Install Galaxy S7 Stock ROM on Galaxy S6 Edge and Note 5 [Port]

s7-rom-for-note-5 brought an amazing news for the owner of Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus. Now you can install Stock Galaxy S7 ported ROM on Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus and experience the feel of Galaxy S7 on your device. The Galaxy S7 stock ROM for Galaxy S6 Plus and Note 5 carries all the latest features pre-installed the S7 firmware but you can also visit the Developer’s page for more information about stability of S7 ROM.

The process is very simple as we have already posted guides on the AOSP builds for several other devices, you can have an overview of them and in this tutorial we are going to follow the same process. Just go ahead and install the Stock Galaxy S7 ported ROM on Galaxy Note 5/S6 Edge Plus.

How to install Galaxy S7 ROM on Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus via stock ported ROM

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:

Download Galaxy S7 ROM for Galaxy Note 5/S6 Edge Plus

Process to install Galaxy S7 ROM on Galaxy Note 5/S6 Edge Plus via Ported ROM

Connect your device to your PC and copy the ROM zip file 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 Marshmallow firmware in 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 on your device.

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 Stock Galaxy S7 ported ROM on Galaxy Note 5/S6 Edge Plus via stock ported ROM. 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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