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How do I install CM11 on MJ9 firmware?

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28th July 2014, 12:07 AM   |  #1  
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Hello all. New to the Verizon note 2 but not the forums. I have a Note 2 that I used odin to get up to MJ9 from the 4.1.2 firmware. I have safestrap installed but when I go to install CM11 it just hangs on the boot animation. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
28th July 2014, 12:24 AM   |  #2  
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You have to wipe system, data and cache before flashing (installing) CM 11. Also make sure you have the correct CM 11 because its different for each carrier. I personally have the US Cellular Note 2, it will let me install Verizon things because the physical device is the same but things like calling and data doesn't work or it might boot loop or get stuck like yours is doing. I know I got confused when I first started flashing things to my phone by trying to flash the international model files and they wouldn't work.
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You have to wipe system, data and cache before flashing (installing) CM 11. Also make sure you have the correct CM 11 because its different for each carrier. I personally have the US Cellular Note 2, it will let me install Verizon things because the physical device is the same but things like calling and data doesn't work or it might boot loop or get stuck like yours is doing. I know I got confused when I first started flashing things to my phone by trying to flash the international model files and they wouldn't work.

Thanks for the quick response!
I got the one for the i605. I actually have AT&T and would like to use AT&T service on this note 2. I just wasn't getting service where I live for some weird reason unless I use an ATT phone. I created a second slot did a complete wipe and install, then restart and now it's just black. I can reboot and get into recovery though.
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You cannot use the Verizon Note 2 on AT&T because the Verizon is CDMA network and AT&T is GSM. There is a hardware difference.
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You cannot use the Verizon Note 2 on AT&T because the Verizon is CDMA network and AT&T is GSM. There is a hardware difference.

I would at least like to have cyanogenmod on it then. Its still just black screened.
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Are you flashing a nightly build or a milestone?

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I can't get recent nightly builds to boot at all on my Note 2, the Milestone (very few bugs) will boot though.
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Are you flashing a nightly build or a milestone?

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I can't get recent nightly builds to boot at all on my Note 2, the Milestone (very few bugs) will boot though.

M7 or 8? Thanks!
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M8 is the newest one. Be sure to get GAPPS too so you can get to the App Store.
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M8 is the newest one. Be sure to get GAPPS too so you can get to the App Store.

Downloading now! Thanks!
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Hello all. New to the Verizon note 2 but not the forums. I have a Note 2 that I used odin to get up to MJ9 from the 4.1.2 firmware. I have safestrap installed but when I go to install CM11 it just hangs on the boot animation. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

Is your bootloader unlocked? If not, then as I understand things with SafeStrap, you have to use a Samsung-based ROM as you can only change the ROM and not the kernel. Trying to install CM11 will not install the CM-based kernel, so it won't boot. If your bootloader is unlocked, you shouldn't be using SafeStrap as it's only a workaround for those of us who can't unlock our bootloaders.

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