Good news for Samsung Galaxy S6 users, now you can flash Stock Galaxy Note 5 firmware on your Galaxy S6 as a custom ROM. The developer ported the Galaxy Note 5 ROM for Galaxy S6, it is stable & includes all the latest feature of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, just flash the Galaxy Note 5 ROM on your Galaxy S6 and enjoy the Note 5 experience on your device. To flash the Galaxy Note 5 ROM on your device you need to have a custom recovery installed on your device.
Galaxy Note 5 firmware is pretty similar as that of a Galaxy S6 but a few additional features are included in the Note 5 ROM, the icons are round edged and looks awesome. The ROM is based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and quite stable to be ported, it is packed with the latest features of Note 5 including, wallpapers, launcher, camera, keyboard and much more. As it is the first release so you may face minor bugs but soon it will be fixed in the future updates.
How to install Samsung Galaxy Note 5 ROM on Galaxy S6
Before you Begin:
Warning:The ROM is compatible only for the Galaxy S6 SM-G620F, please do not port on any other variant it may cause damage to your device.
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom, Custom recovery and root. 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%
- A working Philz Touch recovery must be installed in your device.
Process to install Samsung Galaxy Note 5 ROM on Galaxy S6
Connect your Galaxy S6 to PC & copy the Note 5 ROM and Kernel files into device internal storage.
Turn of your device and boot into Recovery menu by the hardware keys combination or using any third party app (Mostly found in Play store).
Once your device enters into Philz Touch recovery menu, 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, navigate and select wipe data/factory reset.(this will erase your data)
Now it’s the time to flash the “back-to-Not3” ROM on your device. Choose “install zip from sdcard” >> choose zip from sdcard & navigate to the folder in which you have copied the custom back-to-not3.zip file and select it.
Select “yes” to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed on your device.
Once done with the above step, now apply the same process with the installation of Arter97 v2.2 kernel.zip.
Wait for the installation process to complete.
That’s it! You have successfully installed Samsung Galaxy Note 5 ROM on Galaxy S6 . If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.