Bringing you all the AOSP Android 7.0 Nougat features, you can now update Galaxy S5 G900F to Android 7.0 based AOSPExtended custom ROM. The ROM runs smoothly and offers a number of features. Here are all the major features of AOSPExtended custom firmware, and steps to install it on your Samsung Galaxy S5.
AOSPExtended Nougat features
- Substratum Theme Engine
- Inbuilt SuperSU
- Privacy Guard
- Expanded Desktop
- Dashboard suggestions/summaries (Enable/Disable)
- Statusbar Clock/Date customizations
- Statusbar Traffic Indicators
- Notification count
- Dt2s on Statusbar
- QS quick pulldown
- QS Brightness Slider(Enable/Disable)
- QS Tiles Animations
- Force expand notifications(Enable/Disable)
- Immersive Mode messages(Enable/Disable)
- Flashlight Notifications
- Immersive Recents
- Toast icon
- MediaScanner behaviour on boot
- Heads up Notifications(Enable/Disable)
- Power Menu Customizations
- Additional Battery Saver steps
- Volume Rocker tweaks(Wake/Music seek/Keyboard cursor control/Swap in landscape mode)
Note: The custom ROM is a work in progress. For more features, problems, bugs, and support, please visit the official thread.
Prerequisites to update Galaxy S5 G900F to Android 7.0 ROM
- Download and install USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F.
- Enable USB debugging mode from developer menu.
- You should have a custom recovery tool like TWRP or CWM installed on your device
- Backup any important data before going forward for the tutorial.
- Ensure that your Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F carries more than 70% of charge.
How to update Galaxy S5 G900F to Android 7.0 Nougat ROM
Required file: download AOSPExtended Android 7.0 ROM and copy the zip file to your SD card
- Reboot your SGS5 into Recovery mode by pressing and holding down the Volume Up, Home and Power keys until the screen flashes. After a few seconds, your phone will enter recovery mode.
- Once in the recovery mode, take a Nandroid backup of your existing ROM. This is necessary to enable you to recover your current ROM if you don't like the new firmware. In order to perform a backup, select Backup and Restore > Backup again. Go back to main recovery menu after backup is complete.
- Now, select wipe data/factory reset > Yes to confirm your action. Wait for a few minutes until the phone wipes your data. Then, go back to CWM recovery menu and Wipe Cache Partition and then Wipe Dalvik Cache too.
- Select install zip from sdcard > choose a zip from SD card. Locate the AOSPExtended custom ROM and select it by pressing the Power button. Confirm installation by selecting Yes. The ROM installation will now begin.
- When done, go back to the main recovery menu and select reboot system now to reboot your S5 to the latest firmware.
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