Grand gets CyanogenMod 12 Alpha [Android 5.0]


This is a guide on how to install the latest CyanogenMod 12 (Lollipop) ROM for Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos.

Note :
* You have to upgrade your device to Jellybean 4.2.2 before you flash this ROM. If you are not on 4.2.2 you have to upgrade your device by viewing this GUIDE .

Installation Instructions :

- You have to install the latest CWM in order flash any Kitkat ROM or else it will show a "Status 7" error while flashing.
- After you install the recovery, Download the Lollipop(CM 12) Rom ,Gapps from the "Downloads" section below. Plug it into PC and transfer the above 3 files to internal/external sdcard(place where you can remember) and unplug the device.
- Backup your contacts(export it to sdcard) and app data(Titanium Backup).
- Power off your device. After 2-3 seconds hold Volume Up + Home + Power button together and release them after you see "Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082" logo.
- Now you have booted into CWM.
- Wipe cache partition.
- Wipe data/factory reset.
- Advanced --> Wipe dalvik cache.
- Mounts and Storage --> format /system
- Install zip from sdcard (here sdcard1 is the externel sdcard) --> Choose the rom zip.
- After that install the gapps the same way you installed the rom zip.
- Reboot your phone.

Downloads :

Cm 12 ROM Thread ---rom zip
Gapps ---gapps

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  1. What are the known issues with this update on Galaxy Grand 19082??
    Please list all the problems you've come across....

  2. gan please remake link gapps, its not found