How to Update Galaxy Note N7000 with CyanogenMod 10 Firmware
Galaxy Note users are still waiting for the official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean software update for their phones. Samsung has yet to announce any release dates. In the meanwhile, you can get a taste of Jelly Bean on Galaxy Note N7000 with CM10 preview release. CM10 Android 4.1.1 can now be installed on Galaxy Note.
As you read below, we will guide you through the process of how to install Android 4.1.1 CM10 on Galaxy Note N7000 in this tutorial with complete steps and precautionary measures that you should take while flashing a custom ROM on your phone. CM10 is in its initial stages, but this is how the developers team for CyanogenMod have started to work on the CM10 Galaxy Note N7000 release.
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Things Not Working:
- FM radio doesn’t work
- Sensors are partly working
- CM10 is not ready
- Not butter smooth but still nice
Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Note to connect it with the computer. Download Galaxy Note USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.
1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.
2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.
3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:
- Backup your SMS messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore SMS Messages.
- Backup Contacts, Gmail and Google Data. How? –> Sync with Google Sync.
- Backup Call History. How? –> How to Backup Call History.
- Backup WhatsApp Messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore WhatsApp Messages.
- Backup APN Settings: GPRS, 3G, MMS Settings.
Data can also be backed up using Samsung KIES for their devices, but if you backup data manually, you get more options what top choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy S3 backup data to HTC One X.
4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.
Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update Galaxy Note N7000 to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean CM10 release.