[Download] Galaxy S5 Mini Android 7.1 Nougat based CM14.1 ROM arrives unofficially

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini won’t be getting the Android 7.0 Nougat update officially from the Korean manufacturer. But that doesn’t mean you won’t be running the latest and greatest of Android on your device.

Thanks to the folks over at xda, an unofficial build CM14.1 for Galaxy S5 Mini is now available and you download/install it on your device right this instance.

CM14.1 is an Android 7.1 Nougat based AOSP ROM developed and maintained by CyanogenMod — the most popular custom ROM for Android devices.

This is an unofficial release of CM14.1 for Galaxy S5 mini and might not be perfect for everyone. Check all details about the ROM below, along with downloads and installation instructions.

Galaxy S5 Mini CM14.1 Build Details

  • Developer: hennymcc
  • Build status: Unofficial, test build
  • Supported models: Galaxy S5 Mini G800F, G800M and G800Y
  • Original development page: XDA link
 What’s working (as of Nov 8th, 2016):
  • HW accelerated GUI
  • Camera (pictures+video: Back+Front) (switching between camera and video-recording might crash the camera-app)
  • MTP storage
  • Flash Light
  • Bluetooth (A2DP, HFP, HID)
  • IR
  • Sound
  • SMS
  • Initiate and receive calls (the first ingoing call seems to have no sound)
  • Wifi
  • Mobile Data
  • USB-OTG (Keyboard, Mouse, USB-Audio, Mass-Storage)
  • NFC
  • Hardware sensors (Orientation, Compass, Proximity, Acceleration, Hall sensor, Step counter)
  • Light sensor (needed for auto-brightness)
  • Pulse sensor (preliminary and very inaccurate. Works with Apps like Kardiograph)
  • SD-Card as internal storage (new Android M feature)
  • GPS
  • Fingerprint scanner

What’s not working (as of Nov 8th, 2016):

  • SELinux

Galaxy S5 Mini CM14.1 Downloads

[icon name=”download” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Download Galaxy S5 Mini CM14.1 ROM (for G800F/M/Y only)

For help installing the ROM on your device, follow our detailed step-by-step guide on installing CM14.1 using a custom recovery like TWRP:

[icon name=”hand-o-right” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] How to Install CM14 Using TWRP and Cyanogen Recovery

Download Android 7.1 Nougat Gapps

Since this is an AOSP based ROM, you’re require to flash/install a Nougat supported Gapps package separately via recovery to get Google services like Play store and others back on your device.

[icon name=”download” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Download Android 7.1 Nougat Gapps

Happy Androiding!

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1 Comment

  1. AWESOME, just updated and nice to have fingerprint reader and protected apps and other sensors working again! Great job!

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