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Update Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 WiFi P5110 to Android 4.1.2 AOKP Build 5 Jelly Bean Custom Firmware

Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 WiFi version of the second Galaxy Tab which was released earlier this year can now get Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean AOSP ROM on it, thanks to AOKP developers who have worked hard to get the AOKP ROM on the tablet. You can now install Android 4.1.2 AOKP Build 5 Jelly Bean on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 using the tutorial below.

As you read further, we will guide you through the entire process of how to update Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 to Android 4.1.2 AOKP Build 5 Jelly Bean custom firmware using ClockworkMod recovery. Be warned, that this tutorial will wipe all your existing installed apps and personal settings – and this is just for the WiFi only version of the tablet. Please backup your data from the tools given below. Let’s continue below to the tutorial.

Update Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 WiFi P5110 to Android 4.1.2 AOKP Build 5 Jelly Bean Custom Firmware 8

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We (TeamAndroid.com) 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 😉

Android 4.1.2 AOKP Build 5 Jelly Bean Features:

  • Custom NavBar for Tablets
  • NavBar widgets are back from ICS
  • Highly customizable Lockscreen Ring targets, with a shiny new editor in ROMControl! (also thanks to CM for the base of the framework part)
  • Alternate default app picker (like in GB)
  • Menu UI Overflow Toggle
  • Option to disable vibration for Notification expansion
  • RAM Bar in the Recents panel
  • Timeout and instant lock options for Slide lock
  • Tons of beautiful new icons by Kwes
  • VPN Traffic amount in human readable format

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 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 tablet with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your tablet battery should be 80-85% charged. If your tablet goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your tablet 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 tablet 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 Tab 2 10.1 P5110 (WiFi only) to Android 4.1.2 AOKP Build 5 Jelly Bean custom ROM.

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Haris Nadeem

He lives on everything Android; has countless devices, apps and games to play with everyday. Currently serving as the Chief Editor at Team Android.

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