I605VRUAND3 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware for Verizon Galaxy Note 2 LTE SCH-I605- How to Install

I605VRUAND3 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware Last Updated on 10-May-2014. Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE SCH-I605 (USA, Verizon) users can now update their device with the latest VRUAND3 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean official firmware. Samsung started rolling ou5t an OTA update about the firmware. The latest firmware build version number is I605VRUAND3. The device has been running on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean from a long and already received official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update. If you ownj the Smartphone and yet to update this latest firmware then update the same using our simple tutorial below. The below guide will help you to download and install the I605VRUAND3 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware manually through Odin. You can also check latest available firmware for your device through OTA (over the air) from Settings-About Phone-Software Update.

Root I605VRUAND3

If you already updated the I605VRUAND3 firmware and looking for an easy to follow method to root the firmware, then follow this guide- Root I605VRUAND3 Android 4.3 Stock Firmware On Verizon Galaxy Note 2 LTE SCH-I605- Simple Tutorial.

The latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean official firmware is definitely a great update for the Galaxy Note 2 LTE users as the device has been on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean from a long time. The latest firmware will not only upgrade the android version, it will activate many new features, changes and improvements. Check out some of the new features and changes that coming with this latest update from below.

New features and changes in Android 4.3 Jelly Bean:

Galaxy S4 like lockscreen, Multi-pages feature on lockscreen, support widget on lockscreen, Tabbed UI in Settings, Daydream feature, Voice control feature for apps like phone, camera, music player and so on, Hands-free Mode, New Notification Panel with 2 pages, ANT+ support, TRIM support, Camera Improvements, Move apps to SD feature, New Samsung keyboard, Changed icons for some Samsung apps, Smoother TouchWiz, Adapt display, Adapt sound, New S-Voice from Galaxy S4, Full screen mode in Samsung apps and many more.

So, want to update your Galaxy Note 2 LTE I605 to the latest I605VRUAND3 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware? For official way, either you can go for OTA update or download firmware through the Samsung Kies utility. However, most of us prefer manual way to update official firmware. So, in this article you’ll find step by step manual guide to update the latest Android 4.3 VRUAND3 firmware on your Galaxy Note 2 LTE I605 through Odin.

Also Check: Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SCH-I605 Verizon Full Specifications and Features  

Important Note:

"The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE SCH-I605 model, so don’t try this in any other android device. Check your device model number from Settings-About Phone. Also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. Follow all the pre-requisites, procedures and steps carefully to avoid breaking your phone".

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean I605VRUAND3 Official Firmware Download List

USA (Verizon): I605VRUAND3_I605VZWAND3_VZW.zip


  • Check battery percentage, your device should have at least 60% battery power
  • Turn on USB Debugging mode, go to Settings-Developer Options-USB Debugging
  • Backup important data and settings to external storage- follow this guide
  • Install USB driver for your device on your computer- Download Samsung USB Driver

Points to be noted:

  • If you are using any Custom ROM such as- CyanogenMod, Paranoid Android, AOKP, SLIM ROMs etc, then it’ll replaced by this official Stock ROM
  • Custom Recovery (CWM or TWRP Recovery) will be replaced by Stock Recovery
  • After flashing official firmware, your device will no longer belongs to rooted device. However you can root your device any time after flashing the firmware.
All the above pre-requisites are very important and must follow before proceed to installation guide. Hope you get all the above points. Now, go through the below tutorial to install Android 4.3 I605VRUAND3 official firmware on Galaxy Note 2 LTE I605.

How to Install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Official Firmware on Galaxy Note 2 LTE I605 through Odin:

  1. Download Android 4.3 VRUAND3 Firmware for Galaxy Note 2 LTE I605 from the above list
  2. Download Odin
  3. Switch off your phone and boot Galaxy Note 2 LTE I605 into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons (long press until the boot screen appear), now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  4. Extract the downloaded Odin3.07 zip file and run the Odin3 v3.07.exe file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)
  5. Now connect your Galaxy Note 2 LTE I605 to your computer via USB cable
  6. In Odin3 screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been detected by Odin3.
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked.
  8. Now, extract the downloaded firmware zip file, you’ll find a firmware file with extension .tar.md5
  9. In Odin screen, click on PDA button and select the firmware file with .tar.md5 extension (The firmware file look something like: I605XXDLJ5_I605ODDDLI7_INU.tar.md5)
  10. Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments.
  11. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  12. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  13. You can now disconnect your phone from computer
  14. Finish
Congrats! you have just finished the tutorial to update Android 4.3 Jelly Bean official firmware on Galaxy Note 2 LTE SCH-I605. Hope you successfully completed the update process. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above tutorial, then your device should now running on the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean build version VRUAND3. You can verify the firmware update details from Settings-About Phone. So, enjoy all the new features and improvements on your device and don’t forget to share your experience in the comment below. 


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