Lenovo K5 Plus Cyanogenmod 12.1 Custom Rom

It is a very good news for Lenovo K5 Plus users that they can now put their hands on the most popular custom rom cyanogenmod 12.1 which is based on android lollipop and is a release candidate 1 which means there will be more development of this rom.

The Lenovo K5 Plus Cyanogenmod 12.1 custom rom is not fully stable and contains few bugs which we can ignore such as the LED notification doesn’t works and few users have also complained that the accelerometer doesn’t works properly. But overall this custom rom for Lenovo K5 Plus is one of the best so far in terms of performance and battery backup unlike in the stock VIBE UI which is the native operating system of the device.

You will require TWRP custom recovery to flash this rom along with the Google Apps (Gapps) to run the basic google applications like Google Play Store, Google Contacts, Google Calendar etc.

DISCLAIMER : Rooting device breaks the warranty of the device which means you are solely liable for the loss of it. Techolite and its authors are not responsible for any loss of your property such as your device doesn’t boots or your SD card is dead. It is your responsibility to know the consequences of rooting, flashing and other developer methods.


About The Rom

Rom Type : Cyanogenmod

Rom Version : v1.0 RC1

Android Version : 5.1.1 (Lollipop)

Size : 457 MB


Author /Credits : Dimid

Source : Lenovo Forums

Version Information
Status: Release Candidate
Current Stable Version: V1.0
Stable Release Date: 2016-09-24


  • Only for Lenovo K5 plus (A6020a46)
  • Audio FX (For enhancing audio quality)
  • Theme engine support (you can chose from a wide range of themes)
  • FM Radio works
  • Camera works
  • Pre-rooted (latest supersu installed with root privileges)
  • Audio recorder
  • Transparent status bar
  • Much more

Instructions To Install

Step 1 : Copy the Techolite-CM-12.1_A6020a46.zip & Gapps on your SD card

Step 2 : Boot into TWRP Custom Recovery

  • Switch off your device
  • Keep holding the Volume Down + Power button for 2-5 seconds until you get a vibration

Step 3 :  Wipe dalvik/cache/system/data

Step 4 : Go to install and then select the rom & gapps and swipe to flash it

Step 5 : Reboot (the first boot can take up to 2-5 minutes)


Downloads & Requirements

TWRP Custom Recovery – Read the installation guide from here

Lenovo K5 Plus Cyanogenmod 12.1 Custom Rom – Techolite-CM-12.1_A6020a46.zip

Download Google Apps (Gapps) – Techolite_gapps-arm64-5.1-pico.zip

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