[Custom Rom] CyanogenMod 14 For BQ Aquaris M5

Avirup Majumder Dec 02, 2016


Today we will talk about CyanogenMod 14 For BQ Aquaris M5. The device was released on 2015. The device is powered by Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa Core and it has 2 or 3 GB of Ram. The device has 16 or 32 GB as internal memory, which can be expanded up to 64 GB with the help of SD card. The screen size of this device is 5.0″ along with the resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. To take snap and selfies the device featured 13 megapixel rear and 5 megapixel front camera. It is powered by non removable Li-Po 3120 mAh battery.

The newly featured CyanogenMod 14 is a lightweight Rom which is mainly based on stability and performance. To install this you have to follow some easy steps.

CyanogenMod 14 For BQ Aquaris M5


  • Charge your device at least 50 % before going through the procedure.
  • Take a Backup of your device before starting the process.

Guide:  How to Backup and Restore ROM Using TWRP on Android.

  • Do at your own risk.

Files needed:

  • At first you need to unlock BootLoader of your device. If you do not have Unlock Bootloader then Follow below Link.

Guide: Unlock BootLoader of any Android Device.

  • Download TWRP For BQ Aquaris M5 from the below link.

Guide: How to install Twrp on BQ Aquaris M5.

Procedure to install Official CyanogenMod 14 For BQ Aquaris M5:

  • Switch Off your device and open recovery mode by pressing “volume up + power key” continuously at the same time (For most of the devices) and “volume up + menu key + power key” (For samsung devices and for those devices which have menu key).
  • OR you can Download and install Quick Boot application and then open it. There you will find an option to go to recovery mode. Tap on it and you will get to the recovery menu.
  • In Recovery Click the “wipe and format” option then Wipe -> Data, System, Cache and dalvik cache via recovery(if you are already a CyanogenMod user then no need to do this).
  • From main menu navigate to the CyanogenMod 14 Rom ZIP File which you already downloaded from above link.
  • Select CyanogenMod 14 Rom to flash.
  • Now Install The GAPPS file by going to the Custom recovery as given in the above and locate the GAPPS.zip file and install it.
  • At last reboot your device.
  • Enjoy.

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