Good news for the Galaxy Note 2 N7100 owners that they can now update Galaxy Note 2 to the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. As OTA isn’t available for these devices but thanks to the custom ROMs developers for providing the new Android OS version based custom firmwares. You can now install the newly released great update Resurrection Remix ROM featuring Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Resurrection Remix is in fact a mixture of custom ROMs, such as Paranoid Android, Omni, Slim, CyanogenMod and AOKP.
If you want to experience 5.1.1 Lollipop with tons of awesome features and improve the performances of your Note 2, then go ahead to check out the latest build of Resurrection Remix custom ROM to optimize and customize the internal system of your Galaxy Note 2. No doubt that this custom firmware is full of those cool features that you can’t find in the stock version of the Lollipop which will differently enhance the power and speed of your device.
The Resurrection Remix ROM and instructions given in this guide can be only used with the Galaxy Note 2 N7100 model. Do not install this firmware on any incorrect device or variant. Verify the model number of your device first.
DroidGuides will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Note 2 N7100 during or after the installation of Resurrection Remix custom ROM. Proceed at your own risk. Remember that this is an unofficial operation and you will lose your phone’s warranty.
- It is highly recommended to take a proper backup of all your important data like contacts, call logs, text messages, images, videos, market apps and internet settings etc.
- Enable USB debugging on the Note 2 by navigating to Settings – Developer Options – Check the USB Debugging Option.
- The latest version of a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP recovery should be installed on the Note 2.
- Your Note 2 should be rooted and its bootloader must be unlocked as Resurrection Remix can be installed only on an unlocked Android device.
- Download and install the correct USB drivers for Galaxy Note 2 on your PC.
- The battery level of the phone should be above 70% to prevent unexpected shutdowns while installing the Resurrection ROM.
Steps to Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 2 N7100 via Resurrection Remix Custom ROM Firmware:
Follow these given instructions to install Resurrection Remix Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Read all the steps below carefully.
1:- First of all, download Android 5.1.1 custom ROM (Download Resurrection-Remix-LP-v5.4.8-20150620-n7100_v2.zip) on the desktop of your PC for Galaxy Note 2.
2:- Now plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount USB mass storage of the phone.
3:- Transfer the Resurrection Remix ROM .zip file (downloaded from the above link) to the root folder of your SD Card on the phone.
4:- Disconnect the Galaxy Note 2 from the PC and turn it off.
5:- Next, get your device into Recovery Mode. Turn On the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons altogether.
6:- Once your device enters into CWM Recovery, perform:
- Full data wipe → Wipe Data/Factory Reset.
- Wipe Cache Partition
- Advanced → Wipe Dalvik Cache
7:- Go back to the main menu of recovery and choose Install Zip from SD card.
8:- Click Choose Zip fromSD card and find Resurrection Remix ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card. Confirm and start the ROM installation process on the next screen.
9:- Install Google Apps (Gapps) on your phone by repeating the above steps.
10:- After installing the ROM and Google Apps on your Galaxy Note 2, navigate to “+++++Go Back+++++” and from the Recovery menu, select Reboot System Now.
Your device will be restarted now and it will take about 4 to 5 minutes while booting up for the 1st time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully installed Resurrection Remix featuring Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100.
Let us know in the comments section below if you have any query or issue while updating your Galaxy Note 2 to the latest Resurrection Remix custom ROM.