How to Install CyanogenMod 12.1 on Yu Yureka

Yu Yureka is created with a partnership with Cyanogen. As a result it comes with CyanogenMod ROM. When it was launched it came with android kitkat 4.4. However, they have rolled out Android 5.0.2 CyanogenMod 12S ROM with new features and awesome improvements in performance.

CM12S is based on Android 5.0.2 but not in Android 5.1 Lollipop. There are no news about when Yu Yureka will get the official Android 5.1 Lollipop update. However, before getting the official update you can use this tutorial on how to android 5.1 CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM. CM12.1 is released by CYanogen which is based on Android 5.1 and a popular developer named :varun.chitre12″ has made a build for Yu Yureka. This ROM is working fine.

How To Install CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM on Yu Yureka

Important Note:

  • You are doing this at your own risk
  • Doing this will remove your warranty
  • Take a proper backup of eveyrthing


1. CyanogenMod 12.1 For Yureka
2. TWRP Custom Recovery
3. Download Lollipop Gapps

How to Install CyanogenMod 12.1 on Yu Yureka

Step 1: Connect your phone to the computer. Now, place the downloaded files (ROM & Gapps) on the root of the storage

Step 2: Now turn off your Yu Yureka and boot into the recovery mode

Step 3: Let’s take a full backup in case anything goes wrong.

Step 4: Now wipe data & cache

Step 5: Now Flash CyanogenMod 12.1 zip file and then Android 5.1 Gapps

Step 6: Now reboot your phone

Step 7: When the phone reboots it will be running on 5.1 CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM experience on Yu Yureka.


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