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How to Convert Galaxy S5 into Galaxy S7 Edge!

For those of you who want to convert your aging Galaxy S5 into Galaxy S7 Edge, there is now a custom ROM that will do that for you, the Insanity ROM.

Based on latest Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F firmware Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, this is a “ported” custom ROM that gives you every software feature of S7 Edge right on your S5!

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How to Update AT&T Galaxy S5 with Lollipop and Root!

For those of you with a rooted AT&T Galaxy S5 and still have not updated to Lollipop, here’s how you can easily update to Android 5.0 Lollipop and also keep root.  This method is preferred over flashing stock firmware as you will be able to keep root.

First, you will need to download FlashFire.  To do that, first sign up for Android FlashFire G+ Community, then sign up for the beta FlashFire here.  Once you do those two, open up this link with your Play Store app and you should be able to install FlashFire app.

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How to Convert Galaxy S5 into Galaxy S6! [Sixperience ROM]

Probably the biggest reason to root and install custom ROM is the fact that you can update your phone with updated software from a newer phone.  In this case, you can in fact turn your Galaxy S5 into Galaxy S6 by using a custom ROM like Sixperience ROM.

The Sixperience ROM has been ported straight from a real Galaxy S6, giving you all the new software features including Galaxy S6 theme engine, resizable floating windows, S6 apps, and much more.  Of course, you get a nice AROMA graphical installer also, allowing you to choose from three different kernels (you can overclock using Boeffla or KToonsez kernel) and even choose from two cameras (Note 4 or S5).

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How to Root AT&T or Verizon Galaxy S5! [TowelRoot]

FINALLY!  Thank to XDA user GeoHot, we now have a new root method for AT&T SM-G900A or Verizon SM-G900V Galaxy S5.  If you have been waiting for a long time for this root (as I have) don’t forget to donate to GeoHot for breaking the code and giving us root.

This will work on all Galaxy S5 models with Android 4.4.2 and does not trip KNOX.  DOE NOT WORK WITH Android 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.1, 5.1.1 Lollipop!

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How to Use Private Mode on Galaxy S5!

For those of you who don’t know, did you know there’s a “Private Mode” on the Galaxy S5?

Basically Private Mode on the Galaxy S5 allows you to easily hide your photos, videos, and other personal files from others.  Whether you are trying to hide your photos/videos that you don’t want others to see or simply hide important documents, you can use the Private Mode to do so.