How To Install Omega ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4
The Samsung Galaxy S4 enjoys with very elegant features that help a lot and might be this is the reason that forced Korean’s giant to select the slogan “life companion” for Galaxy S4 and now the phone is receiving handy custom ROMs to experience the life a bit more.
By now we have Omega custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4, thanks to recognized XDA developer ::indie::, it’s based on stock kernel Android 4.2.2 XXUBMEA and pre-rooted with BusyBox app, the Galaxy S4 Omega ROM packs many useful MODs such as menu long press to kill app, extended reboot screen, Call Recorder tweak, battery percentage, ability hide SMS over call logs, symbols on pre-installed Samsung keyboard, flash player support, TW Launcher with scrolling wallpaper, Boat Browser with FlashPlayer and many more.
Read on how to install WanamLite ROM for Galaxy S4. Make sure a custom recovery is installed on your phone, you can install ClockworkMod recovery on GS4 I9500 here and I9505 here or install TWRP recovery on GS4 I9500 here and GS4 I9505 here.
Please make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, 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: Transfer the downloaded zip file to internal SD card of device.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down volume up, home and power buttons.
Step #5: 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, if you’re on TWRP recovery, click on “backup” and slide the blue button to confirm the action.
Step #6: 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 #7: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” or select “install” for TWRP and locate the downloaded file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation.
Step #8: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot your Galaxy S4.
That’s it, the Omega ROM is installed on your Samsung Galaxy S4. If you encounter any error, leave a comment.