Install or upgrade Replicant from a microSD card

Download the update file

1. First find the latest update file for your device in ReplicantImages, it will look like that:


For instance for the Samsung Galaxy S2, the update file will be named
2. Download the update file on your computer
3. Connect the microSD card to the computer (e.g. using an USB card reader)
4. Mount the microSD card on the computer
5. Copy the update file to the microSD card
6. Safely unmount the microSD card on the computer
7. Disconnect the microSD card from the computer
8. Insert the microSD card in the device (make sure it is turned off before inserting the card)

Apply the update

In the recovery:
1. Select Apply update
2. Select Choose from sdcard1
3. Select the update file, which looks like that: replicant-6.0-<yourdevice>.zip
Note: With Android 4.2 and later, it may be located in the 0 directory
4. It may ask you to confirm the installation. If it is the case, confirm it.
5. Press the back key (if necessary) to get back to the general menu

Updated by Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli over 4 years ago · 12 revisions

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