Full Guide to Download & Install CM 13 ROM On Galaxy Grand 2
Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow CyanogenMod 13 For Galaxy Grand 2 / Android 6.0 Marshmallow ROM for Galaxy Grand 2
About Galaxy Grand 2:
This is an entry level android smartphone from Samsung.It comes with a 5.25″ TFT display which has 720p resolution.It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz quad-core processor, coupled with 1.5GB RAM. It has 8GB of internal storage, which can be extended by another 64GB using microSD.It sports an 8MP Primary Camera and a 1.9MP camera is present on the front of the device. The battery capacity is a reasonable 2600mAh.
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is an entry level android smartphone which was released in January 2014.The phone came with Android 4.4.2 KitKat.The phone is an entry level phone and now it 18 months period of support from Samsung has completed which means The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 won’t get the Marshmallow update officially from Samsung ever.But Galaxy Grand 2 users can still try android 6.0 Marshmallow on their device via CM 13.Galaxy Grand 2 CM13 brings Marshmallow update unofficially and using this guide you can safely Install CM 13 ROM On Galaxy Grand 2.
Team CM hasn’t officially released any build of CM13 yet.Cyanogen released the source code for CM13 a couple of weeks ago and since then there have been a lot of unofficial CM13 ROMs for various devices.There are now many homemade Functional CM 13 ROMs based On android 6.0 Marshmallow available for various devices.Now Grand 2 users can also try Marshmallow on their devices.Thanks to mukulsoni a developer over at Xda, now all Xperia SP users can try Android marshmallow on their devices Via CyanogenMod 13 a.k.a CM 13.The Rom is in Alpha stage
There are many devices which have received unofficial functional CM 13 ROM and we have already posted the installation guides.So check out the link below to find if your device has received CM 13 Or Not.
Visit this link to find out if your device has CM 13 Or Not–>>Category: CyanogenMod 13
As this is the first release of the ROM there are few bugs present but we are sure that in future releases everything will be fixed.For More details and screenshots of the ROM please visit official the Xda Post here.This can’t be used a daily driver as it is in alpha but if you want to try this one then just follow this guide on How to Download & Install CM 13 ROM On Galaxy Grand 2.Below we share some Known Bugs.
Known Bugs (Not working)
- Radio (RIL) — calls and messages
- video playback
- Other stuff
- Offline charging
rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy Grand 2 while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.
- Only for Grand 2 model no. SM-G7102 (NOT for SM-G7105)
- Custom recovery (I recommend TWRP).
- Make sure you have a custom recovery (TWRP/CWM) Install On your Device.If you don’t have TWRP recovery On your phone then follow this guide to install TWRP–>>How to Install TWRP Recovery via Fastboot On Any Android Device
- Now from TWRP Recovery Take a full backup of your current ROM and files.
Below we share Download links and then step by step guide on How to safely Install CM 13 ROM On Galaxy Grand 2
Marshmallow custom ROM For Grand 2 (Link Coming soon Visit the Source Link Below to Find More)
Download & Install CM 13 ROM On Galaxy Grand 2
Step 1. First Of all Download the Marshmallow ROM and gapps file from the above links
Step 2. After that Connect your device to PC and transfer the ROM and gapps file to it. Disconnect the device then. Remember the location of the files.
Step 3. Boot your Galaxy Grand 2 into recovery mode. If you are rooted, you can use Quick Boot app from play store. To manually boot into recovery mode, do this:
- Power off your device and wait for 5-10 seconds until the device is fully switched off.
- Press and hold Volume Up + Home + Power button together until you see anything on screen. You’ll enter recovery mode.
You will enter recovery mode soon, and should see TWRP recovery. If you see an Android with an exclamation mark, then you need to install TWRP recovery for this (linked above).
Step 4. Once in TWRP, Follow this step by step guide to safely Install CM 13 ROM On Galaxy Grand 2 –>>How to Install CM13 (CyanogenMod 13) Via TWRP Recovery On Any Android Phone
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