Samsung galaxy s5 is the flagship from samsung for 2014.The device is not as popular as that of younger flagships galaxy s4 and s3.The device pretty much looks similar to that of galaxy s4 with bigger display and a new processor.If take a look at the specifications the device comes with a snapdragon chipset clocked at 2.5 Gigahertz and adreno 330 gpu and backed up with 2gb ram.The device is available in two storage options 16 and 32 gb with extension slot upto 128gb.Since the device samsung we the laggy touch wiz again.This makes the powerful device to lag some times and its irritating.If you have rooted your device and ready to flash custom roms then you are on right place.In this post we will guide you to install resurrection remix custom roms on samsung galaxy S5.This rom should be flashed on on models specified in this post only.
- Charge your smart phone to at least 80% so that you don't run into any problems.
- Backup all your apps and data on your device to external sdcard or computer as flashing resurrection remix rom will erase all the app data on your device including contacts.
- Enable usb debugging on your phone.Of course you dont need to do this for sure but enable it.
- Download resurrection remix rom and gapps if you need them.
- You must have a custom recovery installed on your deivce.
Install resurrection remix custom rom on samsung galaxy s5:
About resurrection rom:This Resurrection remix rom which your are about to flash on galaxy s5 is a android 5.1.1 lollipop which is based on cyanogenmod,slim,omni and original remix roms.So you can all the best features of other roms included in this rom along with performance and a decent battery life.
Features of this rom:
- Navigation bar tweaks: You can enable disable or navigation bar and also you can adjust the size of navigation bar.Navigation ring included toggles to in case of quick access just swipe from bottom of screen and you can access apps which you have set.
- Status bar tweaks: Status bar has lot of tweaks which include a brightness slider.Slide in status bar to adjust brightness of the screen.Various tweaks are available to carrier label too like color and switch.Quick and smart pull down are also present.Battery icon too has tweaks.
- Gesture anywhere: This basically lets to open any app at any time(while using other apps) with just a gesture.You have to set the gestures and use them.
- Recent panel mods: Stock recent panel do not have an option to clear all the apps at once.In this rom you a button to clear apps and can even set the position of the button.
- App circle Bar:Swiping from the left or right edges of the screen an app bar pops up and you can choose what app you want to launch.This is great way of multitasking.
- Lock screen mods: This includes placing of 5 shortcuts on lock screen and also set targets for the slider.
- Theme engine: Theme engine is from the cyanogenmod custom rom which basically changes the look user interface from lock screen to ring tones all the way up to boot animations.The speciality of the theme engine is the ability to choose individual elements of every theme you have installed.So you like the ring tons and wallpapers of one theme and icons of other theme then you can have them at a time.Just open the theme chooser and you will understand how to do it.
- Download resurrection remix lollipop rom for your device and transfer it to sdcard or internal storage of device.
- Power of the device completely.
- Press volume up,power button and home key simultaneously and once you see boot loader screen release buttons.
- Using volume down as a navigation button move to recovery and click on power button to confirm action.
- Once you are in twrp or CWM recovery backup existing rom first.It might about 5 minutes for backup to complete.
- Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache.You may not need to wipe system.
- Flash ROM and then gapps.
- Reboot to system.Wait at least 20 minutes for initial boot to complete and once done you can explore ROM features.
Final words on RR rom for galaxy s5:
This is a simple tutorial guiding you to install resurrection remix rom on sasmung galaxy s5 klte , kltespr,klteusc.As this rom is meant only for above mentioned variants of the device don't try to flash it on other variants as it might cause lot of errors or even brick it.As this rom is still in alpha there may be more bugs than expected.If you facing any issues while flashing this rom then you can contact us by commenting here in the comment section or through our facebook page.