Lenovo vibe k5 plus is one of budget phone released by lenovo recently.It came up with Lollipop Android version 5.1.1. The most regretting thing thing about android is that you may not get the official updates from the concern company.But the good the good thing is that you can install custom roms for your android mobiles.
We have seen how to install TWRP recovery and root lenovo vibe k5 in previous post.Lets move on to flashing custom roms
Lenovo vibe k5 developers are very much invloved in developing more roms fro this mobile.This Phone has came up with recent Android update of Android N aka Android Nougat which based on cyanogenmod 14.Which gives you complete control over the customization along with google assistant,which is only availabe for Android 7.0 Nougat officially.
This cyanogenmod 14 for Lenovo vibe k5 plus has some serious bugs as wel, Developer are working on it to eliminate the bugs. So if you are not familiar with android custom roms kindly dont flash this rom and wait fot the stable release without bugs.
This Android 7.0 nougat for Lenovo vibe k5 plus is common for all the variant of lenovo vibe k5 series
- Video recording
- Gps in some variant
Download lenovo Vibe K5 plus by Android 7.0 Nougat via Cyanogenmod 14
Download Google gapps -choose Arm 64/bit version .Android version as 7.0 and package as micro.
Steps to Flash Update lenovo Vibe K5 plus by Android 7.0 Nougat via Cyanogenmod 14
1.once you placed the above files.Makes sure you have backed up your apps and other contacts or messages. Because after flashing the ROM everything will be erased.
2.Make sure you have at least 50% battery.
3.Power off your phone.Hold volume down and power button.Release it once you get 3 options.use volume up to enter into recovery.
4. Once you boot to recovery.Do a nandroid backup.IT would take around 15mins.use otg in case you run out of storage.
5.After backup.Goto clear data.Swipe to do the wipe cache and data
6.Now choose install and locate the downloaded cyanogenmod ROM for Lenovo vibe k5 plus.zip
7.After flashing the ROM again do the Wipe cache and data
8.click reboot.The first boot takes more than 15mins. Please don’t panic.
9.Again choose install and locate the downloaded gapps and flash it.
10.Now reboot.This takes more than 10mins
now you have Updated lenovo Vibe K5 plus by Android 7.0 Nougat via Cyanogenmod 14. Comment below if you have any errors