Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Receives MIUI ROM [How to Install]
Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Samsung's latest Galaxy Note 2 that received CyanogenMod (CM) 10 recently now gets MIUI port as well, due to the efforts of XDA senior member known as yure. MIUI is the custom ROM which brings the taste of a different and a visually enticing user interface for the device. It comes with features including highly customisable themes engine, notifications menu, inbuilt apps for backup, home screen launcher and more.

Users looking to install MIUI ROM on their Galaxy Note 2 may check out the guide below. Features such as S Pen related apps will not be available in the new ROM since it is based on CM10.

As of now the issues in question relate to NFC and camera which is limited to five megapixel. The guide below and ROM are compatible only with Galaxy Note 2 (model number N7100).

Requirements: The procedure will wipe away all the data in your device. Hence, make a backup of your data. Ensure that ClockworkMod recovery is installed in your device.

To install MIUI ROM on Galaxy Note 2:

  • Download the ROM from here
  • Download the Google Apps package
  • Copy both downloaded files to the internal SD card
  • Boot the device in CWM recovery. To do so, switch off the phone and hold Volume Up + Home + Power buttons until the screen will turn on. The phone will boot into CWM recovery in few seconds
  • Make a backup of your existing ROM (to do so, tap on Backup and then slide the blue circle button in order to start the backup of the ROM)
  • Choose wipe data/factory reset and then choose Yes to confirm the installation. Scroll to and select the ROM file and once again confirm the installation by tapping on Yes. The ROM will begin installing
  • Select choose zip from sdcard and then choose the Google apps package
  • Now, select go back and then choose reboot system now to reboot the device into MIUI ROM

You have now installed MIUI ROM based on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) on your Galaxy Note 2.

[Source: The Android Soul]