SlimBean Android 4.3 for Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 – How to

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Nov 9, 2013

Follow this guide to install the latest version of Slim Bean custom ROM based on the Android Mobile OS 4.3 Jelly Bean on your Samsung [Read: Tether WiFi on Samsung Galaxy Devices without Root!] Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 model P5110. Stock Android look and feel, packed with customization options and other features.

Prereqs to update Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 to Android 4.3:
  • Download and install USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 on your computer.
  • Enable USB debugging mode from developer menu on your Tab 2 10.1.
  • Your Galaxy Tab 2 should be unlocked and rooted.
  • You should have a custom recovery tool like TWRP or CWM installed on your tablet.
  • Backup any important data before going forward for the tutorial.
  • Make sure that your device carries more than 70% of charge.
How to update Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 to Android 4.3 SlimBean custom firmware:

Required files: download the latest build of SlimBean custom ROM based on Android 4.3 JB from this link for your Galaxy tablet.

  • Connect your Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 with PC using a USB cable and copy the custom ROM file on the tablet’s memory card.
  • Disconnect your P5110 from computer when copy is done and power it off.
  • Reboot in recovery mode and perform Nandroid backup of your current OS: Backup and Restore > Backup.
  • Perform data wiping tasks: select wipe data / factory resetwipe cache partition, and at the end wipe dalvik cache.
  • Return to main recovery menu and select Install zip from sdcard followed by choose zip from sdcard. Locate the downloaded SlimBean firmware file for your tablet and confirm installation.
  • Once the custom ROM is successfully installed on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1; repeat the above step but select GApps file this time.
  • When finished, reboot your Galaxy tablet into the newly installed firmware based on Android 4.3. It will take the new firmware a few moments to load all the stuff up so be patient.

That’s it! You have successfully updated your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean using the latest build of SlimBean custom ROM!