Cyanogen Mod developers has ported Cyanogen Mod 9 (CM9) firmware on Galaxy Note N7000. The new Cyanogen Mod 9 for Galaxy Note is based on Android ICS 4.0.4. To use this custom ROM on your Galaxy Note N700, you must have unlocked and rooted device.
Here is a complete and successful guide to install Cyanogen Mod 9 on Galaxy Note N7000.
Disclaimer: We are not responsible for any damage of Galaxy Note as the process is itself quite risky. However it is unlikely to damage your Galaxy Note, follow the step in your own risk.
1. Backup all your data first such as SMS, Contacts, Call logs, Images, Music and etc.
2. Make sure that you have over 70% of battery backup, so that the process will not interrupted due to power loss.
3. Disable all security suites such as antivirus in your system so that you could update Cyanogen Mod 9 without any interruption.
4. Make sure you have rooted Samsung Galaxy Note N7000.
5. Enable USB Debugging which can change by going to Settings => Applications => Development => USB Debugging.
Updating Galaxy Note to CM9 ICS
1. Connect your Galaxy Note to system where you downloaded the files via USB Cable, then copy both files to internal memory. Please keep in mind that the package should me in root directory otherwise it is undetectable.
2. Now put your device in Recovery Mode which can be done by holding down three buttons: Volume Down, OK, and Power buttons. Please keep in mind once again, you must have rooted Galaxy Note.
3. Once you are in Recovery mode, the first thing is to wipe your data and bring your device to factory mode. For this select “Wipe data/factory reset” then “Wipe Cache partition.”
4. Now, select the “install zip from sd card” followed with “choose zip from sd card” and browse through the directory where you put the packages. Select the CM9 ICS package first then the Google Apps package.
5. The whole process will takes 5 to 7 minutes, however is can be longer. Meantime get some coffee.
Finally, you device will reboot automatically with Cyanogen Mod 9 brand based on ICS 4.0.4. Incase if you device does not reboot, then remove and re-insert battery and switch on device.