Samsung Galaxy Note 2 was launched back in 2012 and has a hardware that successfully supports Android 4.4 KitKat. This device has amazing specifications and Samsung still release Galaxy Note versions. This guide is meant for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 only, don’t try on others. So let’s see how to update Android 4.4 KitKat on Samsung Galaxy Note 2.
What I will present you it’s not an official update, but it makes your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to look alike Android 4.4 KitKat, Google latest Android update. This is available only for Samsung S4 and other devices with high end profile. Your warranty will be lost if you install this Rom. Be careful when you follow the procedure. This is meant only for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to update to Android 4.4 KitKat.
Here is what you need before you begin updating your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to Android 4.4 KitKat:
- Be sure your device is Samsung Galaxy Note 2 because it will not work on other devices.
- Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 must be rooted to install CM 11 Rom which updates to Android 4.4 KitKat.
- Your device must be charge at least 80%. Install a custom recovery on your device.
- Download Android 4.4 KitKat update and G-apps pack.
If you have all of this you can now proceed to updating your Samsung Galaxy Note 2.
How to update to Android 4.4 KitKat your Samsung Galaxy Note 2:
- Samsung Galaxy Note 2 must be connected to your PC and the downloaded files must be copied to SD card.
- Turn off your phone.
- Turn the device on by pressing at the same time the buttons Power, Volume up and Home. You will release the buttons when you see the Samsung Logo.
- You Are now in Recovery Menu.
- Next do a factory reset and wipe “Cache” and “Dalvik Cache”.
- Next select install from your SD card and select CM 11 Rom.
- Install G-apps in the same way.
- Wait until the installing is finished.
- Do a factory reset from the recovery menu.