[MaxiCM] Install Lollipop Rom On Galaxy Core 2 SM-G355H/M

Maxicm Lollipop Rom for Galaxy Core 2 SM-G355H
Updated on 28 July 2019: This Guide will help you to download & install MaxiCM Rom Android Lollipop 5.1.1 on your Galaxy Core 2. Samsung Galaxy Core 2 is next popular Smart phone and is an upgrade version of Galaxy Core. Samsung Galaxy Core 2 comes with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat .
Samsung has no plans to update Samsung Galaxy Core 2 to Android 5.0 Lollipop , But Thanks to Muhammad Ihsan for porting this Rom from Moto E condor.

Update : LineageOS 13 Marshmallow Rom for Galaxy Core 2 SM-G355H/M


  1. Make sure Custom Recovery Installed in your Galaxy Core 2. (TWRP Recovery Recommend)
  2. Make Backup of your current rom before flashing this Rom via TWRP Recovery.(If you stuck on bootlop then restore backup)
  3. Your phone must be on AOB1 firmware. If not? Follow the guide How to change Galaxy Core 2 SM-G355H Baseband version to AOB1

How to Install MaxiCM lollipop Rom on Samsung Galaxy Core 2 SM-G355H/M

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  1.  Download the maxicm rom file, gapps and  place it to external storage.(scroll down to download section below)
  2. Turn off the phone and boot into recovery mode . ( Press and Hold Power+Home+Volume Up )
  3. After entering TWRP mode tap on Wipe then select system, dalvick, data, cache and swipe to wipe.
  4. When wiping process finished, tap ln  Install and choose the Rom you downloaded
  5. After installation, Reboot your Phone. Be patient first boot will takes upto 10 min or more.
  6. If you want google services like playstore, you need to install the gapps.
  7. Again boot your Phone to recovery mode.
  8. Select Install zip from sdcard and choose the Gapps you downloaded

Reboot your Phone and Enjoy Lollipop on your Samsung Galaxy Core 2 . If your device stuck in boot loop then restore your backup from TWRP recovery. If your fogot to take Backup then follow this guide 5 Steps to Install Stock Firmware on Samsung devices using Odin


MaxiCM lollipop Rom zip - Link here

Lollipop GAPPS - Link here

Enable two sims zip - Link here

Fix browser zip - Link here

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  1. I want another download location bcz it cannot open in android device
    If not there plz give mediafire link
    I don't have pc

    1. Its mega link..download mega app from playstore & sign up & download rom

  2. Replies
    1. Rom works fine...if you flash it over other rom ( deodex)

  3. The download link is removed please give the download link and reply asap

  4. Does this work on 355M?? And the link is broken :-(

  5. Link to download the ROM ruins...

    Please fix it grow faster...

  6. I have the rom
    I already download it before the link broken
    I get it from this site too
    If you want the link just reply my comment... File name is lollichar.zip isn't it ?

    1. Yes it's lollichar...but rom devloper removes download link.

  7. Hi friends...Download link is fixed now...comment below if you have any queries regarding this article

  8. I downloaded the 270 MB ROM wide scheme download link after their arrest Why ?

  9. It's not workings properly, can you send me another link?

  10. Can't flashing Gapps help me please my phone its stuck

  11. hey bro i flash rom but gapps not installed on my samsung core 2 sm-g355h is that any problem.....????

    1. No problem...but you can't use Google apps like play store

  12. speedroom for what?? ;((
    and Google app 2 download pleas...

    1. This rom works on deodex rom only...speed rom is deodex rom...google apps package (gmail play store, play services. ..)

  13. what's the bugs that this rom have? Do I have to flash it over the original rom (with root, deodex and recovery) or do I have to install a custom rom first?

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  15. Install first Speed Rom and Last install Lollipop Rom, Right?

  16. I have installed Custom Recovery
    and Rooted
    and Installed Deodex Custom ROm
    after that i followed above
    steps which are present under #How to Install Lollipop Rom on Samsung Galaxy Core 2 SM-G355H/M -
    step by step but GApps Not installed getting an error GApps are incompatable

  17. GAPPS Not Installing....getting error......I opened without installing GAPPS but it shows No sim cards inserted....It's just waste of time

  18. It shows Please enable sims in settings....but there showing no sim cards inserted....i switched off it and reinsert sims but it's not switching on mobile....

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  20. the Gapps file shows pico(minimum for google play working) 4.4.4 So is it a theme of 5.0 on a custom rom of 4.4.4


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