In this detailed guide, we have some good news for you that Lineage OS team has build the latest official Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi. This ROM is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat that you can now flash on your Tab to taste the latest Android OS and get the Nougat experience on your Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi. After the death of CyanogenMod, the Lineage OS was born by re-branding the CyanogenMod. The Lineage OS is an open source project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. This latest custom ROM brings bundles of official Android 7.1.1 Nougat features and many other features which integrated from CM14.1. Also, the ROM is quite stable and smoothly runs on your device. LineageOS ROM is not officially announced by Samsung but just a custom ROM, so you may face some minor bugs but don’t worry these bugs will be fixed soon. Make sure that your device must be rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) to flash this Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM on Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi.
By following this step by step guide, you’ll be able to update Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi to official Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM. The ROM is in experimental stages but still you can use it as a daily driver without any problem. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data because while flashing this custom ROM, your entire data will be wiped clean. If you are interested in installing official Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM and instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi. Check the model number of your Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi 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 Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi should be rooted with the latest version of the custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Update Android 7.1.1 Official Lineage OS 14.1 Nougat on Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi:
Step No 1: – First, download Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM for Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi 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 Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 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 Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi 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 to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Navigate to the Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 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 Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi 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 Tab Pro 10.1 WiFi to the latest Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM.