27 Jan 2016

Marshmallow based Resurrection remix rom for Galaxy note 3 Hlte N9005

Samsung has plans to update its successful phablet note 3 hlte variant to android marshmallow.But apart from software upgrade to android marshmallow you wont see much different in the interface or in the features which you find that useful in day to usage.

If you dont want to have such a heavy interface on your device, there is always an alternative to it via custom roms.If you want some light weight rom with latest android marshmallow which offers some handful of features yet doesn't consume battery then you must look into resurrection remix custom roms.

Before going into rom details and installation guide let me give you some more info on galaxy note 3.Since there are lot of variants of this device you have to keep in mind that this rom is only for hlte variant of note 3 which houses a Qualcomm snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.3ghz.

If you own note 3 hlte variant you might already has already noticed that it has model number of N9005 or N9002 and in some regions N9005 has device specific code name as Hltexx.You can use this rom on any device until its a snapdragon variant of this device.

And thus said let me warn you again if want to go with this rom.As you know flashing is a bit risky process we don't advice to flash of you are completely newbie.If you already have some experience in flashing and stuff then proceed further but still no one holds any responsibility if you brick you galaxy note 3 hlte that is N9005 or N9002.

Before going further:
  • Check you samsung galaxy note 3 model number by going into about device and confirm that you are using N9005 or N9002 variant of the device with device code as hlte or hltexx.
  • Make sure that kies is already installed on your computer.If you don't have then do install them.
  • You must have updated it to official software that is already available if you are starting from scratch.
  • Root: You need to have root access on your samsung galaxy note 3 to install resurrection remix marshmallow based resurrection remix custom rom.
  • Backup:Backup all your data which includes contacts,apps,photos videos etc everything to computer or any cloud networks as flashing marshmallow resurrection remix on galaxy note 3 hlte will erase all the data on your handset.
  • Backup Efs partitions: This is for those who already have twrp installed.Backup all your efs partition of your samsung galaxy note 3 on existing rom. Just in case if you loose signal or imei  you can just restore it back.
  • Battery: Charge your galaxy note 3 to 100% so that you wont encounter any battery related problems while updating it.
  • Downloads: Download Android marshmallow based resurrection remix rom for note 3 (androidfilehost mirror) on your computer or device itself.If you want gapps download them too.
  • Recovery: You need a custom recovery like twrp already installed on your galaxy note 3 hlte N9005  without which you can flash roms at all.

Resurrection remix rom galaxy note 3 HLTE N9005:

resurrection remix note 3 marshmallow
Install Marshmallow based Resurrection remix on note 3 Hlte N9005
About resurrection remix rom:
This Resurrection remix  which your are about to install on samsung Galaxy note 3 Hlte N9005 is based on android 6.0 marshmallow and which is in turn based on cyanogenmod 13,slim,omni and original remix roms.So you can expect all the best features of other roms in this too along with performance and a decent battery life.

This rom is compiled by an xda senior member "Lord EKo", a big thanks to him for compiling this rom.
Noticeable Features of this rom:
  • Theme enigne: Theme engine is from  cyanogenmod custom rom which basically changes the look user interface from lock screen  to ring tones all the way up to boot animations.The speciality of theme engine is the ability to choose individual elements of every theme you have installed.So you like  ring tones and wallpapers of one theme and icons of other theme then you can have them at a time.Just open theme chooser and you will understand how to do it.
  • Navigation bar tweaks: You can enable disable or navigation bar and also you can adjust size of navigation bar.Navigation ring included toggles to in case of quick access just swipe from bottom of screen and you can access apps which you have set.
  • App circle Bar:Swiping from left or right edges of the screen an app bar pops up and you can choose what app you want to launch.This is great way of multitasking.
  • Gesture anywhere: This basically lets to open any app at any time(while using other apps) with just a gesture.You have to set  gestures and use them.Though you get any floating  type apps so that they can be used over other apps as multitasking its still a nice feature to have.
  • Status bar tweaks: Status bar has lot of tweaks which include a brightness slider.Slide in status bar to adjust brightness of the screen.Various tweaks are available to carrier label too like color and switch.Quick and smart pull down are also present.Battery icon too has tweaks.
  • Network speed: On going network speed is displayed on status bar.Both upload and download speed are displayed and you can adjust time interval.
  • Buttons: If you enable on screen buttons you can modify or configure them according to your needs.
  • Lock screen mods: This includes placing of 5 shortcuts on lock screen and also set targets for the slider.
  • Recent panel mods: Stock recent panel do not have an option to clear all the apps at once.In this rom you a button to clear apps and can even set the position of the button.
  • Omni switch is present,which will provide an alternative way to navigate between recent apps.
  • Lock screen can be blurred.This basically blurs the background and the same is shown on lock screen.
These are the some of the features resurrection remix custom rom and there are lot of features to explore.If you like the features then just go ahead and flash the rom without any hesitation.But since this in development stage,there may be some bugs here and there and you can use this as a daily driver for sometime before you get bored of the features.

Flash resurrection remix on note 3 Hlte using Twrp:

If you have a twrp recovery installed on your note 3 then flash this rom on your device by following below steps.
  • Download resurrection remix rom for note 3 hlte (Download ResurrectionRemix-M-v5.6.2-20160124-hlte.zip)and Gapps transfer them to sdcard or internal storage of device.
  • Power of the device completely and wait for few seconds to confirm that it is completely off.
  • Using button combinations reboot into recovery or use quick boot app to enter recovery.
  • Once you are in twrp recovery click on backup and choose all the partitions and make backup first.This can save the device if goes into bootloop. It might about 5 to 10 minutes for backup to complete and do not interrupt backup process.
  • Now click on wipe and select system,data,cache and dalvik cache options.Don't select internal storage.
  • Once you have wiped required partitions go back and click on install.
  • Navigate to location where you have placed your marshmallow  based remix rom  zip file and select it.
  • Swipe to confirm flash and wait for 5 minutes for process to complete.
  • Again click on install and select gapps this time,swipe to confirm to flash.
  • Once gapps are flashed reboot to system.Wait at least 15 minutes for initial boot to complete and once done you can explore its features.
If you don't have twrp installed but have CWm recovery you can flash using that recovery too.Flashing process is same as above.If not just follow below steps.

Flash remix rom for note 3 using CWM:

  • Download remix rom for note 3 hlte and copy it to internal storage or sdcard.
  • Press and hold power button and choose power off from the options when shown.
  • Once note 3 N9005 is completely off press volume up,home button and power button simultaneously and leave all the buttons once it boots into cwm recovery.
  • Once you are in cwm recovery click on backup and make a backup of complete os for sure.
  • Once you have backed up everything clear cache,data and dalvik cache and go back.
  • Click on install and select the remix rom which you have downloaded for your note 3 and flash it.
  • If you want to flash gapps then flash them too and once done just reboot to system.
After flashing the remix rom on note 3, first boot may take some time and you must have patience and wait for at least 20 minutes for the process to complete.If you find any bootloop or if device is stuck on logo then boot into recovery and do a factory reset in cwm recovery or wipe required partitions if you are using twrp recovery and reboot.

If you have any other queries for flashing resurrection remix custom rom on your galaxy note 3 Hlte then leave a comment below.
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