How to flash Android 7.0 Nougat CM14 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F

s5-7-0-nougatThe Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone with the model SM-G900F can now be updated to the new Android 7.0 Nougat Cm14 ROM. This ROM is a free, community build ROM which aims at augmenting the functionalities of your Samsung Galaxy S5. The Custom ROM is based on CM14 build & adds a number of improvements to your handset. Now in this article, we shall guide you through the steps to update your Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone with the Android Nougat CM14 ROM.

Since this is an unofficial Custom ROM, so there are chances that your Samsung Galaxy S5 might undergo issues which you might have never faced before. Now question arises, How to install this ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone? It’s a very simple process and you can materialize the task just by following the below given steps. But before that definitely meet the pre-requirements. TechGipsy will not remain responsible, so only proceed for the update if you dare to take the risk yourself.

Besides, your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-900F needs to be rooted and installed with the latest TWRP/CWM Recovery before update. Apart, you need to create a complete backup for your Galaxy as your device data might vanish during the update. You must install the Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-900F drivers on your device to make it connect easily to your PC. You should also enable the USB debugging option on your Android device before update and after disable it. Among other important needs, you need to disable any antivirus link if you are using in your device and PC. Maintain at least 80% power back up to avoid unexpected shutdown during the Custom ROM update. Now let’s take a look on how to update Android 7.0 Nougat CM14 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F.

Steps to flash Android 7.0 Nougat on Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F

  • First, download the Android 7.0 Nougat CM14 ROM Gapps for your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F.
  • Then connect your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F to your PC via USB and then move the Custom ROM file and the Gapps file to the SD card of your device. After that, power off your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F, unplug the USB cable and put it into recovery mode.
  • In Recovery mode, select “wipe data/factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” from recovery mode menu to wipe data and clear cache from your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F.
  • Then choose the option “Install .zip from SD Card” and choose the files that you moved to your SD card.
  • Now install the files one after another in your Android device and wait still the files are flashed on your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F.
  • Once the flashing is finished, go back to the recovery menu in your device and select “reboot system now”.

Also see: How to Update Asus Zenfone 5 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Custom ROM

That’s all you need to do. Wait for the device reboots. Great!! Now you can test the Android 7.0 Nougat features on your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F. In case of any issues, inform us in the comment section, we shall find out some solution for you.

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