Install Official Cyanogen OS 12.1 OTA Update on Yu Yureka/Yureka Plus

YU Yureka and Yureka Plus users can now enjoy Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and new features like Smarter Screen, Redesigned Launcher, etc. on their device. Yu Televentures has released Cyanogen OS 12.1 (based on Android 5.1.1) update for YU Yureka and its plus version. Users will receive the OTA notification for the update in the coming days

The Cyanogen OS 12.1 update (YOG4PAS3JM) for Yu Yureka/ Yureka Plus will fix many bugs found in the previous build, improves stability and increase security. The update will include an enhanced Thermal control feature, which will fix the Yu Yureka’s annoying over-heating issue.

Micromax-Yu-Yureka

Also, this update will include improved memory optimizations, better data connectivity and the Camera Next app is optimized for more battery and thermal efficient.

Other new features in Cyanogen OS 12.1:

a) Smarter Screen: LiveDisplay intelligently adjusts your screen based on environmental conditions.
b) Calendar Together with Email: Enjoy the latest Boxer powered experience where you can seamlessly share your availability and schedule appointments.
c) Cyanogen Browser: The new Cyanogen browser delivers search results and loads web sites faster and more securely than leading browsers.
d) Redesigned Launcher: App Drawer and Folders have been redesigned for one-handed use.
e) Fresh AudioFX: The user interface has been updated for consistency across all devices.
f) More Playback support: Increased support of codecs for video and audio playback.

To install Cyanogen OS 12.1 update on YU Yureka and Yureka Plus, first, check for the update by going to Settings -> About phone -> System update. If the update is available, just download and install the update. However, if you have not received the update for some reasons, you can install it manually by downloading the firmware.

Manually Update Yu Yureka/ Yureka Plus to Cyanogen OS 12.1

Note: The below file is an OTA update file. To apply the update, your device should be running on the latest version of Cyanogen OS 12.

1. Download Cyanogen OS 12.1 OTA update zip file [HERE] or [HERE] (cm-12.1-YOG4PAS3JM-tomato-signed.zip) and transfer the update zip file to your phone’s internal storage.

2. Now, boot your Yureka into recovery mode. To do so, switch off the phone and then hold down the Volume up + Volume down + Power buttons at the same time

3. From recovery, select Apply update -> select the zip file you have transferred in step 1 above.

Once the flashing process is finished, go back to the main recovery menu, select the Reboot system now option and wait for the reboot process to complete (Source, 1, 2)

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.

62 Comments

  1. Vinay thakur

    Sep 18, 2016 at 4:56 pm

    I m helpless for install new 128 mb update I had download it lots of time but it is not install at my device. I had format my device two time but this problem is still facing.

    • Kannan

      Sep 19, 2016 at 7:55 am

      To apply partial OTA update, your device should have on most recent update or you need to download and flash full OTA update or full ROM

  2. Shiva kiran

    Sep 2, 2016 at 6:13 pm

    I didn’t got any update for marshmallow,my device is yureka ao5510,so please help me,give an ota file to install in recovery mode

    • Shiva kiran

      Sep 2, 2016 at 6:51 pm

      I want only recovery mode ota file

      • Kannan

        Sep 3, 2016 at 2:52 pm

        The given file is OTA file. For full ROM for Yureka/Yureka Plus, go to Cyanogen support page

        • Ashish

          Sep 5, 2016 at 4:47 pm

          I hv yuAO5510
          System shows os 12.0 update
          Lollipop 5.0 only
          Can i install 12.1 update directly without update it to 12.0 first??

          Second, does updation of os affect performance of my phone??
          Will it get slow??

          • Kannan

            Sep 6, 2016 at 8:51 am

            Check for update by going to Settings > About phone or download and install the ROM from Cyanogen Support page. Usually, new update will enhance device performance

  3. yash

    Aug 11, 2016 at 1:22 pm

    hi sir, i have yureka AO5510 ..i was update my phone but bettery was low after 95% installation phone was switched off..and now its not working and even not started after that..what to do plz help

    • Kannan

      Aug 11, 2016 at 8:20 pm

      If you can boot into recovery, you can install the OS. Make sure that the battery is fully charged (at least 80%)

  4. Davinder Basra

    Jul 27, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    i have lost my yu5510a os how to fix it

