Samsung is now releasing the One UI 3.0 update to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+. This is one of the many devices receiving the official One UI 3.0 update, alongside the Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S20, and Galaxy S20 FE. Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy A51, and Galaxy M31 are running the latest One UI 3.0 Beta Builds.
The new software update comes with N970FXXU6ETLL for the Galaxy Note 10 and N975FXXU6ETLL for the Galaxy Note 10+, and N976BXXU6ETLL for the Galaxy Note 10+ 5G. The update is already available in Spain, Germany, and Switzerland.
The new One UI 3.0 firmware for the Galaxy Note 10 series is based on the latest Android 11 version. The new update brings all the new features presented on Android 11, as well as custom modifications and improvements to Samsung’s own One UI skin. This build comes with the December 2020 security patches, which fixes a number of security issues.
Follow the guide below to learn how to download the stable Android 11 update on the Galaxy Note 10 series.
How To Download and Install One UI 3.0 Stable Firmware on Galaxy Note 10/10+
- Go to Settings > About Phone > Software Information. Quickly tap 7 times on Build Number to enable Developer Options.
- Go to Settings > Developer Options and tap on USB Debugging. This will allow your phone to communicate with the computer to install the new firmware.
- Make sure you have at least 60% of battery life left. If your phone gets stuck during the installation process, it will not turn off.
- Download the latest Samsung USB drivers for the Galaxy Note 10 series (Download)
- Download the Samsung Odin tool. This is the program we will use to flash the firmware.
Download One UI 3 Firmware for Galaxy Note 10/10+
Before you actually go ahead and download the firmware, first try and see if One UI 3.0 is available as an over the air update on your phone. To do so, go to Settings -> Software Update -> Check for updates. Installing OTA updates is the fastest and easiest way because you do not need any third-party tools. However, Samsung releases OTA updates based on regions, and as a result, you might not get the update for a few weeks.
As a solution for this, you can manually download the official Android 11 firmware and flash it on your Galaxy Note 10/10+. Here’s how.
Direct Download Links
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F): N970FXXU6ETLL
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N970F): N975FXXU6ETLL
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976B): N976BXXU6ETLL
How to install One UI 3.0 Firmware on Galaxy Note 10/10+
- Make sure to download both ODIN flashing tool and the Galaxy Note 10 One UI 3.0 firmware from the download links above.
- Extract the firmware file. You will get five different files that start with different names: AP, BL, CP, CSC, HOME_CSC. Keep track of these files because we will need them.
- Launch Odin on your computer. To do so, extract the Odin archive and double click on the program.
- Turn off your phone and go into Download Mode. To do so, press and hold the volume down + power buttons at the same time.
- Connect your phone to your computer using the provided USB cable. If the USB drivers are properly installed, the ID:COM box in ODIN will turn blue.
- Click the AP/PDA button and select the file that starts with AP. Click on BL and select the file that starts with BL. Do the same thing for the other files.
- Note: For the CSC part, select the file that starts with CSC if you want to factory reset the phone and delete everything. If you want to save the data on your phone, then go with CSC_HOME.
- Go to Options and make sure to disable Re-Partition and enable Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time.
- Click the Start button and wait for the firmware to be installed on your Galaxy Note 10/10+.
Once the installation process is over, ODIN will show a green “PASS” text with the time it took to install the firmware. The phone will automatically restart a few times before it boots up. When the phone boots up for the last time, it will be running the newly installed stock firmware.
That is it. Your phone is now running on the latest Android 11 firmware based on the One UI 3.0 skin.