Samsung Galaxy Note 2 deserved to be called the best phablet in the phone market. Its the best Smartphone Tablet you can have that too with S-Pen technology. S-Pen is a microwave based technology that has revolutionized the way we use the stylus. Right now, I am going to tell you how you can unroot or Unbrick your Galaxy Note 2. If you have tried installing some custom ROM and got stuck, or forcing boot loops then it’s best to install the stock firmware. This can repair soft bricks and unroot your Note 2 Android to Jelly Bean firmware.
Warning: Neither we nor the developer will hold any responsibility if you damage or brick your device in the process of following this article. Please proceed at your own risk.
How Install Stock Firmware [Unroot/Unbrick] on Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Step 1: The article should only be tried on Samsung Galaxy Note 2.
Step 2: You charge your device so that there is at least 70% charge with it, so that there will be no Power interruption during the process.
Step 3: You should backup all valuable data’s on your device, so that there is no data loss during the process.
Step 4: Disable all Security programs like Antivirus and Firewall from your computer and uninstall the same from your device, as these security programs generally tend to interrupt the process.
Step 5: Enable USB Debugging in your Asus Transformer Pad TF300T from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. The option of USB Debugging should be ticked.
Step 6: Download Samsung USB Drivers, Odin from here to your computer. Install drivers so as to have all necessary drivers for your device. Install Odin onto your PC, it is needed for flashing the firmware.
Step 7: Now, go to either Samsung-updates.com or SamFirmware.com and download the respective i.e. compatible stock firmware for your Galaxy S2. If you own an international Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 then download the firmware according to your computer. If the specific firmware does not exist then you can use the one that’s close to it.
Step 8: If you own a carrier specific Galaxy Note 2 then you can get the compatible version for your device from here:
Step 9: Extract the respective firmware file you’ve downloaded into a folder onto your desktop.
Step 10: Open Odin and reboot your device so as to enter it in Download Mode. To do so, when your device is OFF, press and hold the Volume Down + Power buttons together until the screen turns ON.
Step 11: Now, connect your device to the PC using the original USB cable.
Step 12: If the ID: COM section in Odin turns Yellow, it means the necessary drivers for your device has been installed into the PC.
Step 13: Now, click on “PDA” button and choose the “.tar.md5” file from the folder where you’ve extracted the downloaded firmware file.
Step 14: Ensure that only “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset” are checked in Odin, do not make any other changes.
Step 15: Now, click on “Start” button to begin the flashing process.
Step 16: As soon as the flashing process has completed, you will see a “PASS” message in Odin and your device will reboot automatically.
Congratulations! You have successfully unrooted/unbricked your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 by installing the stock firmware on it. Let us know if you have any worries, we here for you always.