Here is the list of custom ROMS for the Samsung Galaxy E5 and the installation procedure as well. Check out the download section below for more information about the ROM. There are 3 ROMS listed for the Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500H variant. All the ROMs are unofficial builds. So you may expect some bugs. The CM 13 ROM will take your device to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Other two are CM 12.1 Lollipop and stock-based Deodexed ROMS. Visit the developer page for more information like bugs, changelog, and latest builds. In order to flash the Marshmallow ROM, setup TWRP on your device and then proceed. Install the latest build available for your device. Remember to backup everything before you proceed as it will wipe all your apps and data from your device.
Download Best ROMS for Galaxy E5
Update: Download Lineage OS 14.1 based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat or later
- CyanogenMod 13 for Galaxy E5 SM-E500H Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
→ Download | Developer Page
- Unofficial CM 12.1 for Galaxy E5 E500H
→ Link | Developer Page
- Stock Deodexed ROM for Galaxy E5 E500H
→ Link | Developer Page
- Compatible Google Apps:
→ Open Google Apps →Download links
→ Dynamic Gapps for Marshmallow → Link | File: BaNkS-Dynamic-GApps-6.x.x-11-21-2015.zip
- Flash SuperUser for Root Access
→ Latest SuperSU → Download link
- Other supported devices:
- List of devices receiving CM 13 Marshmallow officially →
- List of devices with unofficial CM 13 support →
Warning: Once you root or install a custom ROM, your warranty may be void. We at AndroidSage won’t be liable for any damage to your Android device. We won’t be held responsible if you brick your device. Reader’s discretion is advised.
How to Update Galaxy E5 To Android 7 Nougat With Lineage 14.1
1. Verify your device before you proceed. The listed Lineage OS ROM is compatible with only Samsung Galaxy E5 model no. E500H.
2. Make sure you have a custom recovery installed on your device. Latest build from TWRP is highly recommended. Flash TWRP using Odin software with this tutorial for Samsung.
3. Make sure you have latest device drivers setup on your PC in order to transfer the files to your device’s internal storage. Get it from the official page of your device manufacturer.
Step 1: Download the Lineage OS ROM from above. Also, download the Android 7 Nougat compatible Google Apps from the above download section. If you are looking for root after installation, download the SuperSU package from the list.
Step 2: Transfer all the necessary files to you device’s internal storage or SDcard. Place the files where you can easily locate it.
Step 3: Now boot into TWRP recovery. To do so, turn off your device completely and then press and hold the power button and volume down key for a few seconds. Once you see the TWRP logo, that means you have successfully booted into the recovery. Alternatively, if you have rooted device, then use Android apps like the Quick boot or Boot Smart.
Step 4: Once into TWRP, take a Nandroid backup. To do so, tap Backup option and select all the partitions including the system, data, boot, recovery, EFS and cache(optional).
Step 5: Now wipe the current system. To do so, return to home screen and tap the Wipe option in TWRP. Tap Advanced Wipe and select partitions like system, boot, data, cache, Dalvik cache. Do not, in any case, select internal storage, unless you know what you are doing.
Step 6: Now return to the home screen again and tap Install option. Navigate to the ROM file from your internal storage and select it.
Step 7: Now swipe right on the confirmation action button below to install the ROM.
Step 8: Once installed, go back and select the compatible Google apps zip file from the location in your internal storage.
Step 9: Once selected, swipe right on the confirmation action button below to flash them.
Step 10: Once installation completes, you can wipe the Dalvik cache or simply choose reboot to system option.
Step 11: Once you reboot, you should see the new AOSP logo. This means that the ROM has been installed successfully. First boot may take a while. If the ROM doesn’t boot or you come across boot loop, a factory reset from the recovery should do the trick. If that fails, you can restore your previous ROM from the TWRP recovery.
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