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How to Update Note 4 to Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM

by Adeel YounasDecember 25, 2016

You own a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and can’t wait to try Nougat on your Note 4? Emotion ROM based on Android 7.1.1 is AOKP-based custom ROM and offers fast and smooth Nougat experience on your Galaxy Note 4. Follow our guide for features, link and steps which will help you install Android 7 Nougat custom ROM on Galaxy Note 4.

Emotion Android Nougat features

  • Based on AOKP
  • Based on Samsung Open Source Code
  • ROM compatible with SM-N910F and SM-N910G
  • OTA updates
  • Fingerprint
  • DU navigation bar
  • OmniSwitch
  • PA Pie control
  • Statusbar settings
  • Theme chooser
  • Gestures
  • Wake Gestures (DT2W, DT2S, S2W, S2S)
  • App circle bar
  • Recents panel
  • Clock widget
  • LockScreen settings
  • Notification drawer settings
  • Hardware key settings
  • All CM13 features

For more details, Marshmallow version of the ROM, or support and images, please visit the XDA thread.

Prerequisites to update Note 4 to Android 7.1.1 ROM

  • Backup any important data from your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 N910F as a complete wipe will be required during the flashing process.
  • Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 must be rooted, unlocked and installed with a recovery tool like TWRP or CWM.
  • Your device must be charged to at least 60% of power.

Download Files to Update Note 4 to Nougat

Required files: download Emotion Android 7.1.1 custom ROM for Galaxy Note 4 N910F from below and save it on your computer. Also, download Gapps package. Do not extract the contents.

Download Android 7.1.1 custom ROM

Download GApps

How to update Note 4 N910F to Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM

Follow this guide step by step to update your note 4 to Nougat Android 7.1.1

  • Connect Galaxy Note 4 to your computer using a USB cable and copy the zip file to your phone’s SD card.
  • Disconnect the USB cord and power off your Galaxy Note 4.
  • Boot it into recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together.
  • Wipe data tasks: from recovery menu, select wipe data/factory reset and confirm the process. Then go on to wipe cache partition and wipe Dalvik cache.
  • From Recovery menu, select install zip from sdcard followed by choose zip from sdcard. Locate the Emotion Nougat custom firmware and confirm the flashing process.
  • Repeat the above step, but choose GApps instead of the ROM file.
  • Return back to main recovery menu and reboot your Note 4 into the new custom ROM. First boot takes around 5 minutes so please be patient.

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Adeel Younas
Founder of 'TechWafer' Information Security Researcher, Freelancer, Blogger, Developer, and Part-Time White Hat Hacker.

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