CyanogenMod 12.1 hit another device. This time Android One will enjoy the features and optimizations of Android 5.1 Lollipop. The most popular Custom ROM and the most stable until now is now available to install on Android One.
Android 5.1 Lollipop bring many optimizations and bug fixes. It also fixed the memory leak issue found on Android 5.0. Being a Custom ROM is also a strong point why you should install it. Custom ROMs are optimised for better performance and usually don’t have those annoying bloat apps installed by the manufacture.
CyanogenMod 12.1 is the latest build of the most popular ROM and you can install it right away. The ROM is based on stock Android 5.1 and besides its features the ROM contains also plethora of many other features and optimization added by developers to make the ROM faster. From the first tests the CyanogenMod 12.1 for Android One is reported as fully working and no bugs fare found until now. So you would better consider this ROM for daily usage of you want to enjoy Lollipop without those bugs found on Android 5.0.
Note: I will not held any responsibility for bricked device, dead SDcard or any other problem. Here at DoryLabs we only provide the guide but only you can decide to go further and perform this guides or not. So if you want to install CyanogenMod 12.1 on Android One do it at your own risk and don’t put the finger on me if anything goes wrong. The ROM is tested and reported as fully working but sometimes things may go wrong.
- Root Access. Make sure you have rooted your phone before going on the next step.
- Install a Custom Recovery like TWRP and CWM. Every Android has a stock Recovery installed by default but it doesn’t allow you to perform much actions.
- CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM for Android One. Download here.
- Google Apps (Gapps).
How to install Android 5.1 update on Android One with CyanogenMod 12.1
- Download ROM zip file and Gappd on your phone internal memory.
- Turn of your phone.
- Boot into Recovery.
- Wipe System, Data, Cache, Dalvik Cache.
- Install ROM zip file.
- Install Gapps.
The first boot my last more than usually but there is nothing to worry. Wait for your phone to turn on and it will be running CyanogenMod 12.1 Android 5.1 Lollipop.