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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and its WiFi version have both been selected to get the latest and most stable version of CyanogenMod 10.1, the M1 build. This is part of the M-series, a version that will get monthly updates and it is ready to be used as a daily ROM. This makes the nightly version a thing of the past.

The CyanogenMod Team was recently developing CM 10.1 nightly for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, and now it has launched their first stable version for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, CM 10.1 M-Series. Luckily, Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is one of the devices that can get the stable build.

CM 10.1 M-series for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. For the installation we will use cm-10.1-20130121-EXPERIMENTAL-p3110-M1.zip which is a zip file and CWM Recovery.

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Installation requirements:

  • Galaxy Tab 2 7.0
  • CWM Recovery and root
  • Full Nandroid backup
  • USB drivers for Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 installed

Important!! Installing CM 10.1 M Series (cm-10.1-20130121-EXPERIMENTAL-p3110-M1.zip) on Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 means you are installing a Custom ROM on your device. Here is a list with the risks involving the installation of custom ROMs on your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. 

Downloads:

How to install CM 10.1 M Series on Galaxy Tab 2 7.0:

  1. Connect Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 to the computer and move Cm-10.1-20130121-EXPERIMENTAL-p3110-M1.zip or Cm-10.1-20130121-EXPERIMENTAL-p3100-M1.zip on the Sd card (don’t extract)
  2. Disconnect and turn off the device
  3. Boot the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 in Recovery Mode (Press Volume Down + Power)
  4. Select Wipe data/factory reset and then Format/system
  5. Select Install zip from sd card and choose Cm-10.1-20130121-EXPERIMENTAL-p3110-M1.zip or Cm-10.1-20130121-EXPERIMENTAL-p3100-M1.zip from the sd card, then press Install
  6. Wait for the installation on your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 to finish and then repeat the process for Google Apps
  7. Select Wipe Cache partition and Wipe dalvik cache
  8. Reboot

Congratulations! Now you should have CM 10.1 M Series installed on your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0.

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