How to Convert Galaxy Note 3 into Galaxy S7 Edge! [DarkWolf ROM][V8.5]


If you are jealous of your friends who have recently bought a brand, new Galaxy S7 Edge, you don’t have to be anymore as there’s a way to convert your Galaxy Note 3 into S7 Edge and also have Note 5 features.

Samsung has also stopped supporting Note 3 and since there’s no official TouchWiz Marshmallow updates (yet), this will also give you the latest Android 6.0.1 running on your Note 3.


(S7 Edge Always On screen working!)

To do this, there are various different ROMs you can use but I found DarkWolf ROM to be the best so far that I have tried.  Based on latest S7 Edge SM-G935F firmware, the DarkWolf ROM brings you all of the software features of Galaxy S7 Edge to your Note 3 including Edge screen panels, S7 Edge apps, Always On screen(yes it works!!!), Game Launcher (so you can record games while you play), and even S7 Edge camera!


(S7 Edge camera working on Note 3!  Not all modes work but basic photos/videos work fine along with full 4K video recording for back camera and 1080P on front.)

Now, this ROM isn’t perfect as NFC does not work but it is still usable as daily driver since voice calls work well and everything else pretty much works out of the box.


(Note 3 w/ Android 6.0.1 Marshallow Antutu score: 50426)

Performance is also decent too, getting 50K mark on Antutu along with excellent battery life.


(Off Screen Memo feature working with S-Pen just like Note 5!)

Overall, if you have been waiting to upgrade your Note 3, this may be the right time to do it with the DarkWolf ROM and get all the S7 Edge features.  Next time you see your friend with S7 Edge, you can show off with your Note 3 plus all the Note 5 S-Pen features and full root (which essentially makes your phone better than S7 Edge).  So give it a test drive this week(end) and do let me know what you think! (but I have a good feeling you will simply LOVE IT.)


Download DarkWork ROM v8.5 (for T-Mobile SM-N900T, Canadian SM-N900W8, SM-N9005) [Latest]

Download DarkWolf ROM v.2.0 (for T-Mobile SM-N900T, Canadian SM-N900W8, SM-N9005)

To install, reboot into recovery, make backup ROM, wipe data/factory reset, install ROM, and reboot.  (If for some reason you end up in a bootloop or get force-closed keyboard error on boot, reboot into CWM recovery, go to Mounts & Storage->format /system.  For TWRP, go to Wipe->Advanced Wipe->Wipe /system.)

First time installing a custom ROM?  See How to Install Custom ROM on Galaxy Note 3!  Having trouble?  Also see our TWRP failproof method.

Credits –  XDA <— Please donate to the developer of this ROM or hit Thanks button on XDA if you like it, thx!

Extra MODs:


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 have no Play Store!
A: Make sure you install Gapps zip file in TWRP or CWM Recovery!!!  Download link in this post above.

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