Install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 [NetHunter custom ROM]


Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 is now available via NetHunter custom ROM. In this guide you will be able to easily download and install the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy Note 3 via NetHunter custom ROM. Now you can enjoy the latest Marshmallow firmware on your device beyond Android Lollipop. All you need is a custom recovery to flash the Google apps and the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM on your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005, we have already posted guides on the AOSP builds for several other devices you can have an overview of them and in this guide we are going to follow the same process. Just go ahead and install the latest firmware Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005.


How to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 with NetHunter

Before you Begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom, custom recovery etc. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.


  • Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 80%
  • Download Samsung USB drivers
  • Your device should have a working TWRP or CWM recovery installed in your device.

Necessary downloads:

Process to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with NetHunter custom ROM on Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005

Connect your device to your PC and copy the both ROM and google apps zip files onto your device storage.

Turn of your device and boot into TWRP custom Recovery menu by the hardware keys combination or using any third party app (Mostly found in Play store).

Once your device enters into TWRP recovery, create a Nandroid backup of your device or follow our guide to create a Nandroid backup (this will create a backup of your complete device including current firmware) if something goes wrong you can restore your previous firmware.

Once the Nandroid process completes, tap on “Wipe” and then swipe the slider from left to right to begin the wipe process (This will reset your device to factory)

Now it’s the time to flash the Marshmallow firmware on your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the Marshmallow ROM zip file

Swipe across the slider to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed in your device.

Once done with the above step, now apply the same process with the installation of Marshmallow Gapps.

Wait for the installation process to complete.

Once completed Reboot your device.

If your device is taking longer then 7-10 minutes then follow this guide to to fix this issue

That’s it! On reboot your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 will be running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.

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1 Comment
  1. Reply Edelhert January 12, 2016 at 12:12 pm

    Is this AOSP (like stock Android) or Touchwizz based?

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