Install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 [CM13]


Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based CyanogenMod 13 custom ROM is now available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. In this detailed tutorial we have put together the complete process from downloading Marshmallow ROM for Redmi Note 3 to installation process, We have posted guides on the custom Marshmallow ROMs for several other devices, you can have an overview of them as well and in this guide we are going to use the same process. Just go ahead and install the latest firmware Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.

How to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with CyanogenMod 13

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.


Necessary downloads:

Process to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with CM13 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Connect your device to your PC and copy the both ROM and google apps zip files on 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 CM13 firmware in your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the 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 CM13 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! You have successfully installed Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via CyanogenMod 13 on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. 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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