Install official Lineage OS 14.1 on Galaxy Note 3 N9005 [Android 7.1.2 Nougat]

In this tutorial you would be able to download and install official Lineage OS 14.1 on Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 ‘hlte’. This is the first official Lineage OS nightly build for Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 that brings all the features of Android 7.1.2 Nougat along with it. The Lineage OS 14.1 nightly ROM is based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat but retains stock Nougat interface just like any Nexus device, you can access every features that you were previously using on stock TouchWiz ROM.

Infact Lineage OS 14.1 for Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 is pretty simple and light with more customizable feature that are not available on stock ROMs. So if you wish to install official Lineage OS 14.1 Nightly on Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 then you can follow the complete guide below.

Note: If you are new to process then we recommend you to carefully follow the whole process in sequence.

You can also: Download CyanogenMod 14.1 builds for Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005

Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005

Some pre-requisites before you begin:

Your device battery should be in good health (70%) to avoid the shutting down while in flashing process.

A TWRP custom recovery must be installed on your device, if you haven’t, follow this guide to install it.

Create a Nandroid back up of important data including complete System with all apps and messages, follow this guide to create a Nandroid backup via TWRP recovery.

Upgrade latest USB drivers for your device on PC. Download latest Samsung USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].

Downloads section:

Download Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 “hlte” [Pick up the latest build]

Download Lineage OS 14.1/Android 7.1.x Google Apps

Now transfer both file on your device storage.

Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 on Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005

Turn off your device and reboot into TWRP recovery. Follow this guide to see how to enter recovery mode.

Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash Lineage OS 14.1 on your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 via TWRP recovery.

Solution to a failed boot issue.

Follow this guide to solve the bootloop issue. [If you think your device stuck at boot animation for quite a long time]

Also see: How to Enable root access for Apps on Lineage OS 14.1 ROM

That’s it! If you have successfully installed the ROM on your device. Give us your feedback about Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 and stay tuned for more updates.