Not having the latest mobile phone is not a mater of worry when it comes to operating system and upgrading it to latest Android. We are talking about Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 variant. The device was launched by the company back in 2013 and still it is used by many users. Now you can update your Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 to Android 6.0.1 MIUI8 Marshmallow Custom Firmware ROM with our easy and comprehensive tutorial below.
This Marshamllow based ROM is one of the most suitable ROM forSamsung Galaxy S4 I9500 variant. It is based on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system and has very much similarities with Samsung Note 7. It has Samsung Note 7 wallpapers and plenty of apps. It comes with plenty of customization and features of Marshmallow operating system. You are going to need your device to be rooted and updated with ClockworkMod recovery. This recovery is important as it plays a crucial role to the installation of Android 6.0.1 MIUI8 Marshmallow Custom Firmware ROM.
Lets get you start so with this update with some important steps you should take before the installation process begins.
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- 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 6.0.1 MIUI8 Marshmallow Custom Firmware ROM:
Step 1- First of all download Download Android 6.0.1 MIUI8 ROM on to your personal computer.
Step 2- Connect your device with your personal computer using a USB cable.
Step 3- Copy the files 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 6.0.1 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 6.0.1 MIUI8 Marshmallow Custom Firmware ROM installed on your Samsung’s Galaxy S4 I9500 smartphone.