How to install CM 12 Nightly ROM for LG Optimus G E975

Discussion in 'Your device' started by telplaza07, Jun 7, 2015.

  1. telplaza07

    telplaza07 Administrator Staff Member


    - Download the CM 12 Nightly Android 5.x Lollipop ROM from here. – this ROM can be updated with new builds using the CyanogenMod Updates menu under Settings> - About Phone menu.
    - Download Gapps for Android 5.x ROMs here.
    - Connect your phone to your PC and copy both zip files. – do not unzip the files. – disconnect the device from PC after the files are copied.
    - Power off the phone and then boot it in Custom Recovery Mode.
    - Create the NANDROID Backup ROM for your Optimus G: – for CWM select ‘backup and restore’. – for TWRP select ‘backup’ option. – set a name for the file and confirm process.
    - Apply the factory reset: – CWM: select ‘wipe data/ factory reset’. – TWRP: press Wipe option.
    - Start the installation process of CM 12 Nightly ROM for your Optimus G: – CWM: select ‘install zip from sdcard’, then ‘choose zip from sdcard’. – TWRP: press Install.
    - Find the CM 12 Nightly ROM zip and confirm its installation.
    - When the CyanogenMod 12 Nightly is installed you can flash the Gapps zip in the same way.
    - Reboot your phone in normal mode. – note that the first boot process of your device takes a while before it loads all the new files.
    - Use your usual Google account info or create a new CyanogenMod profile in order to take control over your device once again.