[How To] Install Official CM 11 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505)

The CyanogenMod 11 nightly ROMs for the Qualcomm based Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505) have been released letting its users experience Android 4.4 on their device. The device was one of the few that received the Android 4.3 update from Samsung recently. Therefore, installing this ROM will allow its users to run Android 4.4 on their devices now itself rather than waiting for the official update which may not arrive soon.

The Galaxy S4 being Samsung’s flagship device boasts of very impressive specs. The international version (GT-I9505) is powered by a 1.9 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor. It has a 5″ Full HD Super AMOLED screen, 2 GB DDR3 RAM and 16/32/64 GB internal storage options along with further 64 GB external storage which can be expanded by a microSD card. It has a 13 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front facing camera. Let us now see how to install the CM 11 ROM on it.

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[How To] Install CM 11 ROM (Android 4.4) on Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 recently received the Android 4.3 update. However, with the launch of Android 4.4 now, users of the Galaxy S4 would like to experience the latest Android OS on their devices. Luckily for them, XDA Senior Member jamal2367 has developed an unofficial CyanogenMod 11 (CM 11) ROM for it which lets users install Android 4.4 on their Galaxy S4.

The Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505) is powered by a 1.9 GHz quad-core processor, Adreno 320 GPU and 2 GB DDR3 RAM. It has a 5″ Full HD Super AMOLED screen, 13 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera. It also has 16/32/64 GB internal storage which can be further expanded up to 64 GB via a microSD card. The Galaxy S4 is Samsung’s flagship device and with an Android 4.3 update made available just last month, it may be a while till it receives official Android 4.4. However, you can install the unofficial one right away by following the below steps.

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