Upgrade Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 to Android 4.1.1 via CyanogenMod 10
The CyanogenMod 10 has already been arrived for the original Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and also has been released for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. The ROM gives you fully stock Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean experience and have so many new features, say thanks to recognized XDA developer member codeworkx for this great.
It’s preview build of CyanogenMod 10, so it may has number of bugs, you can’t use the CM10 for the daily use yet, but the developer will iron out bugs and make the build stable soon in near future, so it’s worthy to try.
Read on how to install the CM10, ClockworkMod recovery should be installed on your tablet, follow this guide to install recovery 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 get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the latest version of ROM from here [XDA LINK] and Google Apps.
Step #2: Transfer the downloaded file to SD card of device.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot into the recovery mode by holding down volume up and power button, when screen turn on, leave power button keep the volume key hold to enter into recovery mode (Note: In recovery mode use volume keys to navigate and power button to select).
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 full wipe, first select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen.
Step #7: 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. Once the installation is done, install Google Apps .zip file in the same manner.
Step #8: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”
Great work, enjoy Jelly Bean, you can comment for queries. Be sure to visit the original thread of XDA link give in first step. To go back, put device in recovery mode and restore the backup that you’ve taken in step 5.