LG G3 S features a 5-inch IPS display offering 294ppi pixel density. The screen resolution has been dropped to 720×1280 pixels as compared to the QHD resolution of the LG G3. LG G3 S is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor clubbed with 1GB of RAM. It comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage with microSD card expansion and is backed by a 2540mAh battery. G3 S features an 8 MP rear camera with Laser Autofocus feature seen on the G3, while the front camera will be 1.3 MP.

LG G3 S was upgradable only till Android Lollipop. LG wont provide official support for G3 S. Not to worry, as CyanogenMod team have created a custom CM 13 ROM running on Android Marshmallow. It is an official nightly and has very few bugs. Follow the guide below.

G3 S

Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. If the device gets damaged, the writer or the owner of the site must not be held responsible.

Pre-requisites and Backing up your G3 S:


Steps to install CM 13 ROM on LG G3 S:

  1. Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
  2. Download the CM 13 ROM zip file and Gapps zip file and transfer it to the phone.
  3. Switch off the phone and boot the phone into Recovery mode.
  4. Next, wipe the cache and the dalvik cache.
  5. Now go to “Install zip” and then “Select zip”. Choose the CM 13 ROM zip file.
  6. Now again clear cache and dalvik cache.
  7. Go to ”Install zip”, then “Select zip”. Choose the Gapps zip file.
  8. Perform steps 6 and 7 for Gapps fix.
  9. Then perform full data wipe task. To do so, click “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”, then choose “Yes” on next screen to confirm.
  10. After the process is complete, reboot the phone.

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