Galaxy Note 3 N9005 Gets Android 5.1 Lollipop Update Via Resurrection Remix ROM

All those Galaxy Note 3 N9005 users who have been waiting for Android 5.1 based custom ROM should be now thankful team behind Resurrection Remix ROMs as they have just released their ROM version for Note 3 N9005.

Galaxy Note 3 N9005 Gets Android 5.1 Lollipop Update with Resurrection Remix ROM

Galaxy Note 3 has been great smartphone, or phablet to be exact which was released in 2013 and still its rocking with its specs. Although Samsung hasn’t yet ignored the phone but you know they take their time to release latest firmware for its phones. So instead of waiting for official firmware, lets update Galaxy Note N9005 to Android 5.1 Lollipop via Resurrection Remix ROM.

Key Features of Resurrection Android 5.1 Lollipop Custom ROM

  • Listview animations
  • Heads Up notifications
  • Add change log
  • Toast animations
  • Network Traffic monitor
  • ClockColor options
  • Improved Battery life

This guide is applicable to Galaxy Note 3 N9005 only and practicing it on any other tablet variant can be fatal for your phone. [Verify your tablet model from Settings –> About Phone.

Safety Guidelines

  • Make sure your Galaxy Note 3 N9005 is at least 64% or charged.
  • For safety reasons, you should have have complete backup of all your important data.
  • Make sure USB debugging is enabled on your tablet. [If not, enable from Setting –> Developer Options]
  • Make sure Galaxy Note 3 N9005 are installed on your Computer.

Files Required

The Resurrection Android 5.1 Lollipop Custom ROM mentioned in this post belong to its respective developer. We are just covering tutorial to help you in its installation which is well-written and very easy to understand. However if you damage or brick your phone, AndroidsDNA.com cannot be held responsible.

How to Update Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to Android 5.1 Lollipop via Resurrection ROM

Step 1: Download the custom ROM and GAPPS. For easy browsing, place both the downloaded zip files on desktop of your Computer.

Step 2: Connect your Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to your computer to transfer the download zip files to your tablet SD card. [Make sure latest Samsung drivers are installed, otherwise your PC won’t recognize your phone]

Step 3: Turn Off your tablet and boot it to recovery mode. For that, press and hold “Volume Up + Volume Down + Power” buttons simultaneously until you see boot menu. [You can’t use touch in recovery mode, so use Volume Up and Down buttons for navigation and Power button for selection]

Step 4: In recovery mode, first tap on “wipe data factory reset” option to perform a factory reset. Once this is completed, go to advanced options and select “wipe the cache” followed by “dalvik cache” options to clear the cache.

Step 5: Go back to main recovery menu and select “Install zip from sd card” followed by “choose zip from SD card” and select the ROM zip file you have transferred to SD card in Step 1.

Step 6: Repeat the above step for Google Apps (GAPPS) installation.

Step 7: Once the installation is completed, go back to main recovery menu by selecting “+++++Go Back+++++” option  and reboot your phone by choosing “reboot system now” option from main menu. For the first time, your phone might take little more time than it usually takes, so don’t be panic as it is normal and will be only for 1st time.

Voila! Your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 should be now running on latest Android 5.1 Lollipop, special thanks to Resurrection ROM developers.