AT&T Galaxy Note users can now install a custom ROM around named Slim Bean which is based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. This is a custom ROM and not an official update from Samsung.
Slim Bean is very light, small in size and brings awesome features of Jelly Bean. The ROM is in early stage so there may be bugs.
The ROM and guide mentioned below is only for AT&T Galaxy Note SGH-I717 and cannot be tried on any other variant.To know the Model number of your device Go to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable if any loss or damage occurs to your device while following the guide.
Install Slim Bean ROM On AT&T Galaxy Note Based On Jelly Bean
Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.
Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.
TWRP recovery should be installed on your device.
Download latest version of Slim Bean ROM from here and Google Apps package from here.
Copy both the above downloaded zip files without extracting to SD Card of your device.
Switch off device and boot into TWRP recovery mode. Press and hold Volume Up, Volume Down and Power buttons simultaneously. When the screen turns on leave Power button but keep on holding volume button till you enter in TWRP recovery mode.
Take a Nandrop backup of your existing device. Select “Backup” and navigate to blue circle button to right and then it will start backing up.
Select “wipe data” and then “factory reset” and wait till the data gets wiped.
Select “Install” and browse and select Slim Bean ROM file which you downloaded in earlier step. and confirm to install it. Wait for few minutes till the installation gets complete.
Repeat the same process to install Google apps package. Wait till the installation gets complete.
Select “Go back” and select “reboot system now” to reboot your device.
Slim Bean ROM on AT&T Galaxy Note based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is installed!