How to Quiclky Install CyanogenMod 12.1 on Xiaomi Mi 4 and Mi 3

Learn how to quickly install the official version of CyanogenMod 12.1 CM 12.1 on Xiaomi Mi 4 and Mi 3.

Finally, CM 12.1 official version is now released for Xiaomi Mi4 and Mi 3 users, and the ROM is based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with extra features, better performance, high customization and improved design.



In this guide, I would walk you guys through an easy process on how to quickly install CyanogenMod 12.1 on Xiaomi Mi 4 and Mi 3.

Before you proceed, I advise you take make a full file backup of your Xiaomi device, to avoid lose of files and data during the process. And make sure that you’re taking this action on Xiaomi Mi4 and Mi3 device, any smartphone outside it can lead to brick.

How to Quiclky Install CyanogenMod 12.1 on Xiaomi Mi 4 and Mi 3

1.       Firstly, download TWRP recovery file from here, then go to Settings >> Updater (alternatively, you can open updater app from your home screen) >> Press menu button and choose “Update Package”, select the TWRP recovery zip file and install, and reboot device after installation.

2.       After that, download CM 12.1 ROM for Mi3 and Mi4 from here, and move the downloaded file to the desktop menu of your computer. Also download Gapps from here, and save on your desktop.

3.       Now, move the downloaded files, that is, the CM 12.1 ROM file and the Google apps (Gapps) files to the memory of your device.

4.       After that, boot your device to recovery mode. To boot, simply go to Tools >> Updater >> then tap the menu key and select “Reboot to recovery”.

5.       Once you get to recovery menu, simply wipe cache by selecting “Wipe” from recovery menu, then go to Advance >> Select Wipe data and cache.

6.       After that, go back to recovery menu, and then select install, locate the CM 12.1 ROM file and flash (Install).

7.       Perform the step 6 above to flash the Gapps file.

8.       Now, move back to recovery menu, and reboot your device.

Read also: How to Unbrick Any Bricked Xiaomi Device (All Models) & Update Firmware

That’s it. Your device would be rebooted and you’ll begin to experience the official version of CyanogenMod 12.1 on your Xiaomi Mi3 and Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone.

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