Install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Update On Samsung Galaxy Note 2; SlimBean ROM Available For GT-N7100 Models
By Staff Writer | October 11, 2013 06:05 AM EDT
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 users can now install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update on their phablets.
Samsung announced that the Galaxy Note 2 will get the official Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update but until now, the firmware has not been rolled out yet. To those who are interested to experience Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update already, they can opt to use the custom ROM available for manual flashing.
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The SlimBean ROM with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update offer complete features of the latest OS and it is also bloatware free, as posted on IB Times. The custom firmware with the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is compatible to Samsung Galaxy Note 2 bearing the model number N7100. Its features include OpenGL ES 3.0, Virtual Surround Sound, Bluetooth Smart and further additions allowing enhanced performance and customization on the Samsung phablet.
More specifically, below are other features included in the custom SlimBean ROM offered on Android 4.1 and Android 4.2:
- Lock Screen widgets
- Google Now
- Project Butter
- Real Dark Theme
- Actionable notifications
To learn the step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update manually, you can visit this post from International Business Times.
Meanwhile, before one can successfully install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update via the SlimBean ROM, there are things to consider first.
- Make sure that the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 phablet carries the model number GT-N7100. You can verify it by going to Settings>About Phone> Model Number.
- Enable USB debugging mode on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.
- The correct USB drivers for the Galaxy Note 2 should be installed on the computer.
- The phablet should be factory unlocked and not locked to any particular carrier.
- Use custom recovery tools such as ClockWorkMod or TWRP to create a backup of the data and settings of your device.
- The battery level should at least be 80 percent.
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