Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 received the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with SlimLP custom ROM having a lot of features to enjoy Android experience. This SlimLP ROM is based on the 5.1.1 Lollipop which is more smooth, fast and stable. So if you have Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 and want to get this custom firmware then go ahead and follow given instructions to taste all the great features which you would like on your device.
Remember that this custom ROM is developed by the third-party developers, not officially released by Samsung, thus you’ll be required to have a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP in order to install the ROM on your Galaxy Tab 2. In this guide we’ll use ClockworkMod custom recovery to install SlimLP Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and Google Apps on Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100. Check out its highlighted features first:
SlimLP Android 5.1.1 Lollipop ROM Details:
- Slimmed down but feature rich.
- Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
- Fast & Stable.
This guide can be used to install SlimLP Android 5.1.1 ROM on Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100. Please do not flash this firmware on any other device or incorrect variants.
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Before Getting Started:
- Take a proper backup of all your important data and settings before proceeding to the installation guide using a custom Recovery like CWM or TWRP. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your tablet.
- Download Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 USB Drivers / [Download Samsung KIES] on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging option on your device by going to Settings > Developer Options > check USB debugging.
- The Galaxy 2 7.0 tablet should be rooted.
- Your tablet should have a ClockworkMod recovery already installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, it should be charged at least about 80% to prevent unexpected shutdowns while updating firmware.
- Download SlimLP Android 5.1.1 ROM
- Download Google Apps
Steps to Flash SlimLP Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100:
Follow the given step-by-step instructions to install SlimLP Android 5.1.1. Lollipop custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100.
Step No 1:- First, download SlimLP Android 5.1.1 ROM for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 on the desktop of the PC.
Step No 2:- Plug your tablet to the PC using its USB data cable and mount the USB memory storage of the tablet.
Step No 3:- Transfer Android 5.1.1 ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above link, to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4:- Unplug the Galaxy 2 7.0 tablet from the PC and power it off in order to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5:- Power on the device while pressing and holding Volume Down and Power buttons at the same time.
Step No 6:- While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced and select wipe dalvik cache.
Note:- wipe dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors while installation.
Step No 7:- Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose install zip from SD card → choose zip from sdcard.
Step No 8:- Navigate to the Android 5.1.1 ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device in Step No 3. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
Step No 9:- Go to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation completes. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 will be rebooted and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 to SlimLP Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom ROM.
Let us know in the comments section below if you have any query or problem regarding the above tutorial to install SlimLP custom ROM based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0