Lenovo A6000 Custom Rom named ColorOS, based on Android Lollipop. A less popular but smooth custom ROM for Lenovo A6000 which is fast and has the options to change the themes as well. A lot of modifications has been done to meet the expectations of the Lenovo A6000 users. ColorOS custom ROM has been a successful ROM already among other devices apart from Lenovo A6000, this version was made for Lenovo K30/Lemon, and it can be used on Lenovo A6000 as well.
ColorOS for Lenovo A6000 and Plus is based on Android Lollipop 5.1.1 running on 64-bit CPU architecture which requires ARM64 Gapps. Your device must be upgraded and running on any custom ROM or stock ROM based on Android Lollipop. If you are on KitKat then please follow this guide to upgrade to Lollipop and then flash the ColorOS on your Lenovo A6000/Plus.
Apart from the native app center, you can even flash GApps to get the Play store and other Google core services. You might even consider MIUI 7 which has similar features and has more custom features or you can upgrade to Lollipop instead.
- TWRP installed – Read the tutorial here
- Backup all your PERSONAL DATA and CONTACTS
- Battery charged above 50%
ABOUT THE ROM
- Android Version: 5.1.1
- Compatible with: Lenovo K30 (Works with Lenovo A6000/Plus)
- ROM type: ColorOS
- Version: 3.0
- ROM Size: 913 MB
- ROM Author: ironMan.K
HOW TO INSTALL
Step 1: Copy both the files to your SD card
Step 2: Boot into Recovery
Step 3: Please take an entire backup of your current ROM through the CWM menu. So that you can restore it back if you fail to install the Custom ROM
Step 4: Enter recovery
Step 5: Make full wipe including “system”
Step 6: Flash the ROM
Step 7: Flash the gapps
Step 8: Reboot (the first boot can take up to 2 minutes)
Note: The default keyboard is Google Pinyin which is annoying but you can download any Keyboard and set it as default, we would suggest downloading Google Keyboard or Swift Keyboard.
- Custom Rom of ColorOS – Download it from here
- Sound Patch
- Google Apps (Gapps) – Download ARM64 from here