Guide to Update OnePlus One With CM 12 Android Lollipop

If you are the OnePlus one android smartphone user then here is good new for you, now you can update your phone with the official Cyanogenmod 12 nightly android 5.0 Lollipop. The new build is based on the Android lollipop and comes with lots of features and improvements. Currently CyanogenMod 12 nightlies is available for some devices like Nexus, Galaxy, Oneplus, Moto G, Moto X and more. But very soon other devices will get the CM 12 Lollipop. In this guide we’ll show you how to update the Oneplus One with Cyanogenmod 12. The Guide is pretty simple and takes a few minutes to complete the installation.

WARNING!

Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.

Guide to Update Oneplus One With CM 12 Android Lollipop

CHECK PHONE MODEL

This guide is only for the OnePlus One android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.

PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS

Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.

1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA

Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.

BACKUP ANDROID APPS, SMS, CONTACTS, CALL LOGS, & BOOKMARKS
BACKUP ANDROID DEVICE WITH THESE FREE APPS
BACKUP AND RESTORE WHATSAPP MESSAGES

2. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE

Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.

HOW TO ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE ON ANDROID DEVICES

Enable-USB-Debugging

3. CHARGE YOU ANDROID

If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.

UPDATE ONEPLUS ONE TO CM 12 ANDROID 5.0

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Step 1. Unlock the bootloader of your OnePlus and install the TWRP recovery.

Step 2. Now download the OnePlus One CM 12 Nightlies here and move the zip file on your phone.

Step 3. You have to also install the Google Apps package on the phone. Download the Gapps package here and move the zip file to the phone.

Step 4. Now Turn off your Oneplus android and boot it in recovery mode. You can do this on your OPO by holding both the volume down and power buttons.

Step 5. Once your device in TWRP recovery mode. The first thing you want to do is go to Wipe and do a factory reset to clean your data, cache, and Dalvik. Note that you will lose all of your files so make sure everything is backed up before continuing.

Step 6. After the wipe, go to install and find the ROM zip file you copied to your device and confirm flash. This should flash the ROM to your device.

Step 7. After this Find the Gapps Zip file and Flash the same.

Step 8. After flash is complete. Clear your cache again. Reboot your phone.

Now your oneplus is running on CM 12.

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