T-Mobile Galaxy S4 SGH-M919 users can now update their device to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via Resurrection Remix v5.6.0 Custom ROM. This ROM is in the beginning stage of development so some of the ROM features might not work up to mark. But for the Android Enthusiasts who like to experiment with their device can get this ROM flashed on their device and experience the new Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on their device.
The ROM will become stable as the future builds are released so for now it not advisable to flash this ROM for daily run. We have given step by step procedure for downloading and flashing the ROM in the description below. But before we move further it is necessary that you must root your device and install custom recovery like CWM or TWRP on your device and then go on with the procedure.
Preparing your phone
- This instructions are strictly for Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-M919, so do not try it on any other device or you may brick your device.
- Device should be fully charged.
- Install Samsung Galaxy S4 USB drivers on your computer.
- Back up all the required data to some safe storage.
- Make a Nandroid back up of the current ROM so that you can restore it when required.
- Make sure the device bootloader is unlocked.
- Root your device and install custom recovery on it if not done already.
- Enable USB debugging mode of your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging mode.
Download and Install Android based Resurrection Remix Custom ROM
- Download Android Marshmallow based Resurrection Remix v5.6.0 custom ROM from here.
- Download the Google App’s for Android Marshmallow from here.
- Connect the device to computer and transfer both the files i.e ROM file and Google App’s file to your device root storage.
- Disconnect the device and turn it off completely.
- Reboot the device into Recovery mode, press and hold Volume Down + Home + Power key for few seconds.
- When in recovery mode tap on Wipe tab and select the options you like to wipe, given under it.
- 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.
- Locate 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.
- Return to main menu and tap on Reboot.
- System will now reboot in normal mode.
- That’s all you can now check the device Android version in Settings > About device > Android version.