Update Lenovo K3 Note to Android Marshmallow

Lenovo K3 Note was released by Lenovo a couple of years ago. Lenovo K3 Note has a 5.5-inch 1080P display with 401 ppi on the front. Under the hood, this phone has a MediaTek MT6752 CPU accompanied by Mali-T760MP2 GPU. Lenovo K3 Note has a 2 GB RAM. This phone has the internal storage of 16 GB. There is a microSD card slot as well which supports microSD cards of up to 64 GB. The K3 Note has a 13 MP camera on its back and a 5 MP camera on the front. There is a 3000 mAh battery bundled up with these specifications in this phone.Update Lenovo K3 Note to Android Marshmallow

When Lenovo K3 Note came out back in 2015, users found it running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box. Lenovo took a little bit longer to update this phone to the Android Marshmallow firmware. Currently, this phone enjoys the Android Marshmallow firmware and probably this is the last update for this phone. The new firmware brings a lot of changes for this phone.

Most of the changes in Android Marshmallow for the K3 Note are in the UI department. The phone now enjoys new icons, new UI for some of the applications, a brand new enhanced notification panel, some changes on the lock-screen. If we talk about the performance, the phone has got massive improvements. You will find all previous bugs fixed now. The phone is also updated with the latest security patch. As far as the battery life is concerned, the K3 Note now lasts way longer as compared to the battery performance on the Android Lollipop firmware.

Lenovo rolled out the official Android Marshmallow firmware through an OTA update. The OTA update has hit almost all the regions. If you own this phone and it’s still running on Lollipop, you can go to the settings and check the software update section if the OTA is available for you as well. Just in case you are unable to find the OTA update, there is a method to update your phone manually as well. The manual method to update your Lenovo K3 Note to Android Marshmallow is what we are here for.

Here is a detailed tutorial with all the necessary steps to update Lenovo K3 Note to Android Marshmallow. The linked firmware is completely untouched and it is pure stock. It will not modify your phone and it will unroot the phone if it was previously rooted. Also, flashing the new stock Android Marshmallow ROM on K3 Note will reset it to factory settings.

Before you install the firmware:

The update rolled out for the Lenovo K3 Note through OTA. Before trying to flash the ROM manually, you should try checking if there is an OTA update available at your end. If there is one, you may update your phone using that rather than following the process here. In case you are proceeding with the steps given below, you must create a backup of your contacts, call logs, media content and SMS messages before installing new operating system.

Update Lenovo K3 Note to Android Marshmallow

  1. Download Lenovo K3 Note OTA file. – Download Link
  2. Copy the downloaded OTA.zip file to your phone now.
  3. Now turn off your phone completely.
  4. Press and hold Volume Up + Power button to boost your phone into recovery mode.
  5. In the recovery mode, select “apply update from sdcard”.
  6. Locate and select the udpate.zip file now.
  7. Sit back and let the phone flash the file in recovery.
  8. Once done, reboot your phone and it should be running on Android Marshmallow.

So, that’s how we updated Lenovo K3 Note to Android Marshmallow official firmware. In case you are stuck with anything, feel free to drop your query in the comments section below.

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