Google Nexus 10 has a 10.055″ display with a 300 ppi. It is powered by the Exynos 5250 processor, which features two ARM Cortex A15 cores running at 1.7 GHz and a powerful ARM Mali T604 GPU. The device comes with 2GB of RAM, and either 16 or 32 GB of internal storage. At the time of its release it ran on Android 4.2.
Nexus 10 was released in 2012. Its been more than 3 years so Google has stopped providing official support for this device. But it has not stopped CyanogenMod team from creating custom ROM for Nexus 10. They have created CM 13 ROM which will update Nexus 10 to Android 6.0. A detailed guide on how to install this ROM on Nexus 10 is given below.
Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. If the device gets damaged, the writer or the owner of the site must not be held responsible.
Pre-requisites and Backing up your Nexus 10:
- Create a Nandroid Backup
- Backup and Restore your Android via Desktop PC
- Backup/Sync and Restore contacts
- Backup WhatsApp messages on Android and Email
Steps to install CM 13 ROM on Nexus 10:
- Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
- Download the CM 13 ROM zip file and Gapps zip file and transfer it to the device.
- Switch off the device and boot into Recovery mode.
- Next, wipe the cache and the dalvik cache.
- Now go to “Install zip” and then “Select zip”. Choose the CM 13 ROM zip file.
- Now again clear cache and dalvik cache.
- Go to ”Install zip”, then “Select zip”. Choose the Gapps zip file.
- Then perform full data wipe task. To do so, click “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”, then choose “Yes” on next screen to confirm.