Install MIUI for Galaxy Note 2 – now available
Recently the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 received CyanogenMod 10 and now another well-known custom ROM is also available for the smartphone – MIUI. Thanks to senior XDA developer member yure for porting MIUI to Galaxy Note 2. Most of you know very well about the MIUI ROM, it’s known for its unique and eye-catching interface. It gives a stunning look and feel to your Galaxy Note 2 and offers a lot of customizable features such as theme manager (with so many themes), innovative notification bar, backup apps, home screen launcher and more.
MIUI is AOSP-based custom ROM, so it will give you a pure stock Android experience, however Samsung apps will not be available in the ROM such as S Note. The custom ROM is still being updated, so there may be a few bugs like NFC isn’t working, but the developer might fix them soon in near future.
Read on how to install MIUI on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100. Make sure the ClockworkMod recovery is installed on your Galaxy Note 2, follow our this guide to install ClockworkMod recovery, or use this all-in-toolkit to install it. Be sure to 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 SD card of device.
Step #3: Turn the device off and reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down volume up, home and power buttons.
Step #4: 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 #5: Perform full wipe, first select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen.
Step #6: Return to main menu by selecting “Go Back”, there 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 #7: Once again repeat the previous step but this time install Google Apps package (gapps-jb-20121011-signed.zip).
Step #8: After installation, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot your Galaxy Note 2.
That’s it, MIUI has now been installed on your Galaxy Note 2. If you face any problem in above guide, do comment.