Guide to Install Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on Nexus 10 Tablet With LiquidSmooth Jelly Bean ROM

Nexus 10 custom

Google has recently rolled out the latest firmware update Android 4.2.2 JDQ39 for Nexus 10 devices. But if you are looking for more customized features try to get the unofficial Liquid Smooth Jelly Bean ROM. This customized version of Android ROM (Jelly Bean 4.2.2) is now available for download. This is the Release Candidate 1 (RC1) version of the ROM. It is still under development!

Before go to the installation procedure of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on Nexus 10 with Liquid Smooth let us see what are the cool features waiting for you with this update.

Nexus 10

Main Features of Liquid Smooth Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean ROM

  • Google GCC 4.7 Toolchain
  • O3
  • Strict-Aliasing (Linaro)
  • C++11 Mode
  • Optimized String Handling Routines (Linaro/Sony)
  • Miscellanious other Linaro and Code Aurora Optimaztions
  • Customizable lockscreen buttons and sliders
  • Chronus clock widget
  • Customizable hardware and software keys
  • Transparent navbar and status bar
  • Customizable navbar ring
  • Navigation bar widgets
  • Customizable power menu
  • Customizable quicksettings panel
  • Statusbar mods
  • Theme engine
  • Quiet hours
  • Volume rocker music controls
  • Full Rotation
  • Customizable battery and notification light


Before proceeding to update we wish to remind our readers that installing LiquidSmooth Android 4.2.2 Custom ROM on your Nexus 10 is at your own risk. We are not held responsible any bugs or damages arises from it. Our suggestion is to back up your Contacts & Settings, Media Files and note down the APN and MMS Settings from the path as below.

Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

Steps to Install Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on Nexus 10 with Custom ROM (Your device must be rooted and ClockworkMod recovery is installed)

Install Android USB Driver for Nexus 10 on Your PC (If you have already installed skip this step)

Enable USB Debugging Mode on your tablet to transfer files between your PC and Nexus 10. You can turn on USB Debugging mode on your Android from Menu->Settings->Applications. Click on the development option.

Download Android 4.2.2 LiquidSmooth Jelly Bean

Download Google Apps Package

Now it’s time to connect your tablet to your Computer and copy the downloaded files to it (to the SD card).

After copying the above downloaded files, unplug the USB cable.

Turn your tablet off and boot into boot loader and navigate to recovery mode using volume keys.

Do a Nandroid back up of the current ROM. Do you know how to do a Nandroid backup. It is simple. Select Backup and Restore then select Backup again on the very next screen. After back up just rerun to the recovery menu.

Now Wipe Data / Factory Reset. Wait until the action is completed. Now select Wipe cache partition. After the wiping task is done, select Wipe Dalvik Cache in order to perform Dalvik cache wiping.

Navigate to Install zip from SD card. Now  ‘Choose zip from SD card.’  Then locate the Jelly Bean custom ROM which we have copied from your PC to the SD card. Install it.

Similarly you can install the other copied file Google Apps.

To complete installing the Custom ROM on Nexus 10 go back to the main recovery menu and select ‘Reboot System now’.

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