Update Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to PhoeniX Jelly Bean 4.1.2 Custom Firmware

Galaxy Note 2 N7100 has every right to be updated to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean just as any other smartphone these days. And there is a very nice tool to use for this purpose: PhoeniX custom firmware. In our personal experience, we saw that this tool is capable of great stability.

We also noticed just how many awesome features it can offer: call recorder, data/app enabled, faster fix GPS and big APN list are just some of them.

Requirements

Moving on with our guide, here’s a look at the requirements needed for everything to go well: have a rooted Galaxy Note 2 N7100 (a custom recovery image is also a must on this handset), have a factory unlocked phone, charge the battery of this device, turn on USB debugging, make a backup of the data that you consider as most important on your smartphone and install the right USB Drivers for this model on your laptop.Galaxy-Note-2-GT-N7100

As far as the pre-requisites are concerned, we are done with them. Our aim now is to point you to the steps that are on this tutorial to help you update the Note 2 GT-N7100 to Android 4.1.2 via PhoeniX custom ROM.

Important instructions

  1. For step one you will be prompted to get PhoeniX ROM Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 on the laptop in front of you, then mount the smartphone to your comp via its USB cable.
  2. After the two devices are linked to one another, the purpose of the second step is to tell you the following: copy, from its original location, the Android 4.1.2 ROM zip file and paste it to a new place, which is your handset’s SD card root. As soon as the file has switched locations, you should power the N7100 off.
  3. In step three, your task will be this one: make sure the two devices are no longer linked to each other. Turn the smartphone on while at the same time pressing + holding, together, Home, Volume Up and Power. The phone is now in Recovery Mode, where you have to choose Factory Reset/Wipe Data via Power so that the device can operate a full data wipe.
  4. If you opt for Wipe Cache Partition, you will be able to perform a cache wipe easily. Now prepare for the following: a wipe of the phone’s dalvik cache. Which can be performed in the following manner: go to Advanced in the recovery mode and choose Wipe Dalvik Cache. Return to the main recovery screen once you are done with these operations.
  5. For step five you should opt for Install zip from SD card and afterwards select Choose zip from SD card, too.
  6. Step six has this instruction for you: choose the Android 4.1.2 ROM archive from its place by tapping on Power, then confirm its flashing on your Galaxy Note N7100. The installation won’t take long. Once its completion is around the corner, you will have to go to +++++Go Back+++++.
  7. The last step requires you to reboot the smartphone; it’s done like this: go to its recovery menu and choose the system restarting. The Android 4.1.2 is now doing its job on your handset.
Posted In How To - By Mihai Mateescu

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