In this article we are going to give you an exclusive and a comprehensive tutorial on recently released update of ViperOS Custom ROM supporting Android Nougat 7.1.2, on to your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Smartphone. As they ROM is not officially released by Samsung itself, so to flash the latest ROM on your mobile, you will need to have the TWRP recovery mode installed on your phone. 

ViperOS 7.1.2 comes with amazing menu customization with tons of new features for Samsung Galaxy Note 2. It also has battery icon settings feature, which helps you change the battery setting the way you desire. Many bug have fixed from previous update including the speed and performance has also been enhanced. 

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Let’s have a look at some of the pre-requisites before we take you to the step by step instruction of download the ViperOS 7.1.2 Nougat Custom ROM on your Note 2 device. 


You need to make a backup of your data, as they will have to clear your phone’s memory in order to install Android 7.1.2 on your phone.

  • Make sure that you have enabled the USB debugging modeIf it is disabled, your phone will not get connected to your PC.
  • Another important thing to do is to download and install the latest USB drivers of Samsung on your computer.
  • The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.
  • The phone should be rooted and it should have the latest Custom Recovery installed on it.
  • Make sure that the battery of your phone is above 80%.
Files that you will have to download include
Download ViperOS 7.1.2 ROM
Download Google Apps

Step by Step Installation Android 7.1.2 ViperOS Nougat Custom Firmware Instructions:

Step 1- First of all download both files given above on to your personal computer. 

Step 2- Connect your device with your personal computer using a USB cable. 

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Step 3- Copy the files you downloaded in step 1 on to your device’s SD card root. Remember not to save it in any folder of your device. It has to be saved in the SD card of your device.

Step 4- Disconnect the USB cable from your personal computer and turn your device off.

Step 5- Turn your device on, pressing the power & volume up and down keys altogether. This will enable the device’s Bootloader mode. Click the bootloader option. 

Step 6- Once you are in Bootloader mode, look for recovery option and click on it. This click will take you in ClockworkMod recovery. 

Step 7- Tap “wipe data/factory reset” from the options showing on your device’s screen by clicking the power button.

Step 8- Next Tap on “wipe cache partition”.

Step 9- You might as well do a dalvik wipe cache by tapping on Advance Menu and then selecting “Wipe Dalvik Cache” to save yourself from tiny errors or bootloops.

Step 10- Head back into recovery mode and select option  “install zip from SD card” by tapping on it, use your volume keys to navigate the file to the downloaded zip file of Android 7.1.2 ROM zip file you copied on your device’s SD card and start the installation process by selecting it. 

Step 11- Head back to “+++++Go Back+++++” option, tap on it and then select “reboot system now” option by tapping on it to reboot your device. 

It may take few minutes to reboot and when your phone turns back on, your Note 2 will be updated with ViperOS Android 7.1.2 Nougat Custom ROM. Enjoy the latest Android features on your Note 2 device. 

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