How to Install Android 5.0 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 3 [Leaked ROM]

Herein this tutorial we will guide you on how to install Leaked Android 5.0 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 3.

Android Lollipop firmware was released and it has been a while that non-Nexus devices have received this update and there were many custom ROM’s built on Android 5.0 Lollipop and are available for many devices. There were also many leaked ROM available for the device’s which are expected to get the Android 5.0 Lollipop in the near future. One such leaked ROM is available for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and here we have brought it to help you out in updating your Note 3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Seeing the leaked ROM available for Note 3 we can expect the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop for Note 3 very soon but the actual time is not known, so till then you can enjoy the leaked ROM by installing it on your Note 3.

Install Android 5.0 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 3 [Leaked ROM]

The leaked ROM for Galaxy Note 3 comes with the build N9005XXUGBNL8 and brings Android 5.0 Lollipop rather than the latest Android 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware. This ROM packs the revamped version of Touchwiz and many other features of the Android 5.0 Lollipop. It is compatible with both 16GB and 32GB variants of Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005.

So if you have made your mind to install Leaked Android 5.0 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 3 then grab your device and follow the below steps carefully.

Pre-Requisites:

  • Make sure your device is Galaxy Note 3 with Model no N9005.
  • Backup your important data to a safe location.
  • Make sure battery percentage on your device is at least 80% before you proceed.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your device from Developer Options.
  • Install suitable USB Drivers on PC.
  • Kill or terminate Samsung Kies on your PC.

Downloads:

How to install Android 5.0 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005:

  • Download the required files from the above links to your PC.
  • Extract the firmware file to a folder.
  • Extract the Odin file and run Odin as administrator.
  • If you have 16GB variant then, make sure Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are checked and everything else is unchecked and load the firmware files except PIT file as shown below.

Install Android 5.0 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 3 [Leaked ROM]

  • If you have 32GB variant, then follow the below steps carefully.
    • Backup the PIT file before flashing the firmware just to be on safe side. To do so execute the following ADB commands:

      adb shell su –c “dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0 of=/sdcard/My-N9005.pit bs=1 skip=17408 count=4244″
      adb pull /sdcard/My-N9005.pit

    • Make sure Auto Reboot, Re-Partition and F.Reset Time are checked and remaining all are un-checked.
    • Now load the firmware files and also the PIT file which you got after extracting the firmware files.

Install Android 5.0 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 3 [Leaked ROM]

  • Power off Galaxy Note 3 and boot into Download Mode, to do so press hold Volume Down + Home + Power buttons at the same time, until you see some warning message on screen. Now press Power button to enter into Download Mode.
  • Connect your device to PC using OEM data cable.
  • Now Odin will display the ID:COM port and a message appears as Added!!.
  • Now hit the Start button to begin the flashing process.
  • Once the process is done you will see message as PASS!! and your device will reboot automatically.
  • Once the device boots up, you can enjoy Android 5.0 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 3.