As you know that the Samsung won’t release the Android 4.1 Ice Cream Sandwich for the Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P1000 but mostly Galaxy Tab users wish to taste the Ice Cream Sandwich, they should say thanks to XDA developer hendryedwardros. The developer has released the latest AOKP build 38 that is based on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich for tablet.
The AOKP is familiar Android custom ROM that comes with number of customizable features, this ROM will give you completely stock Android experience but one thing you should keep in mind that the ROM is still in development stages which means it has some bugs but if you want taste the Ice Cream Sandwich flash the ROM via below guide.
Do note that your device must be rooted with ClockworkMod recovery installed 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 apps.
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.
Step #1: Download AOKP from XDA and Google Apps to PC.
Step #2: Plug the device to PC using USB cable.
Step #3: Transfer the downloaded file to the internal 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 by holding down volume up and power buttons until screen turns on (Note: In recovery mode use volume keys to navigate and power button to select).
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, first select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen then select wipe cache and confirm on the next screen. Lastly return to main menu and select Advanced, then select Wipe Dalvik Cacheand confirm it on next screen.
Step #9: 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. Wait till installation complete. Then also install Google apps in the same manner.
Step #10: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.” The first boot may take time so please wait.
That’s it, you’re done.
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