Install Rooted and DeOdexed N7105XXDLK7 On T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-T889 with Multi Windows Feature

Samsung-Galaxy-Note-2-newTutorial below is the modified ROM from stock N7105XXDLK7 firmware. It is android 4.1.2 firmware for T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-T889. Samsung Galaxy Note 2 US carriers had started updating different variants of Note 2. If you have updated and wish to root and with DeOdexed stock ROM, this ROM definitely suit your need. As we all know, multi windows feature is included in all the 4.1.2 android firmware for Galaxy Note 2.

The ROM above is basically Android 4.1.2 Stock ROM firmware with features of DeOdexed, rooted, pre-loaded busybox and unsecured boot image. If you like to making customization on your android devices, this definitely a very good base ROM. Thanks to Xda developer, teshxx.

Disclaimer

It’s always risky to root your device and be warned that a failure may brick your device. In order to keep your device safe, please read carefully every single line of the tutorial and follows the steps exactly. We are not responsible for any damage to your device.

Compatibility

The tutorial and guide below is only compatible to Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-T889 T-mobile model. It will not compatible to other devices.

Check phone model – Goto Settings -> About Device -> Model Number.

Requirements

  1. Windows-based PC
  2. Samsung Galaxy Note 2 SGH-T889 T-mobile model
  3. Download and install USB drivers on PC. Download Samsung USB Driver for Windows and Samsung Kies.
  4. Enable USB Debugging on your device. How to Enable USB Debugging Mode on Android Device.
  5. Backup your personal data on phone to PC to ensure you keep a copy of your personal data (SMS, MMS, Contacts, Internet Settings, Photos and etc).How to Backup Personal Data On Android Device.
  6. Make sure your phone is charged to 50% to avoid interruption during flashing.How to Check Battery Level On Android Device.

Download

  1. Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean XXDLK7 Deodexed Official Firmware(T889_N7105XXDLK7_Deodexed_Rooted-teshxx.zip, 839MB) – Development page

Instructions: (From Custom ROM)

  1. Make sure you have follow steps above and enable all the necessary features before start.
  2. Do a Nandroid backup in CWM/TWRP recovery in case you need for restoration. (Optional)
  3. Connect your device to the computer via micro USB cable.
  4. Copy and paste the downloaded T889_N7105XXDLK7_Deodexed_Rooted-teshxx.zip to your phone internal SD card.
  5. Turn off your phone and disconnect from USB cable.
  6. Press and hold the Power + Volume Up + Home Button to enter CWM/TWRP Recovery.
  7. In Recovery menu, you are always recommended to perform a full Wipe Data/Factory Reset to avoid crashing and ROM compatibility issue. You may skip this step if you upgrade from your previous ROM version. For CWM recovery, use Volume key to navigate in Recovery Mode. For TWRP, use touchscreen to navigate in Recovery Mode
  8. Do Wipe Cache Partition – Select from the menu and select Yes to confirm.
  9. Go to advanced and do Wipe Dalvik Cache — Select from the menu and select Yes to confirm.
  10. From the main menu in Recovery, select the install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from internal sdcard, browse to folder location and select the T889_N7105XXDLK7_Deodexed_Rooted-teshxx.zip and click Yes to install.
  11. After the installation completes, go back to recovery’s main menu.
  12. Select reboot system now to reboot the phone.
  13. For first boot up, it normally takes longer time. Please wait patiently.

Instructions: (From Stock ROM)

  1. Root and install CWM/TWRP recovery. How to Root and Install TWRP Touch Recovery On T-Mobile, Sprint. AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2.
  2. Download root checker from Google Play to check your root status.
  3. Press Power + Volume Up + Home button to enter recovery mode. Check whether CWM/TWRP recovery is successfully installed.
  4. Connect your device to the computer via micro USB cable.
  5. Copy and paste the downloaded T889_N7105XXDLK7_Deodexed_Rooted-teshxx.zip to your phone internal SD card.
  6. Turn off your phone and disconnect from USB cable.
  7. Press and hold the Power + Volume Up + Home Button to enter CWM/TWRP Recovery.
  8. In Recovery menu, you are always recommended to perform a full Wipe Data/Factory Reset to avoid crashing and ROM compatibility issue. You may skip this step if you upgrade from your previous ROM version. For CWM recovery, use Volume key to navigate in Recovery Mode. For TWRP, use touchscreen to navigate in Recovery Mode
  9. Do Wipe Cache Partition – Select from the menu and select Yes to confirm.
  10. Go to advanced and do Wipe Dalvik Cache — Select from the menu and select Yes to confirm.
  11. From the main menu in Recovery, select the install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from internal sdcard, browse to folder location and select the T889_N7105XXDLK7_Deodexed_Rooted-teshxx.zip and click Yes to install.
  12. After the installation completes, go back to recovery’s main menu.
  13. Select reboot system now to reboot the phone.
  14. For first boot up, it normally takes longer time. Please wait patiently.

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