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How to Install CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM On OnePlus 2

Hello friends, Today we’ll guide you how to flash the CM12.1 ROM on your Oneplus 2 phone. If you have Oneplus 2 phone and want to flash the CM12.1 Android Lollipop ROM. Now you can do this, the CyanogenMod 12.1 Custom ROM is now available for the Oneplus 2. Thanks a lot to the XDA member Grarak for creating this ROM. The CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM is based on the Android 5.1 and comes with lots of new feature which you can not find on the OXygen OS. This ROM is very stable and you can simple use it as your daily drivers. We check this ROM so some of the features which aren’t working on this ROM Like Fingerprint, Laser Autofocus, Notification Slider and Enforcing SELinux.

How to Root And Install TWRP Recovery On OnePlus 2

Install CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM On OnePlus 2

Disclaimer: This Guide is intended only for the Oneplus 2. Flashing custom recovery & rooting the device void its warranty. In case of an issue, GuideBeats may not be held responsible. Make sure that you’re doing everything at your own risk and with your complete understanding.



  • You need a rooted Oneplus 2 with TWRP recovery.
  • Charge your device up to 50%.
  • Use original data cable to create connection between your PC and your phone.
  • Backup your important data.


Step No 1: First of all, you need a rooted phone with the TWRP Custom Recovery. Read the tutorial here how to root and install TWRP recovery on oneplus 2.

Step No 2: Download the CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM for Oneplus 2: Link

Step No 3: Don’t extract or unzip the CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM file.

Step No 4: Download the GAPPS package here and don’t extract the folder.

Step No 5: Now You need top flash this file to install all the Google apps on your Oneplus 2.

Step No 6: Now move both the file on internal storage of your Oneplus 2.

Step No 7: Once the files are saved, boot your device in TWRP recovery mode: Read here

Step No 8: Now from the TWRP recovery screen. Select the Wipe Option -> Advanced Wipe -> Wipe Cache.

Step No 9: Now go back to the main screen of TWRP recovery and chose the Install, select the CM12.1 file and Flash it.

Step No 10: Now Select the Gapps zip file and flash it.

Step No 11: Once both the files are flashed, go back to the main screen of recovery and select Reboot to restart your device.

Step No 12: Now your OnePlus 2 phone is running on the CM 12.1 ROM.

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