Samsung hasn’t announced the release date for the Android Marshmallow update on its Galaxy Note 4, but the users who don’t have patience until their phablet will receive the latest firmware can install a custom ROM that was created for a bunch of devices and the model number N910F was included. Android Open Kang Project (AOKP) is based on Marshmallow, but it’s in testing stage and in order to install it on the Note 4, there are some steps you must follow.
If you own a different model number of the Note 4, we advise you to not install the AOKP ROM on it, because you will damage your phone. Also, you will need to download and install USB drivers for this version and enable USB debugging mode by going to the developer menu, then find a custom recovery tool on the internet to install on your phone, such as CWM or TWRP and back up important data.
Now, look for AOKP ROM on the internet for your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 N910F, which will bring the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update. You will also need to download the Google Apps, then connect your phone to a computer using a USB cable. All downloaded files will be copies from your PC to your smartphone, then you’ll reboot it by simultaneously press holding the volume, home and power buttons.
The next step is to perform Nandroid backup of your original software version because you will return to it once ROM is updated. This can be done by going to Backup and Restore > Backup again. After the backup is performed, you will return to the main recovery menu and select “Wipe data/factory reset”, then tap Yes to confirm this action.
In continuation, you’ll go to the CWM recovery menu and select Wipe Cache Partition, then Wipe Dalvik Cache. After that, you’ll select Install zip from sdcard and find the AOKP ROM that you’ve downloaded. Select it by pressing the power button and confirm the action by tapping Yes. Wait until the installation process will complete, then install the Google Apps by following the same step. In the end, you’ll return to the main recovery menu and select Reboot system. When it will boot, the phone will run on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
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