How To Install MIUI ROM for Galaxy S4 I9505
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a cute experience of year 2013 because of plenty of useful apps and an improved display size, by now the Galaxy S4 is being updated in the course of development through various development forms.
The famed MIUI has been landed to GS4’s family that brings amazing customization in order to obtain a personal interface, MIUI does offer a lot that you cannot enjoy on your stock Galaxy S4 firmware, you can even say that MIUI improves pre-installed apps. One interesting feature of MIUI people like to use is in-built file manager to get a stunning UI on phone. Thanks senior XDA developer bmarko82.
However since this is initial release of MIUI Galaxy S4 ROM, many things are not working properly and you may encounter bugs. But we hope that the developer will iron out everything soon in near future.
Read on how to install MIUI for Galaxy S4, keep in mind that this version is compatible with just Galaxy S4 model number I9505 that packs Snapdragon processor chip.
Make sure the ClockworkMod recovery is installed on your Galaxy S4, you can check this guide to install ClockworkMod recovery and backup everything of phone. You can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use the carbon Android app to backup apps and data.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #2: Move both downloaded zip files to internal storage of your Galaxy S4.
Step #3: Disable SIM PIN before installation.
Step #4: Turn the device off.
Step #5: Reboot the device into recovery mode volume up, home and power buttons.
Step #6: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again.
Step #7: In recovery mode, perform wipe, select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen then select wipe cache and confirm on the next screen. At the end, select advanced, then select “wipe dalvik cache” and confirm action.
Step #8: Return to main menu by selecting “Go Back”.
Step #9: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation.
Step #10: Once MIUI zip file is installed on your Galaxy S4, repeat previous step again and install Google Apps Package zip file.
Step #11: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot phone.
That’s it, experience MIUI on your Samsung Galaxy S4 and if you encounter any error, leave a comment. You can also visit the original thread of XDA link is given in first step.