The latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat based custom firmware for Galaxy S4 Mini LTE I9195 is proudly released by Team OctyOS. It is an unofficial release and either Samsung or your network operator will not have anything to do with your device in case something goes wrong during installing it onto your device but if you follow the steps with great care given in the tutorial below for updating your Samsung S4 mini with Android 7.1.2 ECO-ACTIVE Nougat Custom firmware ROM, by the end of the process your device should be perfectly all right. Android 7.1.2 ECO-ACTIVE Nougat Custom ROM comes with the latest features of Android 7.1.2 for your device along with few bug fixes from the latest update. It has some extra features as compared to any other Android 7.1.2 ROMS.
Android 7.1.2 has a couple of exclusive features. Moreover, in this ROM some bugs may show up because this is a weekly ROM but we are expecting that in the final release these bugs will be totally rectified. If you are interested in installing Android 7.1.2 for other phones, then we will suggest you check out our new Custom ROMs section. You can update Galaxy S4 Mini I9195 to Android 7.1.2 OctOS Nougat custom firmware by using this simple tutorial which is given below. It is just a custom ROM which is not officially released by Samsung and which would require a custom recovery like ClockworkMod in order to flash on your phone.
When you start to continue reading below to install Android 7.1.2 OctOS Nougat on Galaxy S4 Mini I9195, we will guide you through the entire process of with complete simple steps. Before proceeding read all the tips below with care because these are the steps you have to keep in mind.
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This guide containing the Android 7.1.2 OctOS Nougat custom ROM is working only with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, I9195. Do not try to flash this firmware on any other device. Verify the model number of your phone first by navigating to Phone Settings > About Phone.
Before Getting Started:
- First, make a full backup of all your important data such as SMS, MMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Media Files and other settings etc.
- Install the correct USB Drivers on your PC.
- Enable USB Debugging on your device by going to Setting > Developer Options > Enable USB Debugging
- Your device should at least about 70% charge to avoid unexpected shutdowns while installing the ROM.
Steps To Install Android 7.1.2 OctOS Nougat Custom ROM on Galaxy S4 Mini:
Step 1: First download the Android 7.1.2 ECO-ACTIVE ROM and Google apps package from the above-given links, on the desktop of your PC.
Step 2: Extract the downloaded ROM .zip file.
Step 3: You have to make it sure that Fastboot is properly configured on your device.
Step 4: Now connect your Galaxy S4 Mini to your PC via its USB cable.
Step 5: Transfer the ROM and Google Apps .zip files to the root folder of your sdCard on the phone.
Step 6: Power OFF the device after disconnecting the phone from PC.
Step 7: Now power ON your device and boot into the Bootloader/Fastboot mode by pressing and holding Volume up + Volume down + Power buttons at the same time.
Step 8: Now by selecting the “wipe data/factory reset” do full data swipes, navigate by the volume keys and select it using the Power button.
Step 9: By selecting the 5th option “wipe cache partition” do a cache wipe.
Step 10: Repeat the same steps to install Google apps package on your phone.
Good, You have successfully updated Galaxy S4 Mini I9195 to Android 7.1.2 OctOS Nougat custom firmware.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any queries or trouble while following the above-given guide. We’ll be happy to help.