SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE Posts on XDA

Partial Schematics and Service Manual for the International Galaxy Note

There's a subtle difference between opening up a phone to see what's inside and getting all the documentation on a device explaining what's inside. Just opening the device can reveal a lot of things and give you a first hand look at the architecture of a device. Having all the documentation, however, means you know...

Int’l Galaxy Note Camera Mod Brings New Features and Removes Annoying Ones

Unless you're a professional photographer or a hobbyist, chances are you probably use your phone camera for most of your photography needs. While that may have been absurd 10 years ago, cameras on mobile devices have undergone a significant improvement in recent years. Now they're good enough for the majority of simple snapshots. In response...

First Universal Kernel for the International Galaxy Note

The Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 has received significant attention in the ROM development department. CyanogenMod, AOKP, AOSP, ParanoidAndroid and of course TouchWiz-based ROMs have all made an appearance. The trouble with all these ROM variants on the N7000 is that TouchWiz-based kernels cannot be used on CyanogenMod ROMs and vice-versa. Naturally, this limits the choice...

AffinitySERIES Jelly Bean ROM Lands on Multiple Devices

Around here, many users enjoy various AOSP-derived ROMs. There are quite a few options, including such well known ROMs as CyanogenMod, AOKP, and ParanoidAndroid. There are many more options as well, which is great because the more the merrier.Now, the Android Developer Alliance development team has released the AffinitySERIES ROM to various devices. Their missions statement is...

AOKP Jelly Bean Unofficially Ported to Galaxy Note N7000

A few weeks ago, we brought you news that the CyanogenMod 10 Official Preview was released on the Samsung Galaxy Note N7000. We can now also report that AOKP Jelly Bean has unofficially made it's way to the Galaxy Note, thanks to XDA Senior Member toxicthunder.The ROM, known as Half-Illusion, is built from the aforementioned CM10...

Temporary CWM.zip on Galaxy Note Found as a Cause of Hard Bricks

We've brought you regular updates on the hard brick situation on the Samsung Galaxy Note, including what Samsung is doing to fix it. In short, the issue has been a bug in certain ICS kernels that causes hardware failure. XDA Member Advocate Admin egzthunder1 said it best in his great article about it: It turns out...

Kernel Source Master List for the International Galaxy Note

Whenever a new kernel is released, it is subject to the GPL. This means that full kernel source code for all publicly released kernels and firmware based on the Linux kernel must be made publicly available. This is usually no big deal, as most OEMs and kernel developers provide the legally required GPL-compliant kernel source...

Official CyanogenMod 10 Preview for the Galaxy Note N7000

Just yesterday, we brought you news that the  international Galaxy S II was given an official preview to CyanogenMod 10 by XDA Elite Recognized Developer codeworkx of Team Hacksung. Now, the lucky day has come to everyone favorite phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note.Today's release comes from XDA Recognized Developer XpLoDWilD, who is also a member of Team Hacksung. As with the...

Team Win Recovery Project Updated to 2.2

Just about three months ago, we brought you news that the Team Win Recovery Project had received a massive update to version 2.1. April's release largely heralded the start of a new age in recoveries---where one would no longer have to deal with cumbersome menus, instead interacting with a very user-friendly GUI.It wasn't simply about...

Dual Boot on the International Galaxy Note

Dual booting has always been a mixed bag. On some devices it's deceptively easy to get a second ROM booting. In some cases, it's even possible to boot more than two. On others, it's a process that can take hours and can be wrought with problems if the process is not handled properly. In any...

Samsung Diligently Working Towards HardBrick Fix

By now, you've undoubtedly heard about the Samsung HardBrick bug that has reared its ugly head on various Samsung Exynos 4210-based devices including but not limited to the Galaxy Note GT-N7000, Epic 4G Touch, AT&T Galaxy S II, and the Korean SHW-M250S/K/L. In fact, we recently featured an app made by XDA Elite Recognized Developer Chainfire aimed at determining your particular device's risk...

Determine Your Device’s Hard Brick Risk with Got Brickbug

By now, we're all familiar with the hard brick bug that's plagued various Samsung when updating to leaked builds of ICS. The bug has shown up on various Samsung Exynos 4210-based devices including the Galaxy Note GT-N7000, Epic 4G Touch, AT&T Galaxy S II, and the Korean SHW-M250S/K/L.However, as we quickly found out, not all eMMC revisions were equally...