SlimLP custom ROM based on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop has been released for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 by the SlimLP team. SlimTeam is dedicated to provide Android 5.0.2 Lollipop based SlimLP custom firmware to most of the devices. This ROM comes with many new and awesome features with smoothly running latest Android OS. Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 users can now install Android 5.0.2 SlimLP Lollipop Custom Firmware on their devices to taste the awesomeness of the latest Android OS.
Samsung has not yet announced that when they will release the Lollipop for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 officially, so if you can’t wait for the official update for your tablet then you can update Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 to SlimLP Android 5.0.2 Lollipop custom firmware by following the given detailed guide.
As we’ve already mentioned that this firmware has not officially released by Samsung, but is just a custom ROM that is developed by the third-party developers and you’ll need a custom recovery like (CWM) ClockworkMod installed on your Galaxy tab to flash this SlimLP custom ROM .zip file.
This guide is only working with Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100. Do not try to flash this ROM on any incorrect variant. As a result your device might get bricked.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage or lose occurred to your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 before or after the installation of SlimLP custom ROM. Proceed at your own risk.
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.
Steps to Install SlimLP Android 5.0.2 Lollipop custom ROM on Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100:
Follow the given step-by-step instructions to install SlimLP Android 5.0.2 Lollipop custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100.
Step No 1:- First, download SlimLP Android 5.0.2 ROM (Slim-p3100-5.0.2.alpha.0.91-UNOFFICIAL-20141227-2223.zip) 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 5.0.2 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 5.0.2 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 5.0.2 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 5.0.2 Lollipop on your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0