How to install Android 7.1 Nougat Rom for Xiaomi Redmi 2

Hello all Xiaomi Redmi 2 users! You see your device is running an outdated Android 4.4. Kikat version, and you want to update to your handset to the newer Android version but don’t how to do. But we congratulate you that your Redmi 2 can now update to the latest Android 7.1 Nougat with CM14.1 custom Rom. Here is how to update your Xiaomi Redmi 2 to the Android Nougat with CM14.1 ROM.

As this is still an unofficial Custom ROM, so your device might probably have issues which you have never seen before. Now you need to do your own just by following the below given steps. But before that definitely meet the pre-requirements, note that we will not take any responsibility, so only proceed for the update if you dare to take the risk yourself.

First, your device needs to be installed the latest TWRP Recovery before installing this Rom. Besides, you need to make a full backup for your device, as your device data can be lost during the update. You should also enable the USB debugging option on your Android device before update. Maintain at least 50% battery left to keep out of unwanted shutdown issues during flashing the Custom ROM update. Now let’s see how to flash Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 ROM on Xiaomi Redmi 2.


Steps to install Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 Rom on Xiaomi Redmi 2

  • First, download the Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 ROM & Gapps for your Redmi 2 on your computer.
  • Connect your device to your PC using a USB cable and copy the ROM file and the Gapps file into the SD card/ internal storage of your device.
  • After that, switch off your device, unplug the USB cable, and put it into the custom TWRP recovery mode.
  • In Recovery mode, choose “wipe data/factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” from recovery mode menu to wipe data and clear cache from your Redmi 2 so that there is no bugs happening with the new Rom.
  • Then choose the option “Install .zip from SD Card” and flash the CM14.1 ROM ZIP from your device.
  • Reboot into recovery again  and flash the Nougat Google Apps package
  • Once finished, go back to the recovery menu and select “reboot system now”.

Also see: How to flash Android 7.1 Nougat Rom for Xiaomi Redmi 1S

That’s all you have to do. Wait for the device to reboot. Now your device can taste the Android 7.1 Nougat features on your Xiaomi Redmi 2. In case of any issues, inform us in the comment section, we shall find out some solution for you.

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