If you thought that your Verizon HTC Droid DNA will no longer receive further Android OS you can now reconsider your arguments. Of course, today we are not talking about an OTA Android release, but still, your Droid DNA is receiving an important update to latest Android firmware. Thus, CM12 has been made available for your Verizon branded smartphone.
HTC Droid DNA is still a great device so running on outdated Android ROMs is quite annoying. You can now change all this by choosing to flash the new CM12 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop custom ROM. Developed by those of xda-developers, CM12 is now bringing all the latest Lollipop features and apps to your Verizon Droid DNA; moreover, with CM12 you will be able to improve the performances of your phone and customize the new Android OS, as the ROM is pre installed with various customization possibilities.
Before deciding in updating your Droid DNA with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop CM 12 OS, do note that this CM release is not official. This is not the nightly build of CM12 as the ROM is offered by third party devs and not by the CM team. The ROM is based on stock Lollipop system and on previous builds of CM but it isn’t yet official.
On the other hand, CM12 for Verizon Droid DNA is stable. The firmware will smoothly run on your device, even though minor bugs might be still included on the software system – the ROM is still in development stage, though it can be flashed without any problems for a daily use.
In case you want to install Android 5.0.1 Lollipop on your Verizon Droid DNA, first check the developer page from here. Then, use our dedicated step by step tutorial and safely complete the update process. Just keep in mind that you need to have a rooted smartphone that is installed with a custom recovery image. By the way, the warranty of your phone will be voided if you choose to apply the CM 12 update.