Thunderztech.com brought an amazing news for the users of OnePlus 2(OP2). Android 6.0 Marshmallow based first Unofficial CyanogenMod 13 ROM is now available for OnePlus 2, now thinking how to install CM13 ROM on your OnePlus 2?? Don’t worry in this tutorial we have mentioned the whole procedure from unlocking bootloader to flashing CM13 ROM on your One Plus. All you need to do is just pay attention to each and every step to avoid any damage to your device. The CM13 ROM for OnePlus 2 is a newly born firmware so you can expect some bugs in it, visit the Official XDA page to have an eye on the details about the CM13 ROM for OnePlus 2 including Bugs and the working features.
There are multiple benefits of installing custom ROM on your OnePlus 2 as it provides a wide range of customizations and limitless modifications which unfortunately you can’t find in the stock firmware. Some custom ROMs gives you freedom to overclock CPU, install tweaking mods and tons of other software to enhance device performance further you can install themes to customize the device look.
Now you can enjoy the latest firmware on your device beyond Android Lollipop. All you need is a custom recovery to flash the Google apps and the Marshmallow ROM on your OnePlus 2, we have already posted guides on the AOSP builds for several other devices you can have an overview of them and in this guide we are going to use the same process. Just go ahead and install the latest firmware Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your OnePlus 2.
How to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on OnePlus 2 with CyanogenMod 13
Before you Begin:
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom, custom recovery etc. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.
- Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 80%
- Download OnePlus 2 USB drivers
- Your device should have a working TWRP or follow our guide to install TWRP recovery on OnePlus 2.
Process to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow with CM13 on OnePlus 2
Connect your device to your PC and copy the both ROM and google apps zip files onto your device storage.
Turn of your device and boot into TWRP custom Recovery menu by the hardware keys combination or using any third party app (Mostly found in Play store).
Once your device enters into TWRP recovery, create a Nandroid backup of your device or follow our guide to create a Nandroid backup (this will create a backup of your complete device including current firmware) if something goes wrong you can restore your previous firmware.
Once the Nandroid process completes, tap on “Wipe” and then swipe the slider from left to right to begin the wipe process (This will reset your device to factory)
Now it’s the time to flash the CM13 firmware in your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the ROM zip file
Swipe across the slider to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed in your device.
Once done with the above step, now apply the same process with the installation of CM13 Gapps.
Wait for the installation process to complete.
Once completed Reboot your device.
If your device is taking longer then 7-10 minutes then follow this guide to to fix this issue
That’s it! After reboot, enjoy the latest CyanogenMod 13 ROM on your OnePlus 2. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.