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Update Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to Android 4.1.2 AOKP Jelly Bean Custom Firmware

Android 4.1.2 for Galaxy Note 2 N7100 is now available in the form of an AOKP custom ROM. This is going to be our very first custom firmware for the Galaxy Note 2 on AOKP has not officially listed Galaxy Note 2 in their supported devices list, but we believe it will be added soon. This AOKP custom firmware is an unofficial, but stable build. You can easily update Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to Android 4.1.2 AOKP Jelly Bean custom firmware using the tutorial below.

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of how to install Android 4.1.2 AOKP Jelly Bean on Galaxy Note 2 N7100 with complete steps. Please backup your data as this tutorial will wipe everything from your Galaxy Note 2 using CWM recovery. Your Galaxy Note 2 should be rooted and ClockworkMod recovery should be installed. Let’s continue with the tutorial below.

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

Optional: CM10 is now also avaialble for the Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Read here for the full tutorial.

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to connect it with the computer. Download Galaxy Note 2 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:

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 2 to Android 4.1.2 AOKP Jelly Bean custom firmware.