Users can enjoy and update their device CM13 custom ROM Marshmallow For Note 3 Neo. This custom ROM is not official but it offers amazing experience and performance for the updated device. CM13 firmware will run all features and functions accurately on the device without compatibility issue as it is based on AOSP. Clockworkmod and TWRP recovery tool is needed to install and the device should be rooted before flashing the custom ROM. Here are steps to update Note 3 to Marshmallow firmware.
Marshmallow For Note 3 Neo Prerequisites
Before beginning to update Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to Marshmallow Custom ROM, download and install Samsung USB drivers into your computer to recognize the device. Copy all your personal data, contacts and media into somewhere else. Open the settings on the device and choose About Phone. Tap build number for ten times to enable developer options. Now you can enable USB debugging. You also need to fully charge your phone to avoid power shortage issue during Marshmallow For Note 3 Neo installation process.
Marshmallow For Note 3 Neo Update Process
Download the required Marshmallow For Note 3 Neo ROM files into your PC and then connect your device with your PC using the USB cable to copy the downloaded files into your device. Now disconnect the cable and turn off your device completely. Then boot your device in the recovery mode by pressing and holding the home + volume up + power button at the same time until the logo appears. In the recovery mode, start back up with Nandroid by choosing the backup/restore option and then choose backup to SD card. Use the volume key to navigate up and down and use the power key to choose. And then start factory reset or wipe data from the menu.
Now go to advance option and erase cache partition as well as erase Dalvik Cache. This function might be different between tools but their function is basically the same. And then install custom ROM by choosing Install zip from SD card option and then search for CM13.Zip file that you have copied before into the SD card and then tap install to confirm installation. Once it is complete, now repeat the process to install the Gapps zip file. Wait for the process to finish and then you can reboot your device using the option on the main recovery menu. You will have to be patient as the first boot up will take about 10 minutes long. Now your device should be running the Marshmallow For Note 3 Neo.