How to Install Nightly CM13, Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS on LG G Pad 7

The sad news for the LG G Pad 7 users is that LG won’t probably be releasing the LG G Pad 7 with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS update. But don’t be disappointed as Android being an open source software, there are endless possibilities to update your device. There are many custom ROM’s out there that you can choose from. And the best in it should be the ROM’s from the CyanogenMod. The Good news is that the CyanogenMod team has released a new ROM for many devices, and you can update your LG G Pad 7 with  Nightly CM13, Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. 

This is an official update by the yanogenMod team and not from the Xda-developers, when looking at the user reviews and updates this ROM is stable and is packed with lots of Android 6.0 goodies along with Cyanogen updates. This ROM is not having any bugs or lags, so you can update your LG G Pad 7 with the same and can enjoy an OS with new features, interface, improved battery, and performance.

We will tell you how to update your LG G Pad 7 with the CM13 Official ROM. And please note that updating with this OS will make you lose the device warranty and please check the pre-requisites and steps carefully before updating the device with the same. Doing the wrong thing even may brick your device and we won’t be responsible for any issues caused, do this at your own risk.

  • Root your device before starting the procedure, a full system access is required to install custom ROM. You can also modify, and optimise your device with the root access.
  • You must wipe the internal system of the device before starting the procedure so clearing app data cache and making a hard reset will be a must. To perform these procedures, you must install a custom recovery image on your device, we prefer an SWM or TWRP recovery image.
  • You can perform a Nandroid Backup of the device, in case you want to revert your device back to the old OS. Then installing a custom recovery image can ensure you this. You can perform this in the recovery menu.
  • You will want to perform a system wipe to perform this action, so don’t forget to do a backup procedure, you can use backup and restore apps available in the play store.
  • Make sure that you have enabled the USB debugging, you can enable it by going into the developer options.
  • The developer options can be un-hidden by tapping several times in the built number in the settings. go to settings > developer option > USB debugging.
  • please make sure that your device is having more than 60% of charge when you start this procedure.

How to Install CM13 Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS on LG G Pad

  1. Download CM13 Nightly ROM for your device from the CyanogenMod team website.
  2. Download the Google Apps Package.
  3. Copy the both Downloaded files into the SD card of your device by connecting your device using the USB cable.
  4. Disconnect the device and Shut it down.
  5. Boot your LG G PAD into recovery mode.
  6. Wipe your system by selecting “wipe data factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe Dalvik cache” in the recovery mode.
  7. Select ” install from the recovery menu.”
  8. Select the firmware file that you have copied to the SD card and install
  9. do the same with the Google Apps package.
  10. Reboot the device from the recovery menu



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