Following the release of the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop, developer communities are busy building Android 5.0 Lollipop based custom ROM for various smartphones including Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 GT-S7275. Folks over at XDA have released Lollipop custom ROM for Galaxy Ace 3 LTE (GT-S7275), which is based on the CyanogenMod 12 (Android 5.0)
Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 GT-S7275 users can now upgrade their device to Android Lollipop via unofficial CyanogenMod 12 ROM and enjoy Lollipop features including the new Material Design interface on their phone. However, The ROM is still in its early build, so Galaxy Ace 3 LTE users should not look forward to enjoying the complete OS just yet.
Before you start installing this custom ROM on your phone, please note that, there are a number of functions that are deemed unusable, however future update may fix them all. In detail, the developer revealed the following things are not working – NFC, stock camera crashes (use Google camera for now), home button does not wake up the device and tethering.
What is working (As of November 30):
Note: Your device must have latest custom recovery (CWM/TWRP) installed.
Important: As always, backup all-important data, as well as make a Nandroid backup from recovery.
Disclaimer: Install at your own risk. We can’t take responsibility for anything that goes wrong.
2. Power off your device and boot into recovery mode by pressing Volume (+), Home and Power buttons together.
3. From recovery, does a complete wipe (Clear data/data, Cache partition, dalvic cache)
4. Select Install zip from SD card, select the ROM Zip file from SD card, and wait for some time. Also, flash Gapps, if needed and then go to main recovery menu and select reboot.
It will take some time to boot for the first time. Enjoy Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 LTE. Leave your views in the comment section below. (Source – XDA)