Install CM 10.1.3 Jelly Bean 4.2 custom ROM on Galaxy Note 2 N7100

Galaxy Note 2 N7100 may be late to the party, but it’s present nonetheless. What this phone was missing will become available after you are done with this tutorial. The procedure we are referring to: an update to CM 10.1.3 Android 4.2 Jelly Bean ROM.

If you are after a stable phone that can accommodate a wide variety of features, you should try out the tool we propose today. The CM 10.1.3 is perfect if you also wish your handset had a longer lasting battery. And you will definitely see an enhanced performance of your smartphone. This firmware is offering not only what we mentioned just now, but also these options: to customize your device however you want, find and then wipe (remotely) your phone if it’s missing and so on.

Requirements

This guide will end on a successful note only if you first consider the next requirements:

Instructions

  1. That being said, you will now have to start the upgrade process by performing a set of established steps. The one which comes as number one will need you to unzip the content of the Gapps and the CM10.1.3 Android 4.2 ROM alike.
  2. After their files are extracted on your laptop, you can do this: take the USB cord of the phone and use it to create a connection between the latter and your laptop. Then make sure you continue by taking the zip files from their current location to this one: the SD card root of the Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Wait for this transfer to end, then power the phone off.
  3. While the handset is not turned on anymore, you should disconnect it from your notebook and afterwards do as follows: boot it in Recovery Mode by simultaneously pressing Volume Up and Home while powering the handset on. You can use this guide as well.
  4. Next actions to do: operate a full data phone wipe, then choose Install zip from SD card and Choose zip from SD card. These actions should be performed next: opt for the new custom ROM file with “Power” and then confirm the flashing of this file when it starts.
  5. The Google Apps file will have to be flashed next; to begin its installation, you need to do what you did for the previous file’s flashing. Then wait. When these zip files are on the phone, choose Go Back.
  6. This will bring you to the phone’s Recovery Menu where you will see “Restart system now” among other options. Opt for it and then simply have patience until the N7100 reboots. After a couple of minutes, you device will have the Jelly Bean 4.2 CM 10.1.3 ROM among its tools. The file is now to be found in the device’s “About Phone“. Go over there and take it for a ride.
Posted In How To - By Mihai Mateescu

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