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Latest Zephyr firmware available for Samsung Galaxy S5; Here are the steps on how to update

By Staff Reporter | Nov 07, 2016 10:00 AM EST

The latest version of Zephyr custom firmware is now available for Samsung Galaxy S5 to upgrade its ROM (Read-only Memory). With that being said, Samsung users can now update their Galaxy S5 to Android 7.0 Nougat with Zephyr.

Steps on how to upgrade Samsung Galaxy S5 to Android 7.0 Nougat ROM

  1. Download and/or install the USB driver good for Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F.
  2. Switch the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone to a debugging mode from the developer menu. A custom recovery tool must be installed in the device.
  3. Before proceeding on the tutorial, make sure to prepare a backup for the important files and data.
  4. Mke sure that the Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F has atleast 70% battery life during the process.

Steps on how to upgrade Samsung Galaxy S5 to Android 7.0 Zephyr OS custom ROM

  1. First and foremost, download the Zephyr Android 7.0 ROM and copy the zip file to an SD card.
  2. Reboot the Samsung Galaxy S5 and turn it into a recovery mode. To do so, press the power switch, home, and volume up button until the screen flashes. The phone will switch into a recovery mode in just a few seconds.
  3. Once the device is already in a recovery mode, prepare a Nandroid backup for the existing ROM. This action enables the user to recover the current ROM if ever he does not like the new OS {operating system). To prepare a Nandroid backup, press Backup and Restore then select Backup. Once the backup is complete, go back to the main recovery menu.
  4. Select Wipe data/ Factory reset then press Yes to confirm the action. Expect all the data to be wiped out after a few minutes. Go back to the CWM recovery menu then select Wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik cache.
  5. Select Install zip from SD card then choose the downloaded zip from the SD card.
  6. Locate the Zephyr custom ROM then select by pressing the power switch button. Confirm the action by pressing yes to proceed with the ROM installation.
  7. Once done, go to the Main recovery menu. Press Reboot system now to restart the phone and get the latest operating system.

Zephyr custom ROM firmware is rooted and debloated for a high-speed performance and smoother actions.

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