The latest AOSP Extended Nougat custom ROM is out for the Samsung’s flagship smartphone Galaxy S5 LTE G900F variants. This AOSP Extended custom ROM is based on Android 7.0 Nougat that comes with lot of new features just like DUI(Fling/Pulse/Smart Bar), Substratum Theme Engine, Inbuilt Super SU, Privacy Guard, Expanded Desktop, Dashboard suggestions/summaries (Enable/Disable), Status Bar Clock/Date customization and much more. We are sure that you’d love to use this ROM on your Galaxy S5 G900F.
As AOSP Extended Nougat is a custom ROM which is not officially released by Samsung but thanks to the unofficial developers for providing this amazing Nougat based custom ROM. It is currently in its development stages so that you might face some minor bugs or not functioning features but the developers are working to fix the issues ASAP in the final release. The AOSP Extended Custom ROM is quite perfect and runs smooth, and all of the features are working, but 1080p video recording is still buggy and indigent. All you need to have the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP already installed on your Galaxy S5 to flash the ROM zipped file and one thing more that your phone must be rooted before flashing Android 7.0 AOSP Extended Nougat Custom Firmware On Galaxy S5 LTE G900F. Now go ahead and follow the given guide.
This guide containing the AOSP Extended Unofficial ROM is working only with the Galaxy S5 G900F. Do not try to flash this custom firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. You can check the model number of your device by going to Settings > About Phone > Model Number.
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Before Getting Started:
- It is highly recommended to take a proper backup of all your critical data as well as settings before moving on to the installation guide via any custom recovery like CWM or TWRP.
- Download and install the correct Galaxy S5 G900F USB Drivers on your PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the S5 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- The Galaxy S5 should be rooted with CWM/TWRP recovery installed.
- The battery level of the Galaxy S5 should be at least up to 80% charged before going ahead with the ROM installation instructions.
Steps to Flash AOSP Extended based Android 7.0 Nougat ROM on Galaxy S5 G900F:
Step No 1: – First, download the Android 7.0 Nougat Unofficial AOSP ROM (AospExtended-v1.2-klte-20161122-0048-OFFICIAL.zip) and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your PC. Do not extract these files.
Step No 2: – Now, connect your S5 to the PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3: – Move the Android 7.0 AOSP Nougat and Google Apps to the root folder of SD card on your phone.
Step No 4: – Now, disconnect the device from the PC and turn it OFF in order to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Turn ON the Galaxy S5 while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power keys at the same time for a while until the device enters into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – Go back to the main recovery menu and perform a full data wipe. This includes Dalvik cache, Cache, System, Factory data reset.
Step No 7: – Navigat to the main menu of Recovery and choose install zip from sd card > choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Find the ROM and Gapps files that you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card in Step No 3. Select the Nougat ROM file and proceed the installation process.
Step No 9: – Once the ROM is successfully installed on your Galaxy S5, install Google Apps package by following the same procedure as given above.
Step No 10: – After the installation of AOSP Android 7.0 ROM and Google Apps, select reboot system now to reboot the Galaxy S5 .
It will take about 5 minutes to boots up for the first time after installing ROM on your phone.
Done! You have successfully installed unofficial AOSP Extended ROM featuring Android 7.0 Nougat on the Galaxy S5.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any question or trouble while installing AOSP Extended Android 7.0 Nougat custom ROM on your Galaxy S5.