Install Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix Nougat ROM on Galaxy S4

This guide is about How to install Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix Nougat ROM on Galaxy S4 LTE. This upgrade is possible via Resurrection Remix r36 5.8.5 Rel 40 custom ROM that comes with tons of features. After installing the Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix r36 5.8.5 Rel 40 Nougat Custom Firmware on your Galaxy S4 LTE, you will be able to take screenshots by swiping three fingers on the screen. Also, you can enjoy different animations for each section like quick menu animation, system animation, and power menu animations. If you want to update your Galaxy S4 LTE to this latest Nougat based Resurrection Remix custom ROM, then go ahead and follow the given guide.

Keep in mind that the third-party developers develop custom ROMs, so you may find minor bugs, but many users have tested the ROM and found it very stable. As Samsung has not officially released this firmware, so you’ll need to have your device rooted and the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM to flash the ROM and Google Apps package zip files on your Galaxy S4 LTE. Here, we’ll go ahead to let you know the entire process and steps to flash Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix r36 5.8.5 Rel 40 Nougat on Galaxy S4 LTE I9505.

Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix Nougat ROM

Don’t forget to take the proper backup of all your existing data before proceeding to the installation guide. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to get your data back. We recommend taking backup using Nandroid backup before doing anything with your device. See the pre-requirements and the step-by-step instructions carefully. Otherwise, you can brick your device with any mistake. But first, have a look at the fantastic features of this new Resurrection Remix custom ROM below.

Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix r36 5.8.5 Rel 40 Nougat ROM Features:

  • Navigation Bar
    – enable/disable navbar
    – navbar colour tint
    – navbar button customisation smart bar
    – navbar pulse
    – navbar fling
    – double tap to sleep navbar – status bar ▼
    – brightness slider
    – enable / disable show notification count
    – superuser indicator switch
    – double tap to sleep status bar
    – carrier label
    – carrier label switch
    – carrier label colour
    – carrier label size
    – clock customization
    – time & date
    – day & date toggle
    – center / right / left clock choice
    – date format
    – clock font styles● battery ▼
    – battery bar customisation
    – battery icon customisation (circle / landscape / portrait and more)
    – battery % text● network traffic indicator ▼
    – network traffic arrows switch
    – incoming / outgoing traffic
    – network traffic colour● status bar RR logo ▼
    – RR logo colour
    – position● custom logos ▼
    – logo colour
    – position
    – style● status bar weather ▼
    – weather colour
    – weather position (left / right)
    – weather font style
    – weather size● status bar ticker ▼
    – ticker text colour
    – ticker icon colour● animations ▼
    – toast animations
    – list view animations
    – system animations
    – qs tile animations
    – power menu animations
    – misc animations● gestures ▼
    – gestures anywhere feature
    – 3 finger swipe screenshot gesture● app circle bar ▼
    – choose apps in app sidebar
    – trigger width
    – trigger height
    – trigger position● app sidebar ▼
    – choose apps in app circle
    – trigger width
    – trigger height
    – trigger position● pie control ▼
    – pie trigger (left / right / bottom)
    – pie targets
    – pie colours
    – more pie features● recents panel ▼
    – clear all button switch
    – clear all tasks switch
    – clear all button location (top right / top left / top centre / bottom left / bottom right / bottom centre)
    – full screen recents
    – recents styles
    – omniswitch● cclock widget ▼
    – clock and alarm customisation’s
    – weather panel customisation’s
    – calender events● lockscreen ▼
    – lock screen bottom shortcuts
    – lock screen general shortcuts
    – 100+ icons for shortcuts
    – double tap to sleep lock screen
    – lock screen media art / enable disable
    – quick pin / patter unlock
    – lockscreen wallpaper
    – lock screen weather widget
    – lock screen icons colour● quick settings draggable tiles ▼
    – customisable tiles
    – dynamic tiles adjustment
    – number of columns / rows
    – tile animations● notification drawer ▼
    – task manager
    – custom headers
    – long press toggles to enter settings
    – disable immersive mode messages
    – force expand notification
    – quick pull-down
    – smart pull-down
    – notification panel transparency
    – volume dialog transparency
    – notification panel stroke
    – volume dialog stroke● buttons ▼
    – back-light timer
    – back-light strength● advanced reboot menu ▼
    – power off
    – reboot (recovery / boot-loader / hot reboot)
    – screen-shot
    – power menu end calls switch
    – restart system ui
    – aeroplane mode
    – screen record
    – on the go mode
    – sound panel● home button (for devices with hw keys only) ▼
    – home button answer call
    – long press actions
    – double tap actions● menu button (for devices with hw keys only) ▼
    – short press actions
    – long press actions● search button (if device supports) ▼
    – short press action
    – long press action● volume buttons ▼
    – wake up device
    – playback control
    – ringtone volume control
    – keyboard cursor control
    – swap buttons on landscape mode
    – volume key answer● miscellaneous ▼
    – selinux switch (switch between permissive and enforcing selinux if device has selinux enabled)
    – clock shortcut
    – disable battery saver warning colour
    – ota updates
    – camera shutter sound enable / disable● systemui tuner ▼
    – enabled by default
    – removed demo mode and tweaked systemui tuner as compared to aosp
    – status bar icons customisation’s
    – quick settings customisation’s● other features ▼
    – performance profiles
    – lcd density
    – expanded desktop mode
    – heads up switch and customisation’s
    – live display
    – configurable 0/90 / 180 / 270 degree rotation
    – lock screen auto-rotate switch
    – double tap power button to enable camera gesture
    – prevent accidental wake-up
    – wake phone on charging plug
    – battery light customisation’s
    – notification light customisation’s
    – font size
    – CM privacy guard
    – RR ota
    – CM root inbuilt
    – new RR configurations
    – overall smoothness improvements
    – optimisation’s to improve battery
    – includes all android nougat features
    – includes all CM14.1 features


