This tutorial shows how to update OnePlus One to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop via CyanogenMod 12S official OTA firmware – Guide
OnePlus One is one of the most trending Android Smartphone from OnePlus and it landed in market on April 2014 and since then it has gained so much of fame. OnePlus One has got all this fame and popularity because of its high-end specs at the affordable price and the most important thing is it is powered by CyanogenMod Custom OS. As expected the device has received Lollipop update in the form of CyanogenMod 12S with material design and other features. This update is also being rolled out in India along with other countries.
If you have not received the update notification till now, then there is nothing to worry as you can manually update OnePlus One to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop via CyanogenMod 12S official OTA firmware package. The update was rolled out yesterday and an XDA member james1o1o extracted it and shared it on XDA forums. To update OnePlus One to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop via CM 12S, they have to be on CM 11S firmware. So we recommend you to revert your device back to official CM 11S firmware before you proceed.
So without any further ado let’s proceed and update OnePlus One to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop via CM 12S OS.
- Backup all the important data and stuff.
Backup and Restore SMS
Backup and Restore Contacts
Backup and Restore Call Logs
Backup files on the internal storage to PC
- Enable USB Debugging on OnePlus One from Developer options.
- Ensure that battery juice is at least 75%, before you proceed with the update process.
- Download and install OnePlus One USB Drivers on PC.
- Setup ADB and Fastboot drivers on PC.
- Create Nandroid Backup.
Disclaimer: We should not be held liable or responsible in any manner for any damage to your OnePlus One. So understand the risk involved and proceed at your own risk.
How to update OnePlus One to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop via CyanogenMod 12S:
Step 1: Download the firmware package and copy it to Fastboot folder.
Step 2: Boot OnePlus One into Recovery Mode to enter Sideload mode.
- Power off OnePlus One.
- Press and hold Volume Down and Power buttons simultaneously.
- Now from Recovery Mode go to Advance > Sideload.
Step 3: Connect OnePlus One to PC.
Step 4: Follow our exclusive guide on how to sideload ROMs.
Step 5: Reboot your device.
That’s it! Congratulations, now you have successfully updated OnePlus One to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop via CyanogenMod 12S official OTA update.
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