Before installing Android 4.4 kitkat on samsung galaxy note 2 you will need to take backup of your smartphone
Backup: Enter into recovery mode (Turn off device, then press Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at same time). At recovery option, Click on “backup and restore” options, to backup your current ROM.
To install Custom ROM, your phone should be rooted and custom recovery installed (CWM or TWRP).
Enable USB Debugging, go to settings -> developers options -> check the USB debugging box and you’re done.
USB debugging allows your device to connect to PC for
data transfers. Make sure your phone have at-least 50% charging, it should be alive until the whole process gets completed.
Install Android 4.4 KitKat on Samsung Galaxy Note 2:
- First download all the three zip files listed in download section. Don’t extract them. Copy them to SD card of Note 2. Put them to root directory of SD card, don’t put them under any folder or directory.
- Now turn off the device and wait for 5-7 seconds. Now press and hold Volume UP + Home + Power buttons at some time until you see the Samsung Logo, then release the buttons.
- At recovery mode, Select and perform “wipe cache partition” and “wipe data/factory reset” .
- Next, Flash the Android 4.4 KtiKat Custom ROM zip file using recovery you’ve installed.
- For CWM Recovery users– Select ‘Install Zip from SD Card’ and navigate to Storage Directory and select Custom ROM zip package.
- For TWRP Recovery users– Tap the ‘Install’ option and select the Custom ROM zip package.
- Follow the Step no. 4 to flash the Google Apps Zip file.
- Again follow the Step no. 4 to flash the latest SuperSu Zip file.
- Now get back to main menu of recovery mode, then select “reboot system now” and your phone will be starting itself.
- You have successfully updated your device to latest Android 4.4 KitKat operating system.