How To Install CM10.1 M3 Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 On Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100

Install CM10.1 M3 Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 On Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100

How To Install CM10.1 M3 Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 On Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100

CM10.1 M3 has been released recently which is the most latest release of CM 10.1 Rom. This Rom comes with a number of amazing features and customizations for you to try which will turn your device into that interfacing device which will look like Nexus Devices. Follow the below given tutorial to successfully install CM10.1 M3 which is based on Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 Firmware on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100.

Before You Proceed–>>

  • This tutorial is strictly intended for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 with model number P5100. Using this tutorial on any other device or any other variant of Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 may brick your device.
  • Before you proceed make sure that your device is rooted and you have a recovery image like ClockworkMod recovery installed on your phone.
  • Ensure that you have USB drivers for your device installed on your PC. If you don’t then click here.
  • Enable USB Debugging mode. Go to Options > Applications > Development > USB Debugging.
  • Backup all your personal information on your device.
    Use AppBak to backup all your apps.
    Use SMS Backup and Restore to backup messages.
    Check out Backup Apps, SMS, Contacts And Settings On Any Android Phone Easily.
  • Charge your device battery with at least 85% of power.

How To Install CM10.1 M3 Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 On Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100

  1. Initially you need to download the Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 CM 10.1 M3 Rom file and save the zip file to a convenient folder on your PC.
  2. Now download Google Apps and save it to a convenient folder as well.
  3. Connect your device to your PC via USB cable.
  4. Now copy the file to your Tablet’s SD card. It is recommended that you copy the file in the root folder of your SD card.
  5. Now turn off your Tab and unplug the USB cable and boot your phone into Recovery mode.
  6. You can boot your device in recovery mode by pressing and holding together Volume Down ‘+ ‘ Power ‘ buttons and when you see the recovery mode screen, release these buttons.
    Note-
    Use volume keys to navigate through menu and Power key to select an option while you are in recovery mode.
  7. In ClockworkMod Recovery Mode select ‘ Wipe data/Factory reset and confirm on the next screen by pressing power button.
  8. Then select ‘ Flash ZIP From SD Card ‘ and then select Choose ZIP From SD Card and browse to the cm-10.1-20130411-EXPERIMENTAL-p5100-M3.zip file that you copied to your device’s SD card in step 4.
  9.  Select the file and confirm by pressing power button. The installation will start.
  10. Once the installation is finished, install the google apps by following step 8.
  11. When you finish installing google apps, select Go back and select Reboot system now.
  12. Now your device will boot with the whole new Look and feel of Jelly Bean 4.2.2.

That’s it!! You have successfully updated your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5100 to Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 via CM 10.1 M3 Custom Rom!

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