Team LineageOS has started rolling out it’s official Lineage OS 14.1 nightly builds for Galaxy Note 3 bonded with T-Mobile and others. In this tutorial you would be able to download and install official Lineage OS 14.1 on T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900T ‘hltetmo’. This is the first official Lineage OS nightly build for T-Mobile Note 3 N900T 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 T-Mobile Note 3 N900T 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 T-Mobile Note 3 N900T 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.
Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on T-Mobile Note 3 N900T
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].
Download Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for T-Mobile Note 3 N900T “hltetmo” [Pick up the latest build]
Now transfer both file on your device storage.
Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 on T-Mobile Note 3 N900T
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 T-Mobile Note 3 N900T 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]
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 T-Mobile Note 3 N900T and stay tuned for more updates.