How to Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 (AOSP ROM)


Download & Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 (AOSP ROM)

Full Step by step guide to Safely Download & Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 Via AOSP ROM

Android Marshmallow (Android 6.0) is now available for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, not officially but Via an AOSP build.This ROM developed nels83 by is functional and there are few bugs present but remember this the first release and we are sure in future releases they will fix all the bugs and other issues.Below we share some bugs present in this ROM.

What’s working

  • 2D/3D acceleration
  • HW video encoding/decoding
  • Screen cast (chromecast, miracast)
  • Sound
  • Wifi (unstable)
  • Bluetooth (unstable)
  • Sensors (sometimes stop working)
  • Automatic brightness
  • Smart cover lock/unlock
  • SDCard, USB OTG
  • Tethering (USB, Bluetooth, Wifi)

What’s not working

  • Houdini
  • RIL
  • Camera
  • GPS
  • MHL
  • Secure videos (Widevine…)
  • HW audio decoding
  • F2FS
  • Multiuser
  • SELinux (permissive)
  • You tell me

For More details on the ROM visit the official Xda Page of the ROM here

Samsung galaxy Tab 3 was released in 2013 and a two years old device.So it’s a very great news for Tab 3 users as now they can try marshmallow on their tab.We think in future there will be a CM 13 ROM this tablet.

Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Galaxy Tab 3


*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin.

How to Safely Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Galaxy Tab 3

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy Tab 3 while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

How to Safely Install Android 6.0 Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Galaxy Tab 3

Pre-Requirements: (Important)


Download Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 WiFi Marshmallow ROM

Gapps For Marshmallow

Note: For Updates on this ROM or For Other variants Go to this Official Xda Page

Download & Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Galaxy Tab 3 (AOSP ROM)

Step By Step Guide

Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 (AOSP ROM)

  • First of all, download Marshmallow AOSP custom ROM and Google Apps Package for your Galaxy Tab 3 from the given download links, on the desktop of your PC.
  • Connect your Galaxy Tab 3 to the PC via its USB data cable and transfer the downloaded ZIP files to your android smartphone’s Internal memory
  • Now Disconnect the phone and turn it OFF.
  • Reboot your phone into TWRP recovery mode (Press and hold Volume up + Home + Power button together and release them only when you see Samsung’s logo)
  • While the Galaxy Tab 3 is now in Recovery, perform wipe data task by navigating to wipe data / factory reset and confirm the process.
  • Now do wipe cache partition followed by wipe dalvik cache.
  • From the main Recovery menu, choose install zip from sdcard
  • Find the Marshmallow ROM file that you have already transferred to your SD card. Confirm the installation process to begin.
  • Once done, repeat the above steps to flash Google Apps on your Tab 3.
  • After installation is completed Go back to the main menu of recovery and reboot your phone. It may take up to 5 minutes to boot for the first time, so don’t panic.

DONE!!!Now your Galaxy Tab 3 would be running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.ENJOY…:)

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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    Yoga Perdana

    hey, I want to ask does work on samsung galaxy tab 3V SM-T116NU? Please tell me


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