Lenovo A5000 has got official Lollipop update, and we have got a custom ROM based on Android Lollipop 5.1. Lenovo A5000 CM 12.1 Custom Rom is one of the best regarding performance and stability and battery life. It uses fewer resources resulting in good battery backup and killing unused background apps which are not being used for prolonged time. We’ve not tested this ROM personally and cannot assure that it will work properly, we’re just sharing it from Lenovo Forums.
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Things to do before you Flash CM 12.1 On Lenovo A5000:
Take a backup of your data. Because system will be wiped during the process
Enable USB Debugging on your device.
Goto > Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging.
If Developer Options is not located under settings then enable it by going toSettings > About Phone > Device Info and tap on Build Number for about 7-8 times. And then go back and follow the previous step.
Make sure the battery is 50% charged or more.
Go to Settings > Securityand enable Unknown Sources option.
How to Install Lenovo A5000 CM 12.1 Custom Rom
Step 1: Copy the zip file downloaded to your SD Card