Please note that this guide containing the Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix r36 5.8.5 Rel 40 Nougat Custom Firmware file is compatible with Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE I9505 only. Do not try to flash this firmware on any other device or incorrect variants.

Warning: will not responsible for any damage or loss that occurred to your device, before or after the installation. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Create a proper backup of all your important data such as contacts, call logs, messages, media files etc. In case anything goes wrong then you will be able to restore your data back.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your Galaxy S4 LTE i9505 phone by navigating to Settings – Developer Options.
  • Download and install the correct USB Drivers for your Galaxy S4 LTE device on your PC.
    If the TWRP custom recovery is not yet installed on your phone yet then you’ll need to install TWRP first.
  • Make sure that the battery level of your phone is about 60 to 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns while flashing the ROM.

Required Files to Download:

Steps to Install Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix Nougat ROM on Galaxy S4 LTE i9505:

  1. First of all, download the ROM and Google Apps package zipped files for your device from the above given links on the desktop of your PC.
  2. Connect your phone to the PC using its USB data cable.

Note: If the Android USB Drivers are correctly installed, then PC will recognize the device; otherwise re-install USB Drivers on the PC.

  1. Transfer the downloaded ROM and Gapps to the root folder of sd card on your phone.
  2. After the transferring process completes, boot your device into the TWRP Recovery. Here you can find a detailed guide on
  1. Now, follow the given guide to install Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix r36 5.8.5 Rel 40 Nougat ROM on your device.
  1. Repeat the same steps to flash Google Apps package.
  2. Once the installation process completes, go back to the TWRP recovery and reboot your device.

If you want to get root access on your phone then you can easily root Galaxy S4 LTE i9505 with Magisk within a few minutes.

Done! These were the complete steps to download and install Android 7.1.2 Resurrection Remix r36 5.8.5 Rel 40 Nougat ROM on Galaxy S4 LTE.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any query or trouble related to the above guide.

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