Step 1: We will be using the latest version of Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Odin to flash the firmware on the phone. If you are using an older version of Odin, we recommend you to upgrade it. Visit Samsung's official forum to install the correct version for your phone.
In this article, we will walk you step-by-step guide to install the latest Android 4.4.2 update for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 (i580). We will be installing the Samsung firmware from the package.tar.md5 file manually rather than with the help of Clockwork ROM. We used Odin v3.07 to flash the firmware on the Galaxy Note 2 phone and you can download the same version of Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Odin at the bottom of this post. Remember you need to make sure you have few minutes free to run the process just after the installation is complete or else, you will not be able to boot your phone. Hence, your phone will not start but the recovery will boot and you will have to restore from the recovery.
Step 2: Next, enable USB Debugging on your phone. If you are new to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Odin, then follow the steps mentioned here to know how to enable USB Debugging facility and reboot your device to the Download Mode.
Finally, you can test your smartphone for firmware update by connecting it to PC. If you receive the OTA notification for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 KitKat update, all you need to do is to press the Update option and wait for the process to complete. You can also manually update your notebook to Android 4.4.2. 7211a4ac4a