LG G2 was one of the best phones in 2013: excellent screen, good camera, attractive design, very thin frames… However, the layer of software was never at the height and jump to Lollipop has not helped much. A shame because although it is already two years old, it is still a good mobile that also can buy for less money.
Fortunately the ROMs they have become an excellent opportunity that we rise to some mobile and say not only a day but they work even better than when they made their debut. If you have a LG G2 and are not happy with your performance, you’ll know that CyanogenMod has already released an official version for this device. Lollipop with few modifications and some extras.
CyanogenMod 12.1, for those who do not know the ROM, brings Android (Lollipop in this case) with the original aspect that puts Google. That Yes, they take the license change some elements, improve performance and also introduce some elements as for example the possibility of personalizing your phone with themes.
The team that develops these versions has much background and experience so what we will find will be a version of competent Android with few failures and that will leverage the LG G2 hardware as much as possible. In addition, to have official CyanogenMod support we will be receiving updates when they come out without having to Flash anything manually.
How to install CyanogenMod 12.1 on LG G2?
If we have a LG G2 international)LG 802) the simplest is to use one kit all in one that make us root and the installation of the recovery. All that there is, the easier to use is that the somboons of XDA user created. You can download it at this link. Eye, because it only works on Windows.
It doesn’t matter if we have installed KitKat or Lollipop in our LG G2, is compatible with both versions so you just have to connect the phone to the computer and follow the steps to the letter. The application is in English but is very easy to use.
Once we have done root and installed the TWRP recovery. Just have to reboot the phone into Recovery mode and Flash the following files: CyanogenMod ROM and then (the order is fundamental) Google applications. Remember that you must put them in the root of the memory of the mobile phone to be able to access them more quickly to install.
With all this, we can only wait for the installation process to complete. Remember that before doing this It is advisable to make a backup of all our information, except that it doesn’t matter you start from scratch once we have CyanogenMod 12.1 installed on mobile.