After the release of Android L 5.0 for Google devices, all smartphone companies are trying to provide an Android L update to their High budget phones. There are no signs of even KitKat updates for Karbonn users. At last, we need to move to Custom ROMS for our device. Today I am here with Android L developer preview Custom ROM for Karbonn Titanium S5.
Supported Device: Karbonn S5,CM Skyfire2.0,Blu Studio 5.0S, Blu Studio 5.3s
Android L ROM for Karbonn Titanium S5 & Clones
This ROM is based on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean). But has the material design of Pure Android L to enhance your experience with Titanium S5. Just like Android L has entirely new features & interface, this ROM also has new jaw dropping material design. This ROM is altogether Optimized with Performance tweaks. This ROM has 13000+ Antutu Score. So let’s check it out.
- 14 Toggles Wifi, Sign, Flight Mode, Sound etc.
- Google Now Launcher Standard Themed L Material Design.
- Standard YouTube Themed L Material Design
- WhatsApp Standard Themed L Material Design
- Phone & Contacts Themed L Material Design
- New Gmail Themed 5.0 L Material Design
- Player Apollo Themed L Material Design
- Calculator Themed L Material Design
- Standard version 39.0.2171.59 Google Chorme browser
- Play store Updated Version 5.0 Themed L Material Design
- Calendar Themed L Material Design
- Clock JB + 4.2.2
- Gallery Google Themed L Material Design and not supported Edit Photos.
- Framework-res Added Colors In letters Fund Themed & L Material Design
- SystemUI Added 50% Transparency Circle Removed From Icon In Battery and Standard L Added icon Removed Data Count Themed L Material Design.
- Themed Settings L Material Design
- SMS Themed L Material Design
- Android L & Media Sources
- File Manager Root Explorer Standard Themed L Material Design
- Mass Storage Preview L added
- Android 4.2.2 ROM with full stability
- Guaranteed Best performance in Titanium S5 .
- Tweaks : Battery Saving Tweaks, Hardware Acceleration, Adaptive Multi-Rate Wideband, Increase photo and video recording quality, Increase jpeg quality to 100%, Quick Power-On mode, Random performance boost, Disable Logging, RIL tweaks, Dalvik tweaks.
None. If you find any you can comment below. But it would be very rare as this ROM worked well for Titanium S5 clones. I found this ROM on a Brazilian website. But i have translated this ROM language to English.
Prerequisites before Installing Android Lollipop (5.1) ROM
- Unlocked Bootloader.
- Root Karbonn Titanium S5 with custom recovery like TWRP (22.214.171.124). (Download)
- How to install TWRP (Guide)
- Backup all your important data so that if in case anything goes wrong, you can switch back to stock ROM & restore the backup data.
- Karbonn Titanium S5 charged upto 50% to avoid shutdown during the flashing process.
- Required ROM file & GApps package
- Android L ROM for Titanium S5: Download (GApps file Included)
Screenshots : (This are in Spanish but original ROM is in English)
How to install Android Lollipop (5.1) ROM in Karbonn Titanium S5
Step 1: Download the ROM file from the links given in the Download section. Make sure you use a proper download manager & good internet connection to avoid data corruption while downloading files.
Step 2: Transfer the downloaded zip files in your Internal storage & boot into recovery. You can boot into recovery mode by two methods, Use TWRP Recovery only.
- Switch off your device by holding down the Power key.
- Press and hold Volume Up + Power Button for 5 seconds.
- As soon as you see Boot Mode, release the held keys.
- Press Volume Up button to select Recovery option and Volume down button to confirm it.
- To open the Recovery Mode, press Power key button.
Step 3: Once you have booted into recovery mode, Optional: Go to “Backup & Restore” and select System, data, boot.
Step 4: Now its time to flash Android Lollipop (5.1) ROM in Karbonn Titanium S5. But before doing that, go to Wipe (in TWRP Recovery) & select cache, system (Select system only if you are coming from other ROMs), data dalvik cache. Swipe to confirm wiping.
Step 5: Go to TWRP Homescreen & click on Install. Select the Android Lollipop (5.1) ROM for Karbonn Titanium S5 zip from the list of files. Swipe to confirm flashing. This might take around 5mins.
Step 6: Once you have completed flashing the ROM, flash the GApps package by again going into Install and locate the GApps zip file. Swipe to confirm & you’re done with Installation part.
Step 7: Now clear cache & boot your device. First boot might take sometime so no need to panic.