Update Galaxy Ace 3 LTE with Android 6.0 Marshmallow CM13

The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 LTE is a mid-range device by Samsung. As per the latest news, the device won’t be getting any more official updates. This means no to new features and updates that will be released in the further go. Even if it an outdated device that won’t support official updates. The user can update the device with unofficial custom ROM’s that can tweak the device’s performance to the mark that it will run flawlessly. Installing a custom ROM is the only way that you can run the latest version of the OS on your device. To know how to update your device with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow CM13, stay tuned in this article. We will tell you how to update the Update Galaxy Ace 3 LTE with Android 6.0 Marshmallow CM13.

Please note that the Android 6.0 Marshmallow CM13 for Galaxy Ace 3 LTE is not an official CyanogenMod release, but from the famous Xda-developers. And don’t worry, when looking at the benchmark tests and user experiences, the OS runs flawlessly. Moreover, your Galaxy Ace 3 will run better and faster. This update will add new features and tweaks to your device that will make it better. This update will also remove the bloatware. And if you don’t like this custom ROM and want to revert to the stock OS. Then you must perform a Nandroid backup for your Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 LTE. This will ensure you a backup of the ROM. You can only perform a Nandroid backup of your device by installing a custom recovery image.

The best custom recovery image for your device is CWM or TWRP. And your device must also be rooted to perform this operation. So first you need to root your device and install a custom recovery image.

Please note that installing a  custom recovery image will disable your device warranty. And this operation will completely wipe your data. So keep a backup of the data in your device.

  • A PC and USB is required to update the device.
  • Disable security features, antivirus, Samsung Kies before starting the update procedure.
  • Go to Settings and tap 7 seven times in the build number to enable developer option.
  • Now you can find the developer option in the setting – go to settings – developer option and enable USB debugging.
  • Make sure that your device has at least 50 % of charge before updating your device.

Install CM13 Android 6.0 Marshmallow ROM on Galaxy Ace 3 LTE

  1. Download the CM13 firmware file and save it to your desktop.
  2. Download Compatible Google apps package and save it to your desktop
  3. Connect your Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 LTE with USB cable.
  4. Transfer both the files into the SD card of your device.
  5. Disconnect your phone and turn off the Galaxy Ace 3 LTE.
  6. Enter into the Recovery mode of your phone. You can find the steps here.
  7. In the recovery mode of your device, perform a hard reset and clear cache by selecting the options “wipe data factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe Dalvik cache”.
  8. After performing these options, go to the recovery menu and select “install zip from SD card” followed by “choose zip from SD card.”
  9. Pick the file that we have copied in the device and install it. Follow the same steps with the Google apps package.
  10. After finishing both tasks. Reboot system by going to the main menu and selecting “reboot system now”.

This task contains risk when not done properly. And if not done properly, it may even lead to bricking of the device so do it at your risk. We won’t be responsible for any loss.


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