Guide on how to update Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE Marshmallow via CyanogenMod 13 Custom ROM.
Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE is one among those devices which is getting another custom ROM update after the initial update that was released by CyanogenMod. This update is also released by the famous aftermarket Android developers CyanogenMod. This updated build of the ROM will be much stable than the previous release.
At the same time we can not say that it will be totally stable for daily run. But you can still try this ROM on your device and check it out. This update can be downloaded at CyanogenMod official website and then follow the steps mentioned below to flash it on your or you can also get the ROM from the link mentioned in the description below.
Before flashing the ROM just make sure you back up your data and current ROM in recovery mode in case you wish to restore it if the ROM is not stable enough for you.
We will now guide you through the steps for installing this custom ROM on your device, so follow it very carefully.
Preparing your Phone
- This instructions are strictly for Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 model, please do not try it on any other device or you may brick your device.
- Device should be fully charged up to 100%.
- Back up all the required data to some safe storage.
- Install compatible USB drivers for your device on your computer.
- Root your device and install custom recovery on it if not done already.
- Make sure the device bootloader is unlocked.
- Enable USB debugging mode of your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging mode.
Install Android Marshmallow based CM13 ROM
- Download the CyanogenMod CM13 Android Marshmallow based ROM from here.
- Download the Google App’s for Android Marshmallow from here.
- Connect the device to computer and transfer the files to your device internal storage.
- Disconnect the device and turn it off.
- 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, then Swipe the button.
- Now, return to main menu and tap on Install tab and locate the ROM file stored on you device, select it and flash it.
- Similarly flash the Google App’s on your device.
- Return to main menu and tap on Reboot.
Allow the system to reboot and then you can check the device Android version in Settings > About device > Android version.
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