    • Kannan

      Jul 28, 2016 at 9:26 am

      If it soft bricked you can unbrick it by downlaoding and installing the full ROM

  5. Asif

    Jul 17, 2016 at 8:51 pm

    My yureka at
    android -5.0.2
    Cyanogen is version-12.0-YNG1TAS0
    and also update shown in my phone is 12.1-YOG4PAS3JM
    but this update done 1 time after that my phone getting stuck and only show cynogenmod.
    What is the main issue that update ?
    Can u give me suggection plz

    • Kannan

      Jul 18, 2016 at 9:11 am

      Delete cache partition in recovery and then reboot your phone. If that not helped download full firmware from Cyanogen support page and flash it

      • Asif

        Jul 18, 2016 at 12:05 pm

        You say about this file official Cyanogen OS 12.1 (5.1.1) (https://cyngn.com/support)
        Is it file flash ???

        • Kannan

          Jul 19, 2016 at 8:27 am

          The file mentioned in the above article is official OTA update (not full system image), which requires certain requirement on the device to install. If any issue updating your device, download full system image (fastboot or recovery image) from Cyanogen support page and flash manually

  6. shajir

    Jul 5, 2016 at 10:29 pm

    While installing it shows ” whole signature failed ” ” signature fail ” etc.. I’m using unrooted Yu yureka plus and have 4.4.4 KitKat.. whaaat to doo

    • Kannan

      Jul 6, 2016 at 12:19 pm

      May be you have downloaded a corrupt image or not a OTA file. Download the full ROM package and install it manually

    • Ananye Singhal

      Aug 23, 2016 at 7:02 am

      I am also having same problem pls help me
      Signature failed s written
      Installation aborted

  7. binder

    Jun 4, 2016 at 7:30 am

    Ji karta hai is mobile ko kabaade main fak du par sochta hu india ki compny hai

  8. VIJAY

    May 12, 2016 at 11:02 am

    MY CELL STUCKS DOWN AND IT GETS SWITCH OFF SUDDENLY.. WAT TO DO

    • Kannan

      May 13, 2016 at 8:03 am

      While updating your device? let me know details…

  9. rohir

    Apr 15, 2016 at 10:35 am

    I have unrooted the phone then alibit dying that

  10. vivek

    Feb 3, 2016 at 2:18 pm

    error is shown that verfying update package…E:FAILED to verify whole-file signature ………E:signature verification failed…….
    Installation aborted….
    Please help me sir….i download the ROM from this page.I have yureka plus on android..

    • Kannan

      Feb 5, 2016 at 9:16 am

      Download official Cyanogen OS 12.1 (5.1.1) (https://cyngn.com/support) and install it manually.

      • abhee

        Apr 21, 2016 at 5:09 pm

        Is that work in YU 5510A cause when I try to install it shows the installation aborted pls help me

        • Kannan

          Apr 21, 2016 at 9:09 pm

          Yes it will work on Yureka Plus (YU 5510A)

          • Viveak

            Apr 23, 2016 at 5:57 pm

            I have yu yureka Plus Android 4.4.4 how can I update it to Cyanogen mod.

          • Kannan

            Apr 24, 2016 at 5:07 pm

            Yureka Plus comes with Cyanogen OS. You can flash CyanogenMod with TWRP custom recovery

          • Harish

            May 27, 2016 at 1:44 am

            No it doesn’t work on Yureka Plus… As vivek said installation failed and aborted .. I download from official link…

          • Ananye Singhal

            Aug 23, 2016 at 5:52 am

            But I have occore in my YU yureka plus and 4.4.4 android version I have downloaded it, now can I boot my mobile

          • Kannan

            Aug 23, 2016 at 8:36 am

            The mentioned file is incremental update, so your device should be running on the latest version of Cyanogen OS. Or you can install the full rom by downloading it from Cyanogen support page

  11. locust

    Jan 17, 2016 at 1:10 am

    After installing the above update :

    1. Lollipop working fine
    2. Camera is now downgraded to 5MP
    3. Charging time is very sluggish

    Pl suggest resolution

    Regards

    • Viveak

      Apr 25, 2016 at 2:47 pm

      I download in from the above mention link by you. bt it shows error. E Footer is wrong, wt shd i do?

      • Kannan

        Apr 25, 2016 at 2:53 pm

        It may be due to a corrupt download. Re download and try. let me know the exact errors

  12. k.karthic

    Jan 14, 2016 at 10:43 am

    my mobile camera flash is not working properly. after capturing a image while flash in on mode or auto mode – the image is getting completely black. camera freeze time and flash timing is inappropriate. how to solve this problem please guide me…

    • Kannan

      Jan 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm

      Try deleting cache from camera app.

