MOSP OTA released new custom ROM for the Nexus 4. It is based on OTA update. It’s similar to Nougat along few custom tweaks. You can update Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 can be updated to 7.0 MOSP OTA Nougat custom firmware with the help of instructions given below. This is not officially released by the Samsung. To download this update, your Samsung Galaxy S4 should have a custom recovery (TWRP Recovery) installed and should be rooted. You will also be using Clockwork Mod for this update so make sure you have all that sorted to on your Galaxy S4.
Below we are providing you with the entire process and all the required instructions for update. Carefully read all the tips and proceed smoothly. Lets start the process of updating. Goodluck!
Lets get you start so with this update with some important steps you should take before the installation process begins.
Prerequisites to Update Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 with Android 7.0 MOSP ROM.
1– First off all you will have to fully backup your deceive.
2– Download Samsung USB drivers.
3– Enable USB Debugging mode to help connecting your tablet to your computer.
4– Make sure you battery is charged up to at least 85-90 percent.
5– Your device should have ClockwrokMod recovery installed.
How to update Samsung’s Galaxy S4 I9500 to Android 7.1.2 Mokee Nougat Custom Firmware:
Step 1– First of all Download 7.1.2 Mokee ROM on to your personal computer.
Step 2– Connect your device with your personal computer using a USB cable.
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Step 3– Copy the file you downloaded in step 1 on to your device’s SD card root. Remember not to save it in any folder of your device. It has to be saved in the SD card of your device.
Step 4– Disconnect the USB cable from your personal computer and turn your device off.
Step 5– Turn your device on, pressing the power & volume up and down keys altogether. This will enable the device’s Bootloader mode. Click the bootloader option.
Step 6– Once you are in Bootloader mode, look for recovery option and click on it. This click will take you in ClockworkMod recovery.
Step 7– Tap “wipe data/factory reset” from the options showing on your Galaxy S4 screen by clicking the power button.
Step 8– Next Tap on “wipe cache partition”.
Step 9– You might as well do a dalvik wipe cache by tapping on Advance Menu and then selecting “Wipe Dalvik Cache” to save yourself from tiny errors or bootloops.
Step 10– Head back into recovery mode and select option “install zip from SD card” by tapping on it, use your volume keys to navigate the file to the downloaded zip file of Android 7.1.2 ROM zip file you copied on your device’s SD card and start the installation process by selecting it.
Step 11– Head back to “+++++Go Back+++++” option, tap on it and then select “reboot system now” option by tapping on it to reboot your device.
It may take few minutes to reboot and when your phone turns back on your will have the Android 7.1.2 XOSP Nougat ROM installed on your Samsung’s Galaxy S4 I9500 smartphone.
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