We’re happy to announce much awaited Nougat 7.1 (CyanogenMod 14) ROM for Galaxy Note 3.
The latest Nougat 7.1 update has come for Galaxy Note 3 via CyanogenMod 14 ROM since Google released Android Nougat source code. Thanks to CyanogenMod developers team, Galaxy Note 3 users can enjoy the new generation Android OS, which officially so far not available and never will be on this device.
Just so you know, first Android Nougat 7 update will roll out on upcoming December and only for the latest Google Nexus devices.
Warning: This tutorial is only for Galaxy Note 3 N9005 model.
Update process will erase device internal storage, so it’s strongly recommended to backup your data to device SD memory card or PC before starting this tutorial.
• The device should have at least 60% charge left on the battery.
• If you have Samsung Kies program in PC, Kies should be completely turned off to not disturb all the process.
• USB drivers must be installed on PC (if Kies are in PC then drivers are already installed).
• CWM or TWRP recovery must be installed. Don’t have it? Then follow this tutorial.
• USB Debugging must be enabled on the device. To enable it go to Settings/About phone and keep taping on Build number until you see Developer mode has been turned on. After that go to Settings/ Options then check USB Debugging.
- Download CyanogenMod 14 custom ROM zip file to PC or straight to mobile device.
- Download Google Apps package to PC or straight to mobile device.
- Place both files into device microSD card storage.
- Now boot Galaxy Note 3 into recovery: Turn off the device, then press and hold Volume Up + Power + Home button until recovery menu show up.
- Make a current software backup, so you will have a recovery file in case if something goes wrong. Tap on Backup and select all the partitions including System, Data, Boot and Cache. Then swipe to make a backup.
- After backup is done, go back to main menu and select Wipe, then choose Advanced Wipe and check System, Data, Cache and Dalvik Cache partitions.
- Swipe and wait for the wiping process to complete.
- Next, go back to main menu and choose Install, then locate CyanogenMod 14 custom ROM zip file.
- Tap on it and swipe to begin custom ROM installation process.
- After installation is done, go back to main menu, choose Install and locate the Google Apps.zip file. Swipe to install it.
- After process is complete, go back to main menu and tap on Wipe, then choose Advanced Wipe.
- Check Cache and Dalvik Cache partitions, then swipe to confirm. After wiping is done, go back to main menu ant tap on Reboot to reboot Galaxy Note 3.
- First startup can take up to 15 minutes, so be patient.
Congratulations on successfully updating Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to Nougat 7.1 custom ROM!