Update Galaxy Note 2 to Android 6.0.1 with CM13 Custom ROM


You can now Update Galaxy Note 2 to Android 6.0.1 with CM13 Custom ROM. Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is ready to be upgraded to Android 6.0.1 CM13 ROM without the official go on signal. Yes, it is true and viable that you can update Galaxy Note 2 to latest Android 6.0.1 firmware with CM13 ROM by benefiting from the steps of this tutorial. As this new CM13 ROM is based on Android AOSP so you just have to make sure that there is no compatibility issues with your device. Wi-Fi, camera, navigation, status bar, weather updates, lock screen, GPS and signal status along with hundreds of tweaks and improved features are there in the package of this unofficial android update for you. So don’t wait up and get it now.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is an amazing product by Samsung. Android works fluently on Galaxy Note 2. It’s not only a luxury gadget rather it is everything for a person. From email to social networking, from news to images and videos, it is the liberty of stay connected to the world. Android CM 13 6.0.1 is latest version of android released for Galaxy Note 2. In this post, we will see how to Update Galaxy Note 2 to Android 6.0.1 with CM13 Custom ROM. Make sure you take a look at the following precautionary steps before you proceed towards the tutorial.


Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Drivers:

You’ll be connecting your device to the Computer, so it is recommended that you have installed the latest USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 properly. For those who do not have done it already, download the USB Drivers from the link below and then proceed with the tutorial.

Make a Backup of Samsung Galaxy Note 2:

It is recommended that you make a full backup of your device before proceeding with this guide on How to Update Galaxy Note 2 to Android 6.0.1 with CM13 Custom ROM. Anything can go wrong during the process, so you can later on restore your device to current state. Just follow the tutorials listed below in order to fully backup your device:

Pre-Tutorial Stuff:

  • This guide is only for Samsung Galaxy Note 2, DO NOT try this on any other device or else you’ll end up bricking it!
  • Make sure your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is Rooted and has ClockworkMod or TWRP Custom recovery installed. We’ll go with the ClockworkMod in this tutorial.
  • Your device must be at least 70% charge to prevent turning off in the middle and increasing the chances of bricking it.
  • Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. -> Go to Settings > Developer Options > Turn On USB Debugging. If the Developer Options do not show up in your settings, go to About, scroll down and tap on Build Number seven times and a Message will pop up saying that You are a Developer now! Go back to Settings and you’ll have the Developer Options now.
  • Make sure your device’s bootloader is unlocked.

How to Update Galaxy Note 2 to Android 6.0.1 with CM13 Custom ROM

Step 1: Download the following files:

  1. cm-13.0-20160122-UNOFFICIAL-n7100.zip
  2. Download GApps

Step 2: After that, connect your device with your computer with the help of the USB cable and move the downloaded files to your device.

Step 3: Unplug your device and then turn it off.

Step 4: When it is turned off, boot it in to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power Button simultaneously.


Step 5: When your device successfully boots into recovery mode, create a Nandroid backup by going to Advanced > Backup and Restore > Backup to /sdcard.


Step 6: Now clean up the storage system of your device; so, just select wipe data/factory reset as show in the image below.


Note: The CWM Recovery in your device may not be as same as shown in the images here. However, functions are almost the same in every version of CWM Recovery.

Step 7: After that, select install zip from the recovery menu.


Step 8: Followed by choose zip from sd card and select the zip file that you downloaded in Step 1. Installation will start.


Step 9: Wait for the installation to complete. Once it is complete, repeat the last 2 steps to flash GApps or Google Apps. Or you can follow the tutorial below:

Step 10: After you’re done with everything, go back to the recovery menu and select wipe cache partition followed by wipe dalvik cache.


Step 11: In the end, from main menu of recovery select reboot system now.


Note: First boot will take a bit of time, so just be patient. If your device gets stuck in bootloop, turn it off, boot into recovery mode, perform a factory reset and wipe cache. Then reboot it. Hopefully it will turn on!