Galaxy Note 2 N7100 How to update Android 4.2.2 Slim Bean Jelly Bean Custom Firmware

Presently Slim Bean is known as one of the best and amazing unofficial custom firmware which supports latest Android 4.2.2 jelly Bean version. In this context the final version of Slim Bean is present for the Galaxy Note 2 N7100. This firmware offers with a large number of customization options, features and advance methods to work smoothly.

You can install Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to Android 4.2.2 Slim Bean Jelly Bean custom firmware through CWM recovery method. Keep in mind that before starting process , your Galaxy Note 2 phone should be rooted and installed to latest CWM touch recovery version in order to flash.

Do Remember

  • The update process mentioned in this tips is denoted as risky.  Sometimes it may be dead or avoids warranty services to your Android phone. So, we or the developers of slim Bean custom firmware will not be answerable for any damage to your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 due to following tips provided in this page. It is recommended that you should not start ROM update process until you are well-known about complete things.  If you want to do so, we advise you to start the update process at your personal risk.
  • This slim Bean custom firmware is only for Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Android phone and don’t perform it on any other galaxy Android phones.
  • While you install this un-official Slim Bean custom firmware successfully, Samsung KIES software will not identify your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 phone on the computer after installing.

Take care to some requirements before you begin to install Slim Bean Custom Firmware

 1.  Install Compatible Galaxy USB driver to computer

At first, you need to install compatible USB driver on the computer with the purpose to make communication with your Galaxy Note 2 N7100. Actually well-matched USB driver assists you to transfer necessary files of firmware zip and Google package zip between your android phones and computer.
Download Galaxy USB Driver from direct link
USB Drivers Download Page
2.  Create complete data backup
Confirm that you have already backed up your important data (contacts, inbox messages, videos, images, settings, apps) of galaxy phone to SD memory chips. It is a compulsory task before firmware update process because these data will be cleaned during the procedure and restore again simply. As alternate backup mode, you can use Samsung Kies software to copy all important data to your computer as well as restore at selected point.

3.  Switch on USB Debugging mode

When you are going to update with latest Slim Bean Custom firmware, USB debugging mode should be activated within Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Android phone. Actually debugging mode helps you to start internal communication between both computer and Android phone in order to understand command and perform the task.  Click here to see how to enable USB debugging mode.

4.  Check Battery Percentage

To obtain any needless disruption or breakage during Slim Bean Custom firmware update procedure, it is informed to charge your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 phone capable of 85-90% battery level. Otherwise, due to low battery power, your Android phone may dead or power off.

slimbean custom firmware

How to Install Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Android 4.2.2 Slim Bean Jelly Bean Custom Firmware

Step 1

Download both zip files to your computer from below link and don’t extract it.

Android 4.2.2 Slim Bean ROM

Google Apps

Step 2

Connect your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Android phone to computer with USB cable. Then explore the USB mass storage directory of Android phone inserted SD memory chips to computer screen.

Step 3

Now copy/paste the downloaded both zip files (Android 4.2.2 ROM and Google Apps) to only in the root folder of N7100 SD memory chips.

Step 4

Next Power off your N7100 Android phone and remove from the USB cable.

Step 5

At this time you have to boot in the recovery mode. How ?

Power on the phone when you are pressing and holding these buttons (volume up + Home + power) jointly for few seconds. In recovery mode, the Power button is used to select all option while volume up/down button is used to navigate any option.

Step 6

As soon as you reach in CWM recovery mode, select wipe data/factory reset option to do a complete data wipe task.

Step 7

Next, execute a cache wipe task by selecting wipe cache partition option just after above step action.

Step 8

Now you advised to do action of wipe Dalvik cache also. To do so, tap on advanced option from CWM recovery at the bottom panel and select wipe dalvik cache from next screen.

Step 9

After that return to the main recovery mode screen and select install zip from SD card option. Now select choose zip from sdcard option from next screen by both volume buttons.

Then locate the Android 4.2.2 ROM zip file that you moved to N7100 SD memory chips (see in step 2) and select it through Power button. At this time you have to confirm the installation process on the next screen in order to begin.


Repeat the above step 9 tips again to select the Gapps zip file from SD memory chips and install it on your N7100 phone.

Step 10

After the finishing the slim Bean custom firmware update process, tap on reboot system now from the recovery menu top menu panel.

Your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 Android phone will load with just installed Android 4.2.2 supported Slim Bean custom firmware approximately 5 minutes. So, please wait.

To check out new installed firmware version go to Settings and tap on About phone.  

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