Update Galaxy Note 2 to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Based TeamUB – How to

Rafia Shaikh
Posted May 8, 2015
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You might not receive the official Lollipop love coming to your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 devices but we are seeing new and stable ROMs coming in to fill that gap. Here is how to update Galaxy Note 2 to Lollipop Android 5.1.1 based TeamUB custom ROM.

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TeamUB Android 5.1.1 Lollipop features:

  • OTA updates
  • Centre clock
  • Battery percent in the status bar
  • Network traffic indicator
  • Date settings
  • Listview animations
  • AOKP System animations
  • Lockscreen Shortcuts
  • Quixk settings Customization
  • Heads up notifications
  • Proximity speaker
  • Performance settings
  • Network Traffic
  • App circle sidebar
  • Clock fonts
  • Battery styles
  • Wakelock blocker
  • DSLV controller
  • Statusbar ticker
  • Apps to SD
  • Nav Bar height
  • Status bar double tap to sleep
  • Custom notification lights
  • Recent Panel settings
  • Privacy options
  • Fluid interface
  • Best battery improvements
  • All latest CM commits

Prerequisites to update Galaxy Note 2 to Lollipop TeamUB:

  • Backup any important data from your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 as a complete wipe will be required during the flashing process.
  • Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 must be rooted, unlocked and installed with a recovery tool like TWRP or CWM.
  • Your device must be charged to at least 60% of power.

Note: this tutorial is focused on T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 2 T889; please do not try this guide on other AndroidSamsung devices.

How to update Galaxy Note 2 to Lollipop Android 5.1.1 TeamUB custom ROM:

Required files: download the TeamUB Android 5.1 Lollipop custom firmware for Galaxy Note 2 T889 and save it on your computer. Also download GApps package. Do not extract the contents.

  • Connect Galaxy Note 2 to your computer using a USB cable and copy the zip file to your phone’s SD card.
  • Disconnect the USB cord and power off your Galaxy Note 2.
  • Boot it into recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home Power buttons together.
  • Wipe data task: from CWM recovery menu, select wipe data / factory reset and confirm the process. Then go on to wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik cache.
  • From recovery menu, select install zip from sdcard followed by choose zip from sdcard. Locate the TeamUB Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom firmware and confirm the flashing process.
  • Return back to main recovery menu and reboot your Note 2 into the new custom ROM. First boot takes a good 5 minutes so please be patient.

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