Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100 can now be updated to the latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop based CM12 ROM, Resurrection Remix ROM. This custom ROM is based on the popular CyanogenMod 12 and some features from other firmwares. So it has all of the CM12 features that brings the latest update to Galaxy Note 2. Thanks to the XDA Developers for releasing this ROM and you can install it on Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 devices. Many users have tested the Resurrection Remix ROM on Galaxy Note 2 and found it positive without reporting software related issues and bugs.
The Resurrection Remix ROM is a highly-stable release which comes with stock Android Lollipop features to Galaxy Note 2 that will make the device run faster to increase its performance, optimizations and battery life. You can easily update Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to Resurrection Remix Android 5.0.2 Lollipop custom firmware by following the given step by step guide.
Please note that Resurrection Remix ROM is not officially released by Samsung, but is developed by third-party developers which will need a custom recovery like ClockworkMod to be installed in order to flash this ROM and Google Apps .zip files on your device.
Resurrection Remix Android 5.0.2 Lollipop ROM Details:
Resurrection Remix custom ROM is based on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop and has a lot of new features. Here’s a list of its features:
- Statusbar clock customization + second + fonts
- Network traffic monitor
- Toast animations
- Add changelog
- Listview animations
- LCD Density
- Add Weather display to status bar header
- Quick unlock
- Overall Speed up system
- Brand new music and audio fx app from cyanogen
- Included all cm 12 features
This guide is only working with the Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 (International Variant) only. You can check the model number of your device from Settings > About Phone
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Before Getting Started:
- It is highly recommended to take a proper backup of your current data using a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP to make a full image of the existing setup on the device.
- Make sure that you have properly installed USB Drivers on your PC for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your phone by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- The Galaxy Note 2 should rooted and have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod recovery / TWRP recovery).
- The bootloader of your phone must be unlocked.
- Don’t forget to check the battery level of your phone, it must be charged above 70% to prevent unexpected shutdowns while installing ROM.
Update Galaxy Note 2 to CyanogenMod 12 based Android5.0.2 Resurrection Remix custom ROM:
Follow these given instructions to install Resurrection Remix Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Read all the steps below carefully.
Step No 1:- First of all, download CyanogenMod 12 Android 5.0 custom ROM (cm-Resurrection_Remix_LP_v5.2.5-20141225-n7100.zip) on the desktop of your PC for Galaxy Note 2.
Step No 2:- Now plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount USB mass storage of the phone.
Step No 3:- Transfer the Resurrection Remix ROM .zip file (downloaded from the above link) to the root folder of your SD Card on the phone.
Step No 4:- Disconnect the Galaxy Note 2 from the PC and turn it off.
Step No 5:- Next, get your device into Recovery Mode. Turn On the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons altogether.
Step No 6:- Once your device enters into CWM Recovery, perform:
- Full data wipe → Wipe Data/Factory Reset.
- Wipe Cache Partition
- Advanced → Wipe Dalvik Cache
Step No 7:- Go back to the main menu of recovery and choose Install Zip from SD card.
Step No 8:- Click Choose Zip fromSD card and find Resurrection Remix ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card. Confirm and start the ROM installation process on the next screen.
Step No 9:- Install Google Apps (Gapps) on your phone by repeating the above steps.
Step No 10:- After installing the ROM and Google Apps on your Galaxy Note 2, navigate to “+++++Go Back+++++” and from the Recovery menu, select Reboot System Now.
Your device will be restarted now and it will take about 4 to 5 minutes while booting up for the 1st time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully installed CM12 based Resurrection Remix Android 5.0.2 Lollipop custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 N7100.
Let us know in the comments section below if you have any query or issue while updating your Galaxy Note 2 to the latest Resurrection Remix custom ROM.