Those who are still hanging on to the 2013 flagship phablet and want to explore the Android 6.0 mobile OS on it, can try installing the Phronesis firmware.
It offers all the features of Marshmallow such as Doze power regulator, new Now on Tap search option, and latest security patches. It also brings a do-not-disturb option, performance tweaks, support for more international languages, and also numerous exclusive themes and wallpapers as well.
Prerequisites (Things to remember before installing the custom ROM):
- This Phronesis Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM has to be installed on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005) LTE model only
- Make sure to back all the data by installing Clockwork Mod (CWM) Recovery/ TWRP in the smartphone.
- Make sure the PC has USB driver software, or else the device (Galaxy Note 3) will not be recognised by the computer.
- Make sure the device has more than 80% battery, or else there is chance of the smartphone getting temporarily bricked if the installation process is interrupted midway.
Disclaimer: Droidupdatez cannot be held responsible for any damage or claims from readers if the procedure does not yield the required results or if the smartphone is bricked. Hence, users are advised to proceed with caution.
How to install Phronesis Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE via TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project)
Step 1: Afterdownloading Phronesis Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM and Google Apps in to your PC, connect Galaxy Note 3 to it
Step 2: Place the Phronesis Android 6.0 Marshmallow into the phone’s storage memory
[Note: Users are advised to paste the .zip file in the storage root folder, not in any other folder.]
Step 3: Turn off device and disconnect it from PC
Step 4: Perform Recovery mode sorties by long pressing Volume (Down) + Power buttons
Step 5: Once entering the TWRP settings menu, clear phone’s memory (full) by selecting ‘Wipe’ option. Once done, select – ‘Swipe to Factory Reset’ perform factory reset
Step 6: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install’ by the selecting .Zip file in the phone’s memory downloaded from PC
Step 7: Come back to TWRP menu setting to approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’
Step 8: Flashing of the custom ROM begins and after few minutes, a message ‘Successful’ appears on the screen, thus completing installation.
Step 9: If faced with boot loop problem, navigate back to TWRP settings, and select ‘Wipe cache/dalvik’. This procedure will help resolve any issue with regard to custom ROM installation