Finally the first Official CyanogenMod 14.1 build released for Galaxy S5 G900F. The CyanogenMod 14.1 a.k.a CM14.1 is based on Android 7.1 Nougat and is available to download at official CyanogenMod website (Link mentioned below). Galaxy S5 G900F has already received UNOFFICIAL version of CM14.1 ROM and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware both officially and via CM13 ROM. The CM14.1 build is the Nightly build so you feel some glitches but over all the firmware is stable. But if you want to taste the official CM14.1 build and good enough in performing manual installation then what are you waiting for? Grab the firmware and follow the below description carefully.
The CyanogenMod 14.1 Nougat ROM for Galaxy S5 G900F has all the latest features of stock Nougat firmware. You’ll find every thing regarding flashing TWRP on Galaxy S5 G900F to installation of ROM on your device as well, one more thing keep in mind it’s a third party custom ROM but not an official firmware update by Galaxy S5 G900F and follow the tutorial carefully.
How to update Android 7.1 Nougat official CyanogenMod 14.1 ROM on Galaxy S5 G900F
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device.
Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 80%
Install latest USB drivers for your device necessary for PC-Android connection (if your device is not detected by the computer)
Download and install latest TWRP on Galaxy S5 or visit our recovery section and choose your device model.
Backup your important data by creating a Nandroid back up or follow this guide to create a Nandroid Backup of your device.
This will create a backup of your complete device including current firmware, if something goes wrong you can restore your previous firmware
How to install Android 7.1 official CyanogenMod 14.1 Nougat ROM on Galaxy S5 G900F
Step-1: Download the ROM file along Google Apps from the link provided below.
Step-2: Connect your device to your PC and transfer the ROM and gapps files on your device storage.
Step-3: If you have download the ROM using your phone then skip step 2.
Step-4: Now turn off your device and boot into recovery mode (Use hardware keys combination or using any third party app, mostly found in Play store).
Step-5: Tap on “Wipe” and then swipe the slider from left to right to begin the wipe process (This will reset your device to factory)
Step-6: Now it’s the time to flash the ROM on your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the ROM file
Step-7: Swipe across the slider to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed in your device.
Step-8: Now repeat step 7 for the installation of Google Apps.
Step-9: Once done with the installation process, reboot your device.
Note: If your device stuck at boot logo or taking longer then 7-10 minutes then follow this guide to fix the bootloop issue
That’s it! If you have successfully installed Android 7.1 Nougat CyanogenMod 14.1 ROM on Galaxy S5 G900F let us know by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.