How to Install CM 11 on Android One Smartphones

Finally the CyanogenMod 11 custom rom is available for the Android One Smartphones ( Spice Dream Uno, Karbonn Sparkle V or Micromax Canvas A1 ). If you are the owner of any of these android one mobile smartphone and want to flash the CM11 (CyanogenMod 11) custom ROM on your phone, here is the guide which you can follow on your device and install the same within a few minutes. All credit goes to the XDA member varun.chitre15 for releasing this custom rom for Android One devices. The CM11 port is still in early stages but is very stable and should be no issue when used as a daily driver, the only main 2 issues are that the second SIM card doesn’t work or the WIFI, other then that everything should work fine.

Follow the below mention guide on your phone and do take the full backup of your phone and follow the instruction below.


Install Cyanogenmod 11 (CM11) on Android One Phones

Step 1. First unlock the bootloader and install CWM recovery on your phone.

Step 2. Download the file and Gapps file here and save the zip file on your desktop.

Step 3. Move both the zip file on your phone.

Step 4. Boot you phone in recovery mode.

Step 5. Once you are in the CWM recovery mode, Perform a system wipe ( format system, data and cache). Select [wipe data / factory reset], Select [wipe cache partition], Select [advanced] > [wipe Dalvik Cache] > Back.

Step 6. After that install the CM 11 zip file [install zip from sdcard] on your phone and after that Gapps zip file.

Step 7. Once the flashing process is done, go back to the recovery main menu and reboot your system.

That’s it. Now your android one phone is running om the CM11 (CyanogenMod 11) custom ROM.

Rajesh Rajput is Tech Blogger, who loves to write about Android Tips, How to Guides, Reviews, ROMs, and more.