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How to Update Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to Android 5.1 Lollipop Resurrection Remix custom ROM

Resurrection Remix custom firmware featuring Android 5.1 Lollipop arrived for the Galaxy Note 3 N9005. Resurrection Remix ROM comes with many great features such as battery improvements and performance enhancements. No doubt that stock ROMs are always good but you’ll feel a difference after switching from stock lollipop to this custom ROM that contains all of the CM12 features and is based on Pure Android which can be considered as a stable and smooth ROM. If you want to taste this Android 5.1 Lollipop based Resurrection Remix custom ROM on your Galaxy Note 3 N9005 then follow the given step-by-step guide.

Android 5.0.2 Official ROM was previously released for the Galaxy Note 3 but Samsung has not yet announced the exact date that when the company will roll-out the Official Android 5.1 Lollipop firmware anytime soon. Thanks to the custom ROM developers for providing the cool Android 5.1 Resurrection Remix custom ROM ahead of the official release.

Install Android 5.1 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 3 N9005 with Resurrection Remix ROM

Remember that this is a custom ROM which is developed by the third-party developers, not officially released by Samsung. Thus you’ll need a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP in order to install the ROM and Google Apps zipped files on your Galaxy Note 3. Now go ahead and read the instructions carefully. Here we’ve given a quick of the main features of this Resurrection Remix:

Resurrection Remix (Android 5.1 Lollipop ROM) Features:

  • Dark Material Theme
  • Quick-Smart Pulldown
  • Buttons
  • Battery mods
  • Heads up
  • Lockscreen Shortcuts
  • ClockColor options
  • Statusbar clock customization + second + fonts
  • Network traffic monitor
  • Toast animations
  • Add changelog
  • Listview animations
  • Navigation bar dimensions
  • Add Weather display to status bar header
  • Quick unlock
  • Overall Speed up system
  • Amazing Battery Life
  • Brand new music and audio fx app from cyanogen
  • Included all CM12 features


This guide containing the Resurrection Remix custom ROM based on the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop can be used only with the Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005. Do not try to install this ROM on any other device, or your device might get bricked. Verify the model number of your device first.


AndroidBlog will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 during or after the installation of Resurrection Remix Android 5.1 ROM. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Make sure that the battery level of your Note 3 is at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
  • Download and install proper USB Drivers for the Note 3 on PC.
  • It is highly recommended to take a proper back up of your important data and settings on the phone using a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on Note 3 from Settings > Developer Options.
  • The Note 3 should be rooted with the latest version of CWM or TWRP recovery installed.
  • The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.

Required Files:

Steps to Install Android 5.1 Resurrection Remix Lollipop on Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005:

1:- First, download the Resurrection Remix Android 5.1 custom ROM ( and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your PC. Do not extract these files.

2:- Now, connect your Galaxy Note 3 N9005 to the PC using its USB data cable.

3:- Move the Resurrection Remix ROM and Google Apps zipped files to the root folder of SD card on your phone.

4:- Now, disconnect the device from the PC and turn it OFF in order to boot into Recovery Mode.

5:- Turn ON the Galaxy Note 3 while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power keys at the same time for a while until the device enters into Recovery Mode.

6:- Go back to the main recovery menu and perform a full data wipe. This includes Dalvik cache, Cache, System, Factory data reset.

7:- Go back the main Recovery menu and choose install zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard.

8:- Find the ROM file that you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card in Step No 3. Select the Resurrection Remix ROM .zip file and proceed the installation process.

9:- Once the ROM is successfully installed on your Galaxy Note 3, install Google Apps package by following the same procedure as given above.

10:- After the installation of Resurrection Remix Android 5.1 custom ROM and Google Apps, select reboot system now to reboot the Galaxy Note 3 N9005 LTE.

It will take about 5 minutes to boots up for the first time after installing ROM on your phone.

Done! You have successfully updated Galaxy Note 3 N9005 LTE to the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop with Resurrection Remix custom ROM.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any trouble or having query while installing the Resurrection Remix based Android 5.1 Lollipop.

Aamir Jamal

An Android Geek and audiophile who love to read and write reviews/tutorials about gadgets and new tech stuff. He has written 1007 guides and other posts.

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