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Installing Fresh

This is a guide on installing Fresh for the first time.
After hours of unlocking your bootloader and installing a custom recovery, you're now ready to install Fresh! Everything goes smooth-sailing from here; so be excited, sit back, and relax.
Plus, the Fresh installer handles everything to ensure it installs compatible software on your device and includes an easy-to-navigate install wizard, making installation a complete breeze.
Make sure your device is charged to at least 60%, and you have downloaded the latest-available version of Fresh for your device. You can get the official latest version here:
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From official Samsung firmware

If your device is currently in the official firmware by the manufacturer, these are the steps to follow.
Proceeding with this step will completely wipe your data and remove all files in the internal storage. Make sure you have backed up all important data before proceeding.
The steps below assumes you have copied the Fresh installation file to your SD card. Adjust the steps as necessary.
  1. 1.
    Restart your device to "recovery mode". Refer to the steps here for instructions on how to do it.
  2. 2.
    Tap Wipe.
  3. 3.
    Tap Format Data.
  4. 4.
    Type yes on the prompt and tap the blue check button on the keyboard. This will wipe your data permanently.
  5. 5.
    Tap the Install button and navigate to your SD card. You may need to tap Select storage, select SD card, and tap OK in order to access the external storage.
  6. 6.
    Tap the .zip file for the Fresh version you would like to install. Confirm if you have selected the correct file.
  7. 7.
    Slide the blue button on the bottom of the screen to the right in order to proceed with the installation.
  8. 8.
    This will open the install wizard's welcome screen. Select your language and tap Next.
  9. 9.
    Tap Install.
  10. 10.
    Select the applications and services you would like to keep or remove by checking or unchecking the options presented. Tap Next to proceed to the next step.
  11. 11.
    Installation will take a while. Take a sip of coffee and relax.
  12. 12.
    Once installation has finished, you can now choose to restart automatically by checking the "Reboot" checkbox, or finish installation and restart manually. Refer to steps here for instructions on restarting from TWRP manually.
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From an older/newer/current Fresh version

If your device is currently in an older, newer, or current version of Fresh and is planning to upgrade, downgrade, or re-install Fresh, these are the steps to follow.
While proceeding with this step will not wipe your data, it is still important to keep your data backed up in case something goes wrong.
The steps below assumes you have copied the Fresh installation file to your SD card. Adjust the steps as necessary.
  1. 1.
    Restart your device to "recovery mode". Refer to the steps here for instructions on how to do it.
  2. 2.
    Tap the Install button and navigate to your SD card. You may need to tap Select storage, select SD card, and tap OK in order to access the external storage.
  3. 3.
    Tap the .zip file for the Fresh version you would like to install. Confirm if you have selected the correct file.
  4. 4.
    Slide the blue button on the bottom of the screen to the right in order to proceed with the installation.
  5. 5.
    This will open the install wizard's welcome screen. Select your language and tap Next.
  6. 6.
    Tap either Reinstall or Upgrade.
  7. 7.
    Select the applications and services you would like to keep or remove by checking or unchecking the options presented. Tap Next to proceed to the next step.
  8. 8.
    Installation will take a while. Take a sip of coffee and relax.
  9. 9.
    Once installation has finished, you can now choose to restart automatically by checking the "Reboot" checkbox, or finish installation and restart manually. Refer to steps here for instructions on restarting from TWRP manually.
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From an One UI-based custom firmware

If your device is currently in an One UI-based custom firmware such as Snake OS, these are the steps to follow.
Proceeding with this step will wipe application data but keep your internal storage intact. Make sure you have backed up all important data before proceeding.
The steps below assumes you have copied the Fresh installation file to your SD card. Adjust the steps as necessary.
  1. 1.
    Restart your device to "recovery mode". Refer to the steps here for instructions on how to do it.
  2. 2.
    Tap Wipe.
  3. 3.
    Check the "Data" option by tapping it. Slide the blue button on the bottom of the screen to the right in order to continue wiping your data.
  4. 4.
    Tap the Install button and navigate to your SD card. You may need to tap Select storage, select SD card, and tap OK in order to access the external storage.
  5. 5.
    Tap the .zip file for the Fresh version you would like to install. Confirm if you have selected the correct file.
  6. 6.
    Slide the blue button on the bottom of the screen to the right in order to proceed with the installation.
  7. 7.
    This will open the install wizard's welcome screen. Select your language and tap Next.
  8. 8.
    Tap Install.
  9. 9.
    Select the applications and services you would like to keep or remove by checking or unchecking the options presented. Tap Next to proceed to the next step.
  10. 10.
    Installation will take a while. Take a sip of coffee and relax.
  11. 11.
    Once installation has finished, you can now choose to restart automatically by checking the "Reboot" checkbox, or finish installation and restart manually. Refer to steps here for instructions on restarting from TWRP manually.
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From an AOSP-based custom firmware

If your device is currently in an AOSP-based custom firmware such as LineageOS or Pixel Experience, these are the steps to follow.
Proceeding with this step will wipe application data but keep your internal storage intact. Make sure you have backed up all important data before proceeding.
The steps below assumes you have copied the Fresh installation file to your SD card. Adjust the steps as necessary.
  1. 1.
    Restart your device to "recovery mode". Refer to the steps here for instructions on how to do it.
  2. 2.
    Tap Wipe.
  3. 3.
    Check the "Data" option by tapping it. Slide the blue button on the bottom of the screen to the right in order to continue wiping your data.
  4. 4.
    Tap the Install button and navigate to your SD card. You may need to tap Select storage, select SD card, and tap OK in order to access the external storage.
  5. 5.
    Tap the .zip file for the Fresh version you would like to install. Confirm if you have selected the correct file.
  6. 6.
    Slide the blue button on the bottom of the screen to the right in order to proceed with the installation.
  7. 7.
    This will open the install wizard's welcome screen. Select your language and tap Next.
  8. 8.
    Tap Install.
  9. 9.
    Select the applications and services you would like to keep or remove by checking or unchecking the options presented. Tap Next to proceed to the next step.
  10. 10.
    Installation will take a while. Take a sip of coffee and relax.
  11. 11.
    Once installation has finished, you can now choose to restart automatically by checking the "Reboot" checkbox, or finish installation and restart manually. Refer to steps here for instructions on restarting from TWRP manually.