Samsung Galaxy S users can now get the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for their device. This update is available as custom Omni ROM. To flash this ROM you first need to flash Super Su to get root access on the device.
This update can be downloaded from the link provided in the description and then follow the steps mentioned below to flash it on your Samsung Galaxy S device. This ROM has brought in with features like visually tweaked UI experience with updated Theme engine which gives the users a perfect taste of the latest Android Marshmallow.
So, now let us move forward and learn about how you can flash this ROM on your device. Make sure as this is a custom ROM it might have some bugs. So, it is advisable that you back up your data and make nandroid back up of current ROM.
Preparing your Phone
- This instructions are strictly for Samsung Galaxy S phone, so do not try it on any other device or you may brick your device.
- Device should be fully charged up to 100%.
- Install device USB drivers on your computer.
- Make a nandroid back up of the current ROM so that you can restore it when required.
- Also back up all the required data to some safe storage.
- Device should be rooted and it’s bootloader must be unlocked.
- Custom recovery like CWM or TWRP must be on you device.
- Enable USB debugging mode of your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging mode.
Install Omni ROM based Android Marshmallow
- Download the Android Marshmallow custom ROM from here.
- Download the Google App’s for Android Marshmallow from here.
- Connect the device to computer and transfer the ROM file and Google App’s file to your device storage.
- Disconnect the device and turn it off completely.
- Reboot the device into recovery mode, press and hold Volume Down + Power key for few seconds.
- When in recovery mode tap on Wipe tab and select all the options.
- Now, confirm the wipe action by swiping the button at the bottom of the screen.
- Now, return to main menu and tap on Install tab.
- Navigate to the ROM file stored on you device and select it.
- Swipe the button at the bottom to flash the ROM file on your device.
- In the same way flash the Google App’s on your device (step 8-10).
- Return to main menu and tap on Reboot and the system will boot in to normal mode.
- That’s all you can now check the device Android version in Settings > About device > Android version.
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