Stable and Fast Lollipop Custom ROM for Galaxy Note 3 – How to

Author Photo
Jun 16, 2015
Share Tweet Submit

Slim Lollipop Android 5.1.1 custom ROM promises to give you a smooth and stable performance with unlimited features. Here are the steps you can follow to update Note 3 N9005 to Android 5.1.1 based Slim Lollipop custom ROM.

Related Google’s Testing Multiple UI Changes for Play Store, Including Renamed Entertainment Section and New Branding

Note: The link works with Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005. You can follow the steps with other Samsung Galaxy devices, but do not use this ROM zip file with any other device.

Related Flash Stable Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge G925F

Before you update Note 3 N9005 to Android 5.1.1 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 N9005 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 Note 3 N9005 to Android 5.1.1 Slim custom ROM:

Required files: download Slim Android 5.1.1 for Galaxy Note 3 N9005 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.
  • Wipe data tasks: 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 Slim Android 5.1.1 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.

– Recommended: Fix “Root Access Possibly Lost” and “Root access missing” Error Messages on Android

Share Tweet Submit