Samsung may not have released an update for Galaxy Note 3 for Android Marshmallow but you still can enjoy the sweetness of latest Android version on your Note 3 by installing a custom ROM. AryaMod is a ROM port of Galaxy S7 Edge for Galaxy Note 3, i.e. all the features available on Galaxy S7 Edge are ported for Galaxy Note 3. You will get the latest version of TouchWiz and the same user interface as in Galaxy S7 Edge.
Along with the latest version of TouchWiz, several other customization options are also included in the ROM. Check the feature list given below for the additional features available in the ROM.
- Android M 6.0.1
- Based on G935FXXU1APD3 Official Firmware for GALAXY S7 EDGE (SM-G935F)
- Added Note 5 features
- Rooted with Superuser 2.74 (System Mode)
- Optimized, Deodexed, De-Knox
- Sound Control
- OTA Update
- Supporting all snapdragon variants
- Extended Power Menu
- Enabled “Choose app to complete action”
- Enabled all apps in Multiwindows
- Private mode
- Enabled outdoor mode toggle in Settings>Display
- Enabled Touch key light duration option in Settings>Display
- Enabled “Device Status Official” – Removed SysScope
- Added ListView animation in Settings>Display
- Added Changelog in Settings>About Device>Software info
- Enabled Smart Manager icon in app drawer
- Added Torchlight
- Modded Messaging App
- Disabled Volume Warning on Headphone
- Ported Samsung Sound Alive 4.0 (choose in Aroma)
- Added Autostart management in settings
- Added LED indicator settings in settings>display
- Increased animation scales array in settings>development option>animation scales or from ROM
- Control>phone mods>advanced function menu
- Removed gray status bar while power saving mode is activated
- Added ROM info in settings>About device>Software info
- Added Multiwindows
- Added Floating message
- Added Omni switch, amazing multitasking app
- Added UPSM Manager
- Added GalaxyIconThemer
- 1000 custom fonts
- And much more…
These are few of the features available in the ROM. The list is never-ending, you will surely enjoy using this ROM with all the customization option available in the ROM. Go ahead and give it a try. Follow the steps given below to install it on your device.
Waring: This ROM is for Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 only. Installing it on any other device/model would brick your device. Also, any harm to your device while installing it on your device is solely your responsibility.
Things You Will Need
Download the latest version of Odin on your PC and extract the contents of the zip file downloaded.
Download this file on your PC. We will be flashing this Bootloader on your device using Odin.
Download this file on your PC. We will be flashing this Modem on your device using Odin.
Download the ROM zip file and transfer it to your device.
Download and install them on your PC if Odin does not recognize your device.
Download this kernel and copy it to your device. We will be installing this MM compatible kernel using a custom recovery.
How To Install
Step 1. Download the ROM zip from the link given above and transfer it your device’s storage.
Step 2. Download MM compatible kernel from the link given above and transfer to your phone.
Step 3. Boot your device into Download mode, to do so turn off your device and press and hold Power + Volume Down + Home button for few seconds. Now start Odin.exe on your PC, then connect your device to your PC using a USB cable. Odin should recognize your device if it does not recognize your device install USB drivers from the link given above on your PC.
Step 4. Download the latest version of Odin from the link given above and extract the zip file Odin.zip on your PC. Now start Odin.exe on your PC, Odin should recognize your device if it does not recognize your device install USB drivers from the link given above on your PC.
Step 5. Now select AP/PDA button and choose the BL_N9005XXUGBPB2_BOOTLOADER.tar.md5 file from the location where you downloaded the file. Then select CP/Phone and browse for CP_N9005XXUGBPB1_MODEM.tar.md5 file from the downloaded location.
Step 6. Now click on the Start button on Odin and then wait for the process to complete. You should see a green box with PASS message on the screen and your device should automatically reboot.
Step 7. Now Reboot your device into Recovery mode. To do so, Power off your device and then press and hold Power+ Volume Up+ Home buttons for few seconds.
Step 8. Once you are in a custom recovery, select Wipe > Advanced Wipe and check Dalvik Cache, Cache, Data, and System. Then swipe to confirm the Wipe.
Step 9. Now select Install option in the custom recovery and then browse for the Marshmallow kernel zip file and then select Add zip and now browse for the ROM zip file. Then swipe to Install them on your device.
Step 10. Reboot your device. First boot may take 15-20 minutes, so be patient.
Congrats! You successfully installed S7 Edge ROM port on your Galaxy Note 3. Enjoy the latest version of Android on your device with too many customization and features. Customize your Note 3 to your liking and enjoy the sweetness of Marshmallow on your phablet.
Do let us know your views/experience about the ROM in the comment section below. Also, let us know if you have trouble while installing the ROM on your device. We will try our best to resolve you issues as soon as possible.