Welcome to thunderztech.com, today we are going to write a detailed tutorial about flashing Android 7.0 Nougat ROM on a very old Samsung device, Galaxy S2 GT-I9100. So if you still own a Galaxy S2 now it’s the time to update your device on latest Nougat firmware, Galaxy S2 is pretty old device with a dual core processor technology but still it’s good enough run the custom Nougat firmware on it. Well, credit goes to the UNOFFICIAL AICP ROM developers for providing the Android Nougat firmware to Galaxy S2.
The AICP Nougat ROM for Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 has all the latest features of stock Nougat firmware, the ROM is stable enough to be used for daily drivers. So if you are interested to flash the ROM on your device then follow the description below. You’ll find every thing regarding flashing TWRP on Galaxy S2 to flashing the ROM on your device as well, one more thing keep in mind it’s a third party custom ROM but not an official firmware update by Samsung and follow the tutorial carefully.
How to update Android 7.0 Nougat AICP ROM on Galaxy S2 GT-I9100
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device.
Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 80%
Install latest USB drivers for your device necessary for PC-Android connection (if your device is not detected by the computer)
Download and install latest TWRP on Galaxy S2 or visit our recovery section and choose your device model.
Backup your important data by creating a Nandroid back up or follow this guide to create a Nandroid Backup of your device.
This will create a backup of your complete device including current firmware, if something goes wrong you can restore your previous firmware
How to install Android 7.0 AICP Nougat on Galaxy S2 GT-I9100
Step-1: Download the ROM file along Google Apps from the link provided below.
Step-2: Connect your device to your PC and transfer the ROM and gapps files on your device storage.
Step-3: If you have download the ROM using your phone then skip step 2.
Step-4: Now turn off your device and boot into recovery mode (Use hardware keys combination or using any third party app, mostly found in Play store).
Step-5: Tap on “Wipe” and then swipe the slider from left to right to begin the wipe process (This will reset your device to factory)
Step-6: Now it’s the time to flash the ROM on your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the ROM file
Step-7: Swipe across the slider to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed in your device.
Step-8: Now repeat step 7 for the installation of Google Apps.
Step-9: Once done with the installation process, reboot your device.
Note: If your device stuck at boot logo or taking longer then 7-10 minutes then follow this guide to fix the bootloop issue
That’s it! If you have successfully installed Android 7.0 Nougat AICP ROM on Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 let us know by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.
Download Android 7.0 Nougat AICP ROM for Galaxy S2 I9100. Click here
Download Google Apps (gapps). Click here