Team Cyanogen has officially released the CM12 Nightly build ROM based on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for HTC One Mini. The device is still on the list to get the official Stock build, and those who can’t wait anymore should try this one now. It’s faster and has many new features. One thing we need to remind to our readers that this ROM is not officially released by HTC. It’s a third party ROM made by Team Cyanogen so you may expect some minor issues.

If you’re ready to taste the power of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on your HTC Mini then follow the steps as we’re writing a step by step guide on how to install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on HTC One Mini via CyanogenMod12 or CM 12 Nightly build.


  • Before proceeding, make sure you have properly taken the backup of your important data including personal photos and videos.
  • Your device should have more than 60 percent battery to prevent any unexpected shutdowns during the process.
  • You have installed the HTC One Mini USB Drivers on your PC.
  • Your device must be rooted and have Custom Recovery like CWM installed.
  • You should have enabled the USB debugging mode. If you not then go to settings > Developer Options and enable it.

How to install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on HTC One Mini via CyanogenMod12 or CM 12 Nightly build

Step No 1:- First of all, download the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop CM12 Nightly ROM for HTC One Mini and Google Apps .zip files on the PC.

Step No 2:– Connect your device to the PC via USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.

Step No 3:- Copy the Android 5.0.2 ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above link, to the root folder of your SD card.

Step No 4:- Disconnect the HTC One Mini from the PC and power it OFF in order to boot into Recovery Mode.

Step No 5:- Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume UP + Power keys altogether to boot into HBoot Menu, now select Recovery Mode.

Step No 6:- Once in the recovery mode, perform a wipe data/factory reset andWipe Cache partition. In the Advanced area of CWM, you will find Wipe Dalvik Cache which is not compulsory but we recommend to perform this step too.

Step No 7:- Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose install zip from SD card → choose zip from sdcard.

Step No 8:- Navigate to the Android 5.0.2 ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin. You can repeat the same steps for installing Gapps.

Step No 9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.

Step 10:- Your HTC One Mini will be rebooted and may take up to 4 to 5 minutes to boot.

That’s it. Your device has been updated to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop CM12 Nightly ROM . Now Go to Settings > About Phone to verify the Android version. If you have any questions let us know in the comments.



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