22 Jun 2015

Install Android lollipop on Wiko rainbow Micromax A120 using cyanogenmod cm12.1 rom

Update your wiko rainbow,Micromax A120 to latest version of android lollipop using using cyanogenmod cm 12.1 rom.This rom is compiled by a senior member of xda "moonrotation" we sincerely thank him for bringing this amazing custom rom for wiko rainbow micromax a120.
You will not receive lollipop firmware from micromax for A120 bu if you are brave enough you can taste latest version of android by flashing this cm 12.1 rom on your micromax canvas A120.

Install cm12.1 custom rom on Wiko rainbow,micromax canvas A120:

Install cm12.1 custom rom on Wiko rainbow,micromax canvas A120

About Cyanogenmod 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.This is an unofficial rom for micromax a120 and is still in alpha stage so you might experience some bugs for sure.
Features:
  • 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 doesn't 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.
These are some of the features if cyanogenmod rom and you can explore rest of the features by flashing this on your wiko rainbow micromax canvas a120.

Prerequisites:
  • Backup:Backup all your data which includes apps,contacts,photos videos etc everything to computer or any cloud storage as flashing cm 12.1 rom on Micromax a120 will erase all your data.
  • Battery: Charge your mobile to at least 90% so that you wont encounter any battery related issues while flashing this.
  • Backup Efs partitions: Backup all your efs partition of your micromax  on current Rom.If you loose signal you can just restore it back.
  • Custom recovery: You need a philz recovery  installed on your micromax a120.Without it you can not flash roms at all.
  • Downloadscyanogenmod rom for micromax a120 and google apps. Transfer them to internal storage of your device.

Flash cm12.1 rom on Wiko rainbow micromax A120:

  • Download Cm12.1 rom for Micromax a120 and Gapps transfer it to sdcard or internal storage of device.
  • Power of  device completely and wait for few seconds to confirm that it is off completely.
  • Use button combinations to boot into recovery.
  • Once you are in recovery click on  backup and select all partitions which you want to backup. It might take about 5 minutes for backup to complete. Don't interrupt backup process.
  • Once backup of your existing rom is completed click on back button.Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache and wipe system partition too.
  • Now select Install and navigate to location where you have placed your Rom and gapps zip files.
  • Flashing rom might take about 5 minutes or so.Once flashing is complete do a factory reset again.
  • Now reboot to system.Wait at least 15 minutes for initial boot to complete and once done you can explore Rom features.
Once it boots up you can enjoy all the features of  cm 12.1 rom if you experience any boot loops just do a factory reset again.
If you facing any issues while flashing cm 12.1 custom rom on your wiko rainbow micromax  A120 just leave a comment below we will help you.

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