Install Android 7.1.1 Nougat on Galaxy S2 i9100 via UNOFFICIAL CM14.1 ROM

 

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Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM is now available for old Galaxy S2 GT-I9100. The European model of Galaxy S2 is sold almost in the entire world, still millions of users are using this device. Good news is that developers are still working on it and providing firmware support via custom ROMs, although Samsung has already left support for Galaxy S2 and many others. So if you own a Galaxy S2 model i9100 and wish to get the latest firmware on your device then you are at the right place.

The CyanogenMod 14.1 Nougat ROM for Galaxy S2 i9100 has all the latest features of stock Nougat firmware, the ROM is stable enough to be used for daily drivers. So if you are interested to flash the ROM on your device then follow the description below. You’ll find every thing regarding flashing TWRP on Galaxy S2 to flashing the 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 Samsung and follow the tutorial carefully.

How to update Android 7.1.1 Nougat CyanogenMod 14.1 ROM on Galaxy S2 i9100

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.

Pre-requisite:

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 Samsung USB drivers,

Download and install latest TWRP on Galaxy S2 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 CyanogenMod 14.1 Nougat ROM on Galaxy S2 i9100

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 S2 i9100 let us know by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.

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