The Paranoid Android ROM (for Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean)) v2.13 is now available for the international version of the Samsung Galaxy Note (N7000). The firmware, released by XDA developer Utacka is reportedly the first for the GT-N7000 that is built from source; the exception is the ParanoidPreferences.apk, which is ported from the PA Maguro ROM.
IBTimes UK warns its readers it will not be held responsible for damage to the device as a result of this installation guide. It is recommended users back-up all important data and ensure there is at least 80 percent battery charge. This ROM works only with the Galaxy Note N7000.
To Install Android 4.1.1 with Paranoid Android ROM v2.13 on Galaxy Note
- Install ClockWork Mod (CWM) Recovery on Galaxy Note running AOSP-based custom ROM (for guidance see here and here)
- Download ParanoidAndroid file
- Download Google Apps package
- Connect device to computer using USB cable and copy above files to internal SD card
- Disconnect device. Turn it off and place it in CWM Recovery mode (to do press Volume Up, Home and Power buttons and then press Power again)
- Initiate a data back-up for existing ROM (to do so, select Backup and Restore and then Backup again)
- Select Wipe Data / Factory Reset and confirm action
- Select Wipe Cache Partition and confirm action
- Return to main menu, select Advance and then Wipe Dalvik Cache and confirm action
- Select Install ZIP from SD card and then Choose ZIP from SD card; navigate to stored Paranoid Jelly Bean ROM, select and confirm installation
- After installation, select Google Apps package (following above step)
- After installation, return to main recovery menu and reboot system; this should take a few minutes
The Galaxy Note N7000 is now running Android 4.1.1 with Paranoid Android ROM v2.13. Check software version by navigating to Settings > About Phone.
[Source: Android Authority]