How to Update Galaxy S4 Active to Nougat 7.1 via LineageOS Custom ROM

Thinking to replace your old benchmark Galaxy S4 Active smartphone because of not getting Nougat update? If yes, then you must change your decision now and update Galaxy S4 Active to Nougat. Finally, the most awaited Android 7.1 Nougat update is available for Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Nougat update is brought up by third-party developers under LineageOS distribution.

Well, this even a surprise because the oldest Samsung Galaxy S I9000 has already got an Android 7.1 Nougat update via LineageOS Custom ROM and now it’s your turn to update Galaxy S4 Active.

The LineageOS is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 7.0 Nougat update, which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Nougat Update:

Update Galaxy S4 Active to Nougat

The manufacturer has already stopped the official update for Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, and so the users rely on outside developers for latest updates. Here is the latest Android 7.1 Nougat update for Galaxy S4 Active international version via LineageOS Custom ROM. No doubt, this is the best Custom ROM for Galaxy S4 Active which provides all the new Nougat features with a lot of customization options. So, if you’re interested in updating Galaxy S4 Active to Nougat, then check out the below procedure.

In this article, we are going to show a step-by-step procedure to update Galaxy S4 Active to Nougat 7.1 via LineageOS Custom ROM. Simply you have just to follow the below pre-defined steps, and you’re done. Let’s get started.


  1. Your phone must be rooted and CWM Recovery should be installed.
  2. Make sure your mobile should possess 70 to 80% battery.
  3. Enable USB debugging mode (Menu (app drawer) > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)
  4. Ensure that you have backed up your all important data.

Disclaimer: We are not the developers ( if anything happens to your phone while performing mentioned tutorial then don’t blame us. And this ROM is not developed by us, so if some functionality is not working, then it’s not our responsibility.


How to Update Galaxy S4 Active to Nougat 7.1 via LineageOS Custom ROM

How to Update Galaxy S4 Active to Nougat 7.1 via LineageOS Custom ROM

Step 1: Download Lineage Custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4 Active from below link.

Step 2: Copy the downloaded Update file to your device internal/external storage.

Step 3: Switch off your phone to boot into the CWM/TWRP Recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home Button together, and then press the Power button.

Step 4: In the CWM Recovery mode, select option to format/factory reset and clear all caches (Dalvik, data, cache).

Step 5: Now, come to the main menu of CWM/TWRP recovery and from there select “Install zip from sd card” and go to the path where you have placed Lineage OS Custom ROM. As you choose, the installation will start, and it will take 3-5 minutes to complete so don’t hesitate let the installation to be completed.

Step 6: Finally, when the installation process is completed select “++++Go Back++++” and then choose “reboot system” to reboot your phone.

The phone will take 10-15 minutes to start and initialize all the services & apps because this is the first time you are starting a phone after installing Lineage Custom ROM.

Congratulations! You have updated your Galaxy S4 Active to Nougat. In case, if you encounter any problem while installing Custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4 Active then put your problem/queries below via comments, and we will surely help you!