[How to] Install Official CM 12.1 (Android 5.1.1) on Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5 was released in 2014 as the flagship device. Galaxy S5 is powered by a 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2GB RAM. Internal storage comes in at either 16GB or 32GB, with a microSD slot up to 128GB. The 16MP camera is capable of 4K video recording and real time HDR photos. Along side the camera flash is a heart rate sensor, which can be used with Samsung’s S Health software. The S5 has a 2800mAh battery providing power.

CyanogenMod team have started rolling out official CM 12.1 nightlies for many devices. Samsung Galaxy S5 has also received latest CM 12.1 nightly running on Android 5.1.1. If you want to install this ROM on Galaxy S5, follow the guide below.

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