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Install Android 5.1.1 Candy5 on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 Lollipop Custom ROM

Good news for Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 users, you can now enjoy the latest Android OS on your device by simply installing this custom firmware. This new custom rom for Galaxy Tab 2 P5110 hosts some great features like 360 Degree rotation and HeadsUp. This ROM performs very well on this device and stays stable, smooth and fast. If interested in Android 5.1.1 for other tablets, check out our new Custom ROMs section. You can update Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 to Candy5 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom firmware using the tutorial below. This is not an official release by Samsung, but just a custom ROM which would require a custom recovery like ClockworkMod in order to flash the ROM zip file on your tablet.

In this tutorial, we will tell you how to install Candy5 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop ROM on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 with complete steps using CWM recovery. We also have several tips on how to backup your tablet data and also some more tips that you have to keep in mind before proceeding to the tutorial on the next page. You will have to wipe your previous personal data and apps as usual when installing custom ROMs. The following tips are important as they will help the installation procedure to go smooth without any issues. Let’s begin with the tutorial below.

 

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Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial 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 😉

Candy5 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop ROM Details:

This amazing Candy5 custom ROM comes with tons of new features and is based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. A quick list of the main features in Candy5 is given below and we are sure you’d love to use this on your Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110:

  • Candy Interface
    Custom navigation bar
    Battery Percent
    Recents Panel Options
    Clock and Date Options
    Wake Options
    Rotation 360 degrees
    Custom Notification Lights
    Lockscreen Notifications Per App
    IME options from 4.4+
    Disable Ime selector
    Gestures anywhere
    Dark Candy5 ROM option
    Battery Saver mode coloring
    Custom system animations
    Full Sweetner Pack compatible
    Battery bar
    Theme Engine
    Visual improvements
    Ambient Display
    Gesture Anywhere
    App Circle
    HeadsUP
    ALL of Cm’s Latest Feature Additions

There are tons of useful articles and how-to guides on Team Android for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, but we think you might be interested in the following posts:

Like this Candy5 ROM based on the latest Android 5.1.1? We love it too and we know you are looking forward to install it on your tablet now. We will be waiting for your feedback! Please read below for important tips on how to make sure your installation goes smooth and you do not end up with any problems.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android tablet with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 USB drivers!

Backup and Other Important Tips

Done with the USB drivers? Perfect. The tutorial is on the next page, but first, please take a look at the following tips and important points you need to take care of. These are important, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps:

Always backup your important data that you might need after you install a new custom ROM, an official software update or anything else. Make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below for some tips on how to backup data:

Samsung users can also back up data using Samsung KIES. If you backup data manually, you get more options what to choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 backup data to Motorola Xoom.

If you already have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod, TWRP etc.) installed on your tablet, we strongly recommend a backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing tablet set up.

A few more optional tips that you should remember:

1. Having problems connecting your Android tablet to the computer? You may need to enable USB debugging mode. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging — for Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.

2. Make sure your Android device is charged up to 80-85% battery level. This might help you: How to Check Battery Percentage. Why? Because, if your tablet goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your tablet might get bricked or go dead permanently. No one wants that, right?

4. Most of the tutorials and how-to guides on Team Android are for factory unlocked Android phones and tablets. We recommend NOT to try our guides if your phone is locked to a carrier, unless we have specified the carrier name or device model.

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All set and ready? Good. Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and update Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 to Candy5 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom firmware.

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