The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 was the phone that made the Note line popular. The original Samsung Galaxy Note started it all, and the Note 2 gave the line that much-needed boost to make it mainstream and wanted by users.
Even though the latest official update is KitKat, you can update the Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, which is currently the latest version of Android announced by Google. Thanks to brunoisa10, a senior member over at the most popular forum for Android devices, you can update your Galaxy Note 2 to Android 6.0.1 using Resurrection Remix ROM.
While everyone is expecting CyanogenMod 13 (CM13) builds, Resurrection Remix ROM is not too far behind. It has been around for many years and it is a well-known ROM. Besides being a stock Android ROM, Resurrection Remix comes with its own featured and optimizations. The ROM includes a navigation bar, brightness slider, clock color, center clock, battery percentage, theme chooser, gestures, Clear All Apps button switch, LCD density and all CyanogenMod 13 features.
How To Install Resurrection Remix Marshmallow ROM on Galaxy Note 2 N7100
The installation procedure of the ROM on the Galaxy Note 2 is straight forward. You need a custom recovery like TWRP to flash the ROM and then your preferred Google Gapps package.
Download the ROM and Google Apps package and move them to your phone’s internal storage.
- Turn the phone off and press the volume up, home and power buttons. This will put the phone in recovery mode.
- Before you wipe anything and flash the new ROM, it is recommended to make a full backup of the current ROM.
- Wipe data, dalvik cache and do a factory reset.
- Go to ‘Install’ or ‘Install ZIP from SD Card’ and choose Resurrection Remix ROM file.
- Once you flash the ROM, do the same thing with Google Apps.
- Reboot your phone.
Now your phone will reboot and after a few minutes you will get the set-up screen of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.