained in detail at this link: Flashing Stock ROM using Odin.
Step 1: Extract the downloaded zip file. You will get a .tar.md5 file.
Step 2: Download Odin3_v3.04.zip and launch the Odin app.
Step 4: Put your device in download mode and connect it to the computer.
Step 5: In Odin, click on “PDA” button, then select the firmware (.tar.md5) file.
Step 6: Click “Start” button in Odin.
For a more detailed guide: head over to our step by step guide on how to how to install Stock ROM using Odin.