While the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop is yet to be rolled out for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, users of the device with the model number SM-N910F can upgrade their handset to the new firmware using Resurrection Remix custom ROM.
Being an unofficial firmware, the new Resurrection Remix ROM will require users to root their devices and have a custom recovery installed, before manually installing the custom firmware.
Here are some key aspects to remember before installing the SOKP ROM on the Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910F):
- Users must ensure proper backup of personal data on the phone
- The handset should have at least 80 percent battery power
- USB drivers for the Galaxy Note 4 must be installed on the computer
- USB debugging must be enabled on the phone
- Make sure that the device is a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with the model number (SM-N910F)
Note: International Business Times cannot be held responsible if anything goes wrong. Users should proceed at their own risk.
Step 1: Download Android 5.1.1 Resurrection Remix ROM for Samsung Galaxy Note 4.
Step 2: Download Google Apps on to the computer.
Step 3: Connect the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to the computer using USB cable, and transfer the ROM file and Gapps package file to the device’s SD Card. Ensure that the files are saved in the SD Card root, and not in any other folder.
Step 4: Switch off the device and enter recovery mode by pressing and holding volume up, home and power buttons simultaneously.
Step 5: Once the handset is in recovery mode, perform a factory reset by selecting “wipe data/factory reset.” Use the Power button to navigate.
Step 6: Now select “wipe cache partition.”
Step 7: Return to the recovery menu, and select “install zip from SD card.”
Step 8: Select “choose zip from sdcard.” Use the volume keys to navigate to the ROM’s zip file and select it using the Power button.
Step 9: Repeat the previous step for the Google Apps and install it on the handset.
Step 10: After the installation is complete, go back to recovery’s Main menu and select “reboot system now.”
[Source: Team Android]