7 Best Custom ROMs for Samsung Galaxy J5

In this post, We have compiled the list of 7 Best Custom ROMs for Samsung J5 2015 version (J500X), for J5 2016 version (J510XX) check out this post. There are many Custom ROMs for a Device but not every ROM can perform up to your expectations. So here is a list of Custom ROMs ready for everyday use.

Custom ROMs bring a lot of benefits compared to the Stock Android. And especially for J5, that does not receive any updates from Samsung now. Flashing a Custom ROM brings a much cleaner Stock Android without any bloatware, and it also gives a lot of features and customizations options.

Warning:

After Rooting and Flashing any ROM. Your warranty is now void. I am not responsible for any Bricked devices. You are choosing to make these modifications


How to flash the ROMs in Samsung J5

You need to flash Custom recovery to flash ROMs in Samsung J5. Check this post for Help

  • Make sure you are on right firmware
  • Download the ROM and transfer it to the Sd card of your Device.
  • Reboot into Recovery(Use TWRP recovery)
  • Make a full wipe (system, data, cache, Dalvik)
  • Install the ZIP file of ROM
  • Install Gapps(Optional)
  • Wipe cache
  • Reboot

best custom ROMs for Samsung J5

Best Custom ROMs for Samsung Galaxy J5 (J500X)

LineageOS 14.1

Lineage OS

LineageOS is one of the best Custom ROMs for Android. It is free, community-built, open source Custom ROMs for Android, which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.
LineageOS is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra support from many people within the Android community. It comes without any Gapps(Google apps). But you can install them later.

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Android OS: 7.0 Nougat

Kernel: Linux 3.10.X


ResurrectionRemix v5.8.3

Resurrction Remix

Resurrection Remix is a ROM based on CyanogenMod, omni and original Remix ROM builds. This ROM brings you the handpicked features, a lot of customization options with the combination of performance, Customization, and most new features.

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Android OS: 7.0 Nougat

Kernel: Linux 3.10.X


PerforLite Speed v3.0

Perfor lite

This ROM is based on official Android 6.0.1 for Samsung Galaxy marshmallow J5 with the latest software, with some adjustment.

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Android OS: 6.0 Marshmallow

Kernel: Linux 3.10.X


AospExtended ROM V4.3

aospextended

AOSP Extended is based on AOSP. It provides a stock UI with extra customizations features along with the Substratum theme engine. Many of the features picked from other ROMs. Being based on AOSP it provides a smooth and lag-free experience.

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Android OS: 7.0 Nougat

Kernel: Linux 3.10.X


CyanogenMod 13.0

CyanogenMod

CyanogenMod is another open source Custom ROM for Android Devices. CyanogenMod is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community.

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Android OS: 6.0 Marshmallow

Kernel: Linux 3.10.X


AOKP

AOKP

This is a Custom ROMs with many useful features like

  • Substratum support
  • Wakelock Settings
  • DT2S Lockscreen Settings
  • Customizable power menu
  • Advanced sound settings
  • Special status bar settings
  • Interface settings
  • Advanced settings for NavBar
  • And much more…

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Android OS: 7.0 Nougat

Kernel:  Linux 3.10.X


Slim7

Slim Custom ROM

SlimRoms is a custom android operating system. The UI of this ROM is Like Stock Android and Look clean. Slim7 is based on Open Source Project (AOSP) source code.
Some of the features:

  • Slim Navbar & Hardware key rebinding
  • SlimRecents
  • A Faster alternative to stock recent -Your device, your choice.
  • SlimLauncher
  • An Open source, feature-filled launcher! -Make yourself at home
  • Status bar customizations

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Android OS: 7.X Nougat

Kernel: Linux 3.10.X

17 thoughts on “7 Best Custom ROMs for Samsung Galaxy J5”

  1. When you say: <>, what do you mean? Android OS installed on the device?
    What about if my Android SM-J500M is currently Rooted with SU User and TWRP recovery

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  2. Bonjour
    Je vois que ce sont des ROM pour J5 (J500F), mais pourrait-elles fonctionner sur J5 2017 (J530F) ?
    Merci de vos réponses

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    • Je vais faire une liste des ROM pour J5 2017. Vous pouvez l’attendre dans quelques jours (I will make a post for J5 2017 version, wait for a couple of days)

      Reply
  3. ResurrectionRemix
    +speed
    +root
    +ui
    -bad camera
    -clock (The alarm clock rings an hour ahead of time)
    Slim
    -don’t work
    LineageOS
    -don’t work
    CyanogenMod
    +there is nothing missing

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  4. Resurrection Remix Galaxy J5 J500M j5lte
    Compilação RR-O-v6.2.1-20190108
    Oreo Android 8.1
    Excelente custom rom. Bom desempenho, sem bugs, carregamento ultra fast.

    Reply

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