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Install Resurrection Remix Oreo On Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) (Android 8.1 Oreo)

Download/Install Resurrection Remix Oreo On Galaxy A5 (2016) (Android 8.1 Oreo) | RR-O-V6.0.0: Hello guys! Today, we are here to share with you all about rooting and custom ROMs. We will be telling you how you can easily install Resurrection Remix Oreo on your Galaxy A5 (2016) easily. It has been a proud achievement for the tech-community that more and more casual users are becoming aware of rooting and custom ROMs as there has been an increase in the number of Android users running their smartphones on custom ROMs but there are still a lot of users who are not yet aware of custom ROMs. In this post, we are going to change that. Custom ROMs are some of the best firmware that you can find for your smartphone as they come with not only the features of the stock ROM they are based on but they also come with a lot of additional features which make them the better choice.

Samsung Galaxy series is easily one of the best and most iconic series of smartphones in the history of Android smartphones. Time and time again they have released models with the most advanced technology. Their Galaxy A5 (2016) sports a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED display screen with full HD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, 16M colours, and a 424 PPI density. It comes loaded with Exynos 7580 Octa-Core 1.6GHz Cortex-A53 processor, Mali T720MP2 GPU, 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB ROM storage capacity. It runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS (upgradable to Android 7.0 Nougat) and has a non-removable 2900mAh Li-Ion battery. Its other features include a 13.0 MP rear camera, a 5.0 MP front camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, NFC, USB OTG, fingerprint scanner, and more.

In case you happen to be a Galaxy A5 (2016) user who has been planning to install a custom ROM but hasn’t been able to execute it due to lack of information, then this post will certainly help you achieve that. Here, we will first be giving you the basic information which you must know before starting to install a custom ROM and later we will give you a detailed step-by-step guide to help you install this custom ROM.

Android is the most used and popular mobile operating system in the world. There are more thousands and thousands of manufacturers which are making Android devices. The popularity of Android OS is because of the freedom of customization it offers. Unlike iOS, everything on an Android device (software related) can easily be modified to match users taste.

Android users can root their device easily and can install TWRP or any other recovery. The rooting process on Android is easier compared to iOS. Once custom recovery is installed, users can flash Custom ROMs which are modified Android Operating systems developed by an Android developer or a group of developers.

There are tons of things which users can do after rooting their device like flashing Custom ROMs, kernels and Mods. Most of the Custom ROMs are feature rich. They provide loads of customization options compared to the Stock ROM. Some of the Custom ROMs are well optimized for battery and performance. So, users are always in search of good custom ROMs for their Android smartphones.

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What is Custom ROMs On Android?

Custom ROMs are based on Official Android source codes which are customized or developed by developers or a community of developers. Custom ROMs come with loads of extra customizations which makes them unique and popular among the android lovers. Remember, Custom ROMs are not provided by Google or other mobile vendors but are developed and maintained by the community and its contributors.

Some example: Lineage OS (Previously known as CyanogenMod), Paranoid Android etc.

Benefits Of Custom ROMs

1) Vanilla Android (Pixel Style)

Most Of the AOSP Based Custom ROMs are bloatware free and have very close to the stock look and feel which makes them super snappy. These ROMs are very optimized for battery and performance.

2) Root Access

Most of the Custom ROMs are pre-rooted. The process of gaining full admin control of the Android device is called Rooting On Android. It’s similar to running programs as administrators in Windows.

After rooting your device you can install different MODs, kernel, ROMs on your device. You can install latest Android updates (like the Android 8.0 Oreo) On old device by installing third party ROMs like EXTENDED or 15.You can overclock the CPU and GPU of your device to get the best performance. You can hibernate any app you want. You can underclock the CPU to get better battery life.

For more information about Android rooting, check out our detailed post here > What Is Rooting Android Phone? Advantages And Disadvantages
3) Regular Updates

Most of the Android smartphone manufacturer provides 2-year software support and after that, the devices won’t get any official update. In that case, users have to fully depend on Custom ROMs to test the latest Android on their devices.

Most of the developers of the Custom ROMs provide a 4)regular update which is one of the best things about Custom ROMs.

4) Customization

Android is famous for Customization and Custom ROMs take this to another level. Unlike Stock vanilla android Custom ROMs come with various customization options. We are sharing few of them below

  • Users can enable or disable navigation bar
  • Users can customize navigation bar and Status bar icons
  • Some Custom ROMs come with different MODs
  • Some Custom ROMs come with Custom Kernels which allow users to Overclock or underclock the CPU and GPU.
  • Some Custom ROMs come with support for Third party themes
5) Battery and Performance

Most Of the Custom ROMs are very close to stock vanilla android in look. The Custom ROMs are very optimized which results in better battery life and smooth performance.


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  • Make sure the bootloader on your device is unlocked and your device is rooted and you have a custom recovery installed.

Guide:  How To Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot

  • Make sure your device has more than 50% battery.
  • Make sure you have taken a backup of your important data. Now proceed To Install Resurrection Remix On Galaxy A5 (2016).

Disclaimer is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide, proceed at your own risk.

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Steps To Install Resurrection Remix Oreo On Galaxy A5 (2016) | Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Install Resurrection Remix Oreo On Galaxy A5 (2016) (Android 8.1 Oreo)

  • Make sure your device is rooted and have the latest TWRP recovery installed. (Check the Pre-Requirement Section Above) 
  • First, download the files from the above link. 
  • Now transfer the downloaded files to the internal storage of your device. 
  • Now reboot to the TWRP recovery by holding your Armor and volume down buttons together for a few seconds. 
  • Take a backup by selecting the option from the home screen and then your data and cache from the recovery menu. 
  •  Guide: How To Create & Restore Nandroid Backup On Android Devices 
  • Now select install and then browse for the downloaded ROM file and then select it.Next flash the Gapps file and then Magisk (optional). 

Guide 1 > How To Install A Custom ROM Via Recovery On Any Android 

Guide 2 > How To Flash GApps (Zip) via TWRP Recovery 

Guide 3 > How To Install Magisk On Android Nougat To Gain Root 

  • Once the flashing process is completed, reboot your phone and you will be booted into the latest Android 

If you have any doubts regarding this article, feel free to comment below. 

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Dibyashree Sharma

Dibyashree Sharma

An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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