[How to] Install CM 12.1 (Android 5.1) on LG G3

LG G3 has a 5.5″ QHD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1440×2560. The device is powered by a 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, and 2GB or 3GB of RAM depending on the model. Internal storage is available in either 16GB or 32GB. The G3 also features a 13MP camera, with “laser autofocus”, giving it a claimed fastest autofocus time of any smartphone. The exterior features a scratch-resistant metallic polycarbonate finish. All this is backed up by an impressive 3000mAh battery.

LG G3 has received the Lollipop update but Android 5.1 is not rolled out for the G3. Instead of waiting for the Android 5.1 update, you can install it manually via the CM 12.1 custom ROM. Follow the guide given below.


Continue reading