Samsung just recently released an official update for Samsung Galaxy Note2 GT-N7100. It’s packed in Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean with build number N7100XXALJ1 and Modem build N7100XXALIH, this is an update from N7100XXALIE factory stock firmware.
The N7100XXALJ1_N7100XXALIH which is now built with added multi window functionally which you never experience on other Android devices like the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note1. The multi-window feature could be useful on some part for enables the user view which particular areas of apps you wanted to view or use. An impression from phonesreview that this may not seem highly significant to some readers. “However we think this new multi-window feature could be really useful to many readers and it’s just one more notable touch for an already impressive smartphone”.
To access this new multi-window feature then simply head to the Back button and give it a long press. A semi-hidden menu will show itself and you’ll then need to use the S Pen stylus to move it to where you want it. Finally just open the menu, choose the app you want and where you want it.
The said N7100XXALIH update is now initially available in UK and France, other countries might follow soon. The Galaxy Note2 expected in U.S shelves this month, probably with a different hardware specifications and model numbers, since major mobile network in the U.S like AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint always prepared a different identity for each specific products.
N7100XXALJ1_N7100XXALIH Samsung Galaxy Note2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Firmware
The two stock ROM are now available and for advance users and developers alike. You can manually upgrade your Galaxy Note2 using the typical flashing method using Odin. The size of the file is whooping 1Gig plus, flashing a firmware on this size is much more riskier. So, just proceed with extra precautions before attempting to flash the said N7100XXALJ1_N7100XXALIH stock ROM.
We already doubled-check it via Samsung Firmware server just to ensure that its legit and official update and not just a leaked.
It’s also reported by Sammobile and confirmed by using Johan Nenzén checkfus tool.
Here’s the N7100XXALJ1 stock ROM:
Product Code: GT-N7100HKDDBT
Latest firmware: N7100XXALJ1/N7100DBTALJ1/N7100XXALIH/N7100XXALJ1
Stock firmware: XEF_N7100XXALJ1_N7100OXAALJ1 link
Product Code: GT-N7100HKDBTU
Latest firmware: N7100XXALJ1/N7100OXXALJ1/N7100XXALIH/N7100XXALJ1
Build: 10/3/2012 8:42:28 AM
Stock firmware: BTU_N7100XXALJ1_N7100OXXALJ1 link
Baltic – SEB_N7100XXALJ1 link
Czech Republic – ETL_N7100XXALJ1 link
Greece – EUR_N7100XXALJ1 link
Finland – NEE_N7100XXALJ1 link
Italy – ITV_N7100XXALJ1 link
Luxembourg – ITV_N7100XXALJ1 link
Netherlands – PHN_N7100XXALJ1 link
Russia – SER_N7100XXALJ1 link
Poland – XEO_N7100XXALJ1 link
Spain – PHE_N7100XXALJ1 link
Switzerland – AUT_N7100XXALJ1 link
Again, use the stock ROM at your own risk, we will provide more detailed instructions on this site on how to manually upgrade your device using stock ROM later. It’s too early making tweaks with the Galaxy Note2. There is no necessary back-up files like stock recovery and boot-images available which is highly needed to fix in-case of bricks happened. So, be careful flashing stock ROMs, and avoid bricking it. Keep that in mind.