How To Update Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 To Lollipop

Find out how to update Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 to Android Lollipop with CM 12 Custom ROM with easy method and step by step instructions. Make sure that your device is rooted properly and its boot loader is unlocked. Also your device must have a Custom Recovery installed in it. Create a backup of all your important data and fully charge your device.



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.

Before You Begin:

  • Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 must be rooted with it’s boot loader unlocked.
  • 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:

  • Download the latest nightly from here.
  • Download the GAPPs from here or here.

How To Update Your Device:

  • Follow all the steps given above for safe flashing.
  • Download all required files and move them to your device’s SD card.
  • Now boot your device into Recovery Mode, by pressing and holding Volume Up, Power Button and Home Button at the same time. Release all buttons when the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 screen flickers and in a few seconds the Recovery screen will appear.
  • Backup your current ROM from your Custom Recovery.
  • Wipe all your data, cache and dalvik cache with Recovery Mode.
  • Now navigate to your SD card, select the Custom ROM zip file and flash it.
  • After flashing Custom ROM, again navigate to your SD card, select GApps package zip file and flash it too.
  • After flashing both zip file, reboot your device.
  • First boot can take few minutes.
  • If you access root permission in CM12 Custom ROM, go to  settings>developer settings and enable it.

Congrats!! Your device is running on CM 12 Custom ROM now.

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