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How to Install Custom ROMs on Android Without Root

Also without twrp & using PC

By Naira NicolPublished 28 days ago 3 min read
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Are you looking to install custom ROMs on your Android device? If yes, you're in the right place. No matter your reason for wanting to install custom ROMs on your Android, there are great benefits. Installing a custom ROM is the best way to personalize and boost the performance of your Android device.

Here we go! While this process typically requires technical skills and tools like TWRP and root access, we're offering an easier solution. This article provides a step-by-step tech process so anyone can install a custom ROM without needing root access, TWRP, or a PC.

Let's get started.....❗

What is Custom ROMs?

A custom ROM is a modified operating system for Android devices, offering unique features and customization options beyond what the manufacturer provides.

➤ Prerequisites

Before we begin, ensure your device meets these prerequisites:

  • Make sure your Android or Tablet device is fully charged or has sufficient battery to avoid interruptions during the process.
  • Backup your important data to prevent any potential loss during installation.
  • Download the necessary apps directly on your Android device:
  1. Lawnchair Launcher: To replace your default launcher and prepare for the custom ROM.
  2. RAR: For extracting files directly on your device.
  3. Magisk Manager (optional): To manage root permissions if needed after installing the custom ROM.

Steps to Install a Custom ROM Without Root, TWRP, or PC

Follow these steps carefully to install a custom ROM on your Android device:

Step 1: Prepare Your Device

➣Download the Custom ROM:

  • Visit a trusted website that hosts custom ROMs (e.g., XDA Developers).
  • Choose a compatible ROM for your device. Ensure it's specifically designed for your model to avoid compatibility issues.

➣Download GApps (optional):

  • If the custom ROM you downloaded doesn't include Google Apps (GApps), you'll need to download them separately. Select the appropriate version based on your ROM and Android version.

Step 2: Install Lawnchair Launcher

➣ Download Lawnchair Launcher:

  • Download Lawnchair Launcher.
  • Open Lawnchair Launcher and set it as your default launcher when prompted.

    Step 3: Prepare for Installation

➣ Extract Custom ROM Files:

  • Use the RAR app to extract the downloaded custom ROM file.
  • Place the extracted files in a folder you can easily access.

    Step 4: Install the Custom ROM

➣ Enter Recovery Mode:

Power off your device.

Press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons simultaneously until the device boots into recovery mode.

➣ Install the Custom ROM:

  • Navigate to Install or Install from SD card depending on your recovery mode.
  • Locate the custom ROM zip file you extracted and select it.
  • Confirm the installation by swiping to flash the custom ROM.

Step 5: Optional - Install Google Apps

➣ Install GApps:

  • If you downloaded GApps separately, repeat the above steps but select the GApps zip file this time.
  • Swipe to confirm and install GApps.

    Step 6: Reboo Device

➣ Reboot Your Device:

  • After installation completes, reboot your device from the recovery menu.
  • Allow your device a few minutes to boot up for the first time with the new ROM.

Step 7: Setup Custom ROM

➣ Setup Your Device:

  • Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device with the new ROM.
  • Customize your settings and preferences using the new features available.

Also Read: How to Unroot a Rooted Device Safely

Compatible Devices

Custom ROM compatibility depends on the make and model of your device. In general, many Android devices can support custom ROM installations. However, it's important to verify compatibility with your specific device model, as installation can be risky. Popular brands like Samsung, Google Pixel, OnePlus, and Xiaomi typically have strong custom ROM support, while less common brands may offer other options.


Congratulations! You've successfully installed a custom ROM on your Android device without rooting, TWRP, or needing a PC. I've taught you a very easy method. Follow the steps properly and enjoy the new features and customization options that your custom ROM offers.

Thanks for Reading️! ❣️

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