For this week’s T-Mobile, Canadian, and SM-N9005 Note 3 ROM of the Week, check out the Canadian S5 ROM!
Ported straight from Canadian Galaxy S5, the Canadian S5 ROM brings you almost all S5 features onto your Note 3 such as Ultra Power Saving Mode, Download Booster, and even S5 camera.
The S5 camera works near flawless so you can get all the features on the Galaxy S5 with your Note 3 including Panorama, Virtual Tour, S5 camera menu, and more. The only thing I found was that Selective Focus feature doesn’t work (it will hang your camera) and you get a minor annoying error message when you stop recording videos (but your video record just fine so…).
Battery life seems to drain a bit quickly with the stock kernel but you can easily fix this by using Compulsion kernel, which also gives you overclocking up to 2.65Ghz. The ROM itself is super quick though, you do not need any overclocking unless you want to maximize your graphic-intensive games.
Overall, Canadian S5 ROM is nearly perfect, there are some bugs but for all the features you get on your Note 3, it’s definitely worth trying as it will literally turn your Note 3 into an S5 but with bigger battery and screen. Yup, makes your Note 3 better than an S5. So, definitely give this beasty custom ROM a try this week(end) and do let me know what you think!
Download Canadian S5 ROM for Galaxy Note 3! [for all T-Mobile SM-N900T, Canadian SM-N900W8, and SM-N9005]
To install, reboot into recovery, make backup ROM, wipe data/factory reset, install ROM, install Compulsion Kernel, and reboot. (If for some reason you end up in a bootloop, reboot into recovery, go to Advanced Wipe for TWRP or Mounts & Storage for CWM, format/wipe /system, then re-install ROM.) See How to Install ROM on Note 3 first if this is your first time.
Want Flash Player? See How to Install Flash Player on Android 4.4.2/4.4.3 KitKat!
Want latest Android L Preview Keyboard? See How to Install Android L Preview Keyboard on rooted Android!
Want to customize your UI? See our Wanam Xposed Guide!
If you want some awesome audio, check out Viper4Audio FX MOD, which you can install on this ROM to enhance your music 100%.
If you want to run your apps in tablet/hybrid/custom DPI mode, see our Xposed App Settings guide.
Need to run apps that check for root? Check out How to Run Apps that’s don’t run on rooted Android!
Want really cool PIE Control? See our video demo below or see our full LMT Pie review.
Q: My 3G/4G LTE data is not working!!!
A: See How to Fix 3G/4G LTE data by Manually Setting APN on Android!
Q: I don’t have Play Store nor any of the Google apps!
A: You forgot to install Gapps, reboot into recovery and install it! (See above for download.)
Q: The ROM is not booting!
A: Try formatting/wipe /system and re-install ROM, sometimes the system partition gets corrupt and you may have to try 2 or 3 times before the ROM boots.