Best Custom ROMs for Samsung J5 2016 Version (J510XX)

best custom roms for samsung j5 2016 version

This post is about best Custom ROMs for Samsung J5 (J510XX) 2016 version. For J5 2015 version(J500FN), Check out this post

I have selected these ROMs based on their Stability, features and User base. You need a Custom Recovery on your Device in order to flash any Custom ROM. Check out this Post to flash it.

Table of Contents

List of Best Custom ROMs for Samsung J6 2016 Version (J510XX)

  1. Resurrection Remix
  2. LineageOS
  3. ViperOS
  4. Odyessy Note 8
  5.  A5U8 Port (S8 Port)
  6. A8+ Port

Resurrection Remix 5.8.4

Resurrction Remix

Resurrection Remix is one the best Custom ROM for Android. If you like Stock Android then RR is very close to it. But if you like some modifications the RR comes with them too. There are tons of Customization options available in this ROM.

It is based on Android Nougat and it is very stable among all Nougat ROMs

How to Flash Resurrection Remix in Samsung J5

  • Download the ROM zip file
  • Boot into Custom Recovery
  • Wipe System, dalvik, cache, data preload, persist, android secure
  • Flash the ROM zip file and GApps
  • Reboot

ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x

Based On: LineageOS

Lineage OS 14.1

Lineage OS

LineageOS 14.1 is Android Nougat Custom ROM and is one the most Stable ROM for Samsung J5. Talking about the bugs, the 2nd SIM Call Audio got some issue and Bluetooth also having some issues. If these two bugs don’t bother you then this is Custom ROMs for you. LineageOS gives a complete Stock Android Interface with some extra customizations

How to flash:

  • Download the ROM and GApps
  • Reboot to recovery
  • Wipe Cache and Format (Recommended)
  • Flash the ROM zip file and GApps
  • Reboot

ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x

Based On: AOSP



ViperOS is a Custom ROM from a Brazilian team. It is based on LineageOS but with no Bloatware. ViperOS team claims that the ROM is Stable with minimal bugs. The UI is same as stock and the ROM looks clean and nice.

This ROM gives a lot of Modification options on the Status bar, Lockscreen, Multitasking, System and much more.

How to Flash:

  • Download the ROM
  • Boot into Recovery
  • Wipe data, dalvick cache (Recommended)
  • Flash ROM and GApps
  • Wipe cache and dalvik cache
  • Reboot

ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x

Based On: Lineage OS

Odyssey Note8 v1

Note 8 Custom ROM

This ROM is entirely based on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android Skin. The Android skin of Note 8 is all colorful with flower-ish icons. You get some extra features like Side-panel which comes from Sweep, all Note 8 Apps and etc. The ROM is debloated and Pre-rooted

How to flash:

  • Download the ROM
  • Reboot in Recovery Mode
  • Flash the ROM Zip
  • Reboot

ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x

A5UX 2017 PORT

This ROM is based on Samsung S8 Touchwiz with all S8 features and Mods. It is Debloated and Pre-rooted

How to flash:

Download the ROM

Boot into Recovery

Wipe Data, Cache and Dalvick cache (Clean Install)

Flash the v1.3 zip | J510FN users select J510FN other select J510XX in aroma

Flash the cherry kernel zip


This ROM is based on Samsung A8 Android Skin with most of the A8 apps and Wallpapers. It includes many features like smart work app, USB app backup and Scroll captures.

How to flash:

Latest stock Nougat is required

Download the ROM

Boot the phone into Recovery Mode

Wipe in TWRP : Dalvik Cache, Cache, Data, System, Android Secure, Persist

Flash ROM zip file

Flash Quantum Kernel Zip


ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x

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