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How to Update Lenovo K5 / K5 Plus to Android 7.0 Nougat CM14 ROM.

Update Lenovo Vibe K5, Vibe K5 Plus to Android N 7.0 Nougat Using Cyanogenmod 14 .

Do you want to update Lenovo vibe K5 and K5 plus to android n 7.0 nougat ? If yes then you are right place . Today we are here with the Guide to Update Lenovo K5 Vibe and Lenovo K5 Plus to Android N by using Cyangongenmod 14 custom rom .
Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 plus are new smartphones and also they are one of the very first smartphone of lenovo which got CM14 rom . Both Lenovo vibe K5 and K5 plus share same screen, Camera, Battery and the only difference we noticed was the Processor . Vibe K5 comes with Snapdragon 415 and the K5 plus comes with Snapdragon 617 processor , Both the devices come with android Lollipop 5.0 android version out of the box . So today we are here with the Guide on How to Update Lenovo vibe K5 and Lenovo vibe K5 Plus to android 7.0 Nougat .

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Install Android N 7.0 Nougat CM14 in Lenovo Vibe K5 / K5 Plus .

So to Update Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 plus we will use CM14 custom rom . Cm14 is a Nougat 7.0 based custom rom which comes with all features of the android n 7.0 . Some of the main features of the CM14 custom rom for Lenovo Vibe K5/ K5 Plus are :-

  • Based on Android n 7.0 nougat .
  • Cyanogenmod theme support .
  • Android 7.0 ringtones .
  • Android 7.0 Wallpapers .
  • Gravity box support
  • The rom is Already rooted .
  • Smooth
  • No lag
  • No hang problems while playing games
  • Better battery backup compared to the stock rom
Whats Working in the rom ?
  • Audio
  • Sim
  • 4G
  • Wifi
  • RIL
Pre requiremnets you have to follow before flashing the Nougat 7.0 update on Lenovo K5, K5 plus :-
  • This custom rom is only for Lenovo K5/K5 plus , Make sure you dont flash it on any other device because it may brick your device .
  • There should be more then 70% battery in the device .
  • TWRP recovery is required to flash the update .
  • Make Sure there is more then 4Gb of space in your smartphone .

How to Update Lenovo Vibe K5 to Android N 7.0 Nougat .

  • First of all Download CM14 for Lenovo K5 . ( Scritch007 )
  • Make sure you download the Rom in your Laptop or Computer .
  • Now connect you Vibe K5 to Pc .
  • After connecting Copy the CM14 rom and place it in the root of sd card .
  • Now disconnect the smartphone .
  • Now rename the CM14.zip to Update.zip .
  • Now you have to Boot Your Lenovo K5 to Recovery mode .
  • To boot In recovery mode you Have to Press volume up + power button together .
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  • Dont release the keys until the smartphone boots in recovery mode .
  • After entering in recovery mode you will see many options on the screen .
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  • First of all you have to Tap on Wipe .
  • Now choose wipe Data / factory reset .
  • Wipe Cache partition .
  • Wipe Dalvik cache .
  • Now press the back button .
  • Now You have to make a backup of the current system and files .
  • The backup process will take some time , However it is always recommended to make backup .
  • Now tap on Install .
  • Now choose the Update.zip file .
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  • As soon as you choose Nougat 7.0 Update.zip file for Lenovo K5 the recovery will ask to confirm installation .
  • Just tap on yes install Now .
  • The updating procedure will take around 5 minutes to complete and as soon as the process gets completed you will get a notification saying ” CM14 flashed successfully ” .
For Lenvo K5 Plus :- 
To update the K5 plus you have to follow the same procedure . All you need to take care is that you follow each and every step carefully .Screenshots of CM14 nougat 7.0 Update on Lenovo K5/ K5 Plus :-

 

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So this was our guide on How to Update Lenovo K5/K5 plus to android 7.0 Nougat .

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