Many old Android devices are still getting the attention from Android development community like LG Optimus One that is able run the latest version of Android “Jelly Bean Android 4.1”, thanks to senior XDA developer JeduRocks who made is possible.
The developer has released Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean CyanogenMod 10 ROM for the LG Optimus One and as most of you know well that CyanogenMod 10 is most popular custom ROM around the Android world, it’s AOSP ROM, so it will give you fully stock Android experience and it brings a smooth and fast performance to your device. The developer has removed some bloatware from the ROM such as some unnecessary apps and live wallpapers, however it has a lot of useful other tweaks.
The ROM is still being updated and currently might contains some bugs, the developer will iron out them soon in near future.
Read on how to install CyanogenMod 10 on LG Optimus One, the ClockworkMod recovery must be installed on your LG smartphone and you also need to make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #2: Transfer both downloaded .zip files to the SD card of device.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode by holding down home, volume down and power button (Note: In recovery mode use volume keys to navigate and power button to select).
Step #5: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again.
Step #6: Perform full wipe, first select the wipe data/factory reset, and confirm on the next screen.
Step #7: From the main menu, select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” and locate the downloaded ROM .zip file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation. Wait till installation complete.
Step #8: Once the ROM .zip file is installed on the device, also install Google Apps .zip file in the same manner.
Step #9: Once the installation is completed, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now.”
That’s it, the CM10 is now installed on your LG Optimus One, do comment below for queries. You can also visit the original thread of XDA link given in first step.
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