Safely install AOSP Ice Cream Sandwich on the Samsung Galaxy Note
If you own a Samsung Galaxy Note and have been hankering for an easy way to flash an AOSP Ice Cream Sandwich ROM on your device, you’ve probably stumbled across some discussion in the forums about users having difficulty with the process, which is no longer as simple as just flashing a ROM in recover — I know… Why does shit always have to get complicated, right?
Well, luckily there’s smarter minds on the case than mine, and in this case, all the credit goes to XDA Senior Member chasmodo, who has devised a method that allows you to safely flash an AOSP ROM on your device. The method, which does require a bit more legwork than you’ll probably want to do, has been tested in the forums and all looks to be a go.
If you’re looking to install an ICS AOSP ROM on your Note, check out the tutorial thread for all the juicy details and download links to the proper kernel. As always, make sure to take the standard ROM flashing precautions. Make a backup and all that jazz, then get ready for some AOSP goodness. Happy Flashing!