In this guide you will be able to install Official CyanogenMod 13 Nightly based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your T-Mobile LG G2 D801. LG G2 is not going to receive the Stock Marshmallow update from LG as LG G4 does, thus it has to rely on the Official CM13 Nightly custom ROM. The Official CM13 Nightly builds have already made their way toward numerous devices including LG G3 and Moto X 2014 and now its available for T-Mobile LG G2 D802.
The Stock firmware Android 6.0 Marshmallow is already released for Nexus devices but other devices belonging to different manufacturers are still in the waiting list. Previously we have 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 T-Mobile LG G2 D801.
Note: The CyanogenMod 13 Nightly for T-Mobile LG G2 D801 is a Nightly update so you may experience some minor bugs but most of the features are working work fine. This not an official update from manufacturer but it’s a custom ROM from third party developers so check twice before installing Android 6.0 Marshmallow via official CyanogenMod 13 on your T-Mobile LG G2 D801. You can easily revert back to stock ROM anytime you wish, but we recommend you try the latest Official CM13 Nightly ROM on your T-Mobile LG G2 D801.
How to install Official CyanogenMod 13 Nightly on T-Mobile LG G2 D801
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 60%
- Download LG USB drivers
- Your device should have a working TWRP recovery. If you didn’t, download TWRP recovery from this link and install it using the process used in this guide.
- Download Official CM13 Nightly for T-Mobile LG G2 D801 [cm-13.0-latest-NIGHTLY-d801.zip]
- Download CM13 Gapps
Process to install Official CyanogenMod 13 Nightly on T-Mobile LG G2 D801
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! You have successfully installed Official CyanogenMod 13 Nightly on T-Mobile LG G2 D801. 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.