Android How to: Flash CyanogenMod 11 onto the LG G2

May 5, 2014 - Written By Alexander Maxham

CyanogenMod is probably one of the most popular ROMs out there. This past weekend, they began rolling out the M6 release of CyanogenMod 11. Which is available for a slew of devices, but today we are going to show you how to do it for the LG G2. Since that’s the device that I have with me right now. It’s actually quite simple to flash, and install CyanogenMod 11. Before we get started, it’s important that you are rooted and have a custom recovery.

How to flash CyanogenMod 11

  1. Make sure you download the proper version of CyanogenMod from their website
  2. Also download the correct, and most up to date GApps package
  3. Place both files onto your LG G2
  4. Now reboot into recovery (power off the device, then press power + volume down together until the LG logo pops up. Let go for a second, then press them again)
  5. Once you’re in recovery, be sure to make a nandroid backup, just in case something happens.
  6. Now make sure you do a factory reset
  7. Next, wipe the cache and dalvik
  8. Now flash the CM and Gapps file
  9. Once that’s complete, reboot and you’re complete. (Note: You can do steps 6 & 7 after step 8 as well, as I did in the video down below).
  10. It may take a bit longer to reboot than normal due to your device rebuilding the cache and dalvik.

For those interested, we have a video down below showing you how to flash a custom ROM.