Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow now available for Galaxy Note 2 N7100 variants via FireHound custom ROM. This is very fast, to smooth and stable ROM. FireHound is a brand new branch on the ever-growing custom firmware tree. FireHound ROM brings impressive aftermarket features and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow experience. You can update Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based FireHound custom firmware using the tutorial below. Your Galaxy Note 2 should be rooted and have a custom recovery (Clockwork Mod recovery/ TWRP recovery) installed. This ROM is not officially released by Samsung as this is a custom ROM which is developed by third-party developers. You’ll need to have the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP recovery already installed to flash the ROM and Google Apps zip files on your phone.
Proceed to the installation guide to install FireHound Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy Note 2 N7100. It is highly recommended to make a full backup of all your data because this tutorial will wipe your data. This amazing FireHound custom ROM comes with a lot of new features and is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Also, you can find a huge amount of great aftermarket features and much more. If you are interested in updating Galaxy Note 2 N7100 on Android 6.0.1 FireHound Marshmallow Custom ROM, then go ahead and follow given steps.
The FireHound Android 6.0.1 custom ROM and instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Check the model number of your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 from Settings > About Phone.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before moving on to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Galaxy Note 2 N7100 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Note 2 N7100 USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Galaxy Note 2 N7100 should be rooted with the latest version of the custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Note2 must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Galaxy Note 2 N7100 is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Update Android 6.0.1 FireHound Marshmallow on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100:
Step No 1: – First, download FireHound Android 6.0.1 custom ROM (FireHound-BurntAss-1.0-20160821-n7100.zip) for Galaxy Note 2 N7100 on the desktop of the PC.Step No 2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
Step No 3: – Transfer FireHound Android 6.0.1 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 Note 2 N7100 from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform a wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe Dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced> Wipe Dalvik Cache.
Note: – Wipe Dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors during ROM installation.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Navigate to the FireHound Android 6.0.1 custom ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
Step No 9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 will be reset and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to the latest FireHound Android 6.0.1 ROM.