How to Safely Install CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM On OnePlus 2

Full detailed step by step guide On How to Install CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM On OnePlus 2 (CM 12.1). If you are a lucky OnePlus 2 user then there is a good news for you, CM 12.1 /CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM is now available for the Oneplus 2 Android smartphone users and it is a very stable ROM. This guide will help you to Install CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM On OnePlus 2 (CM 12.1)

The process is very simple and the update is only for the OnePlus 2 model. So do check the model of your phone before applying this method and don’t try this on another android device. The ROM is an unofficial build so please do check what is working and what is not from the Xda thread mentioned as source at the bottom of the post.

The ROM is stable and it can be used as a daily driver. But make sure to follow each and every steps mention here carefully to avoid any issue.


*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin.

How to Install CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM On OnePlus 2 (CM 12.1)

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your OnePlus 2 while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.


Download the CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM for Oneplus 2

Download the GAPPS package

How to Install CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM On OnePlus 2 (CM 12.1)

Step By Step GuideInstall CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM On OnePlus 2

  • First Make sure that your OnePlus 2 is rooted and you have a Custom Recovery Installed On your Phone.If not then go to the link given below to root OnePlus 2 in 5mins.

How to Root OnePlus 2 & Install TWRP Recovery

  • Download the both CM12.1 ROM and Gapps from the above link and transfer them to the internal memory of your OnePlus 2 Via USB Type -C cable and remember the location
  • After that boot into recovery mode (Switch Off >>>Volume up button, and then press the power button once)
  • Now from the TWRP recovery screen. Select the Wipe Option > Advanced Wipe and Wipe Cache/Data.
  • After this go back to the main screen of recovery and select the Install option, select the CM12.1 ZIP file
  • After that Select the Gapps zip file and flash it
  • Once both the files are flashed, go back to the main screen of TWRP and select Reboot option to restart your phone
  • First boot will take some time (Up to 5min) So don’t panic.

Now you have CyanogenMod 12.1 (CM12.1) On Your One Plus 2


Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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