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Update 2014 Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi to LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat

LineageOS is getting much popularity all over the Android world. LineageOS is a new project which is based on the previous work done by the CyanogenMod team. CyanogenMod project has been discontinued and now you can install LineageOS custom ROMs on your devices to enjoy the latest Android OS experience even on your older phones which are not currently supported by Samsung, HTC or LG etc. Today, we bring a step-by-step guide on how to install LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nightly ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) Wi-Fi. So, if you were a CyanogenMod’s fan and want to run the Android 7.1 based custom ROM, then go ahead and follow the given instructions to flash the Nougat oS version.

If you have Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) Wi-Fi and want to upgrade it to the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat then LineageOS custom ROM is now available for these devices. Ready to get started? Proceed to the installation guide.

Note:

This LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nightly firmware is working with Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi. Do not install it on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your phone before going ahead.

Things To Remember:

Data Backup: Take a full backup of all your important data and settings like contacts, pictures, videos, music before proceeding to the rooting instructions.

Download and install USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi.

Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi must be rooted, unlocked and installed with a recovery tool like TWRP or CWM.

Make sure that the battery level of your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.

Download Files

  1. Download the LineageOS 14.1 Nougat Nightly zip from here. (Mirror)
  2. Download Gapps for Android 7.1-based custom ROMs from here.

Steps to Install LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nightly ROM on Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi:

Step No 1: – Download the LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nightly ROM (lineage-14.1-20170222-nightly-n1awifi-signed.zip) custom firmware on the desktop of your PC for Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi from the above link. Do not unzip the firmware zipped file.

Step No 2: – Plug the phone to the PC via its USB data cable.

Step No 3: – Transfer the LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nightly ROM .zip file to the root folder on SD card of your phone.

Step No 4: – After transferring ROM file, unplug the USB cord and turn it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.

Step No 5: – Turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time.

Step No 6: – While your Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi is in Recovery Mode, perform wipe data tasks by navigating to the main menu of recovery and choose wipe data / factory reset and confirm the process.

Step No 7: – Now, go back to Recovery menu and select choose zip from sdcard -> Install zip from sdcard. Find the Android 6.0.1 Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi custom ROM file that you have already downloaded it in Step No 1. Confirm the flashing process to begin.

Step No 8: – Once again, go back to main recovery menu and reboot your Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi into the new custom ROM. Your device may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first after installation.

Step No 9: – Repeat the above process to install Google Apps package on your smartphone.

Tell us in the comments area below about your experience with this LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nightly ROM for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi.

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Aamir Jamal

An Android Geek and audiophile who love to read and write reviews/tutorials about gadgets and new tech stuff. He has written 1007 guides and other posts.

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