How To Install Custom ROM In Verizon Galaxy S4

Find out How To Update/Install/Flash Verizon Galaxy S4 with Dirty Unicorns Custom ROM with easy method and instructions. Dirty Unicorns is a very popular custom rom for Android smartphones. Now Dirty Unicorns based on Android Lollipop is available for Verizon Galaxy S4. In this article, you’ll learn how to install Dirty Unicorns Custom ROM in your Verizon Galaxy S4.



Below are some warning statements that you must be knowing before preparing to Root or Install Custom Rom in your  Android Smartphone:

  • Rooting/Installing Custom ROM is not an authorized process hence you’ll be losing all your warranty benefits over your after Rooting/Installing it.
  • There are certain risks of damaging your Android Smartphone while Rooting/Installing Custom ROM in it. Hence, it is recommended that you proceed at your own risk and we are not to be held responsible even if your Smartphone gets damaged during or after completing the Rooting/Custom ROM installation process.
  • You might not receive any future official software or firmware updates after rooting and installing Custom ROM in your device.

[toggler title=”Dirty Unicorns Custom ROM Detail” ]Dirty Unicorns is a project that started out with no name. It was a project that was first created based off AOKP back in the early days of Jelly Bean because of curiosity. In the early days it was just a one man show on one device (EVO 3D). Since then many others have joined the project and it has grown a whole lot. We have seen a lot of talent contribute to this project of ours and many of our contributors have gone to help other projects and that is ultimately why we do what we do. Once Jelly Bean was over, we decided in Kitkat to move to a new base which was OmniROM. While AOKP was fun, OmniROM proved to be even more exciting because it challenged us to see what we could with something different. With Lollipop, we have moved to an AOSP base with a lot of patches from CAF to make our older devices function as they should. That said it has been an awesome learning experience and is still not over! We are still learning every day and continue to move forward. Few more things we will say is that we don’t accept nor ask for donations. We don’t believe in that. Everything that is necessary to keep this project going is out of our own pocket. Gerrit, Jenkins, Websites, Devices, etc….. We will never ask for a dime. All we do ask is that you search, read and try to enjoy the process with us!![/toggler]

Before You Begin:

  • Your Verizon Galaxy S4 must be rooted.
  • You must have a custom recovery installed, like TWRP or CWM.
  • Your phone must be charged over 80%.
  • Some common sense and ability to follow instructions.

Download Required Files:

How To Install Dirty Unicorns Custom ROM:

  • Follow all the instructions written above properly first for safe installation.
  • Download Custom ROM and GAPPs zip file and transfer them into your device’s SD card.
  • Boot your device into custom recovery. Press and hold “Volume Up key” + “Home button” + “Power button” together for few seconds.
  • Backup all your data and current ROM with Custom Recovery.
  • Do a clean Wipe of Data, Cache and also Dalvik Cache.
  • Now navigate to Custom ROM zip file in your SD card and flash it (DO NOT FIX PERMISSIONS AFTER FLASHING, doing so will cause a bootloop).
  • Now navigate to your GAAPs zip file and flash it.
  • After flashing both zip file and wipe dalvik cache again.
  • Now reboot your device (First boot may take few minutes).

That’s it!! Congrats Dirty Unicorns Custom ROM is successfully installed in your device.

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