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from http://ksutaria.blogspot.ch/2016/04/install-cyanogenmod-13-on-samsung.html

  1. Install JDK and Android SDK for adb
  2. Install heimdall. However the classic one doesn't install. Had to use Heimdall-1.4.1-Unofficial-Signed.dmg
  3. Go into Download Mode (Vol Down + Power + Home Key) with no wires connected. After you are in the loading screen, connect USB wire to computer and install recovery image (from TWRP).
  4. Install TWRP 3.0.2-0 using heimdall as per command:
    heimdall flash --RECOVERY ~/Downloads/Cyanogenmod/Samsung\ S4/twrp-3.0.2-0-jfltetmo.img --no-reboot
  5. In case that doesn't work, try OUDHS-Recovery-jfltetmo-1.0.3.3-recovery.img. However, this is sticky. When using the OUDHS-Recovery-jfltetmo-1.0.3.3-recovery.img, it screws up the booting in a way that no other recovery image (TWRP, CWM, etc.) can fix it. The best way to fix it is to use OUDHS-Recovery-Installer-Premia-4G-1.0.3.4-2.img and then use twrp-3.0.2-0-jfltetmo.img in sequence. This allows TWRP to run without issues
  6. On your SD card, copy "cm-13.0-20160417-NIGHTLY-jfltetmo.zip" and "open_gapps-arm-6.0-pico-20160417.zip".
  7. Load the phone into Recovery Mode (Vol Up + Power + Home Key). TWRP allows you to install multiple zips (up to 10). Install both the zips from #6 by selecting them in order (CM first).
  8. Reboot your phone and welcome to Cyanogenmod 13 (Android 6.0.1) on your Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919)