Update Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to CM 12.1 Android 5.1 Lollipop Custom ROM

CyanogenMod 12.1 Nightly Android 5.1 Lollipop Custom ROM is available for Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3. And recently we have published a post – How to Open Download Mode in Samsung Galaxy A7. The CM12.1 Nightly Rom is completely ready to update with your Note 3. We have checked the ROM on our unit, and functions fine. This is the ideal ROM for the customers who is not happy with the old Kitkat edition and waiting around to update your mobile to Android 5.1 Lollipop. I will aid you to update your Sprint Galaxy Note 3 to Android 5.1 Lollipop with CyanogenMod 12.1 nightly personalized ROM.

sprint galaxy note 3 - Android 5.1 Lollipop update cm12.1 nightly

Warning before updating Android 5.1 Lollipop CM12.1 custom ROM on Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3:

  • We are not accountable for any damages that may possibly happened because of to employing this CM12.1 ROM. If any dilemma occurs that connected to installing, we will aid you to fix it.
  • Use this manual at your personal risk. We shall not have any liability or duty for no matter what happens to you and your Sprint Note 3 by utilizing the instructions in this guidebook.
  • The steps given in this tutorial is only to use with Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Applying this guide to any other device or any other model may produce many problems.
  • Go through and Realize the entire tutorial initial, ahead of going to perform the methods on your note 3.

Pre Requirements:

  • A PC or Laptop with Working Internet connection for downloading CM12.1 ROM.
  • We recommend you to take a backup of your data in the mobile using PC suite or any other method. After the process, the data won’t be deleted. In case if you miss some data you can restore it from the backup file on your note 3.
  • SMS – How to Backup Messages
  • Contacts – Sync with Gmail App
  • Videos, Images, Songs and Other Files – Copy to internal / External SD card or System
  • APN Settings – Take Manual Note from Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • Then maintain minimum 60% charge in your note 3.
  • And Enable USB Debugging – Settings > Developer Settings> USB Debugging”. Check this – How to Enable USB Debugging in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Download Files:

  • CM12.1 Android lollipop rom – cm-12.1-20150428-NIGHTLY-hltespr.zip – (256.90 MB) – here
  • Gapps – gapps-stock-5.1-20150418-signed.zip – (454.80 MB) – here

How to install Android 5.1 Lollipop Custom ROM on Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3:

  • Make sure you have installed ClockWorkMod Recovery on Sprint Note 3.
  • Connect your phone to PC or laptop with original USB Data cable. That you got when you bought the phone. Because using other cables may produce not detecting problems on Sprint Note 3.
  • Transfer the downloaded files to your Note 3 SD card.
  • Switch off the Note 3 mobile.
  • After that, Reboot into recovery mode. For that, switch on the phone, press and hold Home + Volume Up + Power buttons together on Note 3. Check this – How to install ClockWorkMod Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9000 & N9005.
  • Do the following: “Wipe Data/Factory Reset > Yes”
  • Do the following: “Wipe Data/Factory Reset > Yes”
  • Do the following: “Advanced > Wipe Dalvik Cache > Yes”
  • Do the following: “Mounts and Storage > Format /system > Yes”
  • After the above process, select the “Install Zip from SD card” and then “Choose zip from SD card” on Note 3.
  • Now choose the downloaded file ROM file “cm-12.1-20150428-NIGHTLY-hltespr.zip” that downloaded earlier.
  • Then again do the same for flashing Gapps file on your sprint galaxy note 3.
  • Then confirm it and wait for the process complete. It takes some long time to complete in galaxy note 3.
  • Then select “Go Back > Reboot System now” to reboot the Sprint Galaxy Note 3 phone.
  • Normally first boot take some long time to complete. It will install the updates on the first boot. So, wait un till it finishes the booting process on Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
  • If your phone has stuck on the welcome screen or boot screen, just remove the battery and re insert it and do the above steps again on Note 3.

Check this:-

How to Open Recovery Mode in Samsung Galaxy A7

How to Capture Screenshot in Samsung Galaxy A7

Now you have successfully learned how to install Android 5.1 Lollipop CM12.1 Nightly ROM on Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

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