CM12 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Released for LG G3 D855

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LG G3 is one of the best Android powered devices out there. With great specs and with Lollipop OS installed above all, the LG G3 can easily compete and even outbest other high end smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy S5 or HTC One M8. Anyway, now, the LG G3 users have another reason to celebrate, as CM12 custom ROM has been made available.

So, the new Android 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware is now available for LG G3 D855. No, this is not an official CM release as CM12 is currently developed by those of xda-developers. So, this is an unofficial port of Lollipop OS that has been optimized and customized for your LG G3.

The ROM is stable enough for daily use, so if you are interested in testing the latest CM built, don’t hesitate and try it out. According to the devs, and to other users who have already installed the firmware, CM12 runs without major problems on LG G3. There are still minor bugs included on the general system, but you can safely use Android 5.0.1 OS without having too much problems.

The update process will imply in rooting your phone and in using a custom recovery image – you have all the details needed during a dedicated step by step guide, in which I am showing you how to safely install CM12 on LG G3.

On your way, don’t forget that you will lose your phone’s warranty and that a Nandroid backup is previously recommended. Complete these steps and then you can safely consider in testing CM 12 on your own Android smartphone.

So, there you have it; CM12 is out and available for your LG G3 D855. Are you going to install the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware or you rather wait for the nightly built to be released?

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Andy Stevenson

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