The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone is now becoming of age and when devices that age that only means one thing: the official OTA updates arriving as notification stop and it’s time to source some of the best custom ROMs. Here we have compiled what are clearly the best custom ROMs for the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone running any firmware.
Files You Need
- You need to root the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone before you can install some custom ROMs on the device. You’ll need to look at the ROM requirements for more on that. Some custom ROMs come pre-rooted and do not need to be rooted before you install them.
- You will need a custom recovery installed on your Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone before you can flash any custom ROM. It doesn’t matter what custom recovery you choose — TWRP recovery, CWM recovery and Philz Touch Recovery are all fine — but you will need to check you are installing the right custom recovery for your model number.
Motion ROM is Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based and themed like Galaxy S6 also you can find some features of S6 in this ROM. This ROM have full stock Galaxy S6 apps to give it full Galaxy S6 look. You will find whats more have been customized in this ROM below.
Features: Based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, S6 Music Player, S6 My Files, S6 Videos, S6 Contacts, S6 SMS, S6 keyboard, S6 TouchWiz launcher, S6 Weather and clock, S6 theme store with lots of themes available and pre-installed, pre-rooted, zip aligned and deodexed.
Resurrection Remix 5.6.0:
The Resurrection Remix 5.6.0 custom ROM is one of the most stable custom ROMs all over the internet. This custom ROM have the stock Android 6.0 Marshmallow user-interface with some unique features made by Resurrection Remix team. Read more features of this custom ROM below.
Features: Based on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow, RR customizations, enable/disable navigation bar, brightness slider, carrier label, time and date customization, toast animation customization, system animations, gesture any where, 3 finger swipe screen shot gesture, PIE control, clear all recents button.
S6 Styled S5 Port GenNxt ROM:
Whenever Samsung release a new smartphone in market with new user-interface and features, developers got busy to make a custom ROM look exactly like that smartphone has on the display. No doubt that happens with the Samsung Galaxy S6 as well — developers made a S6 themed ROM for most of the previous smartphones and your phone just got the chance to experience those new features.
Features: Pre-rooted, smooth like butter, fully Lollipop flavor, S6 styled apps, S6 styled system UI, rear and front camera work in all resolutions, ultra power saving mode added, emergency mode added, tool box added, private mode added, WiFi and other features work on all Kit Kat base firmware.
CyanogenMod is now not just a custom ROM, now it an official became “OS”, collaborating with lots of smartphone companies and releasing their smartphone with CyanogenMod OS. Now it is time for you to trust it and install CyanogenMod 12.1 on your Galaxy Grand 2.
Features: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based, updates CM source, fixed dual SIM error, status bar tinting, theme engine, lots of themes are available at Google Play store to install, enable or disable navigation bar, more quick settings on notification drawer, lots of customization option available in settings menu.
PopKat Note 4 Port:
Galaxy Note series smart phones are best selling smart phones from Samsung, and every body wants that interface and features but can’t afford it. And here’s come this custom ROM to give your phone interface like Note 4 and themed to look exactly like one.
Features: Android 4.4.4 and Android 4.4.2 Lollipop-based, Note 4 my files, Note 4 settings, Note 4 Gallery, Note 4 S voice, Note 4 TouchWiz launcher, Note 4 system UI, Note 4 framework, Note 4 boot animation, Note 4 weather, updated AROMA installer, Note 4 camera, Note 4 lock screen, Note 4 power saving mode, Note 4 S finder, Note 4 key board, wallpapers.
With EHNDROIX V custom ROM your Android experience will change forever. This ROM changed all the basic features of Android to more easy and more customized features and I want you to try them once on your phone and I’m sure you’ll love all the changes that these developers made for your phone. More features of this phone are listed below.
Features: Android Lollipop Heads up, Android 4.4.4 KitKat with Fluid UI 5.0, official boot animation, Nova launcher, Theme engine, dash clock lock screen notifications, better battery life than before, no more ads in pop ups, modded Sony notes, Google public DNS, keep your data safe with Titanium backup pre installed in this custom ROM, much more to explore.
Sony Xperia Z5 ROM:
Sony smartphones are good but they are really expensive to buy one of them, that’s why this custom ROM came on earth for us. This custom is ROM not only themed like Xperia Z5 but works, feels and looks like one too. This custom ROM have stock Xperia Z5 apps so modded to work on you phone well.
Features: Xperia themed system UI, Xperia Z5 home, Xperia Z5 dialer, Xperia Z5 in-call UI, Xperia Z5 contacts, Xperia Z5 album, Xperia Z5 life log, Xperia Z5 videos, Xperia Z5 setup wizard, Xperia Z5 clock widgets, Xperia Z5 semcClock, Xperia Z5care, Xperia Z5 media sounds, Xperia Z5 weather app, Xperia Z5 calculator, Xperia Z5 photo editor, Xperia Z5 calender, Xperia Z5 track ID, Xperia Z5 theme settings.
Mokee Open Source ROM:
Mokee ROM is the most customize-able custom ROM ever built for Android smart phones. I myself waiting for Mokee OS for my phone. This Mokee build is based on Android 4.4 Kit Kat and have tons of customize-able options in settings, apart from that this custom ROM is really fast and fluid custom ROM. With this custom ROM you can customize each and every inch of your smart phone.
Features: Android 4.4 KitKat based, list view animations, multi window, calendar with lunar and solar eclipse, bulk SMS recipients, smart dialing, network speed in status bar, active display, custom screen off animations, mokee setup wizard, built in time for apollo, CM 11 system settings, adjustable navigation bar height, lock screen notifications.
That was it! now its your time to search for ROM that suits best for you from this list and install it on your phone. If you know about any custom ROM which is not listed here then you can share that with us using the comment section below.