Update Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195 via CyanogenMod 14 ROM

Android 7.0 Nougat based UNOFFICIAL CyanogenMod 14 ROM is now available for Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195 to download. Being too old Samsung is no longer providing firmware updates to Galaxy S4 Mini LTE so users were searching way to update their devices on Google’s latest Nougat firmware. Galaxy S4 Mini LTE is the mini version of Galaxy S4 with slight difference in specs and size, the device is pretty compact in design and now users have chance to update latest firmware on Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195.

The CyanogenMod ROMs are already available for a wide range of devices but this is the first Nougat build ever released for Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195. Here at droididea.com we will help you on complete installation of CyanogenMod 14 ROM on your Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195 by following the same process we have previously used for other devices.

The Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195 is the first build released by the developers so you can’t expect everything to be working perfect. If you think you are good enough to perform such operation with your device then what are you waiting for just go ahead and follow the below description.

How to install Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195 via CyanogenMod 14 ROM

Disclaimer: This guide includes flashing custom ROM on your device, it is not an official firmware but will flash the custom firmware. The writer is not responsible for any damage happens to your device during the whole operation neither we are forcing you to perform such operation.

Before you begin:

Installing custom ROM on your device needs some early preparations to be made and these preparations include;

A custom recovery is the most necessary element while installing custom ROMs or any .zip file in your device so a custom recovery like ClockworkMod or TWRP must be installed on your device or simply visit our custom recovery section and choose your device.

Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.

Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC, or you can download the latest USB drivers for your device from the below provided link.

Download USB drivers for Samsung

If the PC is unable to unable to detect your device after even after installing Android USB drivers for your device, then you need to perform one more step, Enable USB debugging.

To enable USB debugging in your device go to Setting >> Developer options >> USB debugging.

Sometimes “Developer options” are not visible in device settings menu, so what you need to do is, go to Settings >> About device >> Software information and there you will see an option build number. Tap it 7 times until a pop up arises with a message that you are now a developer, that’s it now go back and the Developers option is visible in the settings menu.

Create a Backup of your complete Android device

Backup is the most necessary part for your device you need to create a Nandroid backup of your device through custom recovery. We prefer Nandroid backup over other many apps because you don’t need to download multiple backup apps for specific purpose, the Nandroid backup will let you create backup of your device including; Messages, call log, settings and calendar including whole Android OS. Click the below link to create a Nandroid backup.

How to create a Nandroid backup/restore of your Android device

You can easily restore your backup when ever you wish to do so, this is good in aspect if your device accidentally met some issue during the flashing process.

Once you done with the above preparations now it’s time to flash Android 7.0 Nougat CyanogenMod 14 on your Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195. Just go ahead and follow the steps in sequence to avoid any issue while flashing Android 7.0 Nougat CyanogenMod 14 ROM on Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195.

Process to install Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195 via CyanogenMod 14 ROM

Download the Android 7.0 Nougat CyanogenMod 14 for Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195 from below along Google apps.

Once you successfully downloaded the Android 7.0 Nougat ROM along Google Apps on PC, Now connect your device to PC and move the downloaded files on the internal storage of your device. [If you downloaded it via phone then skip this step]

Its time to reboot your device into recovery Mode, to do so you can search for it or use hardware buttons combination. (If your device is rooted then its super easy, just visit Google Play and download any third party reboot app for this purpose)

Once your device successfully boots into recovery mode, select the downloaded Android 7.0 Nougat ROM .zip file and confirm it by swiping the slider for (TWRP) or yes for (CWM).

Wait for the process to complete, now perform the same step to flash Google apps zip file on your device.

Once successfully done with the installation procedure simply reboot your device, please note the first boot up may take 5 to 7 minutes so be patient as things needs to be settled up for boot.

Download Android 7.0 Nougat CyanogenMod 14 for Galaxy S4 Mini LTE i9195 

Download Google Apps [Gapps]

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