Install Android 4.0 ICS Cyanogenmod 9 ROM on Galaxy Note

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Install Android 4.0 ICS Cyanogenmod 9 ROM on Galaxy Note

Cyanogenmod 9 team has released Cyanogenmod 9 ROM for so many Android device and now the ROM is also available for Galaxy Note, it based on Android 4.0 ICS. The ROM is much fast and has so many features for Galaxy Note. As official Ice Cream Sandwich update hasn’t release for Galaxy Note, so should try this ROM.

The ROM still in beta stage and has some bugs FM Radio is not included in the ROM, video recording doesn’t work, Movie Studio is not working, DSP Manager not working properly and Microphone during phone calls doesn’t work, you have option to hear other people but they can’t hear your voice but mic in apps like Skype or Vocal recognition works fine though. E-pen isn’t aligned properly in landscape and Boot animation not scaled properly. Developer promised to fix these bugs soon in next build but FM radio will never be added on this ROM.

Follow below guide to install it, but keep in mind that ClockworkMod recovery should be installed on device and its battery should be charged. Make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup to back apps don’t use Titanium Backup, and please note that this ROM is just for international Galaxy Note model number N7000, so don’t try it on any other device or model, you can check device detail from Setting>About Phone.

DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.

Instructions to Install First Time

Step #1: Download the latest version of ROM from here and Google Apps from here.

Step #2: Plug the device to PC using USB cable.

Step #3: Transfer the downloaded files to SD card of device.

Step #4: Disconnect the device from PC.

Step #5: Turn the device off.

Step #6: Reboot the device into recovery mode.

Step #7: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again.

Step #8: Perform full wipe:

  • Select Wipe data/factory reset and confirm the reset.
  • Select Wipe cache partition and confirm the wipe.
  • Select Advanced > Wipe Dalvik cache and confirm the cache wipe.

Step #9: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation. Wait till installation complete.

Step #10: Repeat last step to install Google Apps.

Step #11: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.” The first boot may take time, so wait. That’s it, you’re done, enjoy!

Instructions to Install From Earlier Version of CM9

Step #1: Download the latest version of ROM from here to PC.

Step #2: Plug the device to PC using USB cable.

Step #3: Transfer the downloaded file to SD card of device.

Step #4: Disconnect the device from PC.

Step #5: Turn the device off.

Step #6: Reboot the device into recovery mode.

Step #7: Perform full wipe:

  • Select Wipe data/factory reset and confirm the reset.
  • Select Wipe cache partition and confirm the wipe.
  • Select Advanced > Wipe Dalvik cache and confirm the cache wipe.

Step #8: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation. Wait till installation complete.

Step #9: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.” The first boot may take time, so wait. That’s it, you’re done, enjoy!

Via: XDA

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