Update Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to Android 5.1 Lollipop Resurrection Remix – How to

Shaikh Rafia
Posted 2 years ago

Resurrection Remix firmware is finally here for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 updating the device to the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop. Based on CM 12, Resurrection Remix is one stable and smooth custom ROM. Here is how to update Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to Android 5.1 Lollipop based Resurrection Remix.

Resurrection Remix Android 5.1 Lollipop features:

  • Dark Material Theme
  • Quick-Smart pull down
  • Buttons
  • Battery mods
  • Heads up
  • Lock screen Shortcuts
  • Clock Color options
  • Status bar clock customization + second + fonts
  • Network traffic monitor
  • Toast animations
  • List view animations
  • Navigation bar dimensions
  • Add Weather display to status bar header
  • Quick unlock
  • Overall Speed up system
  • Amazing Battery Life
  • Brand new music and audio fx app from cyanogen
  • Included all cm 12 features

Prerequisites to update Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to Android 5.1 Lollipop:

  • Backup any important data from your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 as a complete wipe will be required during the flashing process.
  • Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N900 must be rooted, unlocked and installed with a recovery tool like TWRP or CWM.
  • Your device must be charged to at least 60% of power.

Update Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to Android 5.1 custom ROM:

Required files: download Resurrection Remix Android 5.1 Lollipop custom firmware for Galaxy Note 3 N9005 from here and save it on your computer. Do not extract the contents. Also download the Google Apps Package for your Note 3 from here.

  • Connect Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to your computer using a USB cable and copy the zip file to your phone’s SD card.
  • Disconnect the USB cord and power off your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
  • Boot it into recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together.
  • Perform a Nandroid backup of your current OS: Backup backup and restore on ClockworkMod recovery.
  • Wipe data task: from CWM recovery menu, select wipe data / factory reset and confirm the process. Then go on to wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik cache.
  • From recovery menu, select install zip from sdcard followed by choose zip from sdcard. Locate the Resurrection Remix Android 5.1 custom firmware and confirm the flashing process.
  • Once done, repeat the above step for installing Gapps on your smartphone.
  • After installation is done successfully, return back to main recovery menu and reboot your Note 3 N9005 into the new custom ROM. First boot takes a good 5 minutes so please be patient.

How to restore: If you want to return to previous OS on your Note 3, boot into recovery, select backup and restore then restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.

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