Even though the Galaxy E5 has a capable hardware to support Android 5.0 Lollipop and even 6.0 Marshmallow, Samsung hasn’t made any plans to release any software updates. And this is the part where individual enthusiast developers come to help. This Unofficial LOS 13 ROM is posted On Xda by RioFebrian, Recognized Developer. The ROM is functional and there will be few bugs present.
- Custom Recovery must be installed on your device. (TWRP Recovery Reccomended)
- Phone should be on Stock ROM.
Note: This procedure is very technical and should be performed by a person with sound knowledge of rooting Android devices. If the step-by-step installation process is not followed properly, there are chances of the smartphone getting bricked or being permanently irreparable. Galaxystuffs cannot be held responsible for any damage or claims from readers if the procedure does not yield the required results or if the smartphone is bricked. Hence, users are advised to proceed with caution.
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Guide to Install LineageOS 13 Marshmallow ROM for Galaxy E5 E500HHow to Install a Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery on Android
- Download LineageOS 13 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM on to your Smartphone.
- Boot to TWRP Mode.
- First of all take backup of your current Rom. (In case of bootloop, you can easily restore your phone.)
- Once entering the TWRP settings menu, clear phone's memory (full) by selecting 'Wipe' option. Once done, select 'Swipe to Factory Reset' perform factory reset.
- Return to TWRP settings and tap 'Install' by the selecting .Zip file in the phone's memory.
- Come back to TWRP menu setting to approve the installation by tapping 'Swipe to Confirm Flash'
- Flashing of the custom ROM begins and after few minutes, a message 'Successful' appears on the screen, thus completing installation.
- Finally, for installing GAPPS again boot into recovery mode and repeat step 5 to 6.
- Flashing of the GAPPS begins and after few minutes, a message 'Successful' appears on the screen, thus completing installation.
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