Tutorial to Install Gingerbread XXLC1 2.3.6 Firmware in Galaxy Note N7000

Sanjana March 20, 2012 0

Recent reports suggest that

FguIXCrvVpd-Y64liNOEFswAw”>Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 would be receiving a new Official ICS update from the house of Samsung Electronics Ltd after it completes rolling out ICS for Galaxy S2 smartphone. However you can try out the latest beta versions on your Note and here we will check out the deatil procedure on how to update your device with XXLC1 Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware. This is not the official firmware release by Samsung and applying this update will not void the warranty of your device.

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You do not require to root your Galaxy Note to apply this update and if your device is already rooted from before then the rooting access will get void and your lost warranty will get reclaimed. This new update come with a variety of enhancements that we will be taking a look in a while.

We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The updation procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable for Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.

Let’s take a look at some of the improvements that come with this update.


  • Better Battery Life
  • Issues with Google PLAY has been addressed
  • Force Close Error in dialer while HD game is opened is solved
  • Camera light can now be used as Torch Light
  • Network bug has been addressed
  • Sim Card Error message for some users is solved
  • Back Light bug has been solved


Backup all the user data present in your device since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Do not use KIES to back up the data since it wont support the phone after this update. Having a backup can help you replace the lost buy cialis online no prescription data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to easily backup and restore all your data.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download XXLC1 2.3.6 Package

Steps to Update XXLC1 Gingerbread 2.3.6 firmware in Samsung Galaxy Note N7000:

Step-1: Download XXLC1 Package the Must Have section and extract it to your computer. After extraction is over, match the files obtained after extraction with the image given below and if a single file is found missing, check with the downloading and extraction again.


galaxy note update files

Step-2: Open Odin from the extracted files and power off your note to enter into Download mode by pressing Volume Down key+ Center button and holding both, simultaneously press Power button. If the device boots into Normal mode then re-try to enter into Download Mode by the same process till you are finally there.

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Step-3: Once you enter into download mode connect your device to the computer via USB Cable while keeping the ODIN opened. Now the drivers will get installed and ID: COM will turn yellow indicating that you can now proceed to the next step.

update xxlc1

Step-4: If the ID : COM section still doesn’t turn yellow, then install Samsung USB Drivers, .NET framework and update the KIES with the latest version to install the missing drivers. Do not proceed to the next step if your device refuses to enter into Download Mode in spite of repeated attempts.

Step-5: Click on the PDA tab in Odin and select the file named as “N7000XXLC1_N7000OXALC1_N7000XXLB2_HOME.tar.md5”.

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Now tap on “Start” to begin the firmware updation process. When you click on “Start” option, the firmware will get successfully applied within a span of 10 minutes and it will restart on its own.

Step-6: When you see the home screen, remove the connected USB Cable and power off the device to enter into Recovery Mode. The Recovery mode can be entered by pressing Volume up key + OK button and holding both press the Power button simultaneously .

Step-7: In Recovery mode, select the options of

“Wipe data/factory reset > Wipe Cache partition” to clear all cache files then select “Reboot system now” option to reboot your device with the help of Volume rocker keys.

Thus you can easily update your Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 with the latest XXLC1 Gingerbread 2.3.6 version by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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