27 Jun 2015

Install lollipop based cyanogenmod cm 12.1 custom rom on samsung galaxy note pro 12.2 Sm-P900

Galaxy note pro 12.2 is high end tablet from samsung with exynos 5 octa core chipset.Being a tablet its been released with different configurations .The one which we are about to mess has a model number SM-P900 and is wifi only variant of note pro which has a device code name as "v1awifi".

It might take a while for official lollipop update to arive for note pro 12.2 but till this if you want to taste latest version of android lollipop then custom firmware is a must.We have most reputed rom cyanogenmod cm 12.1 already available for us and in this post we will guide you to instll cyanogenmod custom rom for on your galaxy note pro 12.2 tablet.
Since this is only meant for wifi only variant of note pro you are not suppose to flash it on other variants and we take no responsibility for earthquakes or tsunamis caused after flashing this rom.

Install cyanogenmod 12.1 rom on galaxy note pro 12.2 SM-P900:
Install cyanogenmod 12.1 rom on galaxy note pro 12.2 SM-P900

Cyanogenmod custom rom :
Cyanogenmod is one of the best custom roms available in android development ecosystem.They support lot of devices.It is based on android open source project with lot of added features.IT uses android 5.1.1 lollipop as base for now and will be updated to later versions of android when available.
cyanogenmod rom galaxy note pro p900
Though galaxy note pro SM-P900 is not officially supported yet but have it for us thanks to developer Valera1978 of xda.All basic feature like Wifi,messages,audio,video,camera are working fine except for some bugs which you can ignore any way.
  • Theme engine: Theme engine is from the cyanogenmod custom firmware which basically changes the look user interface from lock screen  to ring tones all the way up to boot animations.The speciality of the theme engine is the ability to choose individual elements of every theme you have installed.So you like the ring tons and wallpapers of one theme and icons of other theme then you can have them at a time.Just open the theme chooser and you will understand how to do it.
    theme engine of cm sm-p900 p900
  • Performance control:A default CPU manager app to control frequencies and governors . You can adjust cpu frequencies and also set them on boot too.

  • Trebuchet: This is the default launcher that ships with cyanogenmod rom.But if you flash gapps then you might loose this.It doesn't have too many features like nova or other launchers but its simple and fast.
  • Software Updates: Cyanogenmod rom is usually available in three types one s nightlies which gets updated with new features every night and are quite stable for daily usage.second one is the snapchat which is monthly build version which will be stable version and other one is the release candidate.Some times nightlies are considered must stable than the snapshots. As of now we have android lollipop 5.1.1  in form on CM 12.1
  • Status bar Tweaks:Status bar has lot of tweaks which include a brightness slider.Slide in status bar to adjust brightness of the screen.Double tap on status bar to sleep device and also network speed indicator for on going traffic info.
    network traffic cm feature note pro smp900 900
  • If you are missing root functionality or all your root apps are not working properly then to developer settings and check if root permissions are set properly.
  • Backup:Backup all your data which includes apps,contacts,photos videos etc everything to computer or any cloud storage as flashing Cyanogenmod custom ROM on samsung galaxy note pro 12.2 SMP900 will erase all your data.
  • Battery: Charge your galaxy note pro to at least 90% so that you wont encounter any battery related issues while flashing this.
  • Backup Efs partitions: Backup all your efs partition of your samsung galaxy note pro on current ROM.If you loose signal you can just restore it back.
  • Custom recovery: You need a custom recovery like twrp installed on your note pro.With out it you can not flash roms at all.
  • DownloadsCyanogenmod rom for note pro (Google drive mirror) and google apps. Transfer them to internal storage of your device. 

Flash Cm 12.1 rom on note pro using Twrp recovery: 

  1. Download Cyanogenmod for galaxy note pro (cm-12.1-20150614-UNOFFICIAL-v1awifi.zip ) and Gapps transfer it to sdcard or internal storage of device.
  2. Power of the device completely.
  3. Press volume up,power button and home key simultaneously and once you see boot loader screen release buttons.
  4. Using volume down as a navigation button move to recovery and click on power button to confirm action.
  5. Once you are in  twrp click on  backup and select all partitions which you want to backup. It might take about 5 minutes for backup to complete. Don't interrupt backup process.
  6. Once backup of your existing rom is completed click on back button.Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache and wipe system partition too.
  7. Now select Install and navigate to location where you have placed your note pro Rom and gapps zip files.
  8. Flashing this might take about 5 minutes or so.Once flashing is complete do a factory reset again.
  9. Now reboot to system.Wait at least 15 minutes for initial boot to complete and once done you can explore Rom features.
  10. If tablet fails to boot remove battery and put it back.Reboot it to recovery and this wipe system too and flash rom again.
By following above method you will be able to install cyanogenmod rom on your galaxy note pro 12.2 SM-P900 wifi variant only.If you have any other queries please leave a comment below.
Install lollipop based cyanogenmod cm 12.1 custom rom on samsung galaxy note pro 12.2 Sm-P900 Reviewed by Radha Krishna on 14:23 Rating: 5 Galaxy note pro 12.2 is high end tablet from samsung with exynos 5 octa core chipset.Being a tablet...

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