How to Update Galaxy Tab 2 P3110 with ICS AOKP Build 37 Firmware
AOKP which is the short form of Android Open KANG Project has now it has arrived for Samsung Galaxy tab 2 device. Please note that it’s not an Official firmware released by Samsung but it’s a custom ROM firmware developed by the AOKP team. Also, for applying this update one has to ensure that their Tab 2 is rooted and also it’s available as of now for P3113 / P3110 model only. This custom ROM firmware not just redefines the whole user experience, but also it ropes in the goodness of most important applications.
In the process of this article we will be checking out on what are the pre requisites which must need to be followed along with the detailed guide on how to apply this update.
Disclaimer: Neither AndroidAdvices, nor developer should be held responsible for any damage happened to your device in the process of following the instructions mentioned in this article. It’s very unlikely that there will be any issues but just in case if at all there are any issues then we are committed to help you in solving the same.
Rooting Information: For applying this custom ROM firmware, one has to Root their Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 device and once it’s rooted, the warranty will get void. Only way with which the warranty can be reclaimed is by re applying the update of Official ICS Android 4.0 firmware.
- Since the custom ROM firmware is to be installed, the device will have to wiped off completely so as to ensure that if there is no corruption of system data. We recommend you to back up all the data in your Galaxy tab 2 with the help of below steps and not with the PC Suites like KIES as it won’t support the custom ROM firmware laden Galaxy Tab 2.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Download and install Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3110 drivers (32-bit | 64-bit) in your computer. Ensure that the minimum charge left is 60% so as to ensure that it doesn’t get switch Off in the middle of firmware update.
- Enable the USB Debugging Mode from the Development Options as it is a very important step. Last but not the least you need to ensure that you have rooted and installed custom recovery image in your device.
Assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, it’s now time to proceed to the next page where we have summed up the detailed instructions on how to apply this custom ROM firmware update.