Download & Install CM 12.1 ROM On Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

In this guide, you will learn How to download & Safely Flash / Install CM 12.1 ROM On Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Android 5.1.1 lollipop.This is a tablet so there are not many ROMs available for the device.But now users can Flash CyanogenMod 12.1 on their Tab S2 8.0.Below we share direct download link and full step by step guide to Flash CM 12.1 ROM On Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

Before Flashing remember, this is an unofficial ROM.This is based on Androids 5.1.1 lollipop and CyanogenMod 12.1 Source code.It is developed by  CTXz, Senior Member from Xda.The ROM is still in alpha that means may expect some bugs, but in future updates everything will be fixed.Below we share the bugs list

→ Full Detailed Guide to Install CM 12.1 ROM On Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

What’s Not Working


Internal SD card mount




Minor graphical glitches

→ To Know more about this ROM and bug list visit this official Xda Post

Important Read:

→This is only for Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 SM-T710 so don’t try this on other models.

*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin.

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy Tab S2 while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.


→ Safely Download & Install CM 12.1 ROM On Galaxy Tab S2 8.0


Download CM 12.1 ROM On Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 (233.7MB)

Lollipop Gapps — Link 

How to Safely Install CM 12.1 ROM On Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

Step By Step Guide

Install CM 12.1 ROM On Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

  • Make Sure You have TWRP Installed on your device, If you don’t have then get it here : TWRP by ashyx
  • Download the Unofficial CM 12.1 ROM and the Gapps From the download links (Download to your tablet)
  • Reboot into TWRP by holding VOL UP + POWER + HOME on boot
  • Create a nandroid  backup (Important)
  • Then Wipe–>>select Wipe and then Advanced Wipe
  • Now ONLY Select Dalvik Cache, System, Data and Cache, then swipe right to wipe
  • Then go to install section
  • Now follow this guide to Flash / Install the ROM > How To Install A Custom ROM Via Recovery On Any Android
  • Done!!! You should have CM 12.1 On your Tab S2

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Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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