Android 5.0 Lollipop Custom ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 1S

Xiaomi is giving very tough time to Samsung, Apple in China with its great yet affordable smartphones like Redmi 1S. Packed with very powerful processor, RAM and sharp display, Redmi 1S comes with very great price tag that makes it a hit in China.

Mokee custom rom for Xiaomi Redmi 1S which is based on latest Android 5.0 Lollipop is still in beta phases so it will have some bugs. But regular updates will be released and final version of Mokee 5.0 ROM for Redmi 1S will be released soon.

Xiaomi Redmi 1S

As this is custom ROM, so first of all you will need to have your Redmi 1S smartphone rooted before you can flash the 5.0 Lollipop rom on it. Apart from rooting, custom recovery like CWM or TWRP is also needed in order to flash custom rom on your Redmi 1S.

Some instructions before you proceed:

  • Make sure you have made backup of your important data like SMS, contacts and photos etc.
  • Your smartphone should be at least 75% charged.
  • This ROM is only for Xiaomi Redmi 1S. Don’t try it on other devices otherwise you might end up bricking your phone.

Android 5.0 Lollipop Custom ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 1S

First of all download the Mokee Android 5.0 Lollipop custom ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 1S.

Place the downloaded file on your desktop. Now connect your smartphone to your computer via USB cable and transfer the download ROM zip file to your phone SD card.

Turn OFF your smartphone and boot that to recovery mode by pressing and holding “Volume Up and Power button”. In recovery mode clear the previous rom by selecting “wipe data” option. After that “wipe cache” and “wipe dalvik cache”. Once this is completed, go back to main recovery menu.

Now flash the transferred Mokee Android 5.0 Lollipop custom ROM on your Xiaomi Redmi 1S. For that select install zip from SD card –> Choose zip from sd card and browse for the .zip file you have transferred. Once the flashing is done, reboot your smartphone. Enjoy!

Please note that this ROM is in Chinese language and after the flashing is finished, you will need to change the language to English.