Now that the Galaxy Note 2 is being launched in more and more regions such as the Philippines, Indonesia some Europe countries and so on, developers took the opportunity to launch a new custom ROM that you can flash on your Samsung Galaxy Note 2. We’re talking about the Omega Custom Rom based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Now, before going any further with this tutorial, we have to tell you that in order to install the Omega Custom Rom firmware you are going to need a rooted Galaxy Note 2. As you can see, we included a link to our tutorial that takes you through the steps to root the device and also install ClockworkMod Recovery, that is also needed for this firmware installation.
Some things you need to know, or to be remembered: rooting a device is not 100% safe and can sometimes lead to your device getting bricked. Also installing a custom ROM that is not originally released by Samsung, can also pose threats to your Galaxy Note 2. For these reasons, try to read the instructions one by one really carefully and to follow them precisely. This way you can be sure that nothing bad will happen to your phone.
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In case something will go wrong, we recommend that you perform a complete backup of your personal data first.
How to update Galaxy Note 2 to Omega Custom Rom:
Step1: Download the Omega Custom Rom from here.
Step2: Connect the Galaxy Note 2 to your PC with the USB cable. Locate the downloaded file and copy it to your device. Then plug out the device and turn it off.
Step3: Enter recovery mode (Hold Vol UP, Home key and Power key at the same time)
Step4: Press <Wipe data/factory reset> and < Wipe Cache partition>.
Step5: Press <install zip from sdcard> and select <choose zip from sdcard>. Look for the Omega Custom ROM that you copied on your Galaxy Note 2 and select it.
Step6: The update will take five or less minutes to install. When the installation is complete, the device will perform a reboot that will take a little longer than usual.
This was it. When your phone turns on, you should have Omega Custom ROM installed on your Galaxy Note 2. You can check the firmware version by going to Settings, About Phone and you should see there Omega Custom ROM.
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October 17 2012