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Update Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 to Android 6.0.1 crDroid Marshmallow Custom ROM

crDroid is finally available for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100. It supports Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, the latest iteration of Android OS. This OS has many great features that you won’t find any where on official OEM ROMS. You’ll get headsup customisation, don’t disturb mode, blacklist for unwanted calls, built-in adblocker and much much more. The overall stability and performance of this ROM is quite stellar as well. If interested in Android 6.0.1 for other tablets, check out our new Custom ROMs section. You can update Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 to crDroid Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow 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 and Google Apps zip files on your tablet.

In this tutorial, we will tell you how to install crDroid Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM on Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100 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 😉

crDroid Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM Details:

This amazing crDroid custom ROM comes with tons of new features and is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. A quick list of the main features in crDroid is given below and we are sure you’d love to use this on your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3100:

  • Volume panel timeout
    Clear recents location
    Heads up customization
    Quick access button on expanded status bar
    Swipe behavior
    Touch outside behavior
    Time out
    Do not disturb
    Blacklist
    SlimRoms custom lockscreen shortcuts
    Navbar on/off
    Hardare keys on/off (in devices supported)
    Power menu in navring targets
    SlimPie controls with all working
    Sound panel option on power menu
    Superuser indicator (Notification, Statusbar icon or no indicator)
    Force expanded notifications on expanded statusbar
    Power menu and notifications tiles
    Four tiles per row
    Vibrate on tiles touch
    Disable quick settings on secure lockscreen
    Kill app back button configurable timeout
    Omni-Ambient Display
    Ad Blocker

There are tons of useful articles and how-to guides on Team Android for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, but we think you might be interested in the following posts:

Like this crDroid ROM based on the latest Android 6.0.1? 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 7.0 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 7.0 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 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 7.0 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 7.0 P3100 to crDroid Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom firmware.

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Saad Khan

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