EuphoriaOS Android 5.1.1 Now Available for Galaxy Note 3 N9005 – How to


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 won't be one of the lucky devices to get official Lollipop 5.1.1 updates from Sammy. However, that is no big problem as you can get the same from a long list custom ROMs.

In today's guide, we will talk about EuphoriaOS which is now updated to the very latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Based on stock AOSP, EuphoriaOS promises to give you a smooth and stable performance. Here are the steps you can follow to update Note 3 to Android 5.1.1 EuphoriaOS custom ROM.

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. For more details of the ROM, go this XDA thread.

Before you update Note 3 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 to Android 5.1.1 custom ROM:

Required files: download EuphoriaOS 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 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 EuphoriaOS 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.

Let us know if you liked the latest iteration of EuphoriaOS Android 5.1.1.

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