At the moment Xiaomi Redmi 2 users will have to wait long to be able to install new Android 7.0 Nougat at its terminals, and they already have many devices ahead which will have priority when it comes to receive the update. However, and as always thanks to the extensive community that is behind these devices, we will be able to install Android 7 Xiaomi Redmi 2 thanks to an alternative ROM that just to start and is based on CyanogenMod 14.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 is one of the best selling handsets of the Chinese firm, its excellent performance / price which has always offered in recent years has made him the perfect candidate to always receive alternative ROMs with the latest version of Android.
How to install Android 7 Xiaomi Redmi 2
The new ROM for the Redmi 2 with Android 7 is very warm, just of exit of the oven of XDA and already us offers the possibility of enjoy of an adaptation of CyanogenMod 14 not official for the terminal Chinese. As already is usual, to be able to install this ROM must have a recovery installed, for example TWRP.
Before nothing it more recommended is make a copy of safety of our data, because never is knows what can pass and must be aware of that them data can lose is if not continue well them steps, that are the following:
- Download the ROM
- The copy to the directory root of the Redmi 2
- Download the Gapps 7.0
- Copy them to the root directory of the Redmi 2
- Restart in mode recovery
- We do a complete “Wipe”
- Install the latest version of the ROM, that right now is the (beta4-CM14-HM2 20160929 – BETA4.zip)
- We also installed the Kernel BK-180716
- Reboot and ready
As see is is of a process that in the practice is very fast, installing is the new ROM in a few seconds. While this Android 7 for the Xiaomi Redmi 2 is fully functional to use it in the day to day, there are some elements that still does not work, something logical for a ROM in phase beta still. The two main functions that not are active in the ROM are the RIL and the GPS, by what does not have connectivity of this type.
In any case, as it is logical is a very green ROM yet, only takes a few hours posted, and that despite this it is quite more functional from what one would expect. A form simple and direct of to be able to enjoy of Android 7 for the Xiaomi Redmi 2.
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