30 May 2015

Install Android Lollipop 5.1 On your xiaomi redmi 1s armani with Cyanogenmod 12.1 custom rom

Official Lollipop 5.1 update is not yet available for xiaomi redmi 1s armani but you can still update it to android lollipop 5.1 with cyanogenmod 12.1 custom rom.If you take a look at the specifications it has 1 gb ram with 8gb internal storage and has an extension slot up to 32gb.Primary camera is 8mp while secondary camera is 1.6mp.It was initially launched with android jellybean 4.3 with miui on top and later updated to kitkat.

If you want to try latest version of android lollipop on your redmi 1s then flash this cyanogenmod 12.1 custom rom on your redmi 1s armani.If you don't know how to do this then dont worry we will guide you to flash it without any problems.
Prerequisites:
  • Charge your redmi 1s to at least 60% for flashing process to continue without any errors.
  • Backup all your apps and data on your mobile to external sdcard or computer as Cyanogenmod 12.1 custom rom will erase  data on your device including contacts.
  • Back Emi and modem partitions of your device.IF you loose signal you can easily restore them if you have those partition backups.
  • Enable usb debugging on your device.To do this go to setting and then to about device.You will find build number,tap on it continuously until you see a toast message "You are now a developer" . Go back and you will find developer options right above about device.Click on it and check on enable usb debugging.
  • You must have a Twrp recovery installed on Xiaomi redmi 1s armani.


Install Cyanogenmod 12.1 Custom roms on Xiaomi redmi 1s:

Cyanogenmod 12.1 custom rom redmi 1s
Cyanogenmod Custom rom:
Cyanogenmod is one of the best custom roms available in android development ecosystem.They support lot of devices.This rom is based on android open source project with lot of added features.We don't have any official support for cyanogenmod but have unofficial support for redmi 1s armani.
Features of this rom:
  • Theme engine: Theme engine is from the cyanogenmod custom rom which basically changes the look user interface from lock screen  to ring tones all the way up to boot animations.The speciality of the theme engine is the ability to choose individual elements of every theme you have installed.So you like the ring tons and wallpapers of one theme and icons of other theme then you can have them at a time.Just open the theme chooser and you will understand how to do it.
  • Performance control:A default cpu manager app to control frequencies and governors.You can adjust cpu frequencies and also set them on boot too.
  • Trebuchet: This is the default launcher that ships with cyanogenmod rom.But if you flash gapps then you might loose this.It doe snot have too many features like nova or other launchers but its simple and fast.
  • Software Updates: Cyanogenmod rom is usually available in three types one is nightlies which gets updated with new features every night and are quite stable for daily usage.second one is the snapchat which is monthly build version which will be stable version and other one is the release candidate.Some times nightlies are considered must stable than the snapshots. 
  • Status bar Tweaks:Status bar has lot of tweaks which include a brightness slider.Slide in status bar to adjust brightness of the screen.Double tap on status bar to sleep device and also network speed indicator for on going traffic info.
  • Latest android version: This rom will get updated to latest android versions more quick then other custom roms out there.
Flash Cyanogenmod custom rom using twrp or CWm recovery:
  1. Download Cyanogenmod 12.1 for redmis 1s armani and Gapps transfer it to sdcard or internal storage of device.
  2. Power of the device completely.

  3. Press volume up,power button and volume down simultaneously and once you see boot loader screen release buttons.
  4. Using volume down as a navigation button move to recovery and click on power button to confirm action.
  5. Once you are in twrp or cwm recovery backup existing rom first.It might about 5 minutes for backup to complete.So just be patient.
  6. Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache.You may not need to wipe system.
  7. Flash ROM and then gapps if necessary.

Final words on cyanogenmod 12.1 for redmi 1s armani:

This following the procedure you will be able to update xiaomi redmi 1s to android lollipop 5.1 with cyanogenod custom rom.Since this is in alpha stage you might experience some bug.If you facing any sort of issues while using this custom rom you can let us know by commenting here.If you have boot looped your device after flashing this rom then do a factory reset once again and if you still have this problem then just restore backup which you have made earlier.If you have any other queries then you can contact us at any time.
Install Android Lollipop 5.1 On your xiaomi redmi 1s armani with Cyanogenmod 12.1 custom rom Reviewed by Radha Krishna on 15:31 Rating: 5 Official Lollipop 5.1 update is not yet available for xiaomi redmi 1s armani but you can still upda...

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