Install CyanogenMod in OnePlus 2 mobile without rooting

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Quick guiding tutorial to learn about how to Install latest CyanogenMod 12.1 in OnePlus 2 mobile without rooting device and loosing data.

CyanogenMod is one of the best Android custom OS developed in the market. It has many advanced features that the original Android OS is lacking. Hence, most of smartphone users prefer to install CyanogenMod OS based on Android.

In this guide, we will learn about installing CyanogenMod in OnePlus 2 device without rooting it. But is it possible? Yes, of course this is possible by installing CyanogenMod in recovery mode.

Steps to install CyanogenMod 12.1 without rooting device:

  • Download latest CyanogenMod 12.1 OS from the developer site for OnePlus 2.
  • Download Google Apps compatible for OnePlus 2.
  • Copy both these files into OnePlus 2 internal storage using USB cable.
  • Restart OnePlus 2 in recovery mode.
  • Wipe cache memory and reset to factory setting.
  • Navigate and select the CyanogenMod 12.1 OS file from internal storage.
  • Select the file and start installing CyanogenMod.
  • Next, select Google Apps (gapps) file from internal storage and install it as well.
  • Reboot the mobile phone and let the Installation and upgrading process continue.
  • Now your mobile is running on CyanogenMod 12.1 OS without rooting OnePlus 2 device.
Related:  Revert OnePlus 2 from CyanogenMod to Oxygen OS

Working features in CyanogenMod with OnePlus 2:

  • Booting
  • Display
  • Touchscreen
  • Camera
  • Audio
  • RIL
  • Sensors
  • Wifi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS

Not working features:

  • Fingerprint
  • Laser Autofocus
  • Notification Slider
  • Enforcing selinux

Note and Conclusion:

I hope this article has made you learn about installing CyanogenMod in OnePlus 2 smartphone.

*** We don’t recommend to flash your device with an unofficial version. MatruDEV is not liable for any damage cause or bricking of your phone.

If you have any issue with installation of CyanogenMod, then feel free to comment below or create a new support topic explaining the exact issue.

Related:  Revert OnePlus 2 from CyanogenMod to Oxygen OS

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10 Responses

  1. Prash says:

    thanks but then how to revert from cm to oxygen os?

  2. Sunir K Thakkar says:

    Hi… I did what was required to instal Cyaogen installed on One plus 2. However i feel some issues with Gapps which were installed. Can there be an alternative or please guide what can be done. Feel battery gets drained faster. Please help.

  3. Karthik Bhandarkar says:

    Does it works without unlocking the bootloader and without custom recovery?

  4. Lasse Hedeby says:

    I keep getting the messages that Installation Failed, when trying to install cm12.1. But no problem on installing a OxygenOS.

  5. Sait Firat NEMIS says:

    If some one installed already, please share with us information about CM. Is it really better ?

    • Kushal Azza says:

      Yes, CynogenMod is built by the great community of developers. It is awesome OS with many features compared to Oxygen OS and Android OS itself.

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