October 22, 2017

How to Install Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich ROM (Android 4.0.3)

These days whenever you are going to talk about Android, the discussion about Android Ice Cream Sandwich is must. It’s because most of the Android users are eagerly waiting for the official Ice Cream Sandwich update, but if you are not able to control your wait. You can instantly try your hands-on custom ICS ROM which is available over the internet.

Today we are going to learn How to Install Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich ROM (Android 4.0.3). This ROM is leaked over the internet by a Chinese website, however with reference to Chinese website they had mentioned that ROM for i9220z cip1 which is also called as “Chinese version of Galaxy Note”.

Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich ROM

It has been said that, ROM is very comfortable in usage and may hold very few bugs. Almost each and every functionality is working in this ROM. Lets see, how you can install Android 4.0.3 on Samsung Galaxy Note:


  • Your Samsung Galaxy Note should be rooted!
  • If your phone is not rooted, You can root it using this tutorial
  • Make sure your phone is charged more than 70%
  • Don’t forget to take the backup of contacts/photos etc.
  • Do not interrupt phone while the installation process is going on.

How to Install Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich ROM (Android 4.0.3)

Step 1: Download the custom ROM from this link

Step 2: Now copy that zip file to your phone’s SD card.

Step 3: Bring up your phone in ClockWorkRecovery Mode, by restarting it using the following key combination.

Volume UP + Home key + Power button

Step 4: Choose the option of “Apply update from SD Card” and further select “Choose update from SD Card”

Step 5: It will list the contents of the phone’s SD card and you have to select the custom ROM file. The CWM will start the process of installation, just wait for few seconds.

Step 6: Now we need to clear the old cache data, for that just go back and select “Factory/reset” & “Clear Cache”.

Reboot your phone and enjoy the experience of Android ICS 4.0.3 on Samsung Galaxy Note. :)

If you faced any problem while following this tutorial, do let me know. We will help you instantly.

Disclaimer: Rooting, Jailbreaking or customizing your device can be risky, and may end-up bricking your device! You can follow the instructions posted here at your own risk. Dreambloggers will not be held responsible for any damage to your device.

About Rajan Balana

I am Rajan Balana, A Blogger from Rajasthan. I love playing PS2 and enjoy blogging.


  1. How about the compatibility, does all the apps/services work after the upgrade..?

  2. Nice tutorial.. This is the second time i have done this and i am successful this time..

  3. Hello Jai,

    Thanks for the query.

    Yes almost all the apps and functionality works with this Android 4.0.3 ICS Custom ROM.

    Do give it a try. :)

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