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How To Install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Custom ROM on Galaxy S5 G900F

These are the instructions on how to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy S5 model number G90F. This latest custom ROM is based on Samsung’s TouchWiz UI 6.0 and comes with improved performance and stability. Also you’ll be happy to know that this is a Pre-rooted and debloated ROM. Many users have tested and found it very fast, stable and smooth. So if you want to enhance the overall functionality as well as battery life then here is a step-by-step guide to update Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM.

Remember that xXx Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is a custom firmware which is not officially released by Samsung, thus you’ll be required to have the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM in order to flash it on your Galaxy S5 G9005. Now go ahead and proceed to the installation guide.

Android-6.0.1-Marshmallow-xXx-Custom-ROM-Download How To Install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Custom ROM on Galaxy S5 G900F SM-G900F Samsung Galaxy S5 Custom ROMs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Note:

This xXx Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom firmware is working with Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F. Do not to install it on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your phone before going ahead.

Things To Remember:

Data Backup: Take a full backup of all your important data and settings like contacts, pictures, videos, music before proceeding to the rooting instructions.

Download and install USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F.

Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.

Samsung Galaxy S5 must be rooted, unlocked and installed with a recovery tool like TWRP or CWM.

Make sure that the battery level of your Galaxy S5 model SM-G900F should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.

Download Files

  1. Download xXx Android 6.0.1
  2. Download Google Apps (GApps)

Steps To Install xXx Android 6.0.1 Custom ROM on Galaxy S5:

Step No 1:- Download the xXx Android 6.0.1 (xXx_NoLimits_3.1_G900FXXU1CPDF.zip) custom firmware on the desktop of your PC for Galaxy S5 from the above link. Do not unzip the firmware zipped file.

Step No 2:- Plug the phone to the PC via its USB data cable.

Step No 3:- Transfer the xXx custom ROM .zip file to the root folder on SD card of your phone.

Step No 4:- After transferring ROM file, unplug the USB cord and turn it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.

Step No 5:- Turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time.

Step No 6:- While your Galaxy S5 is in Recovery Mode, perform wipe data tasks by navigating to the main menu of recovery and choose wipe data / factory reset and confirm the process.

Step No 7:- Now, go back to Recovery menu and select choose zip from sdcard -> Install zip from sdcard. Find the Android 6.0.1 Galaxy S5 custom ROM file that you have already downloaded it in Step No 1. Confirm the flashing process to begin.

Step No 8:- Once again, go back to main recovery menu and reboot your Galaxy S5 G900F into the new custom ROM. Your device may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first after installation.

Step No 9:- Repeat the above process to install Google Apps package on your smartphone.

Tell us in the comments area below about your experience with this Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom firmware for Samsung Galaxy S5.

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Aamir Jamal

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