  13. karthik

    Jan 11, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    installation failed

  14. Deep

    Dec 30, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    It does not install and gives me an error stating :-
    /dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/system has been remounted…..something

    • Kannan

      Dec 31, 2015 at 6:14 pm

      Have you rooted your phone? OTA update won’t install on a rooted phone. You need to clean install the firmware, which is quite simpme

  15. Mani

    Dec 23, 2015 at 10:32 am

    I don’t want to replacement of my mobile, i want rectifications only. and i heard about all YU Yureka phones are not good when compare to battery and network and other issues

  16. pranayprana

    Dec 19, 2015 at 6:42 am

    While updating flashing step is half done and then it returns to recovery mode

  17. Eswar

    Dec 11, 2015 at 8:38 pm

    Any one pls help I hav yu yur els plus!! I hav recieved an update !! But wen I download it it doesn’t install wat to doo!!!!,

  18. Aman

    Dec 6, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    I have not received any update . What to do?

    • Kannan

      Dec 7, 2015 at 2:12 pm

      Check your device by going to About phone -> system update. If not available go here (https://cyngn.com/support), download and install it manually.

    • Parcha2006

      Dec 13, 2015 at 12:26 pm

      I have downloaded and it is showing signature failed and aborted when tried manually. I don’t know why the update not sent to me.

  19. Shubham

    Nov 25, 2015 at 8:43 pm

    My pta update is not installing…it starts installing…when it becomes half…it stops and returned to recovery mode…what to do?

    • Kannan

      Nov 27, 2015 at 8:13 am

      You should be on stock recovery. Also, the device should be running on the newest version of factory image.

  20. anil laxman

    Nov 19, 2015 at 3:46 pm

    Guys i have not got any update can i make it manually .5.1.1 is really working good in yureka anyone guide me

  21. kajal_joshi

    Nov 19, 2015 at 12:35 pm

    i haven’t got the update yet , and when i tried to update manually it is showing error ? What should i do?

  22. Mohamed Ibrahim

    Nov 16, 2015 at 3:59 pm

    I saw the system update notification… Today I enabled my data connection but it disappeared…again and again in system updates but it shows no were updates…what I want do to update

  23. Amey

    Nov 15, 2015 at 4:48 pm

    Dashboard doesn’t get fully displayed n also dont work in landscape mode while using onscreen buttons…

  24. Aashish

    Nov 11, 2015 at 10:26 am

    I got an update for 12.1 in my rooted yureka plus but I ignored it everytime it tries to download automatically. But after 3 to 4 days the updates notifications has gone. How to back the system updates again? Any solution?

    • Kannan

      Nov 12, 2015 at 8:46 am

      Go to about phone and check for system update

      • Ansari

        Nov 13, 2015 at 7:54 pm

        I got 5.1 update notification, after 4 days tried to download the update. But that notification disappeared, also tried in about phone option. It shows phone up to date. What to do, to update 5.1

  25. mani

    Nov 9, 2015 at 11:56 pm

    i had downloaded the update…battery was low…so thought of doing the installation part later on and den forgot abt it…now wen i search for the update it says, my phone is upto date, but still in 5.0.2…cant get 5.1.1 …wad to do ?

    • Kannan

      Nov 10, 2015 at 8:05 pm

      Wait for the official update

  26. shubham

    Nov 9, 2015 at 10:03 am

    do i need to ‘wipe cache partition’?
    Will the previous ROM be removed on it own or will it take up some space?

    • Kannan

      Nov 9, 2015 at 5:55 pm

      Wiping cache partition won’t remove previous ROM. Required some technical knowledge on flashing ROM manually.

  27. harsh

    Nov 8, 2015 at 9:50 pm

    It’s shows installation aborted … How to fix it pls tell me

  28. Naman

    Nov 8, 2015 at 10:45 am

    It is not installing on my yureka plus 5.0.2 I tried to install it many times but it often says installation aborted saying this device has YU/yureka/yureka:5.0.2/LRX22G/yng1tas3eg:user/release-keys
    E:failed to install/sideload/package.zip
    Plz tell me what to do?

    • Kannan

      Nov 9, 2015 at 5:59 pm

      Check above comment for updated rom link and see if your os version (YNG1TAS3EG) listed

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