How to update Xiaomi mi3 to lollipop – cyanogenmod 12 custom rom

Google rolled out Lollipop update to only few phones,many users want to try lollipop,For those who want to update xiaomi mi3 to lollipop,dont just depend upon the official update.here is the unofficial lollipop update for you.

This update is basically the cyanogenmod version of Android.You can enjoy more features from Cyanogemod custom rom.

No more lectures, let me move on to how to install custom rom on xiaomi mi3.before moving make sure you have the following pre requiremnts.

Pre requirement before installing Cyanogenmod custom rom on Xiaomi Mi3

Make sure you have rooted your xiaomi Mi3.If no please root it

Root Xiaomi Mi3 easily

Make sure you have an working Custom recovery like CWM/TWRP Recovery

How to install CWM recovery on Xiaomi Mi3

Backup all your Sms,Contacts & apps

How to backup data through CWM

Ensure you have above 75% battery

How to install Cyanogenmod Custom rom on Xiaomi Mi3

Download the cyanogenmod Lollipop custom rom
Place it on your SD Card
Now reboot to recovery mode

 How to reboot to recovery mode on xiaomi mi3

Once you landed on recovery mode.select backup and restore to backup your current rom.If something wrong happened you may revert to stock rom.

How to backup on CWM

Now do factory reset. (wipe data/rest)
Now move to install zip from SD card–>choose zip from Sd card–>the download zip
Choose flash
Wait the CWM flashes the cyanogenmod rom on xiami mi3.
Once installation gets completed,Reboot the phone.

The first boot will take time,dont panic.Wait few mins..

After successful reboot you will be in Cyanogenmod rom.If face any difficulties while insatlling custom rom on xiaomi mi3  leave acomment below.

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