How To Install Android 5.1.1 Candy5 on T-Mobile Galaxy S4 M919

Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update is already rolled out for devices. For some old devices, they won’t get latest Lollipop update. Custom ROM’s flexible and user-friendly. If you are an owner of T-Mobile Galaxy S4 M919 you can experience the taste of Android 5.1.1 with the help of Android 5.1.1 Candy5 Lollipop Custom ROM.

You can easily update T-Mobile Galaxy S4 SGH-M919 to Android 5.1.1 Candy5 Lollipop custom firmware using the tutorial below. The tutorial involves installing custom ROM and installing GApps.

Android 5.1.1 Candy5 Lollipop ROM Features

  • Powered by SuperSU
  • Candy Interface
  • Custom navigation bar
  • Battery Percent
  • Recent Panel Options
  • Clock and Date Options
  • Wake Options
  • Rotation 360 degrees
  • Custom Notification Lights
  • Lockscreen Notifications Per App
  • IME options from 4.4+
  • Disable IME selector
  • Battery Saver mode coloring
  • Custom system animations
  • Full Sweetener Pack compatible


  • First backup all your contacts, call logs, and SMS.
  • Enable USB debugging mode from Settings->Applications->Development->USB debugging in your device.
  • Install latest HTC One M8 drives on your computer.

How To Install Android 5.1.1 Candy5 on T-Mobile Galaxy S4 M919

1.Download Candy5 Android 5.1.1 ROM and Google Apps on your PC.

2.Now connect your T-Mobile Galaxy S4 M919 on your computer using the original USB cable.

3.Copy/paste the downloaded Android 5.1.1 ROM zip and Google Apps zip files to your SD card. Place files are in the SD card root.

4.Now turn OFF your phone and disconnect from the USB cable. Now to get in the Bootloader Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together.

5.Here on the device select Bootloader and then go to RECOVERY. After entering in ClockworkMod Recovery, select perform a full data wipe by selecting “wipe data/factory reset”. Next perform a cache wipe by selecting “wipe cache partition”.

6.Now head over to the main recovery screen and select “install zip from SD card”.

7.Now select “choose zip from sd card”. and go to the Android 5.1.1 ROM zip file that you copied to your SD card and select it. Confirm the installation on the next screen and the installation procedure should start now.

For Google Apps repeat the above step for the Gapps zip file as well and install it on your phone.

8.After the successful installation completes, go to “+++++Go Back+++++” and reboot the phone by selecting “reboot system now”.

9.Now the phones will take at least 5 minutes time for the first boot after firmware update.

10.Now enjoy Lollipop taste on your T-Mobile Galaxy S4 M919  with Android 5.1.1 Candy5 Lollipop custom ROM. To confirm firmware update go to Settings > About phone. Here you’ll see the installed Android version.

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