Android 7.1.1 Nougat Nightly ROM is now live and ready to flash on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014 model. If you are fan of the old CyanogenMod custom ROMs and you still wish to run an Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM of CM then the Lineage OS is the new name of CyanogenMod. You should go forward with the Lineage OS 14.1 Nightly builds. Official Android Nougat will not be released by Samsung for the Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014 but thanks to the Lineage OS team to build the latest custom ROM based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The tremendous Android 7.1.1 Nougat Lineage OS 14.1 can now be tasted on your own Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE device. This latest custom firmware packing all the previous CM features and some latest Nougat goodies. The Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM comes with many official Nougat features and also brings some aftermarket features and customization. This is not officially announced by Samsung but just a custom ROM.
By following this step by step guide, you can update your Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014 to Android 7.1.1 Nougat Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM. Your device must be rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or ClockworkMod (CWM). Official builds are always good but custom ROMs make your device better and bring new features as well as many system tweaks that are not possible to get in the official firmware. Before proceeding don’t forget to take full backup of all your valuable data. Because while flashing this custom ROM, your entire data will be wiped clean. If you are interested in installing Lineage OS 14.1 Nightly Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM on your Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 custom ROM and instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014. Check the model number of your Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014 from Settings > About Phone.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before moving on to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014 should be rooted with the latest version of the custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Note 10.1 LTE must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014 is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Update Android 7.1.1 Lineage OS 14.1 Nougat on Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014:
Step No 1: – First, download Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 custom ROM (lineage-14.1-20170222-nightly-lt03lte-signed.zip) for Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014 on the desktop of the PC.Step No 2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
Step No 3: – Transfer Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above link to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4: – Unplug the Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014 from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform a wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe Dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced> Wipe Dalvik Cache.
Note: – Wipe Dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors during ROM installation.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Navigate to the Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 custom ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
Step No 9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE 2014 will be reset and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.