The SlimROMs team has officially announced the release of SlimBean 4.2.2 Build 1 custom ROM featuring several improvements and customisations. The custom build brings Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) update which Google has rolled out for its Nexus devices.

SlimBean ROM based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean is available for Galaxy Note N7000. XDA

SlimBean 4.2.2 Build 1 features

Full JDQ39 (Android 4.2.2) base

Replace cLock widget with Shiny new DashClock

Added slide before unlock

Bring back long press to toggle PW

MMS: Add quick emoji to text input

Phone: Set my phone number

Added Kill App/Expanded Notification shade/Toggle expanded desktop to hardware binds

Fully configurable advanced reboot toggle

Enhanced circle battery and clock

Camera: Add software HDR Mode

Calendar: Add snooze to events

Enhance T9 and search

Settings: Add forget all networks to Wi-Fi

Notification: Limit notification sounds for interval

Camera: Add animation to mode switch

Sound: Add configurable volume adjust sounds

Notification: Add custom carrier text

Enhance electron beam control

Fixes and optimisations


MusicFX FC

Batterybar UI glitch

QuickPulldown flips notification shade

Phantom QuickSettings toggle

Colour picker issues

Recents apps panel bug

Camera not animating

Colour picker in landscape

Recovery touch

Expanded desktop

Contacts call grouping

Alarm FC on update

Notification shortcuts spacing/tablets transitions

Choppy lockscreen on Low-mem HDPI

Lockscreen browser shortcut

Longpress NavBar Home not loading recent apps

Advanced Slim Settings

Head over to the development page to learn more about the device specific issues.

One such SlimBean ROM is available for the internal version of the first generation Galaxy Note with model number N7000 which is running on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.

Galaxy Note users who are looking to update their devices with the SlimBean Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean ROM may follow our step-by-step guide below. IBTimes UK reminds its readers that it will not be held liable for any damage to the device. Users are advised to verify the model number of their devices before proceeding since the Jelly Bean ROM works only on the Samsung Galaxy Note N7000.


1) Install USB Drivers for Galaxy Note on the computer.

2) Enable USB Debugging Mode.

3) Back up all data of the phone. If the device is having a custom recovery installed, then create a backup for the same.

4) Verify that the battery of the Note should be charged above 80 per cent.

5) The device should be factory unlocked.

6) The Galaxy Note should be rooted and have ClockworkMod recovery installed.

7) Perform a Dalvik Cache wipe before proceeding from the recovery mode.

Steps to install SlimBean Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean ROM on Galaxy Note N7000

1) Download SlimBean Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean custom ROM for Galaxy Note to the computer

2) Download Google Apps package

3) Connect the Galaxy Note to the computer using USB cable. Now copy both the downloaded zip files to the SD card of the phone

4) Disconnect the phone from the computer and turn it off

5) Place the device in Recovery Mode. To do so switch on the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together

6) In CWM recovery, perform data wiping task. Then using the Volume buttons scroll down to 'Flash zip from SD card.' Press the Power button to select it

7) Once again press the Power button and select 'Choose zip from SD card.' Then locate the Jelly Bean ROM zip file saved on the SD card. Select it using the Power button and confirm installation on the next screen

8) Once the ROM is installed, repeat the procedure to install the Google Apps file

9) After the installation process is completed, return to the main recovery menu and select 'Reboot System Now.' The device will boot now. The step is likely to take about five minutes

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 should now be updated with SlimBean Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean custom ROM. Navigate to Settings>> About Phone to verify the software version of the device.

[Source: Team Android]