Ultimate XXLSC Jelly Bean v5.1
Galaxy Note can be updated to Android 4.1.2 through Ultimate XXLSC Jelly Bean v5.1 custom ROM. Team Android

Followed by the leak of XXLSC (Android 4.1.2) Jelly Bean test firmware for the first generation of Galaxy Note, developers released several custom ROMs based on the leaked version. One such ROM, named as Ultimate N7000 XXLSC Jelly Bean 4.1.2 (v5.1), has been developed by senior XDA member, joosh3. The Jelly Bean build brings an array of features for the Note.

Features of Ultimate N7000 XXLSC Jelly Bean 4.1.2 v5.1 custom ROM

1) Rebuild from XXLSC dump

2) ROM is based on new leaked XXLSC firmware

3) New Philz Safe Kernel 3.73 for XXLSC and new CWM Touch with exFAT support

4) New Modem XXLSC

5) Update Over The Air-OTA UpdateMe added on Settings

6) Jelly Bean 4.1.2

7) SuperSU added

8) Fully rooted

9) Fully zipaligned

10) Fully deodexed

11) Unnecessary apps deleted

12) Added and fixed some more Build.prop tweaks for better optimisation, battery life, 3G signal and network, camera, media

13) Added some more init.d optimisations

14) Switched to MTP instead of Mass Storage

15) Fixed CRT Off and fully working on XXLSC

16) Ultimate 4 Way Reboot Options for XXLSC

17) SystemUI Soft Themed with semi transparent notification drawer background

18) Added Smart Rotation in Settings

19) Fully working lock screen shortcut

20) Notification Panel into Settings with possibility to change Toggles order

21) Call recording fix added

22) Multiwindow Hack is available for unlimited apps

23) Added Ink effect mod on lock screen

24) Popup Browser

25) SNote is working with productivity tools

26) Airview Fix is available

27) Airview in Gallery fixed

28) S-Voice added

29) Android 4.2 keyboard added

30) Android 4.2 Gmail added

31) Added GL to SD to move huge apps or games to external SD

32) Solid Browser as file manager added

33) CPUSpy added

To learn more about features, head over to the development page.

Galaxy Note users, who wish to upgrade their devices with the Ultimate XXLSC Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean v5.1 custom ROM, may follow the guide below. IBTimes UK reminds its readers that it will not be held liable for any damage to the phone. Users are advised to verify the model number of their devices, since the aforementioned ROM works only with Samsung Galaxy Note N7000. Flashing this ROM on any other variant is likely to brick the device.


1) Download and install USB Drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note on PC

2) Enable USB Debugging mode

3) Create back-up for all your important data

4) The device should be rooted and should have ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery installed

5) Ensure 80 percent battery charge

Steps to install Ultimate N7000 XXLSC Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean v5.1 ROM on Galaxy Note

1) Download Ultimate XXLSC Jelly Bean 4.1.2 custom ROM for Galaxy Note to the PC

2) Connect the device to PC using USB cable and transfer the downloaded ROM zip file to the phone's SD card

3) Unplug the USB cable from the phone and then turn it off

4) Enter into Recovery mode by switching on the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together

5) In CWM Recovery, perform a full data wipe

6) Now scroll down to 'Flash zip from SD card' and select it using the Power button

7) Press the Power button again to select 'Choose zip from SD card,' then locate the Jelly Bean ROM file which you have copied to the SD card. Select the zip file using the Power button and confirm installation on the next screen

8) Once the installation process is completed, return to the main recovery menu and reboot the phone by selecting 'Reboot System now.' The device will take about five minutes to boot up for the first time

Ultimate N7000 XXLSC Jelly Bean 4.1.2 v5.1 custom ROM is now installed on Galaxy Note N7000. Navigate to Settings>> About Phone to verify the software on your device.

[Source: Team Android]