Galaxy Grand 2 is the successor of the famous Galaxy Grand. The phone falls in the medium range category, so it does not have very much to offer. But you can always root your grand 2, to increase it’s productivity. So if you are looking to install a custom ROM on grand 2 you are at the right place. But before you start to flash a ROM, you must know that you need to root your device before you start, and also install a recovery on it. Do read these guides before starting.
The flashing of ROMs will erase all the data on the phone, so before starting you must backup all your data.
- Backup Apps, Contacts, and Data using Titanium Backup
- Backup Apps for Unrooted Devices
- Backup and restore Contacts
CM11 for Grand 2:
We all know about Cyanogenmod, abbreviated as CM. Now the CM 11 version is based on the Stock KitKat. As yo might be knowing the CM11 for Grand 2 will give you the best of the Stock experience. Also it provides with you some very useful features to customize your device. And all this without compromising with the performance of the device. But unfortunately according to the developer this firmware is not ready for the use completely. And also according to him, beginners should not flash it right away, and wait for some time till it is completely stable. So if you want the complete procedure to flash this ROM, you can head right here on this thread.
Vandroid ROM :
This ROM is another great ROM for Grand 2. It has many features like, it is E2 Stock based ROM, DEODEXED, BUSSYBOX INSTALLED, UNLIMITED ONLINE THEMES, SIM ICONS REMOVED FROM NOTIFICATION PANEL, NEW SYSTEMUI, TOUCHWIZ REMOVED, PRE-ROOTED AND SUPER SU PRE-INSTALLED, BATTERY TWEAKED, and RAM Optimizer for the best of performance.
Also in order to install this ROM, download the ROM file. Copy it to the external card installed in the device, Wipe all data, and then flash this ROM. Note you are using the latest PHILZ recovery. And then wipe cache, and then reboot and you’re good to go. And if in case you are coming from GenNxt 2 ROM, then you need to first flash the Stock E2 ROM, from Odin. Flash the recovery, and the follow the above rules as it is. You can download the ROm for Grand 2 from the download links below.
UbiROM for Grand 2:
Ubi ROM has many features, that you would love yo use. It is pre rooted, and has ES File Manager, AOSP and Touchwiz based, it is light and also has many root only apps. In order to install this ROM you need to go to the recovery mode of grand 2, You can do that by holding the Volume Up+ Power+ Home buttons at the same time, till the Samsung logo appears. And then Wipe Data, Cache, and install the ROM firmware file and then reboot on successful completion of the installation procedure. You can download the ROM for grand 2 from the link below.
GNNXT ROM is a great name, as this is a really good touchwiz based ROM. Also the ROM went quite successful on the grand 1 device. And the same developer has now developed this great ROM for Grand 2. This ROM is based on 4.3. The features of the ROM include, S5 TW Launcher with preloaded 9 Themes support, Click Android build 3 times to see KITKAT effect, Unlimited Multiwindow dock, PreRooted, -3D Gallery , xposed app settings change dpi , Haptic feedback in settings , S5 weather widget, S5 Framework, S5 Hybrid Radio, Air Gestures using Hovering control, Screen Gestures using GMD Gesture control and much more.
So as to install this ROM on grand 2, download this ROM and extract it, and then factory resert in the recovery mode. And then in the odin mode, connect it and then place the extracted ROM in AP section of the Odin window. And then hit on start. Disconnct when the Odin windows says PASS. And enkoy with the ROM.
So this was a short on the best roms for galaxy grand 2. If you face any problems or any errors, like the download links being broken. Please comment below, so that we can make the community better. And also if you find any other good rom gor grand 2, let other know by commenting below. I hope this helped. 🙂