[How to] Install Official CM 13 (Android 6.0) on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is the younger sibling of the Galaxy S4. It runs on a 1.7GHz dual core Snapdragon processor, with 1.5GB RAM and 8GB internal storage (16GB in some regions). The 4.3″ Super AMOLED display has a resolution of 540×960. The S4 Mini runs on Samsung Touchwiz and comes with the standard suite of Samsung apps.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini will surely miss out on the official Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. But don’t worry as CyanogenMod team have created an official nightly of CM 13 ROM for this smartphone. This ROM will update S4 Mini to Android 6.0. A detailed tutorial is given below.

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[How to] Install CM 12.1 (Android 5.1) on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is the younger sibling of the Galaxy S4. It runs on a 1.7GHz dual core Snapdragon processor, with 1.5GB RAM and 8GB internal storage (16GB in some regions). The 4.3″ Super AMOLED display has a resolution of 540×960. The S4 Mini runs on Samsung Touchwiz and comes with the standard suite of Samsung apps.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini users can rejoice as CM 12.1 ROM running on Android 5.1 is finally available for S4 Mini. This is the official build of CM 12.1 ROM and it will have minimum bugs. If you want to try out this ROM, follow the guide below.

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[How to] Update Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini 3G to official Android 4.4.2

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is the younger sibling of the Galaxy S4. It runs on a 1.7GHz dual core Snapdragon processor, with 1.5GB RAM and 8GB internal storage (16GB in some regions). The 4.3″ Super AMOLED display has a resolution of 540×960. The S4 Mini runs on Samsung Touchwiz and comes with the standard suite of Samsung apps.

The Galaxy S4 Mini 3G with model number GT-I9190 has received the OTA Android 4.4.2 update which will upgrade the firmware to I9190XXUCNJ3 build. Not all regions have received the OTA. Instead of waiting for the OTA, you can install it manually. Follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install Dirty Unicorns ROM (Android 4.4.4) on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini i9195

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is the smaller and cheaper version of the original S4. It runs on a 1.7GHz dual core Snapdragon processor, with 1.5GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The 4.3″ Super AMOLED display has a resolution of 540×960. The S4 Mini runs on Samsung Touchwiz. It came with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.

Dirty Unicorns custom ROM is available for the S4 Mini which will update the device to Android 4.4.4. Along with this, it has many different features – Theme chooser, Heads up, Built-in ad blocker (able to update hosts on the fly), Ability to disable FC notifications, Enable pointer/user microphone options (screen record), Download Center (Gapps, Xposed, etc), Ability to force Expanded Notifications, Over 100 cloud based wallpapers, Facebook Sync Hack, Immersive mode, Hot Reboot In Power Menu and much more. Follow the instructions given below to install this custom ROM on Galaxy S4 Mini.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini announced for U.S. carriers, arrives this November

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S4 mini for the United States. It is expected that this handset will feature on a major carriers like Sprint, Verizon, AT&T and U.S. Cellular and will hit the US shores in November.Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Dubbed as the Galaxy S4 mini, the itemized handset is arrives as a cheaper alternative to the Galaxy S4. The device features a 4.3-inch 960×540 Super AMOLED display and is powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core processor. The Galaxy S4 mini possesses 8-megapixel rear and 1.9-megapixel front cameras and has 16GB storage with the availability of a microSD card slot. Additionally it has 1.5GB RAM and packs in a removable 1900mAh battery. Continue reading

[How to] Install CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE (GT-I9195)

The highly sought after CyanogenMod 10.2 ROMs are now available for many devices. Although still in the nightly stages, the thought of running the latest CM ROM on your device is too good to be overlooked. And the latest device to get this ROM is the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE (GT-I9195).

The Galaxy S4 Mini was launched by Samsung a few months after unveiling the Galaxy S4. It was smaller, a bit less powerful and less expensive than the S4. It had a 4.3 inch screen with a resolution of 960×540, 1.7 Ghz dual core processor, 1.5 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage with an option to increase it more via an expandable memory card slot valid up to 64 GB. We had previously seen how to install CyanogenMod 10.1 ROM on this device. Let us now proceed in installing CyanogenMod 10.2 on it.

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[How to] Install CyanogenMod 10.1 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE (GT-i9195)

Samsung had launched the Galaxy S4 Mini which is a smaller, less expensive option to its flagship S4 device. And recently, the CyanogenMod team started rolling out their ROMs for this device, with a release candidate version soon made available. We have already seen how to root the S4 Mini and install custom recovery on it. We will now proceed in installing CM 10.1 on the GT-i9195.

The S4 mini looked exactly the same as the S4 along with the same checks pattern that was seen at the back of the S4. It had a 4.3 inch screen with a resolution of 960×540. It was powered by a 1.7 Ghz dual core processor and 1.5 GB of RAM. It had 8 GB of internal storage with an option to increase it more via an expandable memory card slot valid up to 64 GB. It came with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI and Android 4.2.2.

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[How to] Root and Install CWM on Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini GT-I9195

Galaxy S4 Mini

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is a Galaxy S4 look-alike with a smaller screen and less hardware muscle. The device comes with a 4.3″ Super AMOLED qHD display, a dual-core processor and the TW Nature UX 2.0 on top of Android 4.2.2. It was released earlier this month and in a relatively short period of time, root access has been achieved. Along with root, the ClockworkMod custom recovery will also be installed. So the Galaxy S4 Mini users who want to root their device can follow the instructions below.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Specifications & Features Leaked

After the recent revelation that took the Smartphone world by storm, another such disclosure has gathered speculations after the Samsung recently launched the Galaxy S4. According to various lowdowns, the reports constitute the arrival of a smaller version of its just released Samsung Galaxy S4. This possibility has been bestowed due to the appearance of several leaked images which presented the evidence that the device may appear soon in existence.

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