Galaxy Note 2 users can now update their devices to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. This update is possible using Slim Omni custom ROM. This is a hybrid ROM that comes with the features of Slim ROM and Omni ROM. Android 6.0.1 Slim Omni Marshmallow Custom ROM is free of all the cons from these two ROMS. Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100 might not get Android 6.0.1 officially so if you want to taste the features of Marshmallow then flash this custom firmware on Galaxy Note 2 N7100. If you want to install Slim Omni Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom firmware on your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 then go ahead and follow the give guide. Keep in mind that this is a custom ROM which is not officially released by Samsung thus you’ll need to have the latest version of a custom recovery already installed on your phone.
Proceed to install this ROM and follow the given instructions to install Android 6.0.1 Slim Omni ROM on Galaxy Note 2 N7100. All you need to have your device rooted and the latest version of a custom recovery like (ClockworkMod recovery / TWRP recovery) already installed on your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 in order to flash the Slim Omni custom ROM and Google Apps package.
This guide containing the Slim Omni Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM is working with the Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Do not try to install this ROM on any other device, or your device might get bricked.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 during or after the installation of Slim Omni Custom Firmware. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make sure that the battery level of your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 is at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download and install proper USB Drivers for the S6 on PC.
- It is highly recommended to take a proper back up of your important data and settings on the phone using a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on S6 from Settings > Developer Options.
- The Galaxy Note 2 N7100 should be rooted with the latest version of CWM or TWRP recovery installed.
- The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.
Steps To Flash Android 6.0.1 Slim Omni Marshmallow on Galaxy Note 2 N7100:
Here we have given a step-by-step guide on how to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based Slim Omni custom ROM on Galaxy Note 2 N7100.
Step No 1:- First, download the Slim Omni Android 6.0.1 custom ROM and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your PC. Do not extract these files.
Step No 2:- Now, connect your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to the PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3:- Move the Slim Omni firmware and Google Apps zipped files to the root folder of SD card on your phone.
Step No 4:- Now, disconnect the device from the PC and turn it OFF in order to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5:- Turn ON the Galaxy Note 2 N7100 while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power keys at the same time for a while until the device enters into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6:- Go back to the main recovery menu and perform a full data wipe. This includes Dalvik cache, Cache, System, Factory data reset.
Step No 7:- Go back the main Recovery menu and choose install zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard.
Step No 8:- Find the ROM file that you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card in Step No 3. Select the Slim Omni ROM .zip file and proceed the installation process.
Step No 9:- Once the ROM is successfully installed on your Galaxy Note 2 N7100, install Google Apps package by following the same procedure as given above.
Step No 10:- After the installation of Slim Omni Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM and Google Apps, select reboot system now to reboot the Galaxy Note 2 N7100.
It will take about 5 minutes to boots up for the first time after installing ROM on your phone.
That’s All! You have successfully updated Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Slim Omni custom ROM.