Update Canadian Galaxy S4 SGH-I337M to Android 4.4.2 KitKat using OMNIROM

It is expected that Samsung will release the KitKat updates for its Smart Phone in Feb-March 2014. Until that, if you like to enjoy the Kitkat on your Canadian Galaxy S4 SGH-I337M, you can use this guide to install Android 4.4.2 KitKat on your Canadian Galaxy S4 SGH-I337M using Omni ROM.

This process may void your device warranty. We are not responsible for any damage occur to your device.

Checklist Before Installing Custom ROM

  • First, check your Device Model number from Settings>>About Phone. And make sure it is SGH-I337M
  • Your Phone must be rooted and you must install the latest CWM/TWRP recovery before you update. Older version of CWM/TWRP has issues with Android 4.4, so better use the latest versions. TWRP V2.6.3.0 and above, and CWM V6.0.4.3 are recommended.
  • Your Phone must be 80% charge at least.
  • You must backup all your important data.
  • USB Debugging must be On in your device ( To turn it on navigate to Settings>>Manage Application>>Development>>USB Debugging ).

Downloads to Install Custom ROM

Download these files and transfer them to SD Card of your phone.
ROM File: Download
Gapps File: DownloadFor Latest Update of ROM check Original Source
Gapps Original Source

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Guide to Update Canadian Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-I337M to Android 4.4 KitKat Using Omni ROM

FOR CWM USERS

Step 1: Boot Into Recovery Mode

  • Power Off Your Device and wait till it completely turns off.
  • Press and Hold Volume Up+Home+ Power Button together to land your phone in Recovery mode.

Note: In recovery mode, you can use Volume keys to move up and down and power key to select.

Step 2: Creating Nandroid Backup

Note: It’s a optional process but very important. As anything goes wrong you can restore to the original state.
  • Go to Backup and Restore and select Backup.

Step 3: Cleaning up Device 

Note: This process will delete all your apps and settings.
  • Select Wipe Data/ Factory Reset then confirm it.
  • Select Wipe Cache Partition then confirm it.

Step 4: Flashing ROM

  • To flash ROM select Install ZIP then Chose ZIP from SD Card. Then browse your ROM file and select it.

Step 5: Flashing Gapps

  • To flash Gapps select Install ZIP then Chose ZIP from SD Card. Then browse your Gapps file and select it.

Step 6: Rebooting

  • Now from the recovery menu chose Reboot System Now.
Congratulation! You have successfully flash the Android 4.4 KitKat ROM in your Canadian Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-I337M
For TWRP Users

Step 1: Boot Into Recovery Mode

  • Power Off Your Device and wait till it completely turns off.
  • Press and Hold Volume Up+Home+ Power Button together to land your phone in Recovery mode.
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Note: In recovery mode, you can use Volume keys to move up and down and power key to select.

Step 2: Creating Nandroid Backup

Note: It’s a optional process but very important. As anything goes wrong you can restore to the original state.
  • Tap Backup and Select all Check Boxes and then Swipe to Confirm backup.

Step 3: Cleaning up Device 

Note: This process will delete all your apps and settings.
  • Tap on Wipe then Tap on Factory Reset then Swipe to confirm Factory Reset. Tap Back
  • Tap Cache then Swipe to Confirm. Tap Back.
  • Tap System then Swipe to Confirm. Tap Back.

Step 4: Installing ROM

  • Tap on Install. Browse your ROM Zip File. Tap on it. Then Swipe to Confirm Flashing.

Step 5: Flashing Gapps

  • Tap on Install. Browse your Gapps Zip File. Tap on it. Then Swipe to Confirm Flashing.

Step 6: Rebooting

  • Go Back then Tap on Reboot then tap on System to reboot your phone.
That’s it. You successfully flashed a custom ROM on your device.
Note: If your device gets stuck or freeze at logo while rebooting. Then do the Factory Reset.As such it is very easy to install Android 4.4 KitKat ROM on Canadian Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-I337M using the above process. But still, if you have any problem. Ask it in Comments.

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