Install Android 4.2 Based CyanogenMod 10.1 for Galaxy Note [Nightly Build]
When Galaxy Note will receive the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update? There’s no official word, however it has received leaked Android 4.2 updates that suggest us that Samsung will update Galaxy Note with Android 4.1 soon in near future but if you can’t wait or even itching to get your hands on Android 4.2, look no further, try Android 4.2 Jelly Bean based CyanogenMod 10.1 ROM.
CyanogenMod is known for customizable interface and CyanogenMod team has just released the CyanogenMod 10.1 nightly build for the Note, for unfamiliar, nightly builds are those that develop a new build on daily bases automatically to bring new improvements and changes but do keep in mind that they may also bring bugs.
Read on how to install CyanogenMod 10.1 nightlies on Galaxy Note. Make sure ClockworkMod recovery is installed on your Galaxy Note and 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 apps.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #2: Transfer both zip files to the internal storage of device.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down volume up, home and power buttons.
Step #5: 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 #6: Perform wipe, select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen.
Step #7: Return to main menu by selecting “Go Back”.
Step #8: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded ROM zip file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation.
Step #9: Once the ROM zip file is installed on your Galaxy Note, repeat the previous step and install the Google Apps package zip file in the same manner.
Step #10: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot device.
That’s it, the CyanogenMod 10.1 nightly build is now installed on your Galaxy Note, enjoy! If you experience any error, holler in comment section.