CyanogenMod team is the one of most popular Android hackers on the internet and recently they released the new CM 10.2 Nightlies which is based on the Android 4.3 jelly bean version. CM 10.2 is already available fro most of the devices like Samsung Galaxy Tab, Sony Xperia Z, Verizon Galaxy Nexus, Google Nexus 4, Google Nexus 7, Google Nexus 10, Samsung Galaxy Note 2 ( T-Mobile, AT&T ), Galaxy Note, Kindle Fire ( both 1st and 2nd gen ), LG Optimus L9, Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4. And also the new release is available for the Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 android smartphone users. If your are the owner of Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 smartphone and want to experience the new latest official build of CyanogenMod 10.2 Android 4.3 ROM, then below are the instruction which you can follow on your device to install the latest custom ROM.
The below mention instruction are only for the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 users, so don’t try this custom ROM on any of your other android devices. To apply this update you need a rooted phone with custom recovery, you can follow our guide here to root and install custom recovery on your Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE I9505. Once you device is rooted and custom recovery is installed you can follow the below mention guide.
Pre-requisites and Requirements
a) Before following the rooting guide do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. Looking for more ways to Backup your android device click here. So in case if you lost some of your important data and files in the update process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file. Read also how to take the backup of WhatsApp messages and restore it.
b) After that Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.
c) Make sure that your Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 P3110 battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.
d) Download the Latest Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 USB Driver on your PC and install it to start the update process. You need to install these driver on your desktop to connect your device with the computer to follow the update process.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to update your device with latest official CyanogenMod 10.2 Android 4.3 ROM.
How to Install CyanogenMod 10.2 Android 4.3 Custom ROM on Galaxy S4 LTE I9505
Hope you followed all the instruction that we mention above and take the backup of your application and data. Now follow our step-by-step instructions guide on how to install Android 4.3 CM10.2 Jelly Bean custom firmware on Galaxy S4 LTE I9505.
Step 1. Download CyanogenMod 10.2 Android 4.3 ROM here on your desktop and don’t extract the folder on your desktop.
Step 2. Now Download the latest Google Apps Package from here to install all all Google application on your device. again don’t extract this folder on your desktop.
Step 3. Once both the files are saved on your desktop. Connect your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 with computer via USB cable and move both the downloaded files on your device SD card. Make sure the files are in the SD card root (not in any folder).
Step 4. Now disconnect your device from PC and Switch of your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505, after that boot the device in recovery mode. To do this press and hold Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together. Or read our guide: How to Enter Recovery Mode on Any Android Phone.
Step 5. Now take the nandroid backup of your ROM, to do this select “Backup and Restore” from recovery and backup the ROM to external storage. After that go back to main recovery menu. It’s a important task, if the new ROM not work for you then you can easily restore your previous ROM backup with this method.
Step 6. Once you device in Recovery mode, Do these steps from the recovery “wipe data/factory reset” “wipe cache partition” and then go to Advanced> “wipe dalvik cache” and “wipe battery stats”. When all done, it’s safe to move into next step.
Step 7. Now form the recovery menu select the “Install Zip from SD card” after that choose zip from sdcard” and select the ROM (File that you downloaded on Step 1). First install the ROM and after that Google Apps package (File that you downloaded on Step 2) with the same way you install the ROM.
Step 8. After the installation of both the files, go back to the recovery menu and select the “Reboot System Now”.
Now you device will reboot and this one take some time to install all the updates on your device,So, please wait.
That’s it, Now the CyanogenMod 10.2 Android 4.3 ROM is installed on your Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 and you can enjoy the feature of new ROM on your device. In case at the time of restart your device stuck on Android loop or stuck on Android boot screen, then follow this guide to come out of Android loop.