I think that Samsung Galaxy Note 3 got each and everything you want in any smartphone even with a smart stylus but on the thing it lacks is UI simplicity. And you also think the same as me then you will be happy to know that Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now got CyanogenMod 13 custom ROM port by some developer on XDA developers. As you know, CyanogenMod ROMs are the replica of stock Android versions and CM 13 is also a replica but of the very new and latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Cyanogen Team made CM 13 custom ROM for many devices but still one of the developers used the sources and port CM 13 ROM for Samsung Galaxy Note 3. But before proceeding, make sure that you read points to remember.

Here is everything you need to update the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow software updates by installing an unofficial version with the help from the CyanogenMod 13 custom ROM:


Points To Remember:

  • Root your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 first and also install a custom recovery to it.
  • If you need to save your phone’s data, then make a backup of it because installation process will wipe out all the information stored on the phone.
  • Charge your phone to 50% because if your phone go off during the installation, then it will be the last goodbye to your phone.
  • Make sure that you use this installation files and guide for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 only.

Steps to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphones:

  1. Download the CyanogenMod 13 zip file from here.
  2. Download the Google apps zip file from here.
  3. Connect your phone to your PC and transfer both the zip file to it.
  4. Now disconnect your Note 3 phone from your PC and reboot it to recovery mode (turn your phone off completely and boot it by pressing and installing Home key, power key and up key).
  5. Tap on “Wipe” and confirm to wipe the system memory.
  6. Come back to the main menu and tap on “Install” and select the custom ROM zip file, confirm to install it on your phone.
  7. Install the Google Apps zip file in the same way and reboot your phone by tapping on “reboot” then ”system”.


In conclusion, that is how to install an unofficial version of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone by installing the CyanogenMod 13 custom ROM. The guys and girls from team CyanogenMod know how to create a great ROM–and they even have them rolling out for devices out of the box now. That’s a feat that suggests manufacturers of your smartphone’s display extreme confidence on these ROMs just as the should. There are many great features found within the CyanogenMod builds, and many of them are better than what you get from the official Android developers when they are catering for your stock version of the Android software updates. Point being doesn’t automatically assume that a custom ROM is not going to be stable or is somehow going to give you a worse experience. It all depends on the custom Rom that you are installing–and there is none better than this CyanogenMod 13 at present.

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