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Install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Google Play Edition ROM for Galaxy S4

Well, are you still downloading all the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4? I don’t think it’s required anymore because latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Google Play Edition ROM for Galaxy S4 is now available to update. Once again thanks to XDA developers, as this ROM is ported by Dubbsy from XDA. No doubt, this is the most advanced firmware so far with awesome features. This ROM has two build, one is official with no tweaks and other is deodex tweaked version. Now, it totally depends upon you for which ROM you want to go for.

Install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Google Play Edition ROM for Galaxy S4

I hope you got the clear idea about the ROM and its versions. So are you ready to flash Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Google Play Edition ROM for Galaxy S4? Read and understand the whole article before you start installing the Custom ROM.

Things to Remember

  • Make sure you have the battery backup of 70%-80%.
  • Enable USB debugging on your Galaxy S4.
  • The phone must be rooted and CWM Recovery installed.
  • Boot loader must be unlocked.

Things to Do

  • Take the full backup of your smartphone
  • Download Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Google Play Edition ROM for S4 from this official XDA link.

How to install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Google Play Edition ROM for Galaxy S4

Step 1: Copy the downloaded file into your external/internal SD card without extracting the file. Make sure to copy it in the root only not in any folder.
Step 2: Power off your device. Then press and hold “Home+Volume Up+Power” buttons for a few seconds to boot in to CWM recovery.
Step 3: In the Recovery Mode screen, select the option “wipe data / factory reset”. Once it completes choose “advanced” options in the CWM Recovery screen and then perform complete cache wipe by choosing “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.
Step 4: Return to main CWM recovery menu and select “install zip from sd“. Then browse and select Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Google Play Edition ROM for Galaxy S4 file which you have copied earlier. Installation will takes time and you just have to wait to finish it.
Step 5: Once it completes select “+++++Go Back++++++” to the CWM Recovery main menu. In the CWM screen select “reboot system now” to restart your S4.

Don’t be panic! The phone will takes some time for the initial boot up.

[alert-announce] Congratulations! Now, your precious device runs on latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Google Play Edition version. Taste the delicious 4.3 Jelly Bean and share your review with us. If you face any difficulty while installing ROM, then let us know via the comments so that we can provide you best solution for it! [/alert-announce]

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8 Comments

  • Uday says:

    Thanks for the Custom rOM. Waiting for this.

  • Jason says:

    Does this work for the galaxy s4 model number SGH-1337?

  • brad says:

    does this method work for the qualcomm tmobile. I guess I should say does it work for them all or just the 9505?

  • Mateus says:

    Hello,

    Is it possible to use S VIEW COVER with this Google Play Edition ROM? Or this cover only works with Touch Wiz?

    Thanks

  • Sami says:

    will it be possible to install google play edition on i9500. octa version of s4?

  • Akeed says:

    i started the installation a couple of times but it kept getting stuck while extracting the media files….at 0.0%….the blue line was moving continuosly while exrtacting the other stuff but got stuck when it came to media extraction….someone please tell me a solution to resolve this….

  • Sie says:

    Always mention the model number of the phone when you give out instructions to install a custom rom. There are different models of the S4. You are encouraging people to wreck their S4.

  • Momin Imran says:

    the rom installs successfully but nothing responds when i boot up a bunch of popups appear saying didnt responed and i am greeted with a black screen

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