Install CM 13 ROM on Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus [How To]

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This tutorial shows step by step process on how to install CM 13 ROM on Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus

Latest CM13 ROM is available for Lenovo Vibe K5 and Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. It is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware and helps in updating Lenovo Vibe K5/ Plus to Android 6.0 Marshmallow along with providing CyanogenMod Features. This tutorial shows how to install CM 13 ROM on Lenovo Vibe K5 and Vibe K5 Plus Smartphones. CyanogenMod 13 ROM for Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus brings features like battery optimizations, Doze, App Permission manager, Status bar customization etc.

Install CM 13 ROM on Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus

So just download CM13 ROM for Lenovo Vibe K5 and Vibe K5 Plus and follow the installation procedure listed below to update Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus to Android 6.0 marshmallow. All thanks to XDA Senior member scritch007 for providing this unofficial build of CM 13 for Vibe K5/ K5 Plus.

This ROM is still in initial build and you can check the status of the ROM at the development page. It also lists what features are working and what are not working.

So let’s now proceed to Download and install CM 13 ROM on Lenovo Vibe K5/ Vibe K5 Plus.

Preparations:

  1. Backup important data to safe Place. Backup SMS, Contacts, Call logs etc.
  2. Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlock options from Settings > Developer Options.
  3. Ensure battery percentage is at least 75%.
  4. Install TWRP Recovery and Root Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus.

Disclaimer: Your warranty is now void and we are not responsible for any damage to your device nor the developer should be held responsible. Proceed with the below steps at your own risk.

Required Files:

CM 13 ROM for Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus – Download

GApps Package – Download

How to install CM 13 ROM on Lenovo Vibe K5/ Vibe K5 Plus:

Step 1: Download the CM13 ROM for Vibe K5/ K5 Plus from the above downloads section.

Step 2: Also download Google Apps Package.

Step 3: Transfer both the zip files to internal storage of your device.

Step 4: Boot Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus into Recovery Mode.

  • Power off Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus.
  • Press and hold Volume Down and Power buttons together.

Step 5: Install CM 13 ROM and then Google Apps Package from TWRP Recovery. How? Follow the instructions here.

Step 6: Wipe cache and Dalvik cache.

Step 7: Reboot and enjoy CyanogenMod 13 ROM on Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus.

That’s it with the installation of CM 13 and updating Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Have any queries? Post in comment section.

Source – XDA

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