Install Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Samsung Galaxy J5 3G SM-J500H

If you want to test Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS on your Samsung Galaxy J5 3G SM-J500H then you’ll be glad to know that Resurrection Remix builds the latest custom firmware for Galaxy J5 3G which is based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Now you can get the experience of the Nougat Android OS on your own device before the official stock firmware released. The Resurrection Remix OS is the second most popular custom ROM for Android devices and comes with the latest features, customizations and all the Android 7.1.2 Nougat features. Also, the ROM brings LineageOS, AOKP, CM, and other custom ROM features. This ROM is not officially announced by Samsung but just a custom ROM. Your Samsung Galaxy J5 3G SM-J500H should be rooted & have the latest version of a Custom Recovery like TWRP or CWM already installed on it to flash this Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM on your device. By following this simple step by step guide, you can easily and quickly update your Galaxy J5 3G to Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom firmware.

The Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM is a combination of the stability, performance, customization, power and comes with tonnes of new features like Multi Window support, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, GIF Support, quick Reply via Notification, New Settings Panel Redesigned and much more. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in updating your Samsung Galaxy J5 3G SM-J500H to Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom firmware then go ahead and follow the given steps.

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The Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM and instructions are given in this guide can be used only for the Galaxy J5 3G. Check the model number of your Galaxy J5 3G from Settings > About Phone.

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy J5 3G during or after the installation of Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM. Proceed at your own risk.

Before Getting Started:

  • Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Galaxy J5 3G by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy J5 3G USB Drivers on the PC.
  • The Galaxy J5 3G should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
  • The bootloader of your Galaxy J5 3G must be unlocked.
  • Make sure that the battery level of the Galaxy J5 3G is at least above 80% before going ahead.

Required Files:

Steps to Install Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Galaxy J5 3G:

Step No 1: – First, download Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM  for Galaxy J5 3G on the desktop of the PC.

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Step No 2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.

Step No 3: – Transfer Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above link to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.

Step No 4: – Unplug the Galaxy J5 3G from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.

Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.

Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced > Wipe Dalvik Cache.

Note: – wipe dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors while ROM installation.

Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.

Step No 8: – Navigate to the Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.

Step No 9: – Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.

Your Galaxy J5 3G will be rebooted and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.

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Done! You’ve successfully updated Galaxy J5 3G to the latest Resurrection Remix Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM.


Bhatti Junaid

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