How To Install ICS Cyanogenmod 9 Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G GT P7500 version.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G GT-P7500, the tablet has won over lot of people in the world.Because of its popularity worldwide, it enjoys lot of Developer Support at XDA.And hence lot of ROMS have been released with many features.Out of these,the ever popular Android 4.0.4 ICS based Cyanogenmod 9 has also been released for the Samsung Galaxy Note N700. It comes with lot of good features, its stable and hence can also be used on a daily basis.
Lets have a look at the essential Pre Requistes:
1.Firstly you must ensure that you have rooted and installed ClockWork mod (CWM) !
2.Minimum 60% of your Galaxy Tab 10.1 battery must be charged.
3.Back up your Galaxy Tab data.
4.Make sure that you have installed Samung drivers on your computer.
Download 32bit drivers here
Download 64 bit drivers here
5.Sync your contacts with gmail.
6.Enable USB debugging mode(Settings –> Applications –> Development –> USB Debugging)
Following is the Detailed Method to Install Cyanogenmod 9 Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G :
Now firstly, you need to download the Cyanogenmod 9 Galaxy Tab 10.1 GT P7500 file. Following is the Latest Download link-> Download Cyanogenmod 9 Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G version.
Now with Cyanogonmod 9 ,we don’t get the default Android apps like Google Maps,Google Play pre installed. If you need these apps , you need to flash this Gapps Cyanogemod 9 Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G file. OR you can visit Gapps site for latest gapps OR else you can download them from Google Play (Android Market)
After having done with downloading of the two above mentioned files , you need to copy those files into you internal SD card.
Now you need to switch of your device Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G. Now the first thing to do after this is boot into the CWM Recovery.Use the 3 button combo to enter CWM recovery.
Now to work around in the CWM recovery , you need to make use of the following keys :
To move Up/down use Volume Up /Volume Down Button respectively
To open a selected option, use Home/Power button.
Now there are series of steps you need to perform before you begin your actual process of installation of Cyanogenmod 9 Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G version.
Select and open the ‘Backup and Restore’ menu from the main menu and do the Nandroid Backup(select yes) to restore your files and previous ROM if something goes wrong with the New ROM. Just to be safe.
In order to have practically no errors or bugs whatsoever , you need to wipe the data and factory reset your device.
So go to the ‘Wipe Data /factory reset’ and ‘Wipe Cache partition’ and then perform these processes
Now go to the Advanced menu , you will see a ‘Wipe Dalvik Cache’ menu , select and click on yes to do it.
Now to Install Cyanogenmod 9 Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G , go to the ‘Install Zip from Sd Card’ menu , now select and open ‘“choose zip from sdcard’ menu , browse for the Cyanogenmod 9 file and then select it and select yes to begin the process to install Cyanogenmod 9 Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G version .
Optionally , if you need those default Gapps like market ,maps etc. , select the .zip [refer step 2] click on yes to install.
Now,repeat the ‘Wipe data/factory reset’, ‘Wipe Dalvik Cache’ and “Wipe Cache partition” to. Now opt for “reboot system now“ option and wait for your phone to get Booted in the Cyanogenmod 9 Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G .Normally it will take 2-3 mins for the first boot.