Samsung Galaxy S5 Finds Back Door To Android 7.1.1 [Guide]

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 has now got an update to Android 7.1.1 but it has meant that the handset has had to go through the back door to get it. The update comes by way of Android 7.1.1 custom ROM and it gives the device a stable and fast experience.

If you want to go ahead and install Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM onto your handset you should install the USB drivers for your handsets and ensure that USB debugging is enabled. You will also need custom recovery such as CWM and TWRP, make sure that you have 70% charge and you have backup up your data.

You can then download the AOKP Android 7.1.1 ROM and put this onto your SDcard. Reboot the handset into recovery by holding down the volume up, power and home buttons and you will see the screen flash and then your phone will go into recovery mode.

When you are in recovery mode you can make a Nandroid backup of your ROM and you can do this by going into Backup and Restore and then Backup. You should then go back to the main recovery menu once the backup is complete.

You can now choose wipe data/factory reset and choose yes and then go back to CWM recovery menu and choose wipe cache partition and wipe Dalvik cache.

You can then choose install from zip card and choose zip from SD card and then find the custom ROM and choose it by pressing Power. You can then confirm it by pressing the Power button and your ROM installation should start.

You can then go ahead and repeat the steps to install GApps and then head back into the main recovery menu and choose reboot system and then reboot into Android 7.1.1